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NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission

Portal origin URL: NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid MissionPortal origin nid: 480893Published: Friday, June 24, 2022 - 13:41Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA announced Friday that the Psyche asteroid mission – the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid – will not make its planned 2022 launch...

Hubble Captures a Galactic Menagerie

Portal origin URL: Hubble Captures a Galactic Menagerie Portal origin nid: 480840Published: Friday, June 24, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured this massive galaxy cluster, called Abell 1351, with its Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys. Abell 1351 lies in the constellation Ursa...


THURSDAY 23. JUNE 2022


NASA Tracks COVID-19’s Atmospheric Fingerprint

The COVID-19-related lockdowns granted scientists an unexpected and detailed glimpse as to how human activities impact atmospheric composition. Two recent studies, one focusing on nitrogen oxide and the other examining CO2 concentrations, were able to detect the atmospheric ‘fingerprint’ of the lockdowns in unprecedented detail. Music: The Mysterious Staircase by Brice Davoli [SACEM],...


WEDNESDAY 22. JUNE 2022


Making the Invisible Visible: The Remarkable Journey of a Powerhouse Space Microscope

In the International Space Station's Destiny laboratory, NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, conducts a session with the Preliminary Advanced Colloids Experiment (PACE) at the Light Microscopy Module (LMM) in the Fluids Integrated Rack / Fluids Combustion Facility (FIR/FCF). PACE is designed to investigate the capability of conducting high magnification colloid experiments...

NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day Recognized for Decades of Outreach

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day Recognized for Decades of OutreachPortal origin nid: 480808Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 13:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA's APOD has been honored by the International Astronomical Union for decades of outreach.Portal image: The Whirlpool galaxy's blue spiral arms are...