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NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking...

Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA Television to Broadcast Space Station Departure of Cygnus Cargo Ship

More than three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Roger Chaffee, will depart the orbiting laboratory Tuesday, Aug. 6.

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida.

NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Space Station Cargo...

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station Wednesday, July 31. Live coverage of the resupply craft’s launch and docking will begin at 7:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA’s Terra sees the end of Atlantic Tropical Depression 3

IMAGE: NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of the remnants of Tropical Depression 3 on July 24, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. EDT off the east coast of Florida.... view more  Credit: Credit: NASA Worldview The third tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season didn't last long. NASA's Terra satellite provided an image of the system's remnant clouds on July 23, 2019. Tropical Depression 3…

A peek at the birth of the universe

IMAGE: The SKA-MPG telescope is currently being constructed on site in South Africa. view more  Credit: Photo: South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is set to become the largest radio telescope on Earth. Bielefeld University researchers together with the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) and international partners have now examined the SKA-MPG telescope--a prototype for the part of the…

‘Terminators’ on the Sun trigger plasma tsunamis and the start of...

IMAGE: This visualization of a computer model simulation shows a solar tsunami, which is initiated at the equator. As the tsunami travels toward the poles it buoys the toroidal magnetic fields... view more  Credit: ©UCAR Visualization: Mausumi Dikpati, NCAR In a pair of new papers, scientists paint a picture of how solar cycles suddenly die, potentially causing tsunamis of plasma to race through the Sun's interior…

Suomi NPP satellite sees Tropical Depression Dalila fading

IMAGE: NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and captured an infrared view of Tropical Depression Dalila. Suomi NPP saw a limited area of strong thunderstorms where cloud... view more  Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of weakening Tropical Depression Dalila in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Suomi NPP passed over Dalila on July 24 and the Visible Infrared…

Found: Fastest eclipsing binary, a valuable target for gravitational wave studies

Observations made with a new instrument developed for use at the 2.1-meter (84-inch) telescope at the National Science Foundation's Kitt Peak National Observatory have led to the discovery of the fastest eclipsing white dwarf binary yet known. Clocking in with an orbital period of only 6.91 minutes, the rapidly orbiting stars are expected to be one of the strongest sources of gravitational waves detectable with…

‘Lady Astronauts, Lady Engineers, and Naked Ladies’

IMAGE: 2019, 465 pagesHardcover, English: USD 86.99eBook/EPUB, English: USD 86.99 ISBN 978-3-11-062615-5De Gruyter Verlag, Berlin view more  Credit: De Gruyter The book Lady Astronauts, Lady Engineers, and Naked Ladies, by Karin Hilck, is the fifth book published by De Gruyter in its series "Family Values and Social Change". It is a gender history of the American space community and by extension a social history of American…
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