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February 15, 2018

 

Would you ever want to be an astronaut?

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Is there such a thing as zero gravity?

October 19, 2017

 

Romaine lettuce, in part, because of its antioxidant qualities is thought to be an excellent crop for astronauts to grow.

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

August 31, 2017

 

An image of the Juventae Chasma, a box canyon on Mars. The canyon has different channels in it that some theorize were caused by different water sources. More about this image can be read at https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21567/the-hills-are-colorful-in-juventae-chasma

The Disappearing Atmosphere

As of three point eight billion years ago, Mars had already lost much of its atmosphere.

August 18, 2017

 

From the source: "12-year-old Alex Frye checks his special viewing glasses prior to viewing the partial solar eclipse from a highway overpass in Arlington, VA, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014."

Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Trying to figure out how to experience the 2017 solar eclipse? We've got options for you.

August 16, 2017

 

The "halo" around the moon blocking out the sun is the sun's corona. It is only visible on Earth during solar eclipses.

The Sun’s Corona And Solar Eclipses

Total solar eclipses are when the sun's corona are most easily observed.

September 17, 2015

 

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Radiation in Deep Space

Mars-bound astronauts will face many dangers including extended exposure to galactic radiation, which has been shown to cause brain damage.

June 12, 2015

 

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NASA’s Gecko Grippers

NASA has designed a new grappling tool based on geckos' foot grips.

December 5, 2014

 

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New Moon

In case there was ever any doubt, Earth only has one moon.

September 21, 2014

 

Amateur astronomers watch a meteor shower.

Helping NASA From Home

NASA wants YOU to help them make new discoveries! Crowdsourcing alleviates big data problems for astronomers.

August 30, 2014

 

The Mars Pyramid won second place in the Mars Base challenge held by NASA and Makerbot.

Live On Mars

Mars One hopes to send settlers to the red planet by 2024.

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