All posts tagged nasa

  • Art
    Dark frame/deep field at Breese Little

    The most cosmic exhibition in London at the ...

  • Current Affairs
    One-year space mission: Its importance for humans in space

    As of 01:33 GMT on Saturday 28th March, US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko completed a successful journey to the International Space Station (ISS). There they will undertake the longest ever continuous stay on the revolving platform as part of an important scientific study into the biological effects of...

  • Current Affairs
    2014 recorded warmest year of century

    The turn of the century has seen some of the world’s most extreme weather on record. 14 out of 15 of the warmest years on record have been from 2000 onwards. The director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Gavin Schmidt stated: “The long-term trends are attributable to drivers of climate...

  • Current Affairs
    Earth-like planets discovered by NASA

    NASA’s Kepler space telescope has discovered eight new worlds beyond ...

  • Current Affairs
    NASA to attempt second launch after yesterday’s aborted flight

    NASA will attempt a second launch of its Orion deep-space capsule later today. This comes after yesterday’s planned flight was aborted due to bad weather conditions, security issues and technical faults with the mission’s Delta IV Heavy rocket. The American space agency said it would aim for lift-off within a narrow two-hour 44-minute...

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    NASA flying saucer test for Mars mission successful

    US space agency NASA has successfully launched a saucer-shaped vehicle that could one day help humans land on Mars. The Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) took off from the Pacific Missile Range Facility located on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The LDSD was initially carried up by a helium balloon, which detached...