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NASA Engineers Demonstrate Pulsar-Based Navigation in Space

Added: 16.01.2018 12:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA engineers have successfully demonstrated X-ray navigation in space - a capability that could revolutionize NASA’s ability in the future to pilot robotic spacecraft to the far reaches of our Solar System and beyond. The demonstration was carried out by NASA in an experiment called the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and Navigation Technology (SEXTANT). [...]

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NASA calculated heavy rainfall leading to California mudslides

Added: 15.01.2018 16:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Winter rains falling on recently burned ground triggered deadly mudslides in Santa Barbara County, California on Jan. 9. NASA calculated the amount of rain fall between Jan. 8 and 10, 2018 and calculated the potential for landslides.

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Spitzer and Hubble Telescopes Provide 3D Journey through Magnificent Orion Nebula

Added: 15.01.2018 11:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

By combining the visible and infrared capabilities of NASA’s Spitzer and NASA/ESA Hubble space telescopes, a team of specialists at NASA’s Universe of Learning program has created a spectacular, three-dimensional, fly-through movie of the famous Orion Nebula, a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion. The Orion Nebula can be seen with the naked eye as [...]

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See baby stars, gas, and dust of the Orion nebula in incredible NASA flight video

Added: 15.01.2018 8:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

This 3D visualization takes you on a three-minute tour of the solar system&'s brightest nebula

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X-ray navigation could open up new frontiers for robotic spacecraft

Added: 12.01.2018 22:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a technology first, a team of engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space -- a capability that could revolutionize NASA's ability in the future to pilot robotic spacecraft to the far reaches of the solar system and beyond.

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New HiRISE Images Show 3D Structure of Martian Ice Sheets

Added: 12.01.2018 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

New images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal never-before-observed details about Martian ice sheets, including that some begin just a few feet below Mars’ surface and extend to depths greater than 300 feet (100 m). The findings are published in the journal Science. “There is ice [...]

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Could this WATER discovered on Red Planet sustain human life on Mars?

Added: 12.01.2018 13:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

SCIENTISTS using images from an orbiting NASA spacecraft have detected eight sites of huge ice deposits on Mars that could help sustain human life on the Red Planet.

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Hubble Finds Three Giant Exoplanets and Several Brown Dwarfs in Orion Nebula

Added: 12.01.2018 12:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the famous Orion Nebula, Space Telescope Institute researcher Massimo Robberto and colleagues searched for small, faint bodies. They found 17 very-low-mass brown dwarf companions to red dwarf stars, one brown dwarf pair, and one brown dwarf with a planetary companion. The astronomers also found three giant [...]

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Magnified and stretched out image of extremely distant galaxy

Added: 12.01.2018 4:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the proverbial needle-in-a-haystack: the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been stretched and amplified by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.

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