NASA hopes for break in clouds for Atlantis launch from KSC on Friday
Published 7/7/2011 at 6:04 a.m. 0 comments
A hole may need to open in the clouds at just the right time for Atlantis to fly on the final shuttle mission Friday morning.
Our picks for space exploration's most memorable faces
Published 6/17/2011 at 9:47 a.m. 0 comments
In honor of a recent major astrological event (the lunar eclipse for those of you hiding under a rock or don't have access to Google), Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers' staff has compiled a list of eight of the most recognizable ...
NASA's Chandra finds massive black holes common in early universe
Published 6/15/2011 at 3:26 p.m. 1 comment
Using the deepest X-ray image ever taken, astronomers found the first direct evidence that massive black holes were common in the early universe. This discovery from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that very young black holes grew more aggressively than ...
Watch live streaming video of the lunar eclipse
Published 6/15/2011 at 2:47 p.m. 0 comments
Get a front-row seat to the total lunar eclipse.
Satellite captures fires in Florida and Georgia
Published 6/15/2011 at 9:32 a.m. 0 comments
NASA’s satellite imagery captured isolated fire incidents in Georgia and Florida. Remnants of the fires at the Okefenokee Swamp continue to burn in southern Georgia, and smaller brush fires have emerged in Central Florida due to dry weather
First-of-its-Kind fluorescence map offers a new view of the world's land plants
Published 6/14/2011 at 10:02 a.m. 0 comments
Scientists from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., have produced groundbreaking global maps of land plant fluorescence, a difficult-to-detect reddish glow that leaves emit as a byproduct of photosynthesis. While researchers have previously mapped how ocean-dwelling phytoplankton fluoresce, ...
NASA's 'age of aquarius' dawns with california launch
Published 6/14/2011 at 9:49 a.m. 0 comments
NASA's 'Age of Aquarius' dawned Friday with the launch of an international satellite carrying the agency-built Aquarius instrument that will measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans to advance our understanding of the global water cycle and improve climate forecasts.
International space station technology -- with benefits for fine art
Published 6/13/2011 at 2:03 p.m. 0 comments
If art is in the eye of the beholder, then space aficionados may hail the International Space Station as a technological masterpiece. So it is an interesting coincidence that the research that went into developing the orbiting laboratory actually benefits ...
NASA releases new lunar eclipse video
Published 6/13/2011 at 1:38 p.m. 0 comments
In anticipation of the upcoming lunar eclipse later this month, NASA has released a new video that shows how lunar eclipses work. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) team will release another video next week focusing on the role of LRO ...
Rare 'midnight' partial solar eclipse amazes northern skywatchers
Published 6/4/2011 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
A "midnight" partial eclipse of the sun that, by a fluke of timing, began a day later than it ended provided spectacular views for skywatchers around the world lucky enough to catch the rare spectacle.
New 3-D map of universe is best one yet
Published 6/3/2011 at 4:10 p.m. 0 comments
BOSTON — Astronomers have created the most complete 3-D map of our local universe, revealing new details about our place in the cosmos.
media events set for aquarius/sac-d satellite launch next month
Published 5/26/2011 at 3:56 p.m. 0 comments
The launch of the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory is scheduled for June 9, from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket is targeted to occur during a five-minute launch ...
Nasa's hubble finds rare 'blue straggler' stars in milky way's hub
Published 5/25/2011 at 2:31 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found a rare class of oddball stars called blue stragglers in the hub of our Milky Way, the first detected within our galaxy's bulge.
Next generation space telescope
Published 5/25/2011 at 2:12 p.m. 0 comments
NASA engineer Ernie Wright looks on as the first six flight ready James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror segments are prepped to begin final cryogenic testing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
Cassini and telescope see violent Saturn Storm
Published 5/20/2011 at 1:50 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's Cassini spacecraft and a European Southern Observatory ground-based telescope tracked the growth of a giant early-spring storm in Saturn's northern hemisphere that is so powerful it stretches around the entire planet. The rare storm has been wreaking havoc for ...
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