Posts Tagged 'NASA'

Gravitational fluctuations  

Gravitational fluctuations  

NASA launched two new satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday. The twin satellites, collectively named “Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On” (GRACE-FO), will continue collecting data about the Earth’s gravitational

Marscopter to take flight in 2020

Marscopter to take flight in 2020

NASA already has its next project in mind—a helicopter on Mars. The announcement comes less than a week after the agency’s successful launch of the InSight Mars rover, and anticipation is already building for the

Examining Europa

Examining Europa

Strange magnetic signals from Jupiter’s moon Europa were discovered when high-resolution magnetometer data obtained from NASA’s 1997 Galileo spacecraft was recently re-examined. Scientists drew on similar magnetic glitches observed in Saturn’s moon Enceladus to justify

WALL-E and Eve fly to Mars

WALL-E and Eve fly to Mars

Last Saturday, NASA’s InSight spacecraft blasted off from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base for its six month journey to Mars. The occasion marked the first time a rocket has been launched from the West Coast