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Work Underway on Large Cargo Landers for NASA’s Artemis Moon Missions

By |2024-04-19T16:40:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Early conceptual renderings of cargo variants of human lunar landing systems from NASA’s providers SpaceX, left, and Blue Origin, right. Both industry teams have been given authority to begin design work to provide large cargo landers capable of delivering up to 15 metric tons of cargo, such as a pressurized rover, to the Moon’s surface. [...]

Slovenia Signs Artemis Accords, Joins Pursuit of Safer Space

By |2024-04-19T15:21:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Matevž Frangež, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Tourism, and Sport signs the Artemis Accords on behalf of Slovenia with NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Ambassador Jamie L. Harpootlian, Rebecca Bresnik, Associate General Counsel for International and Space Law, and Slovenian Ambassador to the United States Iztok Mirošič standing behind. Credit: State Department NASA and Slovenia affirmed [...]

NASA Data Helps Beavers Build Back Streams

By |2024-04-19T14:54:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) A beaver family nibbles on aspen branches just up Logan Canyon from Utah State University, in Spawn Creek, Utah. Credit: Sarah Koenigsberg Humans aren’t the only mammals working to mitigate the effects of climate change in the Western United States. People there are also [...]

Looking Beyond the Veil

By |2024-04-19T14:23:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

This image from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s NIRCam (Near-Infrared Camera) of star-forming region NGC 604 shows how stellar winds from bright, hot young stars carve out cavities in surrounding gas and dust.NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI In this image released on March 9, 2024, the NIRCam (Near-Infrared Camera) on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope gives [...]

NASA, FAA Partner to Develop New Wildland Fire Technologies 

By |2024-04-19T12:47:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Artist’s rendering of remotely piloted aircraft providing fire suppression, monitoring and communications capabilities during a wildland fire.NASA NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have established a research transition team to guide the development of wildland fire technology.  Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and at a larger scale than in past decades, according to [...]

Join NASA in Celebrating Earth Day 2024 by Sharing a #GlobalSelfie

By |2024-04-19T11:00:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA invites you — and everyone else on the planet — to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day with the agency’s #GlobalSelfie event. While NASA satellites constantly look at Earth from space, on Earth Day we’re asking you to step outside and take a picture of yourself in your corner of [...]

NASA Selects New Aircraft-Driven Studies of Earth and Climate Change

By |2024-04-19T10:45:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth (ESD) Earth and Climate Explore Climate Change Science in Action Multimedia Data More For Researchers 5 min read NASA Selects New Aircraft-Driven Studies of Earth and Climate Change NASA has selected six new airborne missions that include domestic and international studies of fire-induced clouds, Arctic coastal change, air quality, landslide hazards, shrinking glaciers, [...]

Hubble Captures a Bright Galactic and Stellar Duo

By |2024-04-19T09:58:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

2 min read Hubble Captures a Bright Galactic and Stellar Duo This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features the barred spiral galaxy NGC 3783. ESA/Hubble & NASA, M. C. Bentz, D. J. V. Rosario  This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features NGC 3783, a bright barred spiral galaxy about 130 million light-years [...]

Students Celebrate Rockets, Environment at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

By |2024-04-19T09:13:00-04:00April 19th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Students from Andrew Jackson Middle School in Titusville, Florida, participate in an environmentally focused Earth Day briefing on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, inside the news auditorium at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The panelists from left to right are Messod Bendayan, NASA Communications; Kelly McCarthy, NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement, Bob Kline, Kennedy’s [...]

AI for Earth: How NASA’s Artificial Intelligence and Open Science Efforts Combat Climate Change

By |2024-04-18T17:06:00-04:00April 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

4 min read AI for Earth: How NASA’s Artificial Intelligence and Open Science Efforts Combat Climate Change Lights brighten the night sky in this image of Europe, including Poland, taken from the International Space Station. NASA As extreme weather events increase around the world due to climate change, the need for further research into [...]

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