THE UNIVERSE

πŸ”’
❌ About FreshRSS
There are new articles available, click to refresh the page.
Yesterday β€” May 15th 2021SpaceRef

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 14 May, 2021

May 15th 2021 at 11:06

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.

Earth from Space: Qeshm Island, Iran

May 15th 2021 at 10:55

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Qeshm Island - the largest island in Iran.

Before yesterdaySpaceRef

Beijing and Tianjin Seen At Night From Orbit

May 13th 2021 at 23:39

The night lights of Beijing and Tianjin in China are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 264 miles above the Asian continent near the Yellow Sea.

Skylab Launched This Week In 1973

May 13th 2021 at 23:36

This week in 1973, the uncrewed Skylab was launched aboard a modified Saturn V rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

The Atmosphere of Uranus

May 13th 2021 at 23:34

Uranus provides a unique laboratory to test our understanding of planetary atmospheres under extreme conditions.

Laser Communications: Empowering More Data Than Ever Before

May 13th 2021 at 23:31

Launching this summer, NASA's Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) will showcase the dynamic powers of laser communications technologies.

How To Water Plants In Space

May 13th 2021 at 23:28

Ensuring that plants receive the nourishment they need through proper irrigation is an age-old challenge for farmers here on Earth. It is also a challenge in space.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 May, 2021 - Celestial Immunity Investigation

May 13th 2021 at 09:57

Human research continued full speed ahead on the International Space Station today as the Expedition 65 crew researched the immune system and conducted eye and ear checks.

An Orbital Sunrise Far Above The Pacific Ocean

May 13th 2021 at 00:09

An orbital sunrise is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 264 miles above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the northwestern United States.

SLS Core Stage Inside The VAB

May 13th 2021 at 00:07

The Space Launch System (SLS) core stage for NASA's Artemis I mission is in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 5, 2021.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 May, 2021 - Medical Emergency Training

May 12th 2021 at 12:45

Human research took precedence aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday as the Expedition 65 crew explored how weightlessness affects the immune system.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 May, 2021 - A Day Off

May 11th 2021 at 17:58

The seven orbital residents that comprise the Expedition 65 crew aboard the International Space Station took a well-deserved day off on Monday.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 May, 2021 - Biology and Physics Experiments

May 10th 2021 at 17:53

The work week is wrapping up with biology and physics aboard the International Space Station.

NanoRacks Bishop Airlock and BEAM

May 12th 2021 at 00:59

The International Space Station's newest component is the NanoRacks Bishop Airlock (center left) attached to the end of the Tranquility module.

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip

May 12th 2021 at 00:56

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its fifth flight on the Red Planet today with its first one-way journey from Wright Brothers Field to an airfield 423 feet (129 meters) to the south.

Understanding Muscle Wasting At The Molecular Level In Microgravity

May 12th 2021 at 00:53

Most of us have imagined how free it would feel to float around, like an astronaut, in conditions of reduced gravity.

Perseverance's Robotic Arm Starts Conducting Science

May 12th 2021 at 00:51

NASA's Perseverance rover has been busy serving as a communications base station for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter and documenting the rotorcraft's historic flights. But the rover has also been busy focusing its science instruments on rocks that lay on the floor of Jezero Crater.

Caldera Collapse Increases the Size and Duration of Volcanic Eruptions

May 12th 2021 at 00:46

Hawaii's Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Because of this and its relative ease of accessibility, it is also among the most heavily outfitted with monitoring equipment - instruments that measure and record everything from earthquakes and ground movement to lava volume and advancement.

In The Emptiness Of Space, Voyager I Detects Plasma 'Hum'

May 11th 2021 at 00:11

Voyager 1 - one of two sibling NASA spacecraft launched 44 years ago and now the most distant human-made object in space - still works and zooms toward infinity.

❌