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"23.02.2017 17:15:11" NASA 360 Presents: NASA iTech We stand at a pivotal moment in space exploration. Humankind is beginning to expand its reach into the solar system farther than ever before.
Learn how NASA iTech is finding innovative solutions to the challenges that future space exploration holds:
"23.02.2017 14:26:51" Timeline Photos Have you heard?? The TRAPPIST-1 star, at only 39 light-years away, has SEVEN Earth-size planets orbiting it, three of which are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid
"22.02.2017 19:46:03" 68.media.tumblr.com 68.media.tumblr.com For seven years NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has had a front-row seat observing our ever-changing sun. Learn more about this sun-observing spacecraft: http://bit.ly/2kzcFcb
"22.02.2017 18:20:03" Photos from NASA 360's post BIG NEWS! NASA telescope reveals the largest batch of Earth-size planets in the habitable-zone around a single star ever: http://go.nasa.gov/2mm7Kfi
"22.02.2017 17:37:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pssst! We have exciting news to share from beyond our solar system! Spoiler: It's NOT aliens. Watch live at 1 p.m. EST to find out what it is: http://www.nasa.gov/live Have a question? Use #askNASA
"22.02.2017 14:09:36" Photos from NASA 360's post Astronaut farmers harvest their 5th crop aboard the International Space Station! Mmmm
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2lT5WOF
"21.02.2017 20:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds the evidence for the organic materials -- a.k.a. the building blocks for life -- on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres. http://go.nasa.gov/2l3AhGt
"21.02.2017 13:47:53" nasa.gov NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. NASA's got some news to share! http://go.nasa.gov/2kF3eMp
"20.02.2017 19:06:01" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA studies a rarity - the growing deltas of Louisiana: http://go.nasa.gov/2ll4a8Q
"20.02.2017 14:25:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA researchers descend to a frozen underworld to test robots and instruments designed for icy worlds like Europa. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2kNDUCH
"19.02.2017 20:03:00" Timeline Photos Radar images of asteroid 2017 BQ6 might just be giant Dungeons and Dragons dice! Although probably not: http://go.nasa.gov/2kmSpd3
"19.02.2017 14:09:00" Photos from NASA 360's post A NASA-led science team is exploring Hawaii's Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes from the air, ground and space.
Their goal: to better understand volcanic processes and hazards. http://go.nasa.gov/2lWIjAQ
"19.02.2017 13:04:16" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching
"18.02.2017 20:39:01" nasa.gov Lasers Could Give Space Research its 'Broadband' Moment New laser technology could yield more science data and high-definition video from spacecraft. New laser technology could yield more science data and high-definition video from space: http://go.nasa.gov/2ldVEbl
"18.02.2017 18:39:00" Photos from NASA 360's post A new project is studying how people from different walks of life interpret and interact with scientific imagery.
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2kOQsHb
"18.02.2017 13:15:02" Photos from NASA 360's post A new NASA satellite that will support space communications for an additional 15 years has begun its final testing. Learn more about this latest space asset: http://go.nasa.gov/2lejRxV
"17.02.2017 20:23:44" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching
"17.02.2017 15:58:29" nasa.gov Red Dwarf Stars' Planets May Face Oxygen Loss NASA scientists are expanding the definition of habitable zones (the area around a star where a life-sustaining planet might lurk), taking into account the effect of stellar activity that can threaten exoplanets' atmospheres with oxygen loss. Scientists are expanding the definition of habitable zones, the area around a star where a life-sustaining planet might lurk: http://go.nasa.gov/2k5rEJS
"17.02.2017 13:03:01" Timeline Photos A new website wants your help finding new nearby worlds! Learn more and join the hunt: www.backyardworlds.org
"16.02.2017 21:06:20" nasa.gov Snow Science Supporting Our Nation's Water Supply NASA uses the vantage point of space to study all aspects of Earth as an interconnected system. But there remain significant obstacles to measuring accurately how much water is stored across the planet's snow-covered regions. The amount of water in s Researchers are targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of Earth's water resources: snow. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2lWIDPY
"16.02.2017 15:33:27" Photos from NASA 360's post Earth science on the Space Station continues to grow as two new instruments make their way to the orbiting laboratory. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2lSfN3Y
"16.02.2017 13:03:02" Timeline Photos NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission spots Jupiter and its moons Callisto, Io and Ganymede. Say hi to NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter for us! Read more: http://go.nasa.gov/2kKu2qK
"15.02.2017 20:33:00" nasa.gov NASA to Launch Sequel to Successful Lightning Study Mission A team of Earth scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville have high hopes for a follow-up mission for the agency's Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) first launched into space in the NASA is set to reboot a successful study of Earth's lightning from space -- this time from the unique vantage point of the International Space Station. http://go.nasa.gov/2kTgoUH
"15.02.2017 13:33:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's Mars 2020 rover landing sites are down to the final three.
It's so hard to choose! Where would you want to visit on Mars?http://go.nasa.gov/2lvRSKS
"15.02.2017 12:35:00" Timeline Photos Saturn's ring-embedded moon Daphnis is seen up-close, kicking up waves as it orbits within the Keeler gap. Learn more about this minuscule moon: http://go.nasa.gov/2l5hwTS
"14.02.2017 15:56:10" nasa.gov Spitzer Hears Stellar 'Heartbeat' from Planetary Companion NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected unusual pulsations in the outer shell of a star called HAT-P-2. Scientists' best guess is that a closely orbiting planet, called HAT-P-2b, causes these vibrations each time it gets close to the star in its A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away: http://go.nasa.gov/2ktac2l
"14.02.2017 15:14:15" Timeline Photos Happy Celestial Valentine's Day!
Generations of stars can be seen in this infrared portrait from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In this wispy star-forming region, called W5, the oldest stars can be seen as blue dots in the centers of the two hollow
"14.02.2017 13:35:38" nasa.gov NASA Announces Awards to Develop Oxygen Recovery Technologies “The development of advanced life support technologies will allow NASA to establish improved capabilities for future deep space, long-duration, human exploration missions,” said Steve Jurczyk, associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Missio Two new NASA proposals could help astronauts breathe better by developing oxygen recovery technologies for deep-space missions: http://go.nasa.gov/2kswcuk
"13.02.2017 19:13:07" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching Fusion powered rocket concepts!
"13.02.2017 15:01:32" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission begins its search for a class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids: http://go.nasa.gov/2kJ8Gwa
"13.02.2017 14:06:10" Photos from NASA 360's post From star birth to star death, see what NASA's Hubble Space Telescope sees! www.nasa.gov/hubble
"12.02.2017 20:46:48" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching
"12.02.2017 18:18:01" youtube.com Fusion-Enabled Pluto Explorer A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too! NASA 360 joins Stephanie Thomas, Vice Pr... Fusion-Enabled Pluto Orbiter & Lander - It may be a mouthful but it's also possible thanks to a new NASA Innovative Advanced Concept: http://bit.ly/2k8FviG
"12.02.2017 14:55:01" Timeline Photos Seen from outside, Enceladus appears to be like most of its sibling moons: cold, icy and inhospitable. But under that forbidding exterior may exist the very conditions needed for life: http://go.nasa.gov/2k6PRVb
"12.02.2017 14:13:18" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching
"12.02.2017 13:33:02" Photos from NASA 360's post A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2lvVdpX
"11.02.2017 19:44:00" NASA 360 A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too.
"11.02.2017 16:13:19" Fusion-Enabled Pluto Orbiter and Lander A revolutionary new concept for a fusion powered rocket could not only deliver an orbiter to Pluto but a lander too!
This video represents a research study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. NIAC is a visionary and far-reaching
"11.02.2017 14:21:31" Timeline Photos Cyclones swirl around Jupiter's south pole in this new citizen scientist-created JunoCam image: http://bit.ly/2ktM2YT
"10.02.2017 15:34:01" nasa.gov NASA Team Looks to Ancient Earth First to Study Hazy Exoplanets “We like to say that Archean Earth is the most alien planet we have geochemical data for,” said Giada Arney, Goddard astrobiologist. Determining if a distant exoplanet has habitable conditions is no easy task. Now, a team of researchers is looking to ancient Earth for help: http://go.nasa.gov/2lp1X8u
"10.02.2017 13:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Rocks, dunes and gullies -- see the many faces of Mars!
Brought to you by the Mars Reconnoissance Orbiter: www.nasa.gov/mro
"09.02.2017 20:21:07" Timeline Photos As a NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center space scientist, Jeanette Scissum published a 1967 report on solar cycle prediction models. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2krlKnE
"09.02.2017 14:17:01" Photos from NASA 360's post A report on the potential science value of a lander on the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa has been delivered to NASA, and the agency is now engaging the broader science community to open a discussion about its findings. Learn more:
"09.02.2017 13:39:54" Photos from NASA 360's post From a puzzling black hole to a slice of Sagittarius, NASA Hubble Space Telescope is keeping a sharp eye on the cosmos. Keep up with Hubble at: www.nasa.gov/hubble
"09.02.2017 13:35:02" Timeline Photos Hubble and other telescopes in space and on the ground observe five galaxies to independently measure the Universe's expansion. http://go.nasa.gov/2kjlGpZ
"08.02.2017 14:10:00" nasa.gov NASA Langley Ozone Sensor Set for Launch to Space Station SAGE III on ISS is a key part of NASA's mission to provide crucial, long-term measurements that will help humans understand and care for Earth's atmosphere. NASA Langley Research Center's SAGE III instrument is set to launch to the International Space Station. Learn more about this next-generation ozone sensor: http://go.nasa.gov/2lfxg9x
"08.02.2017 13:03:02" Timeline Photos The sun's massive solar flares are observed by NOAA's GOES-16 EXIS instrument... and what an observation! http://go.nasa.gov/2l70BQa
"07.02.2017 14:58:00" Photos from NASA 360's post New findings from NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover are deepening the mysteries surrounding the planet's watery past. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jWd47J
"07.02.2017 13:29:45" nasa.gov Black Hole Meal Sets Record for Length And Size This is more than ten times longer than any observed episode of a star's death by black hole. A giant black hole ripped apart a star and then gorged on its remains for about a decade, setting a cosmic record: http://go.nasa.gov/2lfsokF
"06.02.2017 16:14:09" Timeline Photos Some Earth art for your Monday: Lake Powell and the Grand Staircase-Escalante. http://go.nasa.gov/2kdJZoW
"06.02.2017 14:35:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn gets up close and personal with the gas giant's rings. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jzrjPk
"05.02.2017 20:31:19" NASA 360 The International Space Station could fit on the Super Bowl field!
"05.02.2017 15:06:45" The International Space Station is How Big?! The International Space Station could fit on the Super Bowl field!
"05.02.2017 13:51:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA sounding rockets successfully launch into the Alaskan night for an experiment to measure nitric oxide in the polar sky: http://go.nasa.gov/2keAyIN
"04.02.2017 20:19:49" NASA 360 Who's ready to see humans on Mars?
The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of the Red Planet a reality are within our reach. Who's ready to see humans on Mars?
"04.02.2017 15:45:00" Timeline Photos Catching Zs is important - on Earth and in space. See how NASA's helping astronauts get a good night's sleep: http://go.nasa.gov/2k6aLRb
"04.02.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Moons, moons and more moons! NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn is quite the moon surveyor. nasa.gov/cassini
"04.02.2017 00:07:08" NASA's Orion Spacecraft It would take a football 166 days to get to the moon, we'll do it in 4 days! #SpaceBowl #SB51
"03.02.2017 17:42:48" Timeline Photos NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars, a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by supersized black holes. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2kAWxKd
"03.02.2017 16:45:09" nasa.gov First Look at Findings of NASA Twins Study How stressful will a trip to Mars be on the human body? We now have a peek into what the NASA Twins Study will reveal NASA twin study reveals that space travel changes human DNA: http://go.nasa.gov/2kNLcaN
"03.02.2017 14:47:56" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA envisions what it would be like to land on Pluto: http://go.nasa.gov/2k7YZIT
"02.02.2017 20:14:11" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov New cosmic radiation research will help improve real-time radiation monitoring for aviation industry crew and passengers working in potentially higher radiation environments. http://go.nasa.gov/2jx5Nyf
"02.02.2017 16:11:02" Timeline Photos Join us in celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth & the African-Americans that have been essential to the success of the space program: http://go.nasa.gov/2kSOB8e
"02.02.2017 14:45:54" Photos from NASA 360's post From dunes to ridges to channels, NASA's Mars Reconnoissance Orbiter is teaching us how similar - and different - Mars is from Earth. Learn more: www.nasa.gov/MRO
"01.02.2017 17:39:24" Timeline Photos Ever want to see an exoplanet? Here you go! http://go.nasa.gov/2jV8k2W
"01.02.2017 15:45:01" nasa.gov A New Test for Life on Other Planets The test uses a liquid-based technique known as capillary electrophoresis to separate a mixture of organic molecules into its components. It was designed specifically to analyze for amino acids, the structural building blocks of all life on Earth. Th A simple chemistry method could vastly enhance how scientists search for signs of life on other planets: http://go.nasa.gov/2kKamXI
"01.02.2017 00:41:46" NASA 360 Who's ready to see humans on Mars?
The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of the Red Planet a reality are within our reach. Who's ready to see humans on Mars?
"31.01.2017 17:56:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This year marks 50 years since the fatal Apollo 1 fire. We remember its crew and all the members of the NASA family who have lost their lives furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2jqQUiv
"31.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Today we honor the brave men and women who lost their lives in the ongoing pursuit of exploration and discovery.
NASA pays tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues during the agency's
"30.01.2017 15:45:01" nasa.gov How Satellite Data Changed Chimpanzee Conservation Efforts Scientists and conservationists are turning to Landsat satellites to help bolster their efforts to preserve chimpanzee's forest homes. Humans' closest genetic cousins, chimpanzees are an endangered species, and scientists and conservationists are turning to the NASA-U.S. Geological Survey Landsat satellites to help bolster their efforts to preserve their forest homes.
"30.01.2017 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Under a new space-based tracking system, no plane need ever be off the grid. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jKdVeB
"29.01.2017 15:50:07" youtube.com Humans to Mars Who's ready to see humans on Mars!? The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of the Red Planet a reality are within our rea... The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of the Red Planet a reality are within our reach. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhY0tqE4ERg
"29.01.2017 14:35:07" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover examines slabs of rock cross-hatched with shallow ridges that likely originated as cracks in drying mud: http://go.nasa.gov/2jvRR8x
"29.01.2017 13:32:03" Timeline Photos 31 years ago this week, humanity got its first up close view of Uranus' moon Miranda. http://go.nasa.gov/2kAl1QH
"28.01.2017 16:31:00" Humans to Mars Who's ready to see humans on Mars!?
The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of the Red Planet a reality are within our reach.
"28.01.2017 14:33:01" Timeline Photos Up close and personal!
NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter get's an out-of-this-world view of the planet's Little Red Spot. http://go.nasa.gov/2kussbU
"27.01.2017 19:00:18" NASA's Kennedy Space Center Today is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 1 tragedy. On Jan 27th, 1967, a fire broke out inside of the crew capsule during a 'plugs out' test on the launch pad, claiming the lives of Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee.
A new exhibit has opened to
"27.01.2017 17:10:28" Timeline Photos Today, #NASARemembers the Apollo 1 crew on the tragedy's 50th anniversary.
They gave their lives in pursuit of exploration: http://go.nasa.gov/2jcdNG2
"27.01.2017 15:05:01" nasa.gov Chandra Images Show That Geometry Solves a Pulsar Puzzle NASA'S Chandra X-ray Observatory has taken deep exposures of two nearby energetic pulsars flying through the Milky Way galaxy. The shape of two X-ray emission suggests there is a geometrical explanation for puzzling differences in behavior shown by some pulsars. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jBivJH
"27.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post New lighter and more comfortable spacesuits have been unveiled for astronauts traveling on Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2ktRUSV
"26.01.2017 16:00:46" NASA 360 NASA announces two new missions to explore our early solar system! Have you heard about NASA newest missions to visit mysterious asteroids?
"26.01.2017 15:42:29" nasa.gov Public to Choose Jupiter Picture Sites for NASA Juno For the first time, members of the public can vote to participate in selecting all pictures to be taken of Jupiter during a Juno flyby. Voting begins Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) and concludes on Jan. 23 at 9 a.m. PST (noon EST). Where should NASA's Juno spacecraft aim its camera during its next close pass of Jupiter on Feb. 2? Help NASA decide! http://go.nasa.gov/2iRcY0y
"26.01.2017 14:22:32" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA invites you to create some James Webb Space Telescope-inspired art!
Here's some inspiration: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will be the most powerful space telescope ever built. http://go.nasa.gov/2jSl770
"25.01.2017 15:45:01" nasa.gov 3, 2, 1… Aurora! 2017 Rocket Campaign Begins in Alaska A NASA sounding rocket campaign during January through March 2017, at the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska will support the effort to better understand the space that surrounds Earth – key situational awareness needed as humans seek to explore beyond The 2017 rocket sounding campaign in Alaska begins this month. The mission - to better understand auroras and how this unique phenomena affects our planet. http://go.nasa.gov/2jCuoSV
"25.01.2017 15:11:18" Timeline Photos NASA engineers simulate the conditions that astronauts would experience when the Orion spacecraft launches on the powerful Space Launch System rocket on its way to deep space destinations. http://go.nasa.gov/2jRyvIl
"24.01.2017 18:03:51" NASA 360 NASA wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Learn more and join in: http://nasa.gov/3DPHab One more week to sign up for NASA's $2.5 million 3-D Printed Martian Habitat challenge! Show us what you've got: www.nasa.gov/3DPhab
"24.01.2017 15:06:11" Photos from NASA 360's post From dunes to bedrock NASA's Mars Reconnoissance Orbiter (MRO) continues to send back stunning images of the surface features on Mars. Learn more about MRO: http://mars.nasa.gov/mro/
"24.01.2017 13:44:17" Timeline Photos NOAA's GOES-16 satellite sent back it's first images of Earth and we have to be honest, you all look great! http://go.nasa.gov/2j6zaE4
"23.01.2017 15:05:01" nasa.gov NASA, NOAA Data Show 2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 2016 is officially the warmest year on record: http://go.nasa.gov/2iRikw1
"23.01.2017 14:13:14" Timeline Photos Beautiful! No Earth-based telescope could ever capture a view quite like this one from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn. Earth-based views can only show the planet's daylit side. http://go.nasa.gov/2j5dVCp
"22.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post From a pair of galaxies in mid-collision to a galaxy that hosts an intensely bright megamaser, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy peering into the cosmos. Keep up with Hubble at nasa.gov/hubble.
"21.01.2017 15:45:02" Timeline Photos Just a friendly reminder...
"21.01.2017 13:35:00" NASA 360 NASA wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Learn more and join in: http://nasa.gov/3DPHab
"20.01.2017 15:47:10" Timeline Photos Do you like your NASA news short and sweet? It's 2017 -- of course you do! Follow NASA 360 on Twitter for all the latest from your favorite space agency: twitter.com/nasa360
"20.01.2017 00:30:31" NASA 360 NASA announces two new missions to explore our early solar system!
"19.01.2017 19:19:56" NASA 360 Where were you when New Horizons beamed back those first close-up views of Pluto?
The historic day-long encounter with a dwarf planet was decades in the making… and well worth the wait! 11 years ago today, New Horizons flew into history. What made this mission so exciting?
"19.01.2017 15:45:00" youtube.com NASA's 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. NASA and its partners are holding a $2.5 million competition to build a 3D... Space recycling may be a key to building on Mars. NASA wants ideas as part of a $2.5m 3D printed habitat competition: http://www.nasa.gov/3DPHab
"19.01.2017 14:23:28" NASA's Space Launch System This NASA engineer is "making history every day" building the rocket for the journey to Mars! Her inspiring story: http://go.nasa.gov/2ja2pql #ModernFigures
"18.01.2017 14:33:57" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is providing an interstellar road map for the two Voyager spacecraft's intergalactic trek: http://go.nasa.gov/2hYa3aB
"17.01.2017 15:45:05" Timeline Photos Our planet is constantly changing. Using the vantage point of space helps us to increase our understanding of Earth, improve lives and safeguard our future. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2j2hfC6
"16.01.2017 15:45:01" nasa.gov Moon Data Provides More Accurate 2017 Eclipse Path Thanks to LRO and NASA Earth topography data, we have the most accurate maps of the path of totality for any eclipse to date. Thanks to NASA's LRO spacecraft and NASA Earth topography data, we have the most accurate maps of the path of totality for any eclipse to date. http://go.nasa.gov/2ifEBRs
"15.01.2017 15:45:01" nasa.gov Hubble Detects 'Exocomets' Plunging Into Young Star Interstellar forecast for a nearby star: Raining comets! NASA's Hubble Space Telescope discovers comets plunging into a young star just 95 light-years from Earth. http://go.nasa.gov/2iYhlZb
"15.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Monster black holes sometimes lurk behind gas and dust, hiding from the gaze of most telescopes but NASA's NuSTAR telescope can sniff them out! Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jcN0Ws
"14.01.2017 17:11:00" New Missions Lucy and Pscyche NASA announces two new missions to explore our early solar system!
"14.01.2017 15:45:02" nasa.gov The Case of the 'Missing Link' Neutron Star Like anthropologists piecing together the human family tree, astronomers have found that a misfit "skeleton" of a star may link two different kinds of stellar remains. The mysterious object, called PSR J1119-6127, has been caught behaving like two di A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects, a radio pulsar and a magnetar, and could be important to understanding the evolution of these objects. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2iMqsfm
"13.01.2017 15:45:01" media.giphy.com gph.is Powerful solar storms can charge up the soil in the frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the lunar poles, and may possibly produce "sparks" that could vaporize and melt the soil. http://go.nasa.gov/2jr2rtF
"13.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Join NASA as they take a look back at the progress and accomplishments over the last eight years: http://bit.ly/2jczlRJ
"13.01.2017 13:45:43" NASA 360 NASA wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Learn more and join in: http://nasa.gov/3DPHab Space recycling may be a key to building on Mars. NASA wants ideas as part of a $2.5m 3D printed habitat competition: http://www.nasa.gov/3DPHab
"12.01.2017 20:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From Venus to Alpha Centauri, NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program is nurturing visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions. Want to know more? Watch along LIVE from SciTech 2017: http://bit.ly/2jvPkeB
"12.01.2017 15:45:00" nasa.gov How Far Away is That Galaxy? Vast Catalog Has Answers The catalog, called NED-D, is a critical resource, not only for studying these galaxies, but also for determining the distances to billions of other galaxies strewn throughout the universe. As the catalog continues to grow, astronomers can increasing Researchers have compiled a special catalog to help astronomers figure out the true distances to tens of thousands of galaxies beyond our own Milky Way. http://go.nasa.gov/2hVmi2U
"12.01.2017 14:40:08" Timeline Photos Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson along with Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough successfully installed three new adapter plates and hooked up electrical connections for three of the six new lithium-ion batteries on the International Space Station during
"11.01.2017 14:33:01" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov A possible planet in a nearby stellar system may be making its presence known in a unique way: by a shadow sweeping across the stellar disc. http://go.nasa.gov/2iwAq3E
"11.01.2017 13:33:00" Timeline Photos The great American Rocky Mountains from space! Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency photographed the mountain range from his vantage point in low Earth orbit aboard the International Space Station.
"10.01.2017 23:28:54" NASA 360 NASA wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Learn more and join in: http://nasa.gov/3DPHab NASA wants your help building habitats on Mars!
"10.01.2017 15:03:00" NASA's 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars.
"10.01.2017 14:02:48" livestream.com AIAA SciTech 2017 by AIAA Watch AIAA's AIAA SciTech 2017 on Livestream.com. NASA Deputy Administrator Data Newman adresses #aiaaSciTech. Missing out? No worries! Watch live: http://bit.ly/2jvPkeB
"09.01.2017 21:52:52" Photos from NASA 360's post From coast to coast, NASA satellites capture snow storms in the atmosphere and on the ground!
"09.01.2017 20:07:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA Langley Research Center is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year! Join live as former center directors, including the current director, discuss Langley's storied legacy and soaring future: http://bit.ly/2jvPkeB
"09.01.2017 14:03:19" Photos from NASA 360's post Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers are uncovering secrets of some of the most mysterious and exciting X-ray spewing objects in the universe. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2i8Oe3e
"08.01.2017 16:11:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's TIMED spacecraft has observed the chemistry and dynamics of the upper regions of Earth's atmosphere for 15 years and counting: http://go.nasa.gov/2iDMmkX
"08.01.2017 15:10:01" Photos from NASA 360's post From a delicate blue group of stars in an irregular galaxy to a barred spiral galaxy discovered over a century ago, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is busy keeping its eyes on the cosmos. Keep up with Hubble at: www.nasa.gov/hubble
"07.01.2017 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post For 4 years, clouds in Titan's northern hemisphere disappeared. Now that they're back scientists are studying away: http://go.nasa.gov/2iDyN5g
"06.01.2017 19:29:26" Timeline Photos Ever wonder what you look like from Mars? Wonder no more: http://go.nasa.gov/2i1og4Z
"06.01.2017 15:45:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Snow on Pluto!
Scientists discover snow and ice features on Pluto that, until now, had only been seen on Earth: http://go.nasa.gov/2hUQzE1
"06.01.2017 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From solar electric propulsion to the Asteroid Redirect Mission, 2016 saw huge leaps forward in NASA Space Technology. So what does 2017 have in store? Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2iajDmJ
"05.01.2017 15:45:00" Timeline Photos Vibration tests on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope are resuming for the spacecraft's voyage to the stars. These tests are one of the many that the spacecraft and instruments endure to ensure they are fit for launch in 2018. Learn more:
"05.01.2017 14:26:36" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA announces two brand new missions to explore our solar system!
Meet Lucy and Psyche: http://go.nasa.gov/2iQdwFh
"05.01.2017 13:47:19" NASA Langley Research Center Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center are testing a 10-foot model of the world's most powerful rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), to understand how the rocket may perform during deep-space missions. #journeytomars
"04.01.2017 16:40:45" NASA Langley Research Center 2017 is the start of something big at NASA Langley. It's our 100th anniversary year! Stay tuned here and on our public web site for periodic articles, video and photos about our storied legacy and soaring future.
https://www.nasa.gov/langley/100 2017 marks 100 years of NASA Langley Research Center!
"04.01.2017 16:14:11" Timeline Photos A new NASA mission is set to explore, for the first time, extreme and exotic astronomical objects like supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2iN2iRU
"04.01.2017 14:18:17" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're announcing a new science mission to explore our solar system. Join us at 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday to learn more. http://go.nasa.gov/2iAhQsi Questions? #askNASA
"03.01.2017 16:11:01" nasa.gov Titan's Mystery Clouds Why would clouds on Saturn's moon Titan be visible in some images, but not in others? Why would clouds on Saturn's moon Titan be visible in some images, but not in others? Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2i66kDZ
"03.01.2017 15:04:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Welcome to 2017! There's A LOT to look foward to in the year ahead at NASA: http://bit.ly/2hLGXXi
"02.01.2017 15:53:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Looking back at 2016, NASA Headquarters chooses some of its favorite photos of the year: http://bit.ly/2hxLdtb
"02.01.2017 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's NEOWISE mission has recently discovered some celestial objects traveling through our neighborhood:
One is on the blurry line between asteroid and comet and the other can be seen with binoculars this week! http://go.nasa.gov/2iuZgRO
"02.01.2017 01:33:12" NASA 360 From all of us at NASA 360, Happy New Year!!
"01.01.2017 15:45:00" Timeline Photos From all of us at NASA 360, Happy New Year!!
"01.01.2017 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA 360 released A LOT of videos in 2016! What was your favorite??
Us? We loved each one equally: www.nasa.gov/nasa360
"31.12.2016 15:45:01" Photos from NASA 360's post What was your favorite NASA photo of the year?? (As if you could pick just one!)
Here are the top 10 most liked photos on NASA's Instagram: http://bit.ly/2hUqZL7
"31.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post 2016 was a BIG year at NASA as the agency drove advances in technology, science, aeronautics and space exploration that enhanced the world's knowledge, innovation, and stewardship of Earth. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2hMwajz
"31.12.2016 12:59:14" NASA 360 “In our lifetime we actually can see humans land and work on Mars.” - Dr. Jim Green, NASA Solar System Exploration We're looking back at 2016 - the year we heard, “In our lifetime we actually can see humans land and work on Mars.”
"31.12.2016 01:30:43" NASA 360 What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer. We're looking back at 2016 - the year we learned about NASA's Planetary Protection office!
"31.12.2016 00:33:23" NASA 360 In the summer of 1989 Earthlings got their first view of Neptune and its formidable moon Triton.
Fast forward 25 years and scientists are working on technologies to not only visit this icy moon but 'hop' around on its surface too.
This video represents We're looking back at 2016... The year NASA considered how to explore the surface of Neptune's moon Triton!
"30.12.2016 19:30:49" NASA 360 NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? Visit www.nasa.gov/3dphab Looking back at 2016... The year NASA asked for YOUR help.
"30.12.2016 16:55:00" nasa.gov A New Home on Mars: NASA Langley's Icy Concept for Red Planet Living When astronauts set foot on Mars, they may stay for months rather than days as they did during Apollo missions to the moon. The surface of Mars has extreme temperatures and the atmosphere does not provide adequate protection from high-energy radiatio For researchers at NASA Langley Research Center, the best building material for a new home on Mars may lie in an unexpected material: Ice. http://go.nasa.gov/2ixBapG
"30.12.2016 16:23:34" NASA 360 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun it's epic final year at Saturn.
"30.12.2016 16:05:07" Timeline Photos December 31st at 6:59:59 p.m. EST official clocks around the world will add a leap second - the same goes for NASA missions: http://go.nasa.gov/2iNkUV9
"29.12.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov Wind Tunnel Testing Underway for Next, More Powerful Version of SLS As engines are fired, software written and hardware welded to prepare for the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), engineers are already running tests in supersonic wind tunnels to develop the next, more powerful version of the world's most Wind tunnel testing is underway for the next, more powerful version of NASA's Space Launch System: http://go.nasa.gov/2h6mVGB
"29.12.2016 14:33:01" Timeline Photos NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn captured this high-res view of Pandora as the spacecraft made it's closest encounter yet with the mini-moon.
"28.12.2016 15:27:00" Timeline Photos See what's next for New Horizons as the spacecraft continues on its journey to a solar system relic: http://go.nasa.gov/2hNrNBF
"28.12.2016 14:13:57" Photos from NASA 360's post From a transforming constellation to a "small stellar galaxy" see what NASA's Hubble Space Telescope been up to: www.nasa.gov/hubble
"27.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post How on Earth does NASA pick a landing spot on Mars? Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2hOqNfY
"27.12.2016 13:55:03" Timeline Photos NASA's Hubble Space Telescope found these two festive-looking nebulas, situated so close as to appear as one, in the Small Magellanic Cloud. http://go.nasa.gov/2ideDRV
"27.12.2016 04:11:00" Timeline Photos Is it just us or does Saturn's moon Mimas look a little like a golf ball?
Either way it's yet another spectacular image from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn.
"26.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Tropical rainforests are among the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world and provide essential resources for those who live near them.
One of the greatest risks that such rainforests face is forest fires — a threat NASA is helping to keep at bay:
"25.12.2016 15:45:01" Timeline Photos Even Saturn's getting in the holiday spirit.
"25.12.2016 14:33:00" Timeline Photos From all of us at NASA 360, Happy Holidays!!
"24.12.2016 17:10:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Heading home for the holidays may fill you with joy, as well as a little dread at the thought of the complexities of air travel at one of the busiest times of the year.
No worries, NASA's working on new technologies that can provide travel relief for
"24.12.2016 14:33:00" Timeline Photos The stockings were hung by Saturn's rings with care...
"23.12.2016 17:21:02" nasa.gov Cosmic 'Winter' Wonderland Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is, in fact, a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot, young stars is energizing the cooler gas in the cloud that surrounds them. Walking in a cosmic winter wonderland❄️
"23.12.2016 16:06:01" Timeline Photos This distant galaxy is churning out baby stars at a remarkable rate: http://go.nasa.gov/2htkRu4
"23.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The view from the International Space Station is pretty spectacular! Using a long lens camera an astronaut snapped an amazing spot on Earth: the dunes of the Namib Sand Sea http://go.nasa.gov/2hlkFyY
"22.12.2016 15:45:02" nasa.gov Preparing for the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun and cast a shadow upon all of North America, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. Are you ready for next year's solar eclipse?! The entire North American continent is in for a real show: http://go.nasa.gov/2hMzEm3
"22.12.2016 14:33:34" Photos from NASA 360's post Are you a good multi-tasker? NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission sure is!
On its way to visit asteroid Bennu, the spacecraft will be searching for elusive “Trojan” asteroids. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2htHX62
"21.12.2016 15:45:01" Timeline Photos Far above Earth's surface is a sea of particles that have been split into positive and negative ions by the suns harsh ultraviolet radiation called the ionosphere -- this is Earth's interface to space.
Learn more about new revolutions in our
"21.12.2016 14:33:31" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Water ice on other planetary bodies is important because it is an essential ingredient for life as we know it and new studies are showing distinct evidence of ice on dwarf planet Ceres: http://go.nasa.gov/2hLYekJ
"21.12.2016 13:31:00" Timeline Photos It's a bird... It's a plane... It's the International Space Station (transiting our sun)!
Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
"20.12.2016 16:05:00" nasa.gov NASA's Exo-Brake 'Parachute' to Enable Safe Return NASA's Exo-Brake 'Parachute' to Enable Safe Return for Small Spacecraft A new technology known as Exo-Brake could enable the safe return of small spacecraft from space: http://go.nasa.gov/2gIWKZp
"20.12.2016 15:32:22" NASA 360's cover photo Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape ❄️❄️❄️ http://go.nasa.gov/2hNJZOx
"20.12.2016 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Looks like Neptune-mass worlds are the most common planets to form in the outer realms of solar systems. http://go.nasa.gov/2hBKqLY
"19.12.2016 14:59:09" media.giphy.com gph.is Data from NASA's OCO-2 satellite is giving the best views yet of how heat-trapping carbon dioxide moves through our atmosphere: http://go.nasa.gov/2hK54pu
"18.12.2016 14:33:01" Timeline Photos It's not the Death Star from #StarWars but Saturn's moon Mimas sure does bear a striking resemblance!
"18.12.2016 01:48:35" NASA 360 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun it's epic final year at Saturn.
"17.12.2016 15:45:00" Cassini's Epic Final Year at Saturn NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun it's epic final year at Saturn.
"17.12.2016 15:06:00" nasa.gov Mars Rock-Ingredient Stew Seen as Plus for Habitability NASA's Curiosity rover finds evidence of how changes in ancient Mars lakes and wet underground environments, billions of years ago, affected favorability for microbial life. New findings from NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover show water moving on ancient Mars provided favorable conditions for life! http://go.nasa.gov/2hNjC7G
"17.12.2016 13:35:00" nasa.gov Could 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Planets Exist? NASA Plans to Find Out In the "Star Wars" universe, ice, ocean and desert planets burst from the darkness as your ship drops out of light speed. But these worlds might be more than science fiction. NASA scientists believe worlds like those in Star Wars aren't just science fiction: http://go.nasa.gov/2hNylUw
"16.12.2016 15:45:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is studying its surroundings and monitoring the environment, rather than driving or using its arm for science, while the rover team diagnoses an issue with a motor that moves the rover's drill: http://go.nasa.gov/2g9BSf7
"16.12.2016 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post Could the planets like those imagined in Star Wars be real?
NASA scientists are pretty sure of it: http://bit.ly/2hBOLi1
"16.12.2016 12:40:27" Timeline Photos Martian polar icecaps made of carbon dioxide make for some pretty exotic landscape photos. http://go.nasa.gov/2hBjrjP
"15.12.2016 18:45:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's the best place to work in the federal government? Drum roll... NASA! We are honored to be named #1 by the Partnership for Public Service for the 5th year in a row. Our mission is to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do
"15.12.2016 17:03:23" Timeline Photos This week in 1998, STS-88 touched down at NASA's Kennedy Space Center after an 11-day mission that delivered the first American-built module to begin construction of the International Space Station. http://go.nasa.gov/2hB1uyz
"15.12.2016 15:45:00" media.giphy.com gph.is As Earth warms, much of the extra heat is stored in the planet's ocean – but monitoring the magnitude of that heat content is a difficult task. Learn how Earth's magnetic fields could help: http://go.nasa.gov/2gwOt7A
"15.12.2016 14:33:33" Photos from NASA 360's post A new technology is allowing NASA pilots flying supersonic aircraft to see exactly where sonic booms are hitting the ground: http://go.nasa.gov/2gVJDEK
"15.12.2016 13:48:17" Timeline Photos Check out the latest edition of NASA Education's “Science WOW!” — your source for NASA opportunities in science education delivered “Weekly On Wednesday.” https://blogs.nasa.gov/educationsciencewow/
"14.12.2016 16:37:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Innovators from across the U.S. recently traveled to NASA Headquarters to showcase their proposed solutions to solving future space exploration challenges at the NASA iTech Forum.
At the end of the forum, the top three finalists were selected to further
"14.12.2016 16:02:05" Timeline Photos Jupiter up close and personal! At the top left is the seventh of eight MASSIVE counterclockwise storms churning in the Jovian atmosphere forming a 'string of pearls.' http://go.nasa.gov/2gAlQ9H
"14.12.2016 15:45:01" Timeline Photos Launched 15 years ago, the TIMED spacecraft, managed by NASA Goddard has given scientists an unprecedented perspective on our upper atmosphere! http://go.nasa.gov/2gbNfTR
"14.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Learn what satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate: http://go.nasa.gov/2gsVu9w
"13.12.2016 22:26:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scientists have tracked the rise of heat-trapping carbon dioxide for decades using ground-based sensors. Now, using data from our Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite, we have one of the most realistic views yet of how this critical greenhouse gas
"13.12.2016 17:14:19" Timeline Photos NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn gets a spectacular view over the planet's turbulent north from the outer edges of the gas giant's main rings. http://go.nasa.gov/2hk0ga6
"13.12.2016 14:50:52" Timeline Photos Glaciers and ice sheets move in unique and sometimes surprising patterns, as evidenced by a new capability that uses satellite images to map the speed of flowing ice in Greenland, Antarctica and mountain ranges around the world. Learn more:
"13.12.2016 14:33:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's sharing GIFs galore over at GIPHY. Check 'em out: http://giphy.com/nasa
"13.12.2016 03:45:01" spinoff.nasa.gov Optical Filters for NASA Imagers Focus on Cutting Edge Need to match a paint color? Your hardware store may be using this NASA Spinoff: Layered light filters devised for the Hubble Space Telescope.
"12.12.2016 14:33:03" Photos from NASA 360's post Whether it's the self-driving tractor that harvests food, cameras used in car-crash safety tests, or tools making brain surgery safer, NASA Technology plays a significant role in our daily lives. Check out 2017's NASA Spinoffs: http://go.nasa.gov/2ha3FJM
"11.12.2016 23:34:01" spinoff.nasa.gov Blue-Light-Cancelling Lens Gives Skiers a Clearer View Of all the colors the human eye is capable of seeing, it is particularly sensitive to blues and greens, which comprise the middle wavelengths of the visible electromagnetic spectrum. But our sensitivity to these colors comes at the expense of peripheral Hitting the slopes this winter? NASA Spinoff ski goggles increase visual acuity and depth perception with a blue-blocking filter: spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/cg_3.html
"11.12.2016 20:28:00" spinoff.nasa.gov Controlled-Release Fertilizer Takes Root in Fields, Groves Worldwide How do you grow veggies on @Space_Station? With a @NASASpinoff fertilizer that also reduces pollution on Earth: http://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/ee_2.html
"11.12.2016 15:21:01" media.giphy.com gph.is The sun may seem static from Earth's vantage point, 93 million miles away, but our star is constantly changing. That's why NASA has extended it's IRIS sun-observing mission through 2018. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2h04mY2
"11.12.2016 15:11:03" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iOpzqgdta8
"10.12.2016 18:27:02" spinoff.nasa.gov Orion Video Requirement Advances High-Speed, Compact Cameras #NASAtech isn't just for space. This NASA Spinoff camera helps make cars safer: spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/ps_1.html
"10.12.2016 16:11:00" NASA's 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? Share it at: www.nasa.gov/3dphab
"10.12.2016 14:33:01" Timeline Photos This collage of images from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn shows the planet's northern hemisphere and rings as viewed with four different spectral filters. Each filter is sensitive to different wavelengths of light and reveals clouds and hazes at
"09.12.2016 17:23:04" spinoff.nasa.gov Rocket Technology Stops Shaking in Its Tracks A device steadying rockets is a NASA Spinoff that also keeps buildings and bridges standing in an earthquake: http://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/ps_2.html
"09.12.2016 15:45:00" NASA's AIM, spacecraft shows the sky over Antarctica is glowing electric blue due to the early start of noctilucent, or night-shining, cloud season in the Southern Hemisphere: http://go.nasa.gov/2h2HZ4X
"09.12.2016 14:27:06" Photos from NASA 360's post Today we remember John Glenn. Astronaut, U.S. Senator and American hero.
Godspeed. 1921-2016. https://www.nasa.gov/johnglenn
"08.12.2016 21:26:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. He also became a U.S. senator and later, at the age of 77 when he flew on the space shuttle, he became the oldest person to fly in space. Our deepest condolences go out to Godspeed, John Glenn. 1921-2016.
"08.12.2016 20:17:30" spinoff.nasa.gov Earth Observation Spots, Helps Prevent Rainforest Fires A NASA Spinoff using satellite images helps spot, contain forest fires: spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/ee_5.html #EarthRightNow
"08.12.2016 15:51:32" nasa.gov Cassini Makes First Ring-Grazing Plunge About an hour prior to the ring-plane crossing, the spacecraft performed a short burn of its main engine that lasted about six seconds. About 30 minutes later, as it approached the ring plane, Cassini closed its canopy-like engine cover as a protecti NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has made its first close dive past the outer edges of Saturn's rings.
"08.12.2016 14:47:56" Timeline Photos Engineers at NASA's Glenn Research Center are testing a new aircraft engine design that could increase fuel efficiency in commercial jet aircraft using a cutting-edge approach called boundary layer ingestion. http://go.nasa.gov/2gZR5P7
"08.12.2016 13:03:36" Timeline Photos This spectacular view of the Sahara Desert was taken with EarthKAM, the only program providing students with direct control of an instrument on a spacecraft orbiting Earth! http://go.nasa.gov/2h9jxPe
"07.12.2016 18:18:13" Timeline Photos Saturn's icy moon Mimas is dwarfed by the planet's enormous rings. http://go.nasa.gov/2gkUKGu
"07.12.2016 14:36:00" Photos from NASA 360's post In 2021 humanity will travel farther than ever before as the first deep space crew confirms NASA's Orion Spacecraft operates as designed: http://go.nasa.gov/2gV2fkU
"06.12.2016 15:25:00" nasa.gov Space Gardener Shane Kimbrough Enjoys First of Multiple Harvests For a mid-afternoon snack, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough cut and ate some of the "Outredgeous" Red Romaine lettuce leaves he nurtured during the past month aboard the International Space Station. Astronauts on the International Space Station are enjoying the fruits of their labor as they harvest space lettuce: http://go.nasa.gov/2gYDl7X
"06.12.2016 14:53:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Artificial intelligence being developed to track ocean life on Earth could be used to look for life on icy moons: http://go.nasa.gov/2gP8VBl
"05.12.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov For a Glimpse of the Stone Age, Some Cutting-Edge Tech NASA's pioneering efforts to advance laser-imaging technology are paying dividends well beyond space exploration. NASA space-tech is giving archaeologists a glimpse back into the Stone Age using lidar: http://go.nasa.gov/2giFTL9
"05.12.2016 14:06:08" NASA 360 NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? Visit www.nasa.gov/3dphab
"04.12.2016 17:03:01" youtube.com NASA's 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have what it takes? NASA and its partners are holding a $2.5 million compe... NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? Visit www.nasa.gov/3dphab http://bit.ly/2glApOX
"03.12.2016 16:45:30" NASA's 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge NASA Centennial Challenges wants YOUR help building a 3-D printed habitat on Mars. Have an idea? Visit www.nasa.gov/3dphab
"03.12.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From bright globular clusters to faint faraway galaxies, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope continues to beam back some of the most awe-inspiring images from the cosmos.
For these and more images from Hubble visit www.nasa.gov/hubble
"02.12.2016 15:45:01" nasa.gov Balloons on Ice: NASA Launches Antarctica Scientific Balloon Campaign The University of Maryland's BACCUS mission is the first of three payloads taking flight from a balloon launch site on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf near McMurdo Station with support from the National Science Foundation's United States Antarctic Progra Cosmic rays and the chemicals and atoms that make up the interstellar space between stars are the focus of this year's NASA Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign: http://go.nasa.gov/2gP3r9N
"02.12.2016 14:33:02" Photos from NASA 360's post Martian ice deposits hold as much water as Lake Superior, one of the largest lakes on Earth. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2ghY5oG
"01.12.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov Metallic Glass Gears Make for Graceful Robots Gears are essential for precision robotics. They allow limbs to turn smoothly and stop on command; low-quality gears cause limbs to jerk or shake. If you're designing a robot to scoop samples or grip a ledge, the kind of gears you'll need won't... New @NASAJPL research using metallic glass could make for more graceful robots while reducing their cost: http://go.nasa.gov/2fxPfp6
"01.12.2016 14:33:02" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's been studying the Red Planet for over 50 years! See how half a century of exploration is preparing humans for their #JourneyToMars: http://bit.ly/2fHRJfT
"01.12.2016 13:50:52" Timeline Photos 23 years ago this week, space shuttle Endeavour launched for the Hubble Space Telescope where astronauts captured and repaired the orbiting observatory. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fDDGwX
"30.11.2016 18:20:42" Timeline Photos An astronaut aboard the International Space Station photographed a sunset that looks like a vast sheet of flame. With Earth's surface already in darkness, the setting sun, the cloud masses, and the sideways viewing angle make a powerful image of the kind
"30.11.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov Study Sheds New Insights Into Global Warming Trends A new analysis of the temporary slowdown seen in Earth's global average surface temperature warming trend between 1998 and 2013 concludes Earth's ocean absorbed the extra heat. A new multi-institutional study of the latest research into the temporary slowdown in the global average surface temperature increase seen between 1998 and 2013 concludes it represented a redistribution of heat/energy, with Earth's ocean absorbing the
"30.11.2016 13:33:59" Timeline Photos An almost spotless sun is hitting its lowest level of solar activity since 2011 as it gradually marches towards solar minimum. http://go.nasa.gov/2fMyMvX
"29.11.2016 17:11:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you know that you can spot the International Space Station in the night sky? Use this tool to discover when and where to look up: https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/
"29.11.2016 15:45:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA sets a fire in space for science: http://go.nasa.gov/2gfKrlW
"29.11.2016 14:42:00" nasa.gov Mission Conclusion for Instrument to Monitor Ocean Winds Because of its ability to monitor weather systems around the world, RapidScat played a vital role in storm prediction and allowed maritime and air traffic time to avoid potentially dangerous weather conditions. Congrats to RapidScat on a successful 2-year mission monitoring ocean winds in near real-time aboard the International Space Station!
"29.11.2016 13:53:14" Timeline Photos Star formation in the works! NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory observes a small cloud of dust and gas containing a new star being formed about 20,000 light-years from Earth. http://go.nasa.gov/2gODifg
"28.11.2016 14:51:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn is preparing for its dramatic ring-grazing orbits where the spacecraft will orbit WITHIN the rings of Saturn. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2gpxghV
"28.11.2016 13:45:23" Timeline Photos Saturn's moon Prometheus and its F ring are on display in the this Cassini spacecraft image.
Surface features are visible on the tiny moon making this image a rare treat for scientists. http://go.nasa.gov/2gnPBeU
"27.11.2016 14:35:00" youtube.com NASA's Heads-up Display for Space NASA's working on a new space system that will allow future astronauts to detect hot and cold, beam video to Earth, and immediately access all information ne... Wearable computer systems in space? Yeah, NASA Technology's got that.
Watch and learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEMluuTM_rk
"27.11.2016 14:22:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Engineers installed a test version of a crucial piece of hardware for NASA's Space Launch System, soon to be the most powerful rocket ever built. http://go.nasa.gov/2gdkPGl
"26.11.2016 15:52:00" nasa.gov Study Finds Widespread Land Losses from Gulf Oil Spill Following the spill, the length of shoreline that receded more than 13 feet (4 meters) a year quadrupled compared to the year before the spill. The land losses occurred mainly in areas where oil had washed ashore during the spill. Widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new maps of the Louisiana marshlands where the coastline was most heavily coated with oil during the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. http://go.nasa.gov/2fCxrZ3
"26.11.2016 14:06:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Saturn in all its gaseous glory!
Check out some of the latest from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn: www.nasa.gov/cassini
"25.11.2016 16:04:00" nasa.gov Predictive Modeling for NASA's Entry, Descent, and Landing Missions A spacecraft mission's entry, descent, and landing (EDL) phases are some of the most dangerous parts of the vehicle's journey into deep space and must be carefully planned. Because it is nearly impossible to fully test all aspects of new EDL concepts on NASA visualizations are giving engineers the data they need to successfully enter, descend and land at other worlds: http://go.nasa.gov/2fKBMtj
"25.11.2016 14:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post From one peculiar lenticular galaxy swallowing up smaller dwarf galaxies to the sprinkling of stars in an irregular galaxy, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy!
Keep up with Hubble at www.nasa.gov/hubble
"25.11.2016 13:26:01" Timeline Photos Planetary geologists can tell a lot from a picture, including this one of the ancient floor of a Martian canyon. http://go.nasa.gov/2gv9NPq
"24.11.2016 18:11:00" NASA's Heads-up Display for Space You've heard of a heads-up display for your car? Well, what about for your astronaut helmet!?
"24.11.2016 15:49:00" nasa.gov Starvation Diet for Black Hole Dims Brilliant Galaxy Astronomers may have solved the mystery of the peculiar volatile behavior of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Combined data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other observatories suggest that the black hole is no longer being A 'starvation diet' for a black hole may be dimming the galaxy surrounding it. Obviously this black hole has never been to #Thanksgiving dinner.
"23.11.2016 16:31:00" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com Check out these 10 technologies that could soon be making waves both on Earth and off. http://bit.ly/2fUx1O7
"23.11.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post In preparation to go to the moon, NASA's Gemini missions had many goals, including solving the problems of working outside a spacecraft.
Learn how a Gemini crew mastered the challenges of spacewalking as we continue to celebrate 50 years since these
"22.11.2016 16:38:01" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: The Last Three Octobers Are the Warmest Octobers On Record October 2016 was the second warmest October in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. The last three Octobers were the Warmest Octobers on record: http://go.nasa.gov/2fo8z4i
"22.11.2016 13:46:51" Timeline Photos Another spectacular image of the crater-pocked surface of dwarf planet Ceres. http://go.nasa.gov/2ghRhqK
"21.11.2016 16:23:00" nasa.gov Extremely Warm 2015-'16 Winter Cyclone Weakened Arctic Sea Ice Pack A large cyclone that crossed the Arctic in December 2015 brought so much heat and humidity to this otherwise frigid environment that it thinned and shrunk the sea ice cover during a time when the ice should have been growing. A cyclone crossing the Arctic last year brought so much heat and humidity to the area that it thinned and shrunk the sea ice cover when it should have been growing thicker and stronger. http://go.nasa.gov/2fZeXi7
"21.11.2016 15:00:01" Timeline Photos New views of Ceres are beamed back to Earth as the Dawn spacecraft moves higher in orbit around the dwarf planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2fxuy94
"21.11.2016 14:26:16" NASA 360 NASA's working on a new space system that will allow astronauts to detect hot and cold, beam video to Earth, and immediately access all information needed to complete a mission.
"20.11.2016 15:40:00" 66.media.tumblr.com 66.media.tumblr.com Wearable computer systems in space? Yeah, NASA Technology's got that.
Watch and learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEMluuTM_rk
"20.11.2016 14:45:00" A new report provides expert findings on how elements of the Asteroid Redirect Mission can help future human missions in deep space: http://go.nasa.gov/2g0pMnP
"19.11.2016 15:45:00" NASA's Heads-up Display for Space NASA's working on a new space system that will allow astronauts to detect hot and cold, beam video to Earth, and immediately access all information needed to complete a mission.
"19.11.2016 14:33:00" media.giphy.com gph.is A newly discovered “great valley” in the southern hemisphere of Mercury provides more evidence that the small planet closest to the sun is shrinking. http://go.nasa.gov/2fzN0k9
"18.11.2016 16:45:00" nasa.gov NASA Set to Launch New Fleet of Hurricane-Tracking Small Satellites NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track, and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) hurricane mission will measure previously unknown details crucial to accurately understanding the formation and intensity of tropical cyclones and hurricanes. http://go.nasa.gov/2eXKUK3
"18.11.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes joined forces to observe a stellar event: http://go.nasa.gov/2foiOpz
"17.11.2016 16:26:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Earth's magnetic field pushes particles into a turbulent region that accelerates them to nearly the speed of light: http://go.nasa.gov/2frGs6T
"17.11.2016 14:56:04" Timeline Photos Flying over the Philippine Sea, an astronaut looked toward the horizon from the International Space Station and shot this photograph of three-dimensional clouds, the thin blue envelope of the atmosphere, and the blackness of space.
"17.11.2016 14:05:35" Photos from NASA 360's post There has been a lot of talk lately of self-driving cars, but farmers have already been making good use of self-driving tractors for more than a decade—in part due to a partnership between John Deere and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on GPS
"16.11.2016 16:34:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA is launching a suite of six next-generation, Earth-observing small satellite missions to demonstrate innovative new approaches for studying our changing planet. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fwJzce
"16.11.2016 15:17:50" NASA Earth Today on #FacebookLive we're looking at how NASA is working with cities like Rio de Janeiro and New York City to better understand and prepare their towns in a changing climate.
NASA's fleet of satellites is able to look at Earth's vital signs - even Learn how NASA is working with cities like Rio de Janeiro and New York City to better understand and prepare their towns for a changing climate on #FacebookLive.
"16.11.2016 15:15:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's airborne @SOFIAtelescope to study Neptune's moon Triton and water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa: http://go.nasa.gov/2f0k94H
"15.11.2016 16:33:01" Timeline Photos The moon, or supermoon, is seen as it sets over the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 in Washington. A supermoon occurs when the moon's orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth. Early Monday morning, the moon was the closest it has been
"15.11.2016 14:22:00" Photos from NASA 360's post An opportunity to help develop the first new spacecraft and rockets for astronauts in more than 30 years is a major motivation for the engineers and spaceflight specialists of NASA Commercial Crew Program. Learn More: http://go.nasa.gov/2fSBUn2
"14.11.2016 17:35:00" nasa.gov NASA Set to Launch New Fleet of Hurricane-Tracking Small Satellites NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track, and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) hurricane mission will measure previously unknown details crucial to accurately understanding the formation and intensity of tropical cyclones and hurricanes. http://go.nasa.gov/2eXKUK3
"14.11.2016 16:22:46" Timeline Photos The moon, or supermoon, is seen rising behind the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and European Space Agency astronaut
"14.11.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov The shape of a wing has enormous effects on flight – but there isn't just one “best” wing shape. So what if wings could morph? http://go.nasa.gov/2fv0duU
"13.11.2016 14:45:01" youtube.com ISS: A Step Toward Mars The International Space Station is testing technologies and advancing human health and performance research that will enable deep space, long duration missio... The International Space Station is testing technologies and advancing research that will take humans to new worlds and beyond. Watch: http://bit.ly/2eUy27Z
"13.11.2016 13:39:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From a giant red spider in the sky to the youthful glow of a globular cluster, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy keeping any eye on the cosmos.
Keep up with Hubble at: www.nasa.gov/hubble.
"12.11.2016 15:45:00" ISS: A Step Toward Mars The International Space Station is testing technologies and advancing research that will take humans to new worlds and beyond.
"12.11.2016 13:36:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Love NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover and want more? Of course you do!
Follow the rover and its science team for the latest from the Mars Science Laboratory: http://go.nasa.gov/2dsVytQ
"11.11.2016 17:13:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's #VeteransDay! We have over 1500 veterans currently employed with us that we celebrate and honor. Meet some of them on our Tumblr: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/153038484159/nasa-and-veterans NASA 360 salutes our Veterans, at NASA and throughout the globe #VeteransDay
"11.11.2016 14:45:00" nasa.gov NASA's MMS Breaks Guinness World Record NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS satellites set the record at 43,500 miles above the surface. NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission breaks Guinness record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal: http://go.nasa.gov/2frRGWZ
"11.11.2016 14:39:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn continues to wow us Earthlings with spectacular images from the ringed giant.
You can keep up with Cassini as it nears the end of its spectacular mission at: www.nasa.gov/cassini
"10.11.2016 16:09:00" youtube.com Space Station Fisheye Fly-Through 4K (Ultra HD) Join us for a fly-through of the International Space Station. Produced by Harmonic exclusively for NASA TV UHD, the footage was shot in Ultra High Definition... Ever wanted to tour the International Space Station? Here's your chance! http://bit.ly/2eVZKOl
"10.11.2016 14:39:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Home is where the astronaut is! New research aboard the International Space Station is looking at changes in perceptions about home in space and the ways a unique culture may develop during a mission aboard the ISS: http://go.nasa.gov/2ewMK26
"09.11.2016 14:45:00" nasa.gov NASA and FEMA Conduct Asteroid Impact Emergency Planning Exercise What would we do if we discovered a large asteroid on course to impact Earth? What would we do if an asteroid were heading toward Earth? NASA and FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency are working together to get ready: http://go.nasa.gov/2fxo1KR
"09.11.2016 14:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Eight student-built space habitation system designs could make deep space living more healthy, efficient & comfortable: http://go.nasa.gov/2fHOIRf
"08.11.2016 16:23:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Good morning America! Today's #ElectionDay. Here's a look at our country on this Blue Marble. Remember to go vote today! Remember to go vote today! #ElectionDay
"08.11.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post A new report released addresses limiting interplanetary contamination during a human mission to Mars. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fillCk
"08.11.2016 13:45:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Just back from the International Space Station, Astronaut Kate Rubins performed a lot of serious science during her 4 month mission in space!
Check out her Space Station Science Scrapbook: http://go.nasa.gov/2eDv2K6
"07.11.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov NASA Aircraft Arrival Technology Gets Big Test in 2017 Commercial airline pilots who as children played “Follow the Leader” will have no problem with a new air traffic control innovation NASA and its partners are working on that also will make passengers happier. A new fight system promises to safely increase the number of airplanes that can land on the same runway at busy airports.
Learn how: http://go.nasa.gov/2eiSLSh
"07.11.2016 14:36:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Computers weren't always made of motherboards and CPUs. At one time, they were human! And at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, human computers were a talented team of women who went on to become some of the earliest computer programmers.
"07.11.2016 13:33:35" nasa.tumblr.com Vote While You float: An Astronaut Voting Story Vote while you float! Learn how NASA astronauts cast their vote on the International Space Station: http://bit.ly/2fMpam8
"06.11.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov A largely unrecognized field called photonics may provide solutions to some of NASA's most pressing challenges in future spaceflight: space communications. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2f5GVvV
"06.11.2016 14:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The International Space Station is testing technologies and advancing human health and performance research in an effort to enable deep space, long duration missions, like our Journey to Mars. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2eUy27Z
"05.11.2016 15:45:00" ISS: A Step Toward Mars The International Space Station is testing technologies and advancing research that will take humans to new worlds and beyond.
"05.11.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post 50 years ago, NASA's Gemini missions tackled the challenges of spacewalks all in an effort of landing astronauts on the moon. Today, the knowledge learned from those tests informs our Journey to Mars.
Learn more about the historic Gemini missions:
"04.11.2016 15:08:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Arctic sea ice, the vast sheath of frozen seawater floating on the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas, has been hit with a double whammy over the past decades: as its extent shrunk, the oldest and thickest ice has either thinned or melted away, leaving
"04.11.2016 13:36:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Imagine seeing a sunrise or sunset every 90 minutes. Then imagine what that might do to your biological clock! Astronauts on the International Space Station are studying the effects of spaceflight on circadian rhythm to prepare for really long flights to
"03.11.2016 15:42:20" NASA 360 NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled before.
Together, they will rocket us to new worlds and beyond. Together, NASA's Space Launch System and @NASA's Orion Spacecraft will rocket us to new worlds and beyond.
Watch more: http://bit.ly/2d2Rjzm
"03.11.2016 14:45:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover spies an odd looking meteorite on Mars... then zaps it! See what it found: http://go.nasa.gov/2fl37yC
"03.11.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Interested in what NASA's got going on over the next five years? Of course you are!
Check out this interactive of upcoming major milestones for the agency: http://www.nasa.gov/specials/milestones/
"02.11.2016 17:29:39" Timeline Photos 25 ideas move forward to address radiation protection & mitigation, energy storage, and oxygen recovery for crews. Learn more: www.NASAiTech.com
"02.11.2016 15:14:50" Timeline Photos The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope consisting of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece.
Appropriately, combined with the rest of the observatory, the mirrors will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying
"02.11.2016 14:45:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's Solar Dynamics Laboratory experienced its own partial solar eclipse when it captured the moon passing in front of our sun.
"02.11.2016 12:41:45" Timeline Photos A prototype of NASA's groundbreaking Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) robotic capture module system is tested with a mock asteroid boulder in its clutches. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fAvtct
"01.11.2016 14:52:00" media.giphy.com gph.is The 2016 Antarctic ozone hole was just below average expectations and could ultimately disappear in the coming decades: http://go.nasa.gov/2fj3yxn
"01.11.2016 12:49:30" Timeline Photos The thundering roar of a rocket leaving the launch pad is a familiar sight. Much less familiar is the job of the smaller upper stage engines that do their job mostly beyond eye and camera range, but give spacecraft the big, in-space push they need to
"31.10.2016 21:41:00" Photos from NASA 360's post This Halloween, take a tour of some of the most terrifying and mind-blowing destinations in our galaxy: http://go.nasa.gov/2eUPkzg
"31.10.2016 19:45:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA harvested a cosmic patch of pumpkin stars!
And just in time for the holiday #HappyHalloween http://go.nasa.gov/2erwrUd
"31.10.2016 17:39:00" Timeline Photos The Witch Head nebula: A bevy of baby stars are brewing and bubbling in this cosmic cauldron.
Too much alliteration? Doesn't matter, it's #Halloween!
"31.10.2016 16:25:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Not dressing up for #Halloween? You're being upstaged by a planet! http://go.nasa.gov/2eUbMZA
"31.10.2016 14:35:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The universe sure is a spooky place... Well, on #Halloween it is!
"31.10.2016 13:36:00" Timeline Photos Happy Halloween!
It's the Pumpkin Sun!
"30.10.2016 15:07:00" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Cassini Sees Seasonal Changes on Titan Cassini is one of the most ambitious effort in planetary space exploration ever mounted. A joint endeavour of NASA, ESA and the Italian space agency, Cassini is a sophisticated spacecraft exploring the Saturnian system since 2004. NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn reveals dramatic seasonal changes on the planet's moon Titan: http://go.nasa.gov/2faExp0
"30.10.2016 13:31:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From Cassiopeia's unusual resident to peering into the center of spiraled galaxy, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy keeping any eye on the cosmos.
Keep up with Hubble at www.nasa.gov/hubble
"29.10.2016 15:24:00" Human Exploration of Mars “In our lifetime we actually can see humans land and work on Mars.” - Dr. Jim Green, NASA Solar System Exploration
"29.10.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The NASA - New Horizons Mission To Pluto returns the last bits of data from its July 2015 flyby!
Now, onward to Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69: http://go.nasa.gov/2eJJIb2
"28.10.2016 15:47:00" nasa.gov Citizen Scientists Lend a Hand in Penguin Conservation Tracking penguin populations in Antarctica is a critical component of understanding environmental changes in the region. Tracking penguin populations in Antarctica is a critical component of understanding environmental changes in the region and NASA wants your help! http://go.nasa.gov/2eIKUfB
"28.10.2016 15:11:00" media.giphy.com gph.is “Going to Mars is not Star Trek. It's not 'go where no man has gone before.' It's about letting our planetary scientists be the pioneers—be the group that scouts the future.” - Dr. Jim Green, NASA Solar System Exploration.
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"27.10.2016 15:07:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Help celebrate 10 years of revolutionary solar views with NASA's STEREO spacecraft, helping us understand our sun in three dimensions: go.nasa.gov/2es0xtk
"27.10.2016 13:50:38" Timeline Photos Saturn is changing colors!
Scientists think it has to do with seasonal changes on the planet... Just in time for fall! http://go.nasa.gov/2fck5mT
"27.10.2016 13:03:25" Timeline Photos Scientists used data from several assets to track a solar wave as it channeled upwards from the sun's surface into the atmosphere.
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2enVWWI
"26.10.2016 14:17:30" Timeline Photos Could this be an ocean planet in the Proxima Centauri system? http://go.nasa.gov/2eF3Pr8
"25.10.2016 14:56:00" nasa.gov Citizen Scientists Discover Potential New Exoplanet Hunting Ground "Most disks of this kind fade away in less than 30 million years," said Steven Silverberg, a graduate student at Oklahoma University and lead author of the paper. "This particular red dwarf is a candidate member of the Carina association, which would Eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could be a fruitful new place to search for planets outside our solar system – a large disk of gas and dust encircling a star known as a circumstellar disk.
"25.10.2016 13:09:00" Photos from NASA 360's post “In our lifetime we actually can see humans land and work on Mars.” - Dr. Jim Green, NASA Solar System Exploration.
Watch and learn more: http://bit.ly/2eh02B5
"24.10.2016 17:35:00" youtube.com Ana Stark is #NASAProud NASA is known as a great place to work for several reasons. Hear real employees share their personal motivations and stories about why they are proud to work... Meet Ana Stark, Program Integration Manager for the Launch Services Program at Kennedy Space Center.
Learn more about Ana's job at NASA and why she is #NASAProud.
"24.10.2016 15:47:00" nasa.gov Growing Interest: Students Plant Seeds to Help NASA Farm in Space Teachers and students in South Florida recently began experiments to test a wide spectrum of seeds to see which would flourish in different conditions such as during a mission to Mars. NASA is seeking plant varieties that could grow best in space, providing food for astronauts to eat on their way to future deep space destinations, including Mars.
"23.10.2016 14:12:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov “We've never seen anything like this.”
Astronomers find a pair of cosmic objects that dramatically burst in X-rays: http://go.nasa.gov/2eV5j3M
"23.10.2016 13:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post 12 years and NASA's Opportunity rover is still going strong!
Up next for this durable explorer: a Martian gully that could have been carved out by water. Learn more http://go.nasa.gov/2eiwgiU
"22.10.2016 15:44:00" Human Exploration of Mars Who's ready to see humans on Mars!?
The scientific knowledge and technologies needed to make human exploration of Mars happen are within our reach.
"22.10.2016 13:45:00" media.giphy.com gph.is New global images from NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars show the ultraviolet glow from the Martian atmosphere in unprecedented detail, revealing dynamic, previously invisible behavior. http://go.nasa.gov/2dxu6cp
"21.10.2016 15:34:00" nasa.gov Teleporting Toward a Quantum Internet JPL is involved in a study that tested quantum teleportation underneath the city of Calgary in Canada. Quantum teleportation isn't just science fiction anymore and it could revolutionize modern phone and internet communications: http://go.nasa.gov/2eisshm
"21.10.2016 15:31:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show the moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than predicted. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2e3rAvt
"20.10.2016 16:38:07" NASA 360's cover photo
"20.10.2016 16:38:07" NASA 360's cover photo
"20.10.2016 15:12:54" Timeline Photos Move over sunrise, here's Jupiterrise!
Keep up with NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter at www.nasa.gov/juno
"20.10.2016 13:38:38" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars determines that escaping water from the Red Planet does not always go gently into space: http://go.nasa.gov/2emccZQ
"19.10.2016 14:58:00" nasa.gov Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise A research team led by Philip Thompson, associate director of the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Manoa, evaluated how various processes that cause sea level to change differently in diff A new NASA/university study finds tide gauges, the longest, best-quality historical records of ocean water levels, may have underestimated 20th century global sea level rise. http://go.nasa.gov/2ekewPC
"19.10.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post What goes up must come down, the saying goes. Sometimes, what comes down goes up again. That is true for several science investigations on the International Space Station, which led to advances on Earth that will be applied in new ways back in space.
"18.10.2016 17:41:54" nasa.gov Cloudy Nights, Sunny Days on Distant Hot Jupiters A new study finds clues to where clouds gather on hot Jupiters, and what they're likely made of. The weather forecast for faraway, blistering planets called "hot Jupiters" might go something like this: Cloudy nights and sunny days, with a high of 2,400 degrees Fahrenheit Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2dYZlwc
"18.10.2016 13:28:49" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: NASA Analysis Finds Warmest September on Record By Narrow Margin September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. Another record-breaking month: September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record keeping.
"17.10.2016 18:44:00" youtube.com Vickie Kloeris is #NASAProud NASA is known as a great place to work for several reasons. Hear real employees share their personal motivations and stories about why they are proud to work... Meet Vickie Kloeris, a Food Scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Learn more about Vickie and why she's proud to be a NASA employee. #NASAProud http://bit.ly/2dWePBd
"17.10.2016 15:44:00" nasa.gov SOFIA Detects Collapsing Clouds Becoming Young Suns NASA's flying Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, captures the collapse of portions of six interstellar clouds, as they form into stars larger our own sun. Researchers observe the collapse of portions of interstellar clouds on their way to becoming new stars: http://go.nasa.gov/2dT8Hgd
"17.10.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Each year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory helps celebrate American Archive Month by releasing a collection of images using X-ray data in its archive.
Chandra's archive is a resource that makes data and images like these available to the scientific
"16.10.2016 15:41:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov A new miniature satellite is observing a particular class of X-ray light that has rarely been studied. These X-rays, which can result from eruptions on the sun, can disturb near-Earth space, interfering with GPS, radio and other communication signals.
"16.10.2016 13:52:00" nasa.gov NASA 360 Scientists and engineers are using data from International Space Station experiments to study liquids that may be used to help make valuable tools when exploring deep space.
"15.10.2016 15:14:00" Timeline Photos Astronauts on the International Space Station captured a series of incredible star trail images on Oct. 3, 2016, as they orbited at 17,500 miles per hour. The station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes, and astronauts aboard see an average of 16 sunrises
"15.10.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA is taking the next steps in green aviation X-planes of the future. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2dBhsID
"14.10.2016 15:15:00" nasa.gov Crowdsourced App Plots Food and Health for Space Station Astronauts The International Space Station Food Intake Tracker (ISS FIT) iPad app, recently delivered to the space station, simplifies the way astronauts track their meals. The ISS FIT app gives astronauts real-time feedback about their dietary habits and offer The old adage of “you are what you eat” has an even greater meaning when preparing for long- duration travel to deep space. http://go.nasa.gov/2deH0IU
"14.10.2016 13:59:02" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled before.
Together, they will rocket us to new worlds and beyond. http://bit.ly/2d2Rjzm
"13.10.2016 17:14:32" nasa.gov Hubble Finds 10 Times More Galaxies Than Thought The universe suddenly looks a lot more crowded than previously though thanks to a deep sky census by Hubble and major observatories. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals the observable universe is about 10 times larger than once thought.
Estimate: 2 TRILLION galaxies!
"13.10.2016 15:34:49" media.giphy.com gph.is What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
Talk about an out of this world job! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2dsQq61
"13.10.2016 13:08:18" Timeline Photos Engineers at NASA Langley Research Center used lasers to map how air flows over a Boeing Blended Wing Body (BWB) model – a greener, quieter airplane design under development.
If you look closely you can see the light bouncing off tracer particles.
"12.10.2016 21:25:27" NASA Technology Innovators behind the top 10 iTech #NASAtech ideas will be invited to present at NASA Headquarters in December. Only five days left to apply!
"12.10.2016 21:12:00" youtube.com America's Next Space Exploration Vehicles NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled befo... Together, NASA's Space Launch System and NASA's Orion Spacecraft will rocket us to new worlds and beyond: http://bit.ly/2d2Rjzm
"12.10.2016 13:33:00" Timeline Photos Great balls of fire!
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope detects superhot blobs of gas ejected from a dying star so fast it would take only 30 minutes for them to travel from Earth to the moon. http://go.nasa.gov/2erpTIz
"11.10.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov Study Predicts Next Global Dust Storm on Mars A published prediction, based on this pattern, points to Mars experiencing a global dust storm in the next few months. "Mars will reach the midpoint of its current dust storm season on October 29th of this year. Based on the historical pattern we fou Global dust storms on Mars could soon become more predictable -- which would be a boon for future astronauts there -- if the next one follows a pattern suggested by the past.
"11.10.2016 14:16:57" NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled before.
Together, they will rocket us to new worlds and beyond. Watch and learn:
"10.10.2016 15:45:00" nasa.gov NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER CENTENNIAL A storied legacy, a soaring future -- Celebrate 100 years of NASA Langley Research Center!
Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/specials/nasalangley100/
"10.10.2016 13:34:01" Photos from NASA 360's post The reason why some International Space Station astronauts have returned to Earth with changes in their vision has been a mystery, but new noninvasive techniques to examine crew health in orbit may provide researchers with much needed insight into the
"09.10.2016 15:03:01" nasa.gov NASA Begins Tests to Qualify Orion Parachutes for Mission with Crew In the skies above the Arizona desert, a C-17 aircraft dropped a dart-shaped test article out of its cargo bay from 35,000 feet, or more than 6.5 miles, in altitude over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma to examine how the parachute system pe NASA successfully kicked off a series of tests Sept. 30 to qualify Orion's parachute system for flights with astronauts.
"09.10.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post As NASA continues preparing for the Journey to Mars, the technology now in development is expanding beyond the spacecraft and propulsion systems needed to get there.
NASA scientists and engineers also are developing systems to harness abundant resources
"08.10.2016 15:28:00" America's Next Space Exploration Vehicles NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled before.
Together, they will rocket us to new worlds and beyond.
"08.10.2016 13:45:00" nasa.gov SOFIA Detects Collapsing Clouds Becoming Young Suns When a gas cloud collapses on itself, the cloud's own gravity causes it to contract and the contraction produces heat friction. Heat from the contraction eventually causes the core to ignite hydrogen fusion reactions creating a star. NASA's flying Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, captures the collapse of portions of six interstellar clouds, as they form into stars larger our own sun. http://go.nasa.gov/2dT8Hgd
"07.10.2016 15:29:00" nasa.gov Capable Clean Room Helps NASA Langley Robot Build New Composites A new enclosure surrounding the composite-building robot ISAAC will allow researchers to use temperature and humidity as variables in materials experiments. NASA Langley Research Center's celebrated robot ISAAC now has a hermetically sealed workshop where it's free to follow its prime directive: discovering bold new ways of making composite materials for the air and space vehicles of tomorrow:
"07.10.2016 13:33:01" Photos from NASA 360's post After collecting drilled rock powder in arguably the most scenic landscape yet visited by a Mars rover, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is driving toward uphill destinations as part of its two-year mission extension that began this October. Learn more:
"06.10.2016 14:45:00" nasa.gov X-ray Telescopes Find Evidence for Wandering Black Hole Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray observatory to discover an extremely luminous, variable X-ray source located outside the center of its parent galaxy. This peculiar object could be a wandering black hole Astronomers discover an extremely luminous, variable X-ray source located outside the center of its parent galaxy.
This peculiar object could be a wandering black hole that came from a small galaxy falling into a larger one.
"06.10.2016 13:45:01" media.giphy.com gph.is Massive arches of solar material brighten and stream over an active region on the sun's surface in this animation of imagery captured by NASA Sun Science - with Little SDO.
"05.10.2016 14:23:00" Timeline Photos Two tiny moons of Saturn, Pan in the lower right and Atlas in the upper left, almost lost amid the planet's enormous rings, are seen orbiting in this image from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn.
"05.10.2016 12:56:32" Timeline Photos 7 Facts That Will Make You Feel Very Small: http://bit.ly/1JYfcSZ
Here's one: If the sun were as tall as a typical front door, Earth would be the size of a nickel.
"04.10.2016 17:38:28" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA continues to track and provide satellite imagery of powerful Hurricane Matthew. http://go.nasa.gov/2dmVOZn
"04.10.2016 13:49:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Congratulations to NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars on one full year of beaming home some truly out of this world science. http://go.nasa.gov/2cPKpSW
"03.10.2016 16:13:23" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA watches Hurricane Matthew as it continues to produce dangerous rainfall: http://go.nasa.gov/2dmVOZn
"03.10.2016 13:55:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From the hidden dark side of galaxies to the colorful demise of a sun-like star, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy peering into the cosmos.
You can keep up with the orbiting observatory at: www.nasa.gov/hubble
"02.10.2016 16:36:01" nasa.gov Farming in 'Martian Gardens' NASA's Kennedy Space Center is partnering with the Florida Tech Buzz Aldrin Space Institute in Melbourne, Florida, to collaborate on research studying the performance of crop species grown in a simulated “Martian garden” — a proving ground for a potential Of the many challenges involved in sending humans on the journey to Mars, figuring out how to pack enough food for such a lengthy trip looms large.
So what if astronauts could just grow it when they arrived?
"02.10.2016 14:10:00" Planetary Protection What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
"01.10.2016 16:02:00" nasa.gov New Research Collaboration Explores Microbiome of the Space Station New Research Collaboration Explores Microbiome of the Space Station More than 200 people have crossed the airlock threshold to the International Space Station -- now, the microbes they brought with them, and left behind, are the focus of a new collaborative research opportunity: http://go.nasa.gov/2cYVbls
"01.10.2016 14:30:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Gollum would lose his mind! #LOTR
Want more pictures from the real Lord of the Rings? Follow NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn as it enters its final epic year: www.nasa/gov/cassini
"30.09.2016 16:01:01" nasa.gov 40 Years of Safer Aviation through Reporting The U.S. has an incredibly safe aviation system – it's unparalleled when compared to other modes of transportation. NASA is celebrating 40 years of safer aviation made possible through the Aviation Safety Reporting System.
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2d9BahN
"30.09.2016 13:45:01" Photos from NASA 360's post It's small, it's hot, and it's shrinking. Mercury joins Earth as a tectonically active planet.
Welcome to the club! http://go.nasa.gov/2ddRyZ7
"29.09.2016 15:37:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Citizen Science! A Juno fan has created a movie of the spacecraft's approach to Jupiter: http://bit.ly/2ccf2iA
"29.09.2016 13:31:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The ESA - European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission ends with a controlled decent to the surface of comet 67/P Friday, Sept. 30 around 7:20AM EDT... And you can tune in live! http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
"28.09.2016 17:59:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE at 2pm ET: Ask our experts about sequencing DNA in space in an /r/science @Reddit AMA: http://go.nasa.gov/2dDmLJx
"28.09.2016 15:43:00" media.giphy.com giphy.com NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has a giant custom-built, kite-shaped sunshield driven by mechanics that will fold and unfold with a harmonious synchronicity 1 million miles from Earth.
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2dmoNhX
"28.09.2016 14:09:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Love NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover and want more?
Follow the rover and its science team for the latest from the Mars Science Laboratory. http://go.nasa.gov/2dsVytQ
"27.09.2016 18:38:55" NASA 360 What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
Learn how NASA protects places in our solar system from hitchhiking microbes, anytime we visit. NASA takes major precautions to make sure they never send microbes to other planetary surfaces.
"27.09.2016 16:26:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Space is filled with light that we can't see. Some of this invisible light that fills space takes the form of X-rays, the source of which has been hotly contended over the past few decades.... Until now: http://go.nasa.gov/2cMVvpU
"27.09.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Happy 70th anniversary to NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center!
Learn more about this center's establishment and the 7 decades of flight research that followed: http://go.nasa.gov/2cXju5x
"26.09.2016 18:29:31" nasa.gov NASA's Hubble Spots Possible Water Plumes Erupting on Europa The observation increases the possibility that missions to Europa may be able to sample Europa's ocean without having to drill through miles of ice. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope sees potential water plumes erupting off of Jupiter's moon Europa. http://go.nasa.gov/2cwOJBH
"26.09.2016 16:48:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov The Hubble Space Telescope has captured one of the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart... 67 million miles from Earth! http://go.nasa.gov/2d5dw5D
"26.09.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Since its launch 10 years ago, Hinode has been watching the sun nearly non-stop, providing valuable insight into our star – and others throughout the universe.
Help us celebrate a decade of solar science with Hinode! http://go.nasa.gov/2dg8dR4
"25.09.2016 15:16:00" Photos from NASA 360's post What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
Learn how NASA protects places in our solar system from hitchhiking microbes, anytime we visit.
"25.09.2016 14:20:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Hubble Space Telescope brings the cosmos to you! Follow along with the latest from this orbiting observatory at: nasa.gov/hubble
"24.09.2016 15:24:00" Planetary Protection What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
Learn how NASA protects places in our solar system from hitchhiking microbes, anytime we visit.
"24.09.2016 14:03:00" nasa.gov Studies Find Echoes of Black Holes Eating Stars Supermassive black holes, with their immense gravitational pull, are notoriously good at clearing out their immediate surroundings by eating nearby objects. A supermassive black hole's star-filled lunch is helping astronomers understand these cosmic behemoths a little more.
"23.09.2016 15:00:00" nasa.gov Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence of a planet orbiting two stars in a system 8,000 light-years away toward the center of our galaxy. The Saturn-sized planet orbits roughly 300 million Two's company, but three might not always be a crowd — at least in space.
"23.09.2016 11:34:36" Photos from NASA 360's post Two pilots who credit a NASA-supported technology with saving one of their lives during a May training exercise mishap paid a visit to NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, to meet with some of the very engineers responsible for
"22.09.2016 14:59:00" nasaitech.com NASA 360 Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators: NASA Technology needs your help on our Journey to Mars: http://bit.ly/NASAiTech
"22.09.2016 13:30:21" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission achieved a new record: four spacecraft flying in formation, only four-and-a-half miles apart! http://go.nasa.gov/2cTABWX
"21.09.2016 19:15:59" To Bennu and Back NASA is headed to an asteroid to pick up a sample and bring it home!
"21.09.2016 15:25:00" Timeline Photos As NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn begins its epic final year, let's take a look back at some of the mission's many achievements.
"21.09.2016 13:27:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA scientists discover an 'impossible' cloud on Titan - again! http://go.nasa.gov/2cJ2OCh
"20.09.2016 15:03:00" nasa.gov X-ray Detection Sheds New Light on Pluto Scientists using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have made the first detections of X-rays from Pluto. These observations offer new insight into the space environment surrounding the largest and best-known object in the solar system's outermost regions. X-rays observed at Pluto offer new insight into the space environment surrounding the largest and best-known object in the solar system's outermost regions.
"20.09.2016 13:58:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Piece by piece, NASA continues to build the world's most powerful rocket ever: NASA's Space Launch System. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2crnSu1
"19.09.2016 16:32:00" nasa.gov NASA to Shine Lasers on Future Aircraft Concept NASA to Shine Lasers on Future Aircraft Concept As NASA aeronautics engineers prepare to develop a series of greener, quieter, faster X-planes, they are already testing concepts that could be candidates.
"19.09.2016 15:07:00" nasa.gov Fighting Cancer with Space Research Every day, NASA spacecraft beam down hundreds of petabytes of data, all of which has to be codified, stored and distributed to scientists across the globe. Increasingly, artificial intelligence is helping to "read" this data as well, highlighting sim Learn how NASA is using science that originated in space exploration to help support cancer discoveries: http://go.nasa.gov/2cp0FIJ
"19.09.2016 14:29:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Polar bears are among the animals most affected by the seasonal and year-to-year decline in Arctic sea ice. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2d0y4be
"19.09.2016 13:53:49" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn stared at the gas giant for nearly 44 hours in April 2016 to obtain this movie showing four Saturn days: http://bit.ly/2cL1AUM
"18.09.2016 17:11:00" The View from Mars Since its 2012 arrival on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has traversed, analyzed, drilled and zapped the Martian surface all while providing humanity with new views of an ancient world.
"18.09.2016 13:33:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Analysis of images from NASA's Dawn mission reveals that dwarf planet Ceres hosts an unexpectedly young cryovolcano that formed with the past billion years. http://go.nasa.gov/2cLjtEs
"17.09.2016 16:20:00" To Bennu and Back NASA is headed to an asteroid to pick up a sample and bring it home!
"17.09.2016 14:52:00" Photos from NASA 360's post A NASA airborne mission designed to transform our understanding of Earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs has set up shop in Australia for a two-month investigation of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest reef ecosystem.
"16.09.2016 15:50:00" nasa.gov Pluto 'Paints' its Largest Moon Red In June 2015, when the cameras on NASA's approaching New Horizons spacecraft first spotted the large reddish polar region on Pluto's largest moon, Charon, mission scientists knew two things: they'd never seen anything like it elsewhere in our solar Space artist Pluto paints its moon Charon red with escaped methane gas from its atmosphere: http://go.nasa.gov/2cL2Plq
"16.09.2016 13:37:00" nasa.gov Know Thy Star, Know Thy Planet When it comes to exoplanets, astronomers have realized that they only know the properties of the planets they discover as well as they know the properties of the stars being orbited. For a planet's size, precisely characterizing the host star can mea Astronomers confirm TRAPPIST-1 is a single star and validate that its three transiting planets are Earth-size: http://go.nasa.gov/2cy1JXR
"15.09.2016 15:21:00" nasa.gov Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster Discovered A new record for the most distant galaxy cluster has been set using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes. The most distant galaxy cluster ever was recently observed by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and it may have been caught right after its birth -- something never seen before!
"15.09.2016 13:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post The story of oceans is the story of life.
How did water arrive on Earth? How do planets lose their oceans? What kinds of oceans exist throughout our solar system and beyond?
Explore Ocean Worlds with NASA: http://go.nasa.gov/2cauUjm
"14.09.2016 15:25:00" nasa.gov Auroras Move to Rhythms of Earth's Magnetic Field The majestic auroras have captivated humans for thousands of years, but their nature – the fact that the lights are electromagnetic and respond to solar activity – was only realized in the last 150 years. Thanks to coordinated multi-satellite observa For the first time, scientists have directly mapped Earth's fluctuating magnetic field and resulting electrical currents to aurora, thanks to northern lights observations from NASA's THEMIS mission.
"14.09.2016 14:01:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover continues to wow with some spectacular layered rock formations as seen from the Martian surface: http://go.nasa.gov/2cnRwkc
"13.09.2016 15:02:00" earthobservatory.nasa.gov earthobservatory.nasa.gov Visualizing the warmest august in 136 years of modern record keeping: http://go.nasa.gov/2cowX68
"13.09.2016 13:49:25" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: NASA Analysis Finds August 2016 Another Record Month August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. August 2016 tops the charts as the warmest August in 136 years of record-keeping: http://go.nasa.gov/2cDCTIt @NASAGISS
"12.09.2016 15:50:00" nasa.gov 'Enterprise' Nebulae Seen by Spitzer Since ancient times, people have imagined familiar objects when gazing at the heavens. There are many examples of this phenomenon, known as pareidolia, including the constellations and the well-known nebulae named Ant, Stingray and Hourglass. Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the TV series "Star Trek," which first aired September 8th,1966, a new infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope may remind fans of the historic show.
"12.09.2016 13:35:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Since its 2012 arrival on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has traversed, analyzed, drilled and zapped the Martian surface all while providing humanity with new views of an ancient world.
More at: http://bit.ly/2czdkIB
"11.09.2016 14:48:50" Timeline Photos On this 15th anniversary of September 11, we remember and will never forget those lost. Here's a look at a rebuilt New York City, seen from the International Space Station. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2cQvcAI
"10.09.2016 21:46:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Well hello there! The ESA - European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission finds the Philae lander. http://bit.ly/2bOe12z
"10.09.2016 15:35:00" The View from Mars Since its 2012 arrival on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has traversed, analyzed, drilled and zapped the Martian surface all while providing humanity with new views of an ancient world.
"10.09.2016 13:32:08" Timeline Photos This stormy scene taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing many hot young stars.
These stars are emitting intense ultraviolet light, which causes nearby hydrogen gas to glow, and torrential stellar winds, which are carving
"09.09.2016 12:26:41" media.giphy.com gph.is Congratulations to NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission on its successful launch! #ToBennuAndBack
"08.09.2016 16:24:58" Timeline Photos NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission on the launchpad makes you go, "oooh" and "ahhh."
Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
"08.09.2016 15:47:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Today's the day! #ToBennuAndBack
OSIRIS-Rex launches to asteroid Bennu to retrieve a sample and bring it back to Earth. http://www.nasa.gov/osiris-rex
"07.09.2016 15:38:26" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA is launching it's first asteroid return sample mission TOMORROW!
Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/osiris-rex
"07.09.2016 14:10:00" nasa.gov A Strange Thing Happened in the Stratosphere Stratospheric wind patterns changed recently in a way scientists had never seen in 60 years. High above Earth's tropics, a pattern of winds changed recently in a way that scientists had never seen in more than 60 years of consistent measurements.
"06.09.2016 17:04:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Imagery from the sun's edges is revealing the origins of solar wind: http://go.nasa.gov/2c83PQd
"06.09.2016 14:40:00" Photos from NASA 360's post For the first time ever, DNA was successfully sequenced in microgravity as part of the Biomolecule Sequencer experiment performed by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins aboard the International Space Station. http://go.nasa.gov/2bVm2Cb
"05.09.2016 18:15:41" NASA's Sample Return Robot challenge concludes! I'm
"05.09.2016 17:11:55" nasa.gov Hubble's Best Image of Alpha Centauri A and B This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has given us this stunning view of the bright Alpha Centauri A (on the left) and Alpha Centauri B (on the right), shining like huge… The closest star system to the Earth is the famous Alpha Centauri group, where astronomers recently discovered an exoplanet in the habitable zone of its parent star.
"05.09.2016 13:02:34" NASA Centennial Challenges Good morning!
Our live broadcast from Sample Return Robot Level 2, Day 2, begins in just 15 minutes.
Join us live as the teams compete for $1.36 million.
Watch: ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc It's day two of NASA's Sample Return Robot challenge and you can tune in live!
Watch @ ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc
"04.09.2016 17:58:29" Live from NASA Centennial Challenges' #srrbot competition
"04.09.2016 13:29:18" media.giphy.com gph.is 7 teams are competing for their chance at $1.36 million in the final year of NASA's Sample Return Centennial Challenge.
Watch along LIVE: ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc
"03.09.2016 21:04:00" youtube.com NASA 360 - Rovers Reloaded Could you build a robot capable of thinking and moving on its own? NASA put $1.5 million on the line hoping that you can. Join NASA 360 as we follow two team... Teams are gearing up for the final year of NASA's Sample Return Centennial Challenge,
Not familiar? Get reacquainted! http://bit.ly/2bRPpGB
"03.09.2016 18:53:34" Photos from NASA 360's post Jupiter's poles: Unlike anything we've encountered before. http://go.nasa.gov/2bIFgwz
"02.09.2016 18:41:30" Timeline Photos Seeing double --- and this time it's a great thing as NASA witnesses a double eclipse! http://go.nasa.gov/2bZf0vD
"01.09.2016 18:39:00" Selecting a Human Landing Site on Mars Where's the best place on Mars to send humans?
NASA is searching for the answer.
"01.09.2016 14:26:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From an irregular island in a sea of space to stellar shrapnel, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy peering into the cosmos!
Keep up with Hubble @ www.nasa.gov/hubble
"31.08.2016 18:42:00" NASA 360 - Rovers Reloaded Teams are gearing up for the final year of NASA's Sample Return Centennial Challenge,
Not familiar? Get reacquainted!
"31.08.2016 14:00:43" Photos from NASA 360's post An ethereal, glowing spot appears on Saturn's B ring in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. There is nothing particular about that place in the rings that produces the glowing effect -- instead, it is an example of an "opposition surge" making that
"30.08.2016 15:38:00" nasa.gov NASA Team Probes Peculiar Age-Defying Star For years, astronomers have puzzled over a massive star lodged deep in the Milky Way that shows conflicting signs of being extremely old and extremely young. A star appearing both extremely old and extremely young is being probed by a team at NASA.
"30.08.2016 14:23:30" NASA 360 Could you build a robot capable of thinking on its own?
NASA put $1.5 million on the line hoping that you can. NASA Centennial Challenges will hold it's final Sample Return Robot competition this weekend where teams are competing for $1.36 million!
What do they need to do? Get caught up!
"29.08.2016 16:06:02" NASA 360 Howdy neighbor! There's a new 'Earth-like' planet in the cosmic neighborhood!
"29.08.2016 15:10:04" Timeline Photos NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter gets it close up! http://go.nasa.gov/2bLqkIJ
"29.08.2016 14:05:44" c-span.org NASA Viking Mission to Mars NASA historians discuss the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on July 20, 1976. They also talk about the scientific experiments conducted on Mars and how the program… Did you miss the Viking 40th anniversary celebration?
No worries, we've got you covered: http://cs.pn/2bv99xI
"28.08.2016 15:11:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA is searching for the perfect location for a human visit to Mars.
Learn about selecting human landing site on Mars: http://bit.ly/2bSAnxC
"28.08.2016 13:33:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Dark matter, the mysterious stuff that makes up most of the material universe, continues to vex scientists, but three creative studies using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have helped whittle down some possibilities. http://go.nasa.gov/2cbr8Mm
"27.08.2016 16:34:00" Selecting a Human Landing Site on Mars Where is the best place on Mars to send humans?
NASA is seeking the answer to that question as they prepare for our #JourneyToMars.
"27.08.2016 14:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post 35 years ago, Voyager 2 made the first close flyby of Saturn revealing a wondrous planet with a menagerie of moons.
One year after that flyby work began on the tremendous NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2bgZNTc
"26.08.2016 18:05:00" Nearby 'Earth-like' Planet Discovered Howdy neighbor!
"26.08.2016 15:11:00" nasa.gov Flights Study Atmospheric Effect On Sonic Booms The Sonic Booms in Atmospheric Turbulence, or SonicBAT, flights were performed at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, in late July, to help NASA researchers measure the effect of low-altitude turbulence on sonic booms reac NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere assisting in the development of tools necessary to further the development of future supersonic commercial aircraft.
"26.08.2016 14:33:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Tectonic features tell the story of how Saturn's moon Dione has been heated and cooled since its formation, and scientists use those clues to piece together the moon's past: http://go.nasa.gov/2bYP5GE
"25.08.2016 17:54:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Happy 100th anniversary to the U.S. National Park Service!
In honor of 100 years check out these National Parks from space: http://go.nasa.gov/2bJbqWZ
"25.08.2016 14:34:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Well howdy neighbor!
The European Southern Observatory discovers that the nearest star to Earth has a potential Earth-like planet! http://go.nasa.gov/2bIXdrF
"25.08.2016 13:09:34" Photos from NASA 360's post The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program nurtures visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions with the creation of breakthroughs.
Be a part of the conversation as these ideas are discussed LIVE: http://bit.ly/2bCGeIJ
"24.08.2016 15:55:00" nasa.gov NASA Reestablishes Contact With STEREO-B On Aug. 21, 2016, contact was reestablished with one of NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories after communications were lost on Oct. 1, 2014. After nearly 2 years, NASA has reestablished contact with its STEREO-B sun-observing satellite.
"24.08.2016 14:24:00" nasa.gov Molecules in Nebula Offer Clues to the Building Blocks of Life Using data collected by NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) and other observatories, an international team of researchers has studied how a particular type of organic molecules, the raw materials for life – could develop in Data collected by NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) and other observatories could help scientists better understand how life could have developed on Earth.
"24.08.2016 13:05:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Each year, NASA funds a handful of futuristic concepts to push forward the boundaries of space exploration.
Today, you can join the conversation as these concepts are discussed LIVE: http://bit.ly/2bCGeIJ
"23.08.2016 15:39:15" Timeline Photos Like cosmic ballet dancers, the stars of the Pleiades cluster are spinning.
But these celestial dancers are all twirling at different speeds and astronomers have long wondered what determines the rotation rates of these stars: http://go.nasa.gov/2aI3OEq
"23.08.2016 13:03:01" Photos from NASA 360's post What if there were new, revolutionary ways to explore planets, moons, asteroids and even our own Earth?
NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) is looking at just that: innovative, visionary and credible ways to change the possible. Watch live as NIAC
"22.08.2016 14:32:01" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: NASA Analysis Finds July 2016 is Warmest on Record July 2016 was the warmest July in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. In 136 years of record-keeping, July 2016 was the hottest July on record: http://go.nasa.gov/2brWBoD
"22.08.2016 12:47:07" NASA's New Camera A new camera is letting engineers at NASA see in a whole new way.
"22.08.2016 12:44:15" Timeline Photos A new look at the debris from an exploded star in our galaxy has astronomers re-examining when the supernova actually happened: http://go.nasa.gov/2b4EBRR
"21.08.2016 16:33:00" nasa.gov Venus May Once Have Been Habitable Venus may have had a shallow liquid-water ocean and habitable surface temperatures for up to 2 billion years of its early history, according to NASA computer modeling of the planet's ancient climate. Was Venus once habitable?
New research suggests oceans and a habitable surface temperatures once existed on Earth's next-door neighbor.
"21.08.2016 15:45:00" media.giphy.com gph.is How do you study the topography of an asteroid millions of miles away? Map it with a robotic cartographer! http://go.nasa.gov/2aRodUS
"20.08.2016 14:26:00" nasa.gov NASA Space Robotics Challenge Prepares Robots for the Journey to Mars NASA Space Robotics Challenge Prepares Robots for the Journey to Mars A new NASA Space Robotics Challenge is preparing for the agency's #JourneyToMars: http://go.nasa.gov/2bGZSVM
"20.08.2016 13:31:00" nasa.gov A.I. Could Be a Firefighter's 'Guardian Angel' JPL research designed to keep first responders out of harm's way receives award from the Department of Homeland Security. New artificial intelligence technology, developed jointly by the Jet Propulsion Lab and the Department of Homeland Security, could one day guide first responders in the field.
"19.08.2016 16:19:01" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's IRIS spots plasma rain on the sun's surface: http://go.nasa.gov/2bmQAOb
"19.08.2016 14:54:00" Photos from NASA 360's post A new study suggests Ceres has a weak interior, and that water and other light materials separated from rock during a heating phase early in its history. http://go.nasa.gov/2bxxelz
"18.08.2016 23:04:00" Living Off Earth From life support to spacesuits to propulsion, NASA is developing new ways to live far from Earth that have never been done before. #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 16:03:00" NASA's First Martian Landing NASA is on a #JourneyToMars that started decades ago!
Today on #NASAMarsDay, learn about NASA's first successful landing on the Red Planet.
"18.08.2016 04:06:00" Are We Alone? Mars was once habitable - so could we be Martians or Martians be Earthlings? Setting foot on the Red Planet could help us uncover these and more questions. #NASAMarsDay
"17.08.2016 16:41:01" nasa.gov Hubble Uncovers Galaxy Pair Coming in from the Wilderness NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered two tiny dwarf galaxies that have wandered from a vast cosmic wilderness into a nearby “big city” packed with galaxies. After being quiescent for billions of years, they are ready to party by starting a NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered two tiny dwarf galaxies that have wandered from a vast cosmic wilderness into a nearby “big city” packed with galaxies.
"17.08.2016 15:11:00" Photos from NASA 360's post On March 17, 2015 an interplanetary shock struck the outermost of Earth's Van Allen radiation belts, resulting in the greatest geomagnetic storm of the preceding decade.
Learn more about this rare event: http://go.nasa.gov/2bdHMHM
"16.08.2016 15:15:01" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) continues to move forward as it completes its latests milestone.
Keep up with ARM and learn about the mission at http://go.nasa.gov/2aQc1Gv
"16.08.2016 13:10:29" Timeline Photos Although Saturn's moons Tethys and Hyperion appear to be close neighbors they are actually 930,000 miles (1.5 million kilometers) apart in this Cassini image. http://go.nasa.gov/2aYqLlm
"15.08.2016 15:18:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Decades of discovery: NASA's up-close exploration of the the gas giant Jupiter began in the 1970s with Pioneer 10 & 11, and continues today with NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter.
"15.08.2016 13:52:52" media.giphy.com gph.is Meteors encounter Earth's atmosphere as seen from the International Space Station. http://bit.ly/2aIflDx
"14.08.2016 21:35:43" NASA 360 July 20, 1976, 7 years to the day after the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA's Viking spacecraft became the first to successfully land and operate on Mars.
Join NASA 360 as we celebrate 40 years since this historic touchdown on another world. Celebrate 40 years on the surface of Mars! #Viking40
"14.08.2016 15:01:00" Photos from NASA 360's post From long-dead stars to a sky full of stars, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been busy peering into the cosmos!
Keep up with Hubble at www.nasa/gov/hubble
"14.08.2016 13:42:00" youtube.com NASA's First Martian Landing July 20, 1976, 7 years to the day after the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA's Viking spacecraft became the first to successfully land and operate on Mars. Join ... Celebrate 40 years on the surface of Mars! http://bit.ly/2brN7yd
"13.08.2016 16:34:00" NASA's First Martian Landing July 20, 1976, 7 years to the day after the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA's Viking spacecraft became the first to successfully land and operate on Mars.
Join NASA 360 as we celebrate 40 years since this historic touchdown on another world.
"13.08.2016 13:28:00" nasa.gov NASA 360 Slightly larger than a cereal box, the Dellingr CubeSat will study the charged particles of Earth's outer atmosphere, which can drive changes in our space weather and impact satellites.
"12.08.2016 16:24:00" nasa.gov NASA Selects Six Companies to Develop Habitat Prototypes, Concepts NASA has selected six U.S. companies to help advance the Journey to Mars by developing ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats. NASA selects six U.S. companies to help advance the #JourneyToMars by developing ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats.
"12.08.2016 14:30:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Before & After: A revolutionary new camera is allowing researchers to see propulsion data in a whole new way. http://go.nasa.gov/2aXsqHn
"11.08.2016 20:52:39" nasa.gov NASA Pulls Together National Data, Sleuths Out Air Traffic Mysteries NASA is committed to transforming aviation by dramatically reducing its environmental impact and improving efficiency while maintaining safety in more crowded skies. Sherlock will help air traffic management researchers quickly perform large-scale an For the first time ever, air traffic researchers can view and analyze archived flight data collected and merged from all air traffic facilities across the U.S., with fast update rates ranging from one second to 12 seconds for every flight's position.
"11.08.2016 15:11:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn has found deep, steep-sided canyons on Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons.
The finding represents the first direct evidence of the presence of liquid-filled channels on Titan, as well as the first
"11.08.2016 12:24:21" Timeline Photos Two cosmic structures show evidence for a remarkable change in behavior of a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy.
Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2bgzba5
"10.08.2016 17:46:34" NASA 360 This August 11-12 don't forget to look up!
Known for it's fast and bright meteors, the annual Perseid meteor shower is anticipated to be one of the best potential meteor viewing opportunities this year. Are you ready for the Perseid meteor shower?
Don't forget to look up August 11-12! http://go.nasa.gov/2apiAep
"10.08.2016 14:45:01" Photos from NASA 360's post The shadow Saturn casts stretched across all of the planet's rings earlier in NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn.
Now the shadow barely makes it past the Cassini division, marking the passing of seasons on this ringed giant.
"10.08.2016 13:06:39" Timeline Photos This false-color view from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn shows clouds in the planet's northern hemisphere.
The view was made using images taken by Cassini's wide-angle camera using a combination of spectral filters sensitive to infrared
"09.08.2016 16:58:12" Timeline Photos Snow and ice in this winter image reflect enough light from stars, the moon, and the aurora to reveal details of the landscape.
On the lower right, we see a circle of ice on the frozen reservoir that now occupies Manicouagan impact crater. City lights
"09.08.2016 15:24:40" Photos from NASA 360's post Did you know that Saturn has 62 known moons!
And thanks to NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn, we've had a close-up view for over a decade of the Saturnian satellites. Keep up with Cassini at: www.nasa.gov/cassini
"08.08.2016 15:48:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's sun-studying SOHO spacecraft spotted a bright sungrazer comet.
Like most sungrazing comets, this comet was torn apart and vaporized by the intense forces near the sun. http://go.nasa.gov/2aLMxIl
"08.08.2016 13:45:01" Photos from NASA 360's post The power of pink is helping NASA test new aircraft designs that could cut fuel use in half, pollution by 75 percent and noise to nearly one-eighth of what it is today. http://go.nasa.gov/2b0xJaj
"07.08.2016 15:45:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Software used to plan Mars missions narrows down choices for homebuilders so they can maximize cost and energy efficiencies. http://go.nasa.gov/2abCs78
"07.08.2016 15:43:00" nasa.gov How a Mars Architecture Solution Helps with Home Energy Efficiency Anyone who has ever tried to design a home to maximize both cost and energy efficiency knows: the virtually endless options can be overwhelming. Software used to plan Mars missions narrows down choices for homebuilders so they can maximize cost and energy efficiencies. http://go.nasa.gov/2abCs78
"06.08.2016 16:50:00" nasa.gov Science Flights Target Melting Arctic Sea Ice NASA's Operation IceBridge completed the first research flight of its new 2016 Arctic summer campaign on July 13. The science flights, which continue through July 25, are collecting data on sea ice in a year following a record-warm winter in the Arct This summer, with sea ice across the Arctic Ocean shrinking to below-average levels, a NASA airborne survey of polar ice just completed its first flights. http://go.nasa.gov/29VYIjo
"06.08.2016 15:06:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Happy 4th anniversary to NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover!
Thanks for all the science!
"06.08.2016 14:03:00" Photos from NASA 360's post Jupiter's moon Io has it tough!
Once a day as Jupiter's shadow eclipses the volcanic moon, its atmosphere collapses to the surface, condensing as ice. http://go.nasa.gov/2aIGSCY
"05.08.2016 16:46:40" NASA 360 A human visit to Mars is full of challenges. Chief among them: the time it takes to get to Mars and return home safely -- the long trip is hard on our astronauts.
So what if we could use a new type of propulsion to shorten that journey? The future of space propulsion could be accelerating NASA's #JourneyToMars.
"05.08.2016 15:52:00" Photos from NASA 360's post NASA's first-ever piloted X-plane with an electric propulsion system was recently uncrated at a California airport. http://go.nasa.gov/2awdVcp
"05.08.2016 14:25:00" media.giphy.com gph.is A human visit to Mars is full of challenges. Chief among them: the time it takes to get to Mars and return home safely -- the long trip is hard on our astronauts.
So what if we could use a new type of propulsion to shorten that journey? Watch and learn:
"04.08.2016 18:54:00" Timeline Photos A 100-pound liquid oxygen/liquid methane engine fires up after NASA Glenn's Altitude Combustion Stand (ACS) was reactivated recently. This facility is designed to test rocket engines and engine components at up to two thousand pounds of thrust.
"04.08.2016 16:29:00" nasa.gov New Tech Would Measure CO2 With Laser Accuracy Ten years in the making, a new NASA instrument would measure atmospheric carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, with laser accuracy -- literally. Ten years in the making, a new NASA instrument would measure atmospheric carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, with laser accuracy, literally.