52 F
New York
Monday, November 23, 2020
Tags Science

Tag: Science

NASA launch Saturday: This satellite will track Earth’s sea level rise

The joint venture between NASA and the European Space Agency launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 21 at 12:17 p.For 30 years, satellites have helped monitor Earth's sea le

On this day in history, astronomer (accidentally) discovered speed of light

Before Rømer figured it out, scientists thought that light travels instantaneously, or infinitely fast.Rømer disproved this almost by accident when he was studying Jupiter's moon Io.When Earth was c

Rocket Lab makes its first booster recovery after successful launch – TechCrunch

New Zealand-born launch provider Rocket Lab took a step towards making its launch vehicles reusable today with the safe splashdown and recovery of an Electron booster after it successfully took its pa

Neutron star collision should have formed a black hole — but a ‘magnetar’ appeared instead

On May 22, 2020, light from a titanic explosion deep in space reached Earth.This event, releasing more energy in a half-second than our Sun will produce in 10 billion years, left a rare object behind

VP Pence: SpaceX Crew-1 launch proves NASA is back, President Trump has secured America’s leadership in space

America celebrated another historic milestone at the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday with the successful launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1: the first operational mission of NASA’s Commercial Crew Prog

SpaceX successfully launches second crew to space on first operational mission

SpaceX successfully launched its second crew of astronauts to orbit this evening inside the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft.The flight, called Crew-1, marks the first operational mission of the Cre

SpaceX launch for Crew Dragon NASA mission: Live updates

All of the initial hardware and communications checks are done, the astronauts are strapped into their seats, and launch officials have given the go-ahead to start loading the Falcon 9 rocket up with

Leonid meteor shower will shoot fireballs across the sky this week

Meteors can be harder to see when there is a bright moon, but fortunately the moon will only be 5% visible, according to the American Meteor Society.The Leonids will be most visible from the Northern

Astronauts Prepare To Launch To Space Station Aboard SpaceX Rocket : NPR

Four astronauts are scheduled to head to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule.toggle caption NASA/Joel Kowsky/(NASA/Joel Kowsky) Four astronauts are scheduled to head to the

Elon Musk may have Covid-19, and NASA says he must quarantine during SpaceX’s astronaut launch this weekend into question

However, NASA and SpaceX officials at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, the launch site for the mission, .He added that he is expecting to get the results of a PCR test — which are known to be more ac