- NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 October, 2021 – Crew Focused on Exerciseby Marc Boucher on October 19, 2021 at 2:14 pm
The Expedition 66 crew focused on exercise, EVA preparation, and routine maintenance checks as part of its activities aboard the International Space Station today….
- Orbital Aurora Below A Moonlit Skyby Keith Cowing on October 19, 2021 at 4:46 am
Thomas Pesquet: Most of the best #aurora pictures have now been shared, this one might not be the most striking, but I like the sense of perspective this aurora gives, under a moonlit sky….
- Hear Sounds From Mars Captured by NASA’s Perseverance Roverby Keith Cowing on October 19, 2021 at 4:43 am
Thanks to two microphones aboard NASA’s Perseverance rover, the mission has recorded nearly five hours of Martian wind gusts, rover wheels crunching over gravel, and motors whirring as the spacecraft moves its arm….
- Black Holes Give Shape To Bubbles, Rings And “intergalactic smoke” Filamentsby Keith Cowing on October 19, 2021 at 4:40 am
An international team of researchers, including scholars from the University of Bologna and the Italian National Astrophysics Institute (INAF), observed for the first time the evolution of warm gas coming from an active black hole….
- Astronomers See White Dwarf “switch on and off” For The First Timeby Keith Cowing on October 19, 2021 at 4:37 am
Astronomers have used a planet-hunting satellite to see a white dwarf abruptly switching on and off for the first time….
- AstroAccess Successfully Completes ZERO-G Parabolic flight with Crew of 12 Disability Ambassadorsby Keith Cowing on October 18, 2021 at 2:29 pm
AstroAccess, an initiative dedicated to advancing disability inclusion in space exploration, and Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) successfully completed a parabolic flight with a crew of 12 ambassadors with mobility, vision, and hearing disabilities on Sunday, October 17….
- Yulia Peresild Prepares To Return To Earthby Keith Cowing on October 18, 2021 at 2:11 am
Thomas Pesquet: When the airlock closes on your friends with a loud metallic sound, the atmosphere can quickly change from smiles and laughs to a more serious note in connection with the colleagues who will soon be hurtling through the…
- Orbital View Of Canadian Crop Artby Keith Cowing on October 18, 2021 at 2:08 am
Thomas Pesquet: A study in fields in Canada… it looks like a barcode or some modern art, or maybe a computer glitch… no we are not in the matrix, but this is #CropArt!…
- M82: Images From Space Telescopes Produce Stunning View of Starburst Galaxyby Keith Cowing on October 18, 2021 at 2:06 am
2006 images from three of NASA’s Great Observatories were combined to create this spectacular, multiwavelength view of the starburst galaxy M82….
- Moving Research Hardware Inside The Space Stationby Keith Cowing on October 18, 2021 at 2:03 am
Expedition 65 Commander Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) gathers fluid physics and materials research hardware inside the International Space Station’s Kibo laboratory module….
- NASA Space Station On-Orbit Update 17 October, 2021 – Russian Crew Lands Safelyby Marc Boucher on October 17, 2021 at 2:01 pm
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Russian actress Yulia Peresild and Russian producer-director Klim Shipenko landed on Earth at 12:35 a.m. EDT Sunday,…
- This Week at NASA – A Trojan Asteroids Mission Launch and Moreby Marc Boucher on October 17, 2021 at 1:52 pm
The first mission to the Trojan asteroids, a prelaunch milestone for our Artemis I mission, and highlighting a few of our NASA centers … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA….
- NASA JSC SpaceCast Weekly 15 October, 2021by Marc Boucher on October 17, 2021 at 1:46 pm
SpaceCast Weekly is a NASA Television broadcast from the Johnson Space Center in Houston featuring stories about NASA’s work in human spaceflight….
- Amu Darya As Seen From Orbitby Keith Cowing on October 17, 2021 at 1:23 am
Thomas Pesquet: A fertile area in a desert region, by the Amu Darya river. Rivers bring water, and water brings life and food….
- Hubble Uncovers a Burst of Star Formationby Keith Cowing on October 17, 2021 at 1:20 am
The majestic spiral galaxy NGC 4666 lies about 80 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo and is undergoing particularly intense star formation….