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Where NASA Will Send Its First Robotic Moon Rover to Search for Ice

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 00:19
The agency picked the Nobile crater near the lunar south pole to seek frozen water that will be essential to future astronaut missions.

MIT's latest glowing plants pave the way for passive lighting in smart cities

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 00:13
Cities of the future may be powered by light-emitting plants rather than street lamps and other sources of lighting. The concept has been presented ...

Scientist are working to bring back the woolly mammoth

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 23:58
Colossal, a biosciences and genetics company, plans to genetically resurrect the extinct animal using DNA extracted from ancient carcasses. Although this ...

NASA unveils landing site on the moon for ice-hunting VIPER rover

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 23:45
The ice-hunting Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land just west of Nobile Crater, which sits near the moon's south pole, NASA ...

NASA astronaut: Inspiration4 'not just a space mission. It's an Earth mission'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 23:43
Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman discusses what Inspiration4 could mean for the future of space travel. The Wonderful: Stories from the Space ...

Small BC school gets an out-of-this-world visit from Chris Hadfield courtesy of a pup named Henry

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 22:21
“So I was in the car with my husband when I got the request, and I started to laugh and I told my husband, 'People will do anything to get a puppy now. I have ...

NASA plans to send lunar rover to Nobile region of moon's South Pole

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 22:12
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- NASA's ice-hunting VIPER lunar rover, scheduled to arrive on the moon in 2023, would land near the Nobile Crater on the ...

NASA Mars rover snaps sweet selfie at historic rock sample site

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 22:05
Each version of the portrait is made from 57 images stitched together into a full view of the rover and its surroundings. The rover used a camera on the end of ...

Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield paid the school a visit while in town to pick up a new puppy.

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:41
Hadfield shared with students that he has orbited the Earth 2,650 times, seen the sun rise 16 times in a single day, lived in space for half a year and was ...

Coronavirus death toll in US eclipses 1918 influenza pandemic estimates

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:23
Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg is placing 650,000 flags on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to represent every American who has died from COVID-19.

The next healthcare revolution will have AI at its center – TechCrunch

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:13
In the coming decades, medical diagnostics can be expected to evolve from AI tools that provide optional analysis to AI assistants that recommend treatment.

Solar electric propulsion makes NASA's Psyche spacecraft go

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:06
The spacecraft will rely on the large chemical rocket engines of the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle to blast off the launchpad and to escape Earth's gravity. But ...

Astronauts Use Augmented Reality to Repair Space Station Equipment

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:33
As humanity ventures farther and farther away from Earth, space agencies will need to ensure that astronauts can operate autonomously, ...

Mars was always too small to hold onto its oceans, rivers and lakes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:00
This dramatic climate shift occurred after the Red Planet lost its global magnetic field, which had protected Mars' air from being stripped away by charged ...

For pandas, too much suitable habitat can be a problem

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:51
That's good news for conservation managers, who can now lower their standards. The research suggests human-panda cohabitation may not be as difficult as once ...

NASA confirms Mars region had thousands of ancient volcanic eruptions

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:51
NASA scientists have found evidence that thousands of massive ancient volcanoes erupted on Mars. The so-called “super eruptions” occurred in a region of ...

NASA Will Go Silent During the Mars Solar Conjunction

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:24
That's usually not a problem, but during solar conjunction, this gas can interfere with radio signals when engineers try to communicate with their spacecraft on ...

NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:11
Landsat 9 will join its sister satellite, Landsat 8, in orbit in collecting images from across the planet every eight days. This calibrated data will continue ...

NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:50
Landsat 9 is scheduled to launch at 2:11 p.m. EDT (11:11 a.m. PDT) Monday, Sept. 27, on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch ...

How frequent is the full Harvest Moon?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:48
The reason for this phenomenon is the way the ecliptic — the path the sun, moon and planets appear to take across the night sky — lies nearly along the eastern ...

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