NASA released a 10-year timelapse of the sun that has amassed more than 20 million gigabytes of data.
Skywatchers are in for a treat on July 4, when the buck moon, or July full moon, rises in the sky. There will also be a partial lunar eclipse.
Another plume of dusty air reached the United States Tuesday, again bringing dust particles to sections of the Southern United States.
U.S. residents reveling in Independence Day festivities will get a prime-time view of a penumbral lunar eclipse that is expected to take over the night sky starting at 11:04 p.m. EDT.
The challenge comes ahead of NASA’s 2024 flight to the moon, which aims to land the first woman and next man on the lunar surface.
“The committee remains concerned that there is no unified, comprehensive process within the Federal Government for collecting and analyzing intelligence on unidentified aerial phenomena, despite the potential threat,” according to a recent government report.
The estimates were published in The Astrophysical Journal on June 15.
‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse will occur June 21, visible in parts of world. The eclipse will occur on Sunday, June 21, 2020, just one day after the summer solstice.
A green fireball was identified as a possible meteor. It was seen lighting up the dark sky in Western Australia’s remote Pibara region on June 14.
After finding the first-known repeating fast radio bursts (FRBs) in February, researchers have discovered another repeating FRB in deep space that has them baffled.
An asteroid which NASA estimates may be larger than the Empire State Building is headed in Earth’s direction and expected to pass near our planet on Saturday.
Despite weather concerns, the veteran astronauts took off from launchpad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday afternoon, riding on top of a Falcon 9 rocket aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.
After nine years, Americans are back in the business of launching astronauts into space.
By NASA’s count, over 3 million viewers tuned in online.
“That was a beautiful sight to see and I hope you all enjoyed it,” Trump said shortly after the rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company lifted off for a trip to the International Space Station.
If SpaceX and NASA are going to make history with a launch from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, they’re going to have to beat the odds. Meteorologists still say there is only a 50-percent chance of acceptable weather for the second Demo-2 launch attempt.
The weather forecast for Saturday’s launch attempt of SpaceX’s Demo-2 mission is not any better than it was yesterday, when pesky storms grounded the flight.
Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon.
NASA and SpaceX will launch the first astronauts since the retirement of the space shuttle program in 2011 on May 27 from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center.
It’s been nearly nine years since astronauts blasted into space from American soil. Thanks to Mother Nature, it will be at least three more days.