Testing Supersonic Sound

Testing Supersonic Sound in Twin Rectangular Jet model

The Twin Rectangular Jet model, installed on the Nozzle Acoustic Test Rig in the Aeroacoustic Propulsion Laboratory at NASA‘s Glenn Research Center. It’s being tested to determine the acoustic impact of engine configurations on low sonic boom plane for the High Speed Project of the Fundamental Aeronautics Program. Image © NASA/Bridget R. Caswell

By |May 22, 2013|Categories: Aviation

Extraterestrial wheeled machines records

Extraterestrial wheeled machines records

Just released by NASA this chart presenting the distances traveled by wheeled machines we send on the Moon and MarsHave a look at the full version of the chart…

By |May 17, 2013|Categories: Space

Kepler Planet-Hunting hits major technical problems [update]

Kepler Planet-Hunting hits major technical problems

NASA’s Kepler Planet-Hunting telescope has lost its ability to point toward stars, because one of the reaction wheels that control the telescope’s orientation in space, has failed.

UPDADE: Have a look at this article: How NASA might revive the Kepler planet-hunter

By |May 16, 2013|Categories: Space

NASA Rover Grover set to Explore Greenland Ice Sheet

NASA Rover Grover set to Explore Greenland Ice Sheet

NASA Rover GROVER, which stands for both Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, is on its way to Greenland for over a month of testing on the ice-covered environment.

By |May 5, 2013|Categories: Technology news

Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

A composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It reveals the zones on the Sun where active regions are most common during this part of the solar cycle.      Have a look at the video…   Image © NASA/SDO/AIA/S. Wiessinger

By |April 29, 2013|Categories: Astronomy

Wringing out Water on the ISS – for Science

Wringing out Water on the ISS - for Science

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment on Space Station, designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth.     Watch the video…

By |April 27, 2013|Categories: Space

Boeing’s Supersonic aircraft model

Boeing's Supersonic aircraft model

A scale model of a future concept supersonic aircraft built by The Boeing Company, in the sidewall of the 8 by 6-foot supersonic wind tunnel at NASA’s Glenn Research Center.    Image © NASA/Quentin Schwinn

By |April 26, 2013|Categories: Aviation

NASA’s rover drew a penis on Red Planet

These are the tracks made by the NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars. The drawing from NASA’s official site, was most probably not intentional.

By |April 26, 2013|Categories: Astronomy

Horsehead of a different color

Horsehead Nebula

A new infrared photograph of the iconic Horsehead Nebula by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory.   Image © NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team

By |April 23, 2013|Categories: Astronomy

Two Earth like Exoplanets found

Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f

An international team of scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Kepler mission, has announced the discovery of the first small, potentially rocky planets. Named Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f, orbiting in the Habitable Zone of Kepler-62 star, that is slightly smaller and cooler than our own Sun.    Image © David A. Aguilar (CfA)

By |April 19, 2013|Categories: Astronomy
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