Spacecraft achieve Tightest Flying Formation ever

Magnetospheric Multiscale mission Tightest Flying Formation ever

The four NASA satellites of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission just broke a record, by flying now at their smallest separation, the tightest multi-spacecraft formation ever flown in orbit.

By | Oct 22, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

The Heat Shield testing for future Mars Explorations

The Heat Shield testing for future Mars Explorations

NASA completes successful heat shield testing for future Mars exploration vehicles.

By | Oct 7, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

SpaceX Dragon’s luxury interior

SpaceX Dragon's interior

Take a look at SpaceX Dragon‘s next-generation spacecraft luxury interior, designed to carry humans to the Space Station and other destinations.   Watch the Dragon’s interior in the video…

By | Sep 14, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

This is how Fast a Space Probe is

This is how Fast a Space Probe is

This is what it would be like to look out the window, flying at 37,000 feet, of a Boeing 747 (550 mph) vs. an SR-71 (2,700 mph) vs. the New Horizons spacecraft (36,000 mph).   Watch the video…

By | Sep 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

The Lonely mysterious Mountain

The Lonely Mountain on Ceres

Spotted by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, this peculiar conical lonely mountain on Ceres from a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers), stands 4 miles (6 kilometers) high.

By | Aug 26, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Take a tour on weird Ceres with this close up video

Ceres bright spots

Nobody can tell what are the mysterious glowing spots on Ceres. Now you can tour the weird dwarf planet‘s bright spots and a pyramid-shaped mountain, with this new NASA video.

By | Aug 10, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Fly over Pluto

Fly over Pluto

A new amazing video from NASA, showing simulated flyover of Pluto’s Norgay Montes (Norgay Mountains) and Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), created from New Horizons closest-approach images.

By | Jul 18, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Close-up images of Pluto

Close-up image of Pluto

New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator.  It’s about a range of youthful mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet above the surface of the icy body.  Credits: NASA/JHU APL/SwRI

By | Jul 16, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Pluto is bigger than expected

Pluto detailed

New Horizons finally gets up close with Pluto, the most remote object ever visited in the Solar System, for only 15 minutes.   Watch the videos…

By | Jul 15, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

This is Pluto!

Pluto fly by

With the speed of 30,800 miles per hour, New Horizons spacecraft will pass by Pluto tomorrow, offering us for the first time, unique images of the distant planet in our Solar System.  Stay tuned!

By | Jul 13, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |