Day: April 8, 2019

U.S. and Canadian Astronauts Wrap Up Power Upgrades Spacewalk

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ISS – Expedition 59 Mission patch / EVA – Extra Vehicular Activities patch. April 8, 2019 Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Anne McClain of NASA and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency concluded their spacewalk at 2 p.m. EDT. During the six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk, the two astronauts successfully established a redundant path of power to the […]

Glaciers lose nine trillion tonnes of ice in half a century

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ESA – Sentinel-2 Mission logo. 8 April 2019 When we think of climate change, one of the first things to come to mind is melting polar ice. However, ice loss isn�t just restricted to the polar regions. According to research published today, glaciers around the world have lost well over 9000 gigatonnes (nine trillion tonnes) […]

Hubble Snares Bevy of Shimmering Stars

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NASA – Hubble Space Telescope patch. April 8, 2019 Star clusters are commonly featured in cosmic photoshoots, and are also well-loved by the keen eye of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. These large gatherings of celestial gems are striking sights � and Messier 2 is certainly no exception. Messier 2 is located in the constellation […]

Astronauts Conducting Third Spacewalk to Upgrade Station Power Systems

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ISS – Expedition 59 Mission patch / EVA – Extra Vehicular Activities patch. April 8, 2019 NASA astronauts Anne McClain and David Saint-Jacques have begun the third spacewalk in under a month on the exterior of the International Space Station. Today�s spacewalk will work to establish a redundant path of power to the Canadian-built robotic […]