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Uncovering Our Solar System’s Shape

Portal origin URL: Uncovering Our Solar System’s ShapePortal origin nid: 463367Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Scientists have developed a new prediction of the shape of the bubble surrounding our solar system using a model developed with data from NASA missions.Portal image: Model showing the...


TUESDAY 4. AUGUST 2020


New CubeSat’s First Light Shows Clouds and Aerosols

PROJECT Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP) SNAPSHOT HARP aims to help identify air pollution, aerosols and clouds. The Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter’s measurements help us better understand how clouds and aerosols impact weather, climate, and air quality. The Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP) CubeSat achieved “first light” on April 16, 2020. The tiny satellite...

Rocket Sees Curling Waves Above Alaskan Sky

Portal origin URL: Rocket Sees Curling Waves Above Alaskan SkyPortal origin nid: 463259Published: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The curling waves of the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability – appearing briefly in the center of the image before dissipating – may explain how gases mix in otherwise stable layers of the...

Pulsing Stars Distribute Key Ingredient for Life

Portal origin URL: Pulsing Stars Distribute Key Ingredient for Life Portal origin nid: 463328Published: Monday, August 3, 2020 - 18:29Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy examined several types of pulsating stars in our Milky Way galaxy, watching as some spewed carbon, a key ingredient of life as we...


MONDAY 3. AUGUST 2020


What's Up - August 2020

What are some skywatching highlights in August 2020? See the Moon posing with various planets throughout the month, plus catch the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Monday, August 3, 2020 -...

NASA’s Lucy Mission Passes Critical Mission Milestone

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Lucy Mission Passes Critical Mission MilestonePortal origin nid: 463303Published: Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Lucy mission's critical components, and subsystems, scientific instrumentation, electrical and communication systems, and navigation systems are coming...


FRIDAY 31. JULY 2020


NASA Sun Data Helps New Model Predict Big Solar Flares

Portal origin URL: NASA Sun Data Helps New Model Predict Big Solar FlaresPortal origin nid: 463252Published: Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:36Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Using data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, scientists have developed a new model that successfully predicted seven of the Sun’s biggest flares from the last solar...


THURSDAY 30. JULY 2020


Mars2020 Launches Successfully

Perseverance has successfully launched and 'called home," now it has quite the trip ahead. It will reach Mars on Feb. 18, 2021, touching down on the surface of Jezero Crater. The rover will search for signs of past microbial life and help scientists better understand the geology and climate of the Red Planet. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Thursday, July 30,...

NASA, ULA Launch Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission to Red Planet

Portal origin URL: NASA, ULA Launch Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission to Red Planet Portal origin nid: 463224Published: Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 08:56Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of ancient life and collect samples to send back to Earth.Portal...


TUESDAY 28. JULY 2020


NASA's Perseverance Rover Will Carry First Spacesuit Materials to Mars

Portal origin URL: NASA's Perseverance Rover Will Carry First Spacesuit Materials to MarsPortal origin nid: 463154Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 08:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In a Q&A, spacesuit designer Amy Ross explains how five samples, including a piece of helmet visor, will be tested aboard the rover, which is targeting a July 30...