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This NASA Experiment Shows Promise for Farm-Fresh Foods in Space
On long space voyages, food variety will be key.
NASA Wants To Send Your Name To Mars In 2020
NASA wants you to go to Mars...at least, they want your name to go. As part of a publicity campaign, the public can fill out a form and have a name coded on a microchip to head up in 2020.
Planet-Hunting Cubesat Spies Los Angeles from Space!
One of NASA's cubesat satellites captured stunning aerial views of California's "City of Stars."
You Can Send Your Name to the Red Planet on NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names for inclusion on microchips that will fly aboard the life-hunting Mars 2020 rover, which is scheduled to launch next summer.
Planetary Researchers Create Atlas of Moon’s South Pole
To assist NASA and the lunar community, a team of researchers from the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) has compiled an online atlas that consists of a series of maps, images, and illustrations of the Moon’s south polar region. The highlight of the new online atlas is a set of 14 topographic maps derived from [...]
Watch Saturn Play Peekaboo with the Moon Tonight!
The moon will make a close pass to Saturn this evening (May 22), so close that our natural satellite will block the view of the ringed planet for skywatchers in parts of the world.
USC Students' Rocket Reaches Space in Record-Setting Launch
A group of undergraduates launched what is likely the first-ever student-designed and student-built rocket past the boundary of space.
NASA’s Budget Gets a Boost for the Artemis Moon Initiative
As the White House requests an extra $1.6 billion for NASA's Artemis project, the agency moves forward with commercial partnerships. The post NASA’s Budget Gets a Boost for the Artemis Moon Initiative appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
See Bright Nebulae Millions of Light-Years Away
We leave the Milky Way behind and venture out to explore giant star-bursting regions in the galaxies M101 and NGC 2366. The post See Bright Nebulae Millions of Light-Years Away appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Unfurls
Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt appears to be pulling material from the Great Red Spot in an event that's visible from small scopes. The post Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Unfurls appeared first on Sky & Telescope.