Seeing the Solar Eclipse from 223,000 Miles Away

[ad_1] This spectacular image showing the Moon’s shadow on Earth’s surface was acquired during a 20-second period starting at 2:59 p.m. EDT (18:59:19 UTC) on April 8, 2024, by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/m1467242026l-cal-echo-reduce11-4fi-rotate-ee9150/Copy URL to clipboard> DownloadShare [ad_2] Source link

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The First Space Shuttle – NASA

[ad_1] The new era in space flight began on April 12, 1981. That is when the first Space Shuttle mission (STS-1) was launched. The Marshall Space Flight Center developed the propulsion system for the Space Shuttle. This photograph depicts the launch of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Columbia crewed with two …

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Seeing Totality – NASA

[ad_1] A total solar eclipse is seen in Dallas, Texas on Monday, April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the North American continent from Mexico’s Pacific coast to the Atlantic coast of Newfoundland, Canada. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North …

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Astronauts Protect Their Eyes with Eclipse Glasses

[ad_1] NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen, left, Frank Rubio, Warren Hoburg, and UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi, right, pose for a photo wearing solar glasses, Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building in Washington. Bowen, Hoburg, and Alneyadi spent 186 days aboard the International …

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Exobiology Deputy Branch Chief Melissa Kirven-Brooks

[ad_1] “… I’ve just seen such tremendous things happen since I’ve been part of the Astrobiology Program, and that’s why I’m pretty confident we’re going to find life elsewhere, because there are just so many brilliant people working on this.” — Melissa Kirven-Brooks, Exobiology Deputy Branch Chief and Future Workforce …

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Carving a Path – NASA

[ad_1] What looks like highways going through a metropolitan area are actually a series of glaciers carving their way through the Karakoram mountain range north of the Himalayas. This photograph was taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above. Image Credit: NASA/Woody Hoburg Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/iss069e060266-2/Copy …

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A Home for Astronauts around the Moon

[ad_1] The primary structure of the Gateway space station’s HALO (Habitation and Logistics Outpost) module is one step closer to launch following welding completion in Turin, Italy. HALO is one of four Gateway modules where astronauts will live, conduct science, and prepare for lunar surface missions. NASA is partnering with …

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Safety First! – NASA

[ad_1] Safety is important, no matter where you’re viewing the eclipse. NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station show off their eclipse glasses, which allow safe viewing of the Sun during a solar eclipse. Image Credit: NASA/Loral O’Hara Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/gmt087_23_34_loral-ohara_pao-photos-solar-eclipse/Copy URL to clipboard> DownloadShare [ad_2] Source link

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Mariner 7 Goes to Mars

[ad_1] An Atlas-Centaur launched at 5:22 p.m. EST on March 27, 1969, to send Mariner 7 on its way to Mars. Mariner 7 joined its sister spacecraft, Mariner 6, on a journey that carried them within 2,000 miles of the red planet that summer. Mariner 6 was launched from Kennedy …

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