This is What Mars Sounds Like, Courtesy of NASA InSight

An external seismometer which will be deployed by InSight's robotic arm, took in the vibrations caused by wind blowing over InSight's solar panels. Over the past week and a half, mission engineers have been testing those instruments and spacecraft ... More..

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Falcon 9 orbited a ship with cargo to the ISS
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Falcon 9 orbited a ship with cargo to the ISS

A stalled hydraulic pump for one of the booster's grid fins caused it to enter into a rapid spin on its return flight. A SpaceX rocket booster is still floating in the ocean after the Falcon 9 missed its inte...More..

Christmas Turkey and Fruitcake On The Way To Space Station
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Christmas Turkey and Fruitcake On The Way To Space Station

SpaceX's success in landing Falcon 9 first stages and reusing them has become so routine that today's failure is newsworthy even though no other commercial space launch company does this at all. See that sma...More..

Climate Change Is The 'Most Important Issue We Face — UN Chief
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Climate Change Is The 'Most Important Issue We Face — UN Chief

Under the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) delegates and negotiations are expected to work hard to develop common guidelines to push countries to immediately cut emissions to achieve the 1.5°C temperatur...More..

Moon Express Announces Strategic Partners for Commercial Lunar Payload Services
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Moon Express Announces Strategic Partners for Commercial Lunar Payload Services

While Bridenstine was gung-ho about utilising commercial outfits to get NASA's science to the moon , he was less confident about his private partners getting NASA's astronauts to the International Space Stati...More..

Elon Musk won’t be seen smoking pot in public again, says NASA
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Elon Musk won’t be seen smoking pot in public again, says NASA

It also continues a trend at NASA toward public-private partnerships for exploration. While some of the companies are relatively new, others, like Draper , have been involved with the USA space program for d...More..

Elon Musk Smoking Weed, NASA Investigation SpaceX Project
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Elon Musk Smoking Weed, NASA Investigation SpaceX Project

It also noted progress on the part of both companies. Now, NASA is planning to review the workplace culture of Musk's other darling, SpaceX, because some senior NASA officials didn't like the look of Musk ind...More..

Nasa's InSight lander to study interior of Mars
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Nasa's InSight lander to study interior of Mars

Nasa wrote: "The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spacecraft to study Mars " deep interior. The landing site "offers geologically rich terrain with landforms r...More..

NASA starts SpaceX safety probe after Musk concerns
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

NASA starts SpaceX safety probe after Musk concerns

Three NASA officials told the Post that it was prompted by Elon Musk smoking weed and drinking whisky on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast in September . "As NASA's trusted partner since the beginni...More..

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Medals and awards sold for 296,750 pounds ($387,708), compared with an estimate of 15,000 pounds, while the red motorised wheelchair sold for 296,750 pounds ($387,708), also compared with an estimate of 15,000...More..

Delhi records worst air quality of year after Diwali
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Delhi records worst air quality of year after Diwali

Early morning at 1 am, smoke layer became thick and started to trap pollutants near the surface rapidly. The Central Pollution Control Board-led task force will decide on Saturday whether the anti-polluti...More..

Scientists reveal mysterious 'Oumuamua' object could be an alien spacecraft
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Scientists reveal mysterious 'Oumuamua' object could be an alien spacecraft

Studies re-examining the light signals more carefully suggest that Oumuamua could be very elongated cigar-shaped to pancake-shaped."What is clear is that it can't have a shape that is almost spherical - li...More..

NASA bids goodbye to Kepler Space Telescope
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

NASA bids goodbye to Kepler Space Telescope

One of the big conclusions is that there may be well more planets than stars in the Milky Way, thanks to the number of multiple-planet systems found by Kepler. However, while Kepler spent its prime mission lo...More..

Russia's Next Mission to ISS May Launch on December 3
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Russia's Next Mission to ISS May Launch on December 3

The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and his Russian crewmate failed two minutes into the October 11 flight, sending their emergency capsule into a sharp fall back to Earth. The sensor was damage...More..

Scientists discovered plastic in the human body
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Scientists discovered plastic in the human body

A new study that tested stool samples of eight individuals from countries across the globe, including Italy, Japan , the United Kingdom, Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, Poland and Russian Federation, rev...More..

Hurricane Michael: Patience running thin in Florida 5 days after storm
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Hurricane Michael: Patience running thin in Florida 5 days after storm

State officials also said the deaths of two men, 44 and 71, had been confirmed in Gadsden County. "And probably, there hasn't been hits like this, not very often - they say 50 years there was one that had this ...More..

Deadly Hurricane Michael devastates Florida Panhandle before moving inland
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Deadly Hurricane Michael devastates Florida Panhandle before moving inland

Hurricane Michael , the fiercest storm to hit Florida in more than 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the USA mainland, battered the state's Gulf coast on Wednesday with roof-shredding winds ,...More..

ISS: Space rocket declares emergency after launch - astronauts parachute out
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

ISS: Space rocket declares emergency after launch - astronauts parachute out

An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut were forced to abort their mission to the International Space Station on Thursday, after a rocket failure mid-flight. A USA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are al...More..

Hurricane Michael city-by-city forecast
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael city-by-city forecast

The National Hurricane center says the storm is expected to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night. Wednesday: By Wednesday morning, the storm's gale-force winds (around 40 mph) will have reached...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Still far off, Michael a growing menace to Florida Panhandle

Tropical storm force winds of 175 miles per hour were reported extending beyond the center of the storm, said the center. A hurricane watch is now posted for the northeast Gulf Coast from the Alabama/ F...More..

Hurricane Michael Is Strengthening And Taking Aim At The Florida Panhandle
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Hurricane Michael Is Strengthening And Taking Aim At The Florida Panhandle

Michael is expected to move over the Florida panhandle or Big Bend area Wednesday . Michael is likely to be a strong category two storm - and possibly a major hurricane (i.e. Scott also activated 500 members...More..

Roskosmos Chief Says Space Station Hole Was 'Deliberate'
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Roskosmos Chief Says Space Station Hole Was 'Deliberate'

NASA astronauts Drew Füstel and Ricky Arnold and Oleg Artimyev of Roskosmos landed in the southeast of Kazak town of Kazakhstan at 11.45 pm on global time. The International Space Station program is tentative...More..

Lockheed Martin's Lunar Lander Seats 4 Astronauts
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Lockheed Martin's Lunar Lander Seats 4 Astronauts

The spacecraft, known as the Mars Base Camp Precursor Lunar Lander, would use the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway as its home base, which NASA said will start building near the Moon in 2022, Space.com reports ...More..

Hurricane Rosa to bring flooding rains to southwest US
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Hurricane Rosa to bring flooding rains to southwest US

The center of the Category 3 storm was 625 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, the NHC said in its 2 p.m. PDT update. The rain could lessen as the storm moves toward Arizona, but it coul...More..

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

With tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 115 miles (185 km) from the centre, the system continues to move towards the west near 18 mph (30 km/h). Newsday was told that while TT had nothing to w...More..