Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Magnetic Fields May Be the Key to Black Hole Activity

October 17, 2018 Leave a comment

This artist’s conception of the core of Cygnus A shows the dusty donut-shaped surroundings, called a torus, and jets launching from its center. via NASA
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Uncrewed Japanese Vehicle Delivers Supplies to the Space Station

October 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Viewed from a window inside the cupola, the International Space Station’s “window to the world,” is the Japanese Exploration Agency’s H-II Transfer Vehicle-7. via NASA
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Hubble’s Lucky Observation of an Enigmatic Cloud

August 31, 2018 Leave a comment

The little-known nebula IRAS 05437+2502 billows out among the bright stars and dark dust clouds that surround it. via NASA
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Celebrating Guy Bluford’s Historic First Flight

August 30, 2018 Leave a comment

Guy Bluford, the first African-American astronaut, launched into space on shuttle Challenger’s STS-8 mission thirty-five years ago, on August 30, 1983. via NASA
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Underwater Robots Help NASA Plan Future Deep-Space Missions

August 29, 2018 Leave a comment

An expedition that will help NASA search for life in deep space launched today – not with a rocket’s roar, but with a gentle splash into the deep Pacific Ocean. The project will use underwater robots to explore the environment around a deep-sea volcano off the coast of Hawaii that has similar conditions to what may exist on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. via NASA
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Lights of Java

August 28, 2018 Leave a comment

Astronauts get to observe the Earth in all her beauty from aboard the International Space Station. A member of the Expedition 56 crew currently onboard the station took this nighttime image of Java, Indonesia’s largest island. via NASA
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Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s North

August 27, 2018 Leave a comment

Striking atmospheric features in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere are captured in this series of color-enhanced images from NASA’s Juno spacecraft. via NASA
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