Space & Space Sciences

  • NASA Conducts Test of SLS Rocket Core Stage for Artemis I Moon Mission
    NASA conducted a hot fire Saturday of the core stage for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon. The hot fire is the final test of the Green Run series. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Conducts Test of SLS Rocket Core Stage for Artemis I…
  • NASA to Host Virtual Briefing on February Perseverance Mars Rover Landing
    NASA is hosting a media briefing on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss the upcoming landing of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA to Host Virtual Briefing on February Perseverance Mars Rover Landing
  • Week in images: 11 – 15 January 2021
    Week in images: 11 – 15 January 2021 Discover our week through the lens Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • Metal Fuels. We research. You benefit.
    Video: 00:07:30 Did you know that in microgravity we are preparing one of the most promising fuels for the future? Microgravity is helping to find answers and models to refine the processes needed to efficiently burn solid fuel like iron dust. Are we witnessing the raise of a new “Iron Age”? Could we use metal…
  • ESA Kids app now available
    ESA Kids app now available Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • Earth from Space: Tanezrouft
    Video: 00:02:50 In this week’s edition of the Earth from Space programme, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Tanezrouft Basin – one of the most desolate parts of the Sahara Desert. See also Tanezrouft Basin to download the image. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA Science to Host Community Town Hall
    NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Thomas Zurbuchen, the agency’s associate administrator for science, at 2 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 25. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Science to Host Community Town Hall
  • 2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record, NASA Analysis Shows
    Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, according to an analysis by NASA. Source: NASA Breaking news 2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record, NASA Analysis Shows
  • 2021 is taking off with ESA's new rocket merchandise
    2021 is taking off with ESA’s new rocket merchandise Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions
    NASA is targeting a two-hour test window that opens at 5 p.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 16, for the hot fire test of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core…
  • NASA Updates Times for TV Coverage, Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions
    NASA is targeting a two-hour test window that opens at 5 p.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 16, for the hot fire test of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Updates Times for TV Coverage, Test of Rocket Core…
  • Spain’s chilly blanket
    Image: The heavy snowfall that hit Spain a few days ago still lies heavy across much of the country as this Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite image shows. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program
    NASA and the Government of Japan have finalized an agreement for the lunar Gateway, an orbiting outpost that commercial and international partners will build together. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program
  • NASA, NOAA to Announce 2020 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions
    Climate researchers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessment of global temperatures and discuss the major climate trends of 2020 during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 14. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, NOAA to Announce 2020 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions
  • Madrid snowbound
    Image: This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image of Madrid in Spain appears to have been taken in black and white. In fact, it is a true-colour image – but the heaviest snowfall in 50 years has blanketed the region, turning the landscape white. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA Accelerates SLS Rocket Hot Fire Test, Invites Media to Pretest Briefing
    Following a test readiness review on Monday, NASA is now targeting Saturday, Jan. 16, for the final test in the Green Run testing series for the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the agency’s Artemis I mission. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Accelerates SLS Rocket Hot Fire Test, Invites…
  • NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
    Experts from across NASA will discuss topics ranging from black holes to exploding stars to planets beyond our solar system at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
  • NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
    NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’ Experts from across NASA will discuss topics ranging from black holes to exploding stars to planets beyond our solar system at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Source: Nasa Solar System and Beyond News NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
  • Cosmic neon lights
    Image: Cosmic neon lights Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA, FAA Partnership Bolsters American Commercial Space Activities
    NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) reaffirming the agencies’ longstanding relationship to foster robust American commercial space transportation capabilities, including commercial crew and cargo activities. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, FAA Partnership Bolsters American Commercial Space Activities
  • NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences
    NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the progress of science. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, NSF Sign Agreement…
  • NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences
    NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the…
  • European Gateway module to be built in France as Thomas Pesquet readies for second spaceflight
    ESA signed a contract today with Thales Alenia Space to start building the European module for the lunar Gateway that will provide the new human exploration facility with communications and refueling. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • The Sun in 2020
    Image: The Sun in 2020 Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News