What a wonderful and amazing Scheme have we here of the magnificent Vastness of the Universe! So many Suns, so many Earths, and every one of them stock’d with so many Herbs, Trees and Animals, and adorn’d with so many Seas and Mountains! And how must our wonder and admiration be encreased [...]
The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is due for launch in the coming days (liftoff should occur on Sept. 6). Image Credit: NASA.
With just two weeks remaining before its second Antares rocket is due to roar away from Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on Wallops Island, Va., Orbital [...]
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A multi-year NASA science mission soon will be airborne over Houston to help scientists measure and forecast air quality from space.
The K10 planetary rover that the ISS astronauts controlled. Photo Credit: NASA/Dominic Hart
NASA regularly controls its robot explorers, sent to distant parts of the Solar System, from comfortable offices here on Earth. So it might seem that allowing astronauts in low-Earth orbit to control a robot on the Earth’s surface is not exactly [...]
The NASA Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) arrives at NASA Wallops to begin final processing for its trip to the moon later this year. Photo Credit: NASA
The NASA Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) arrived today at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility to begin final processing for its trip to the [...]
Artist’s impression of the LADEE spacecraft in lunar orbit. Image Credit: NASA / Ames
The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is due for launch in September 2013 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. LADEE will study the composition and structure of the tenuous lunar atmosphere, including dust that may be lofted up from [...]
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WASHINGTON — Airborne imaging technology developed at NASA and transferred to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) in 2012 is being tested to prepare for this year’s wildfire season in the western United States.