Tagged: NASA

NASA measures rainfall from space

  For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid-Atlantic. Using data from a constellation of satellites, NASA calculated...

Russia extends International Space Station commitment until 2024

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has outlined its plans to continue its commitment to the International Space Station until 2024 and conduct manned missions to the Moon by 2030. An official statement from Roscosmos announced that the space agency would...

NASA seeks interest for high-tech airships

NASA is thinking about putting forward a Centennial Challenge for the development of high-altitude and long-duration stratospheric airships for scientific innovation. The citizen science challenge would be called ‘The 20-20-20 Airship Challenge‘ and winning projects...

Chandra X-ray Observatory: A 15 Year Retrospective

To celebrate the Chandra observatory’s 15th operational birthday NASA has released a collection of six images showing various astrophysical objects of special interest. Each composite image has been selected directly from Chandra’s data archive, and is designed to...