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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

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

NASA approves 3D printer for use in space

NASA approves 3D printer for use in space 2

NASA just approved the first 3D printer, created by Made in Space in collaboration with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, for use aboard the International Space Station – ISS.

By |July 31, 2013|Categories: Space

skyTran high-speed transportation system

skyTran high-speed transportation system 1

skyTran high-speed transportation system is the answer to moving people and freight quickly and conveniently, co-developed by engineers from NASA and the private company skyTran.    Watch the videos…

By |July 30, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

Dream Chaser prepared for testing

Dream Chaser prepared for testing 1

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser test vehicle, prepared for ground and free-flight tests, which are scheduled throughout 2013.    Have a look at the video…

By |July 16, 2013|Categories: Space

NASA First 3D Printed Rocket Engine

NASA First 3-D Printed Rocket Engine 1

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently finished testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, leading to more efficient manufacturing of rocket engines, saving American companies time and money.     Image © NASA Glenn Research Center

By |July 13, 2013|Categories: Space

NASA launches IRIS solar mission to study space weather

NASA launches IRIS solar mission to study space weather

NASA launched IRIS solar observatory on Thursday, that will travel through the Sun‘s lower atmosphere, to help scientists to unlock the secrets of how material gathers, moves and heats up.   Image © NASA/Randy Beaudoin

By |June 28, 2013|Categories: Space

Stepping into the Orion Crew Module

Stepping into the Orion Crew Module

NASA astronauts Cady Coleman and Ricky Arnold step into the Orion crew module hatch during a series of spacesuit check tests conducted at the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, on June 13, 2013.    NASA/Bill Stafford

By |June 27, 2013|Categories: Space

Rare Clear View of Alaska

Rare Clear View of Alaska

A rare clear view of Alaska by MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite, that most days, is covered by relentless rivers of clouds, obscuring most of the state’s 6,640 miles (10,690 kilometers) of coastline and 586,000 square miles (1,518,000 square kilometers) of land.   Image © NASA/Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC. Caption: Adam Voiland

By |June 21, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Curiosity’s 17 cameras

Curiosity's 17 cameras

NASA’s Curiosity rover is at Point Lake on Mars and will snap pictures to send home. Find out more about the rover’s 17 cameras, including why some shoot in color and others take black-and-white images.    Watch the video…

By |June 16, 2013|Categories: Space