How to watch NASA’s first four-engine hot fire of its mighty SLS rocket

NASA is promising a spectacular show of rocket power on Saturday with a hot fire of its mighty SLS rocket — and you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJan 15th, 2021

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) hid an Easter egg in the parachute of NASA"s Perseverance rover

Last Friday, NASA successfully landed the Perseverance rover on Martian soil. The mission went off without a hitch, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) began broadcasting the first images almost immediately. However, some pictures and videos taken du.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

Fixing Problems Before They Happen at NASA

Jeannette Plante’s QA work on space missions goes a lot deeper than inspections Photo-illustration: NASA NASA’s spacecraft have to function with exquisite precision in extraordinarily harsh environments. An essentia.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Reclusive neutron star may have been found in famous supernova

Since astronomers captured the bright explosion of a star on February 24, 1987, researchers have been searching for the squashed stellar core that should have been left behind. A group of astronomers using data from NASA space missions and ground-bas.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Tool that more efficiently analyzes ocean color data will become part of NASA program

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a new machine learning-powered platform, known as OC-SMART, that can process ocean color in satellite images 10 times faster than the world's leading platform. The work, which will be adop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Apollo rock samples capture key moments in the Moon"s early history, study find

Volcanic rock samples collected during NASA's Apollo missions bear the isotopic signature of key events in the early evolution of the Moon, a new analysis found. Those events include the formation of the Moon's iron core, as well as the crystallizati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Parker Solar Probe offers stunning view of Venus

NASA's Parker Solar Probe captured stunning views of Venus during its close flyby of the planet in July 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Perseverance rover gives high-definition panoramic view of landing site

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover got its first high-definition look around its new home in Jezero Crater on Feb. 21, after rotating its mast, or "head," 360 degrees, allowing the rover's Mastcam-Z instrument to capture its first panorama after tou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

How to watch Sony’s February State of Play and what to expect

Sony's first State of Play show of 2021 is set to focus on 10 new and previously announced PS4 and PS5 titles. Here's how to watch the show and what to expect......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

Hyundai to replace 82,000 electric-vehicle batteries over fire risk

The South Korean carmaker is replacing batteries for huge numbers of Kona electric cars......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

MealMe raises $900,000 for its food search engine

This morning, a food search engine, announced that it has closed a $900,000 pre-seed round. Palm Drive Capital led the round, with participation from Slow Ventures and CP Ventures. TechCrunch first became familiar with MealMe when it presen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Google Cloud puts its Kubernetes Engine on autopilot

Google Cloud today announced a new operating mode for its Kubernetes Engine (GKE) that turns over the management of much of the day-to-day operations of a container cluster to Google’s own engineers and automated tools. With Autopilot, as the n.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phone

Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were "kind of weird," and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a daily routine for her and many of her friends......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

China officially plans to move ahead with super-heavy Long March 9 rocket

The rocket would have more lift than even the most powerful version of NASA's SLS. China released this low-fidelity render of its Long March 9 rocket launching. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

NASA mission seeks to understand bright night-shining clouds by creating one

Since the late 1800s, observers have searched the polar skies for elusive, high-flying clouds that shine in the darkness. These polar mesospheric clouds, or PMCs, are wispy swarms of ice crystals that form in the late spring and summer over the North.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

NASA"s Webb telescope will capture more stars at higher resolution: What that means for astronomy

The combination of high resolution and infrared-detecting instruments on NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope will reveal stars that are currently hidden even from the powerful Hubble Space Telescope. The wealth of additional star data will all.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Mars rover"s giant parachute carried secret message

The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

What happened to NASA’s spacecraft after it dropped off the Perseverance rover?

After delivering the Perseverance rover to the surface of Mars, NASA's spacecraft was last seen disappearing into the martian dust. So where did it go?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

Revealed! The secret message on Perseverance rover’s Mars parachute

The parachute that helped carry NASA’s Perseverance rover to the surface of Mars last week featured a hidden message. And space fans have managed to decode it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

Reclusive neutron star may have been found in famous supernova

What remains of the star that exploded just outside our galaxy in 1987? Debris has obscured scientists' view, but two of NASA's X-ray telescopes have revealed new clues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

SolarWinds hackers targeted NASA, Federal Aviation Administration networks

Hackers are said to have broken into the networks of U.S. space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a wider espionage campaign targeting U.S. government agencies and private companies. The two agencies were named by the Was.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021