- A Waning Gibbous Moon Above Earth’s Horizonby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 5:13 am
The waning gibbous Moon is pictured above the Earth’s horizon as the International Space Station orbited 272 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of southern Argentina….
- Orbital View Of Athens Under Snowby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 5:10 am
An unusual snowstorm has blanketed parts of Turkey and Greece, causing power cuts and chaos on the roads and flight cancellations….
- Artemis III Orion Crew Module Adapter Under Assemblyby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 5:07 am
The Orion crew module adapter for NASA’s Artemis III mission is on a work stand inside the high bay of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 20, 2022….
- MRO Finds Water Flowed on Mars Longer Than Previously Thoughtby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 5:03 am
Caltech researchers used the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to determine that surface water left salt minerals behind as recently as 2 billion years ago….
- Mysterious Object Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Seen Beforeby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 5:01 am
A team mapping radio waves in the Universe has discovered something unusual that releases a giant burst of energy three times an hour, and it’s unlike anything astronomers have seen before….
- Ancient Ice Reveals Mysterious Solar Stormby Keith Cowing on January 27, 2022 at 4:57 am
Through analyzes of ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica, a research team led by Lund University in Sweden has found evidence of an extreme solar storm that occurred about 9,200 years ago….
- NASA Space Station On-Orbit Update 25 January, 2022 – Hearing Testsby Marc Boucher on January 27, 2022 at 2:26 am
A U.S. resupply ship completed its 24th International Space Station cargo mission after returning to Earth on Monday afternoon. Meanwhile, back in space the Expedition 66 crew had hearing tests while working on a myriad of orbiting lab and science…
- Sunset/Sunrise As Seen From Orbitby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:46 am
Images of a sunset/sunrise seen from the International Space Station. ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer captured and posted these images to his social channels on 23 January 2022 with the caption:…
- The City Lights Of Northern Europeby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:44 am
A faint aurora and the Earth’s atmospheric glow crown this night time photograph of Northern Europe, as the International Space Station orbited 262 miles above….
- Artemis III Orion Crew Moduleby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:41 am
A close-up view of the Orion crew module for NASA’s Artemis III mission enclosed on a work stand….
- Solar Orbiter Catches A Second Comet By The Tailby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:39 am
For the second time in its mission so far, the ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft has flown through the tail of a comet….
- Perseverance’s Sample Tube Is Cleared Of Pebblesby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:35 am
The team has made good progress implementing the initial recovery steps outlined in last week’s blog….
- Mega Iceberg Released 152 Billion Tonnes Of Fresh Water Into Ocean As It Scraped Past South Georgiaby Keith Cowing on January 26, 2022 at 3:32 am
152 billion tonnes of fresh water – equivalent to 20 x Loch Ness or 61 million Olympic sized swimming pools, entered the seas around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia when the megaberg A68A melted over 3 months in 2020/2021,…
- NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status Report 24 January, 2022 – Dragon Splashdownby Marc Boucher on January 25, 2022 at 3:06 pm
SpaceX’s upgraded Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 4:05 p.m. EST off the Florida coast, marking the return of the company’s 24th contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA…
- Cargo Dragon Departs The International Space Stationby Keith Cowing on January 25, 2022 at 5:13 am
SpaceX Dragon 24 departing the International Space Station on Sunday 23 January 2022….