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How to track NASA’s Orion spacecraft on its voyage back to Earth

NASA's Orion spacecraft has been in space since last month, and is about to begin its journey back from the moon. You can track its voyage home in real time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 5th, 2022

Lessons from shuttle Columbia disaster could stave off next tragedy

"Never again" is the phrase echoed among NASA leaders recalling the last major tragedy in the space program that occurred 20 years ago this week, when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, never making its way back home to Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Video: Are wildfires getting worse? A NASA scientist explains

Are wildfires getting worse? Unfortunately, yes. Changes in our climate, along with other factors, have led to wildfires increasing in intensity, severity, size and duration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Webb captures spiral galaxy LEDA 2046648 among thousands of others

A crowded field of galaxies throngs this image from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, along with bright stars crowned with Webb's signature six-pointed diffraction spikes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Crew Dragon astronauts to receive rare space medal from the White House

Outside of space circles, the space medal is not a particularly well-known honor. Enlarge / NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken (foreground) work on Crew Dragon's touchscreen displays. (credit: NASA) Vice Preside.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

SpaceX offers ride to Soyuz astronaut in case of ISS emergency

A damaged Soyuz capsule has forced NASA and its Russian counterpart to consider solutions in case the space station needs to be evacuated in an emergency......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

NASA’s Mars rover has just completed a historic task

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover has finished what the space agency is calling “humanity’s first sample depot on another planet.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 59 min. ago

Here"s why you don"t put an AirTag on your dog"s collar

If you're considering putting an AirTag on your dog's collar, don't — the risks outweigh the rewards.Apple's AirTagApple has been clear about whether or not you should use an AirTag to track a pet — and the answer is no. While attaching an AirTag.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News19 hr. 59 min. ago

SwitchBuddy for iOS updated with upcoming games and release countdown widgets

Nintendo Switch companion app SwitchBuddy has been a handy way to transfer screenshots/videos and keep up with Switch news on iPhone. Now the app has received a major update with a new Games section to track upcoming releases complete with countdown.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 59 min. ago

Apple Music Replay 2023 is here: Track your top songs, albums, and artists

Apple Music Replay 2023 is now rolling out for the new year. This is Apple’s “top songs by year” playlist that it makes available to Apple Music subscribers at the beginning of every year. You can also find additional details, like your top al.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 59 min. ago

Wi-Fi 6E to be restricted to iPhone 15 Pro with A17 processor

A leaker with a limited but positive track record has shared internal diagrams showing Wi-Fi 6E will be restricted to iPhone 15 Pro, likely due to the A17 processor not coming to the standard iPhone 15.A17 to gain Wi-Fi 6EThe leaker is known as "Unkn.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 59 min. ago

Does failing to detect aliens mean we"ll never be contacted?

In a recent paper submitted to The Astronomical Journal in November 2022, a scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne quantifies how the Earth has not heard a radio signal from an extraterrestrial technological civilization sinc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Climate tipping: West Antarctica ice sheet collapse may stabilize North Atlantic currents

It has been hypothesized, that the tipping of one element of the Earth's system can catalyze the tipping of others in a cascade. A study gives an example of an alternative option, in which the collapse of one component might in fact make another syst.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

NASA"s Juno team assessing camera after 48th flyby of Jupiter

Engineering data is being evaluated to determine why the majority of images taken by the solar-powered orbiter's JunoCam were not acquired......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

After a failure 4 months ago, the New Shepard spacecraft remains in limbo

Blue Origin has said nothing publicly about the September failure of New Shepard. Enlarge / The New Shepard rocket and spacecraft are seen during the NS-22 mission in August 2022. (credit: Blue Origin) More than four mon.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Discovering unique microbes made easy with new software platform

Microbes are foundational for life on Earth. These tiny organisms play a major role in everything from transforming sunlight into the fundamental molecules of life. They help to produce much of the oxygen in our atmosphere. They even cycle nutrients.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Stars sparkle in Orion Nebula in this week’s gorgeous Hubble image

Hubble has captured a scene from the Orion Nebula, located 1,450 light-years away and famous as a stellar nursery where large numbers of new stars are born......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Two spacecraft worked together to learn about Venus’ magnetic field

A pair of spacecraft happened to be passing by Venus on their way somewhere else, but they managed to grab some bonus data about the planet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft to visit a bonus asteroid later this year

NASA's Lucy spacecraft was to make its first close approach to an asteroid in 2025, but a new plan will see a flyby of a bonus asteroid later this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023