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NASA Confirms water on the Moon 27 Oct 2020

NASA Confirms water on the Moon

camera images and temperature measurements taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to map cold, permanently shadowed regions on the moon, which are thought to be the places most likely to contain ice due to their lack of exposure to sunlight.

NASA resumes historic SpaceX launch 31 May 2020

NASA resumes historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine years.

Venus Atmosphere Rotating Faster than Planet Itself 27 Apr 2020

Venus Atmosphere Rotating Faster than Planet Itself

A Venusian day takes 243 Earth days, but researchers found out that the Venus atmosphere rotates 60 times faster than the planet itself.

NASA Images Show Fall in China Pollution over Virus Shutdown 02 Mar 2020

NASA Images Show Fall in China Pollution over Virus Shutdown

NASA satellite images show a dramatic fall in pollution over China that is "partly related" to the economic slowdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the space agency said.

Water Found in Jupiter Atmosphere 20 Feb 2020

Water Found in Jupiter Atmosphere

When NASA's Galileo mission visited Jupiter in the 1990s and began its descent, the spacecraft's data was expected to solve a puzzle for scientists. They wanted to know how much water was present in the atmosphere of Jupiter.

Researchers Cooking Up Alien Atmosphere Here on Earth 16 Mar 2019

Researchers Cooking Up Alien Atmosphere Here on Earth

NASA scientists used a high-temperature "oven" to simulate conditions that might be found in planets outside the solar system.

NASA’s Spacecraft Discovers Water Locked inside Minor Planet in Amazing Discovery 12 Dec 2018

NASA’s Spacecraft Discovers Water Locked inside Minor Planet in Amazing Discovery

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft found water inside the minor planet Bennu that it landed on last week. Early data from the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission revealed water locked inside Bennu. Information gathered by the spacecraft’s OVIRS and OTES spectrometers reveals the presence of molecules that contain oxygen and hydrogen atoms bonded […]

For first time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training 29 Aug 2018

For first time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training

For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency said Tuesday. Robb Kulin resigned from NASA effective August 31 for personal reasons, spokeswoman Brandi Dean said, declining to provide further details. It’s not an easy gig to get — some 18,000 people routinely seek the […]

NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic 28 Aug 2018

NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic

Two years after launching from Florida, a NASA spacecraft is closing in on an ancient asteroid, Bennu, for a sample of space dust that could reveal clues to the start of life in the solar system. The spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, has even snapped its first, blurry pic of the cosmic body, which is about the size […]

NASA Launches Solar Probe Mission to Touch The Sun 12 Aug 2018

NASA Launches Solar Probe Mission to Touch The Sun

The international space agency NASA has launched a daring mission to probe some of the sun’s deepest secrets. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe lifted off this morning (Aug. 12) at 3:31 a.m. EDT (0731 GMT) from a pad here at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, its powerful United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carving an […]