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From One Crew to Another: Artemis II Astronauts Meet NASA Barge Crew

By |2024-07-18T17:34:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Members of the Artemis II crew met with the crew of NASA’s Pegasus barge prior to their departure to deliver the core stage of NASA’s SLS (Space Launch System) rocket to the Space Coast. NASA astronaut and pilot of the Artemis II mission Victor Glover met the crew July 15. From left to right: Ashley [...]

Sols 4248-4249: Lunch at Fairview Dome

By |2024-07-18T17:20:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Curiosity NavigationCuriosityMission OverviewWhere is Curiosity?Mission UpdatesScienceOverviewInstrumentsHighlightsExploration GoalsNews and FeaturesMultimediaCuriosity Raw ImagesMars ResourcesMars MissionsMars Sample ReturnMars Perseverance RoverMars Curiosity RoverMAVENMars Reconnaissance OrbiterMars OdysseyMore Mars MissionsAll PlanetsMercuryVenusEarthMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto & Dwarf Planets 2 min read Sols 4248-4249: Lunch at Fairview Dome This image was taken by Front Hazard Avoidance Camera (Front Hazcam) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on [...]

NASA Space ROS Sim Summer Sprint Challenge

By |2024-07-18T15:36:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Credit: Freelancer.com Space ROS is an open-source software framework, derived from ROS 2, which was created to be compatible with the demands of safety-critical space robotics applications. NASA is looking to expand the Space ROS repository with new higher fidelity demonstration environments and additional capabilities. Award: $10,000 in total prizes Open Date: July 18, 2024 [...]

NASA Sounding Rocket Launches, Studies Heating of Sun’s Active Regions

By |2024-07-18T15:12:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

4 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) By Wayne Smith Investigators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will use observations from a recently-launched sounding rocket mission to provide a clearer image of how and why the Sun’s corona grows so much hotter than the visible surface of Earth’s [...]

New Evidence Adds to Findings Hinting at Network of Caves on Moon

By |2024-07-18T14:28:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

These images from NASA’s LRO spacecraft show a collection of pits detected on the Moon. Each image covers an area about 728 feet wide. An international team of scientists using data from NASA’s LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) has discovered evidence of caves beneath the Moon’s surface. In re-analyzing radar data collected by LRO’s Mini-RF [...]

The Earth Observer Editor’s Corner: Summer 2024

By |2024-07-18T14:08:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth Observer Earth Home Earth Observer Home Editor’s Corner Feature Articles Meeting Summaries News Science in the News Calendars In Memoriam More Archives 8 min read The Earth Observer Editor’s Corner: Summer 2024 Welcome to a new era for The Earth Observer newsletter! This communication marks the official public release of our new website. While this release [...]

The Earth Observer’s 35th Anniversary

By |2024-07-18T13:20:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth Observer Earth Home Earth Observer Home Editor’s Corner Feature Articles Meeting Summaries News Science in the News Calendars In Memoriam More Archives 3 min read The Earth Observer’s 35th Anniversary Welcome to a new era for The Earth Observer newsletter! Our 35th anniversary also marks the official public release of our new website. Over the past [...]

Artemis II Core Stage on the Move

By |2024-07-18T13:13:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA/Eric Bordelon & Michael DeMocker On July 16, 2024, the first core stage of NASA’s SLS (Space Launch System) rocket for the agency’s Artemis II mission began a journey from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The core stage was moved onto the agency’s Pegasus barge, where it will be ferried 900 miles to [...]

Registration Opens for the 2024 NASA International Space Apps Challenge

By |2024-07-18T13:02:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth (ESD) Earth Home Explore Climate Change Science in Action Multimedia Data For Researchers NASA invites a global community of innovators, technologists, storytellers, and problem solvers to register for the 2024 NASA Space Apps Challenge, the largest annual global hackathon. The annual event,  held this year on October 5-6, fosters innovation through international collaboration [...]

NASA Ames Welcomes New Zealand Prime Minister, Celebrates Partnership 

By |2024-07-18T12:54:00-04:00July 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

1 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Ames Center Director Eugene Tu, left, and New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon, left, pose in front of the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility hyperwall as it displays New Zealand and Earth’s ocean currents.NASA/ Brandon Torres Navarrete As one of eight nations that helped to [...]

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