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Early risers can catch spectacular 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipse

Sky watchers across much of North America will get the chance to witness a total lunar eclipse for several hours on Tuesday, April 15 — but only if they rise early.
In the Media by Robert Myles

NASA's asteroid sample mission gets go-ahead

Littleton - An innovative NASA space mission with the ambitious aim of collecting samples from an asteroid in 2018 was given the green light, Wednesday.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 1 comment

Mercury getting smaller, say scientists

The smallest planet in the solar system is getting even smaller, according to findings by planetary geologists led by Paul Byrne of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
In the Media by Gene Kosowan - 1 comment

IRIS eye on the sun spots biggest solar flare since 2013 launch

Greenbelt - At end January, NASA’s IRIS mission, which gathers data on the sun’s atmosphere, spotted its strongest solar flare since IRIS launched in summer 2013.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Mars Orbiter spots Star Trek logo in dunes on Mars

Tucson - This spooky image of dunes seemingly treading across the surface of Mars was acquired by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Dec. 30, 2013.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 4 comments

Asteroid mission offers (nominal) immortality for all

Tucson - NASA and the Planetary Society have issued a global invitation to individuals to have their names etched on a microchip that will be on board a spacecraft launching in 2016. The spacecraft will rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu two years later.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 1 comment

European satellite Gaia will map 1 billion stars

Cayenne - The European Space Agency launched a new satellite, Thursday, which is expected to "boldly go where no satellite has gone before," providing the most accurate three-dimensional map of our part of the Milky Way.
In the Media by Eileen Kersey

Chance to spy Comet Lovejoy after comet ISON fizzles out

Kailua - Following the disappointment of Comet ISON, whose icy consistency melted away after its 730,000-mile brush with the sun, sky-watchers have the chance to catch a glimpse of Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) as it makes its solar approach.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Space debris from Monday's China moon launch wrecks houses

Xichang - Parts of China’s Long March rocket, launched on Monday to take China’s first moon rover into orbit, fell to Earth causing extensive damage to two houses.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 1 comment

Get set for comet Ison, comet of the century

Kingston Upon Hull - In January Digital Journal reported about comet ISON, discovered by Russian scientists in September 2012 and expected to be visible from Earth in 2013, so much so that it would be visible to the naked eye. That event is rapidly approaching.
In the Media by Eileen Kersey - 4 comments
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