Killer asteroids are in abundance. NASA is ready to do something about it

DART will use laser targeting, other high resolution technologies to independently select its point of impact The incident in Russia was a warning. One winter morning in 2013, a meteor the size of a four-story building screamed across the country, exploding near the town of Chelyabinsk, injuring more than 1,600 people during extensive property damage. … Read more

The longest lunar eclipse of this century takes place on November 19: This is how you look

Astronomers and amateurs will see the longest lunar eclipse of this century this month. The lunar eclipse of 2021, known as a Chandra Grahan, can be seen in many parts of the world. The lunar eclipse takes place on November 19 (Kartik Purnima), when the Earth will pass between the Sun and the Moon and … Read more

The United States blames Russia for space debris from satellite destroyed by weapons test – National

A Russian weapons test created more than 1,500 pieces of space debris, which now threaten the seven astronauts aboard the International Space Station, according to U.S. officials, who called the strike ruthless and irresponsible. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Monday that the waste was from an old Russian satellite that was destroyed by … Read more

Congress approves a blank paper towel roll that NASA can use as a telescope

WASHINGTON – As a demonstration of its ongoing commitment to the pursuit of scientific knowledge, Congress on Thursday passed a measure approving the acquisition of a blank paper towel roll that NASA can use as a telescope. “Thanks to this generous action, our scientists will soon be able to hide one eye, squint through a … Read more

Carbon tracking system developed in the NASA laboratory in California can be extended to space

PASADENA, California (KGO) – If you’re trying to track down destructive climate pollution from the skies over California, you need to be able to see it first. And with technology developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, the images are the closest thing to environmental technology – Plumes of escaping methane gas, trapped during … Read more

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SpaceX destroyed toilet problem forces astronauts to carry diapers on the way home

Sometimes space travel stinks. SpaceX astronauts leaving the International Space Station on Sunday will be wearing diapers on their return trip to Earth due to a broken toilet on the company’s flagship Dragon capsule. NASA astronaut Megan McArthur said Friday that while the situation is certainly “suboptimal,” the crew will be able to manage to … Read more

NASA sends 4 astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday

Crew-3 is part of NASA’s multi-billion dollar partnership with SpaceX. Washington: NASA is teaming up with SpaceX once again to send four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday, including three newcomers. The crew on mission “Crew-3” will spend six months on the orbital outpost and conduct research in areas including materials science, health … Read more