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First Astronaut of 2013 Class to Fly to Space Available for...

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, along with his crewmate Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 18, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

CREDO: You too can help unveil the deepest puzzles of the...

IMAGE: CREDO Detector transforms your smartphone into an important element of the largest particle detector in history. (Source: IFJ PAN) view more  Credit: Source: IFJ PAN Cracow, 12 June 2018 Are astrophysical phenomena occurring millions or even billions of light years from Earth responsible for some diseases? Does dark matter really exist? What is the true nature of our spacetime - is it continuous or digital?…

NASA finds Tropical Storm Maliksi weakening, expanding

IMAGE: On June 10, the MODIS or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible light image of the storm. The eastern quadrant of the storm appeared... view more  Credit: NASA Usually when a tropical cyclone weakens it expands and that's how Tropical Storm Maliksi has appeared in recent NASA satellite imagery as its strength wanes. On June 10, the MODIS or…

Experiments at Berkeley Lab help trace interstellar dust back to solar...

IMAGE: This energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry (EDS) map of tiny glassy grains (blue with green specks) inside a cometary-type interplanetary dust particle was produced using the FEI TitanX microscope at Berkeley... view more  Credit: (Credit: Hope Ishii/University of Hawaii; Berkeley Lab; reproduced with permission from PNAS) Note: This press release was adapted from an original release by the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. Experiments…

Satellite shows this Bud’s a major hurricane for you, Eastern Pacific...

IMAGE: At 914 a.m. EDT (1314 UTC) on June 11, NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of Hurricane Bud in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. view more  Credit: Credits: NOAA/NRL The second major hurricane of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed after the first hurricane, Aletta, weakened. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an image of Hurricane Bud on June 11. Hurricane Bud formed on Saturday, June 9…

SwRI to manage payload, payload systems engineering for IMAP mission

SAN ANTONIO -- June 11, 2018 -- Southwest Research Institute will manage the payload and payload systems engineering for a new NASA mission that will sample, analyze and map particles streaming to Earth from the edge of interstellar space. SwRI also will provide a scientific instrument and other technology for the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) spacecraft, scheduled to launch in 2024. IMAP will…

A new system optimizes electric transmission from offshore wind farms

IMAGE: Scientists from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have designed a new control system for wind turbines in offshore wind farms which allows power transmission to the coast in a... view more  Credit: UC3M This innovation, which the UC3M researchers have protected by a set of patents, allows the use of a diode rectifier station in the offshore platform of a high voltage direct current…

NASA observed the once-Hurricane Aletta intensify, now weakening quickly

When Tropical Storm Aletta intensified and became a hurricane in the eastern Pacific Ocean the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead to analyze the major hurricane's rainfall rates. Over the weekend of June 9 and 10, however, Aletta ran into adverse conditions and weakened quickly. Aletta was a powerful hurricane with winds of about 85 knots (98 mph) when the GPM…

NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Mission Crew Members

NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Andrew Morgan have been assigned to spaceflights scheduled to launch in 2019. Both Koch and Morgan were selected as NASA astronauts in 2013.

NASA observed the once-hurricane Aletta intensify, now weakening quickly

When Tropical Storm Aletta intensified and became a hurricane in the eastern Pacific Ocean the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead to analyze the major hurricane's rainfall rates. Over the weekend of June 9 and 10, however, Aletta ran into adverse conditions and weakened quickly. Aletta was a powerful hurricane with winds of about 85 knots (98 mph) when the GPM…
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