Posts Tagged ‘space’
Beware! Run and hide! Or perhaps not, since NASA considers 1.1 million miles from earth to be a “very close approach.” Maybe it ill comfort you to know that the agency thinks there is no chance that asteroid 2014 JO25 will actually collide with our blue ball.
If you know someone with a decent amateur telescope, ask to watch the asteroid tonight.
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, has died. That leaves only six more living who have strolled on the moon.
Tonight you can see the first of three super-moons we’ll have in 2016, so get outside before 6:47 PM central time and enjoy the moon’s closest approach to Earth this year.
What was the weird blue light outside the Space Station, and why did the live stream feed suddenly get cut?
I don’t know why they are stepping up the search for alien life in space when there is plenty of alien life down here on Earth. Haven’t the scientists been watching the political scene?
Double eclipses are rare, and one of NASA’s satellites has captured one on camera for your viewing astonishment. The event occurs when both the earth and the moon cross into the path of the sun.
The first robot to land on a planet was switched off at the end of July, having bounced upon landing and ended up in a shadow which prevented its batteries from recharging. It ended its life with a series of sad tweets, but it served its purpose, and its rough landing should help scientists learn how to prevent future misadventures.