James Webb Space Telescope opens huge ‘golden eye’

Space 01/10/22, 23:46

The James Webb Space Telescope had completed the final step of its unfurling when the observatory opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror over the weekend of Jan. 8. According to the Associated Press, the last part of the 21-foot (6.5-meter) mirror swung into place at flight controllers’ command, completing the unfolding of the ...

James Webb Space Telescope launched into space, to reveal universe secrets

Space 12/26/21, 00:42

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched the James Webb Space Telescope into space after years of delay, which is expected to help open human eyes to cosmic history—from within our solar system to the most distant observable galaxies in the early universe. Webb was launched on an Ariane ...

Stanford Uni. professor studies brains and symptoms of UFOs encounters

Space 12/14/21, 02:29

A Stanford University professor studied the brains of persons who claimed to have seen a UFO and compiled a list of symptoms they presented. Professor of Pathology Dr. Garry Nolan has spent the last decade examining Unknown Aerial Phenomena (UAP) data. He has over 300 research articles, as well as 40 ...

NASA seeks proposals for a uranium-powered nuclear reactor on the Moon

Space 12/02/21, 03:45

NASA intends to build a nuclear power plant on the Moon within the next decade.The space agency and the U.S. Department of Energy are seeking proposals for creating a uranium-powered nuclear reactor that can fit inside a 12-foot-long by 18-foot-wide rocket and be launched to the lunar surface, Live Science ...

NASA footage shows record ozone hole expansion

Space 11/14/21, 15:34

A gap in the ozone layer significantly expanded, the nation's civilian space agency said. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) confirmed the layer protecting Earth from harmful solar radiation severely depleted on Oct.29. The ozone hole above Antarctica is the biggest it has ever been at 9.6 million square miles (24.8 ...

Asteroid nearly collides with Earth without warning from NASA

Space 11/11/21, 17:06

Astrophysicists had no idea an asteroid was on the verge of crashing with Earth on Oct. 24. After flying through Antarctica asteroid 2021 UA1 remained undetected for several hours after passing the planet's orbit. CNET reported that the projectile came so close to Earth that it passed lower than some existing ...

NASA to deflect asteroid to help keep it away from Earth

News 10/07/21, 00:46

NASA announced that its effort to use a spacecraft to deflect an asteroid in outer space would launch in late November. The DART mission, also known as the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), will launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 1:20 a.m. EST on Nov. 24 atop a ...

Near collision between SpaceX craft and unidentified flying object

U.S. 04/27/21, 17:46

NASA's Crew-2 mission was warned about a potential collision with an unidentified object around 1:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 23 as the crew was planning to sleep inside the Dragon Crew Capsule en route to the International Space Station, New York Post reported. “For awareness, we have identified a late-breaking ...

Front-row viewing of NASA rover landing on Mars

Space 02/22/21, 21:25

The historic landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars has been captured, and will go down in the history books as another step for mankind. The touchdown on Feb.18, 2021, when both the rover and its attached helicopter named Ingenuity, landed without a hitch. Rover captured a video of the landing, called ...

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