Day: April 16, 2019

U.S. Resupply Ship Poised for Launch as Crew Studies Life Science

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ISS – Expedition 59 Mission patch. April 16, 2019 The U.S. Cygnus resupply ship from Northrop Grumman is encapsulated atop the Antares rocket and standing at its launch pad in Virginia. The Expedition 59 crew is training for its capture at the end of the week in the midst of ongoing life science aboard the […]

NASA �Nose� Importance of Humans, Robots Exploring Together

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ISS – International Space Station logo. April 16, 2019 NASA is sending humans forward to the Moon, this time to stay. Upcoming expeditions to the Moon will require making every moment of astronaut time outside the safety of the Gateway in orbit and lunar lander system on the surface count. Robotics will enable lunar crews […]

NEOWISE Celebrates Five Years of Asteroid Data

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NASA – NEOWISE Mission logo. April 16, 2019 NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five years of NEOWISE data have significantly advanced scientists’ knowledge of asteroids and comets in the solar system, as well as the stars and galaxies beyond. […]

NASA’s Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan’s Lakes

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NASA & ESA – Cassini Mission to Saturn & Titan patch. April 16, 2019 On its final flyby of Saturn’s largest moon in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan’s northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled with methane. The new findings, published April […]