NASA’s Asteroid Capture mission

NASA's Asteroid Capture mission 1

These new images and video from NASA, explain how their planned asteroid capture mission concept will work. The target of this program is to capture and redirect a near-Earth asteroid to a stable point near the Moon.    Watch the video…

By |August 26, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Space|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth Waving at Saturn

Earth Waving at Saturn 1

People around the world shared more than 1,400 images of themselves as part of the Wave at Saturn event organized by NASA’s Cassini mission on July 19 — the day the Cassini spacecraft turned back toward Earth to take our picture.    Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech

By |August 24, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Entertainment news|Tags: , , |

Amazing Aerial Tour of the Arctic

Amazing Aerial Tour of the Arctic 2

IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice.   Have a look at the amazing aerial tour of the Arctic…

By |August 22, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Robotics Workstation in the Space Station

Robotics Workstation in the Space Station

At the robotics workstation in the International Space Station’s Cupola, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36 flight engineer, participates in on board training activity in preparation for the grapple and berthing of the Japanese “Kounotori” H2 Transfer Vehicle-4 (HTV-4).    Image © NASA

By |August 21, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

How NASA SEV parks

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In this video you can see how the surface exploration version of the NASA SEV parks! “This is JSC” is a satirical series created by students at NASA Johnson Space Center. This volunteer outreach project showcases different projects and features unique to JSC.   Watch the video…

By |August 20, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Super-Typhoon Utor

Super-Typhoon Utor (1)

Four NASA satellites provided data on Super-Typhoon Utor before and after the storm made landfall in the Philippines. Satellite imagery from NASA’s Aqua, Terra, TRMM and CloudSat satellites captured information about the powerful Super-Typhoon on Aug. 11 and 12.   Image © NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

By |August 13, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , , |

Impressive 1970s NASA Space colonies concept art

Impressive 1970s NASA Space colonies concept art 1

If you are impressed by Space Station, then have a look at city-sized space colonies by NASA, and you’ll see the ISS as a small dot in front of them.

By |August 7, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Curiosity’s One Year on Mars

Curiosity's One Year on Mars

A year ago millions watched the breath-taking landing of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory Rover. During the last year, it has explored a section of Gale crater while making great scientific discoveries. Happy anniversary Curiosity.   Have a look at the most important events…

By |August 6, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

How Photosynthesis looks like from Space

How Photosynthesis looks like from Space 2

A new method discovered by NASA scientists, using satellites to measure what’s occurring inside Earth‘s land plants at a cellular level.   Have a look at the video…

By |August 5, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

First hint of Sunrise from Space

First hint of Sunrise from Space

A stunning sunrise viewed from the International Space Station, on July 30, 2013, by Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Karen L. Nyberg of NASA.

By |August 1, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |