Space

Webb Space Telescope’s stunning Sunshield is complete

Webb Space Telescope Sunshield

The largest part on the NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the amazing sunshield, is complete and ready for tests.

By |July 27, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory 15th Anniversary

Chandra X-ray Observatory

Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.

By |July 25, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

SpaceX powered booster landing video

SpaceX Falcon 9

This is the video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage reentry and landing, without parachute, following successful delivery of six Orbcomm satellites to orbit.

By |July 24, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Artist sends a Bonzai to Space

Bonsai to Space

50 year old bonzai tree send to space with a weather balloon, by Japanese artist Azuma Makoto, for Exobiotanica project.

By |July 22, 2014|Categories: Modern Art, Space|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DARPA XS-1 Spaceplane concept

XS-1 Spaceplane

DARPA created its Experimental XS-1 Spaceplane program for more routine, responsive and affordable space operations.   Watch the video…

By |July 18, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Robot with Smartphone to test 3-D Mapping inside Space Station

Robot for 3-D Mapping inside Space Station

This NASA prototype free-flying space robot equipped with a smartphone, known as Smart SPHERES, will test free-flying 3-D mapping and navigation inside the Space Station.   Image © NASA/Ames

By |July 10, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most powerful rocket in history

Space Launch System- SLS

The most powerful rocket in America’s history will be NASA’s Space Launch System, or SLS. The flexible design of this advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle will meet a variety of crew and cargo mission needs.

By |July 7, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Water Vapor animations over Oceans

Water Vapor animations

Scientists using GOES satellite air temperature data, know where water vapor is in the atmosphere, one of many factors forecasters use to identify weather features.

By |July 1, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena, Space|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

First Nasa’s saucer-shaped vehicle successful test

NASA's LDSD

The saucer-shaped craft is designed to enable astronauts to land on the surface of Mars, was launched from stratosphere by balloon into Earth’s atmosphere.   Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

By |June 30, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Rover drives under Alaska’s ice

Rover under Alaska's ice

NASA remote pilots an untethered rover under Alaska‘s ice, in a first-time success. An unmanned vehicle that may be explore the icy oceans of Jupiter‘s moon Europa.   Watch the video…

By |June 28, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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