Tuesday, February 7, 2023

NASA

Asteroid’s sudden flyby shows blind spot in planetary threat detection

The discovery of an asteroid the size of a small shipping truck mere days before it passed Earth on Thursday, albeit one that posed no threat to humans, highlights a blind spot in our ability to predict those that...

NASA’s mega Moon rocket now ready for crewed mission

NASA's mega moon rocket has cleared all performance tests and engineers are now taking a closer look at the Space Launch System (SLS) performance to prepare for the first crewed Artemis missions. NASA continues to evaluate data and learn more...

Selection trial held for NASA Team ‘23

Northern Angami Sports Association (NASA) held its trial-cum-selection for its Team ‘23 for the upcoming 51st ASA Meet 2023, at IG Stadium, here on Wednesday.The players selected during the trial would be representing NASA at the 51th ASA meet...

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission scheduled for Feb 26

NASA and SpaceX have set February 26 as the launch date for the Crew-6 mission, which will send four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month stay.The mission is NASA’s sixth crew rotation flight.Crew-6 will send...

NASA’s Geotail mission operations come to an end after 30 years

After 30 years in orbit, mission operations for the joint NASA-JAXA Geotail spacecraft have ended, after the failure of the spacecraft’s remaining data recorder. Since its launch on July 24, 1992, Geotail orbited Earth, gathering an immense dataset on...

2022 was 5th warmest year on record, situation alarming: NASA

Earth’s average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest year on record, according to an analysis by US space agency NASA, which termed the situation as “alarming”.The global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6-degree Fahrenheit (0.89-degree...

US, Japan sign pact at NASA HQ to explore deep space

The US space agency and Japan have signed an agreement that builds on a long history of collaboration in space exploration between the two nations. From low-Earth orbit to the Moon and beyond, Japan is one of NASA's most significant...

NASA mission spots 2nd Earth-size world within ‘habitable zone’

NASA mission has discovered a second Earth-sized, rocky planet within the habitable zone of its star -- the range of distances where liquid water could occur on a planet’s surface.Using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the...

UN says ozone layer slowly healing, hole to mend by 2066

Earth’s protective ozone layer is slowly but noticeably healing at a pace that would fully mend the hole over Antarctica in about 43 years, a new United Nations report says.A once-every-four-years scientific assessment found recovery in progress, more than...

Indian-American named NASA’s chief technologist

NASA has named Indian-American aerospace industry expert A.C. Charania as its new chief technologist to serve as principal advisor on technology policy and programs at the agency's headquarters in Washington. In his role, Charania will align NASA's agency wide technology...