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Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

The bright areas of Occator Crater — Cerealia Facula in the center and Vinalia Faculae to the side — are examples of bright material found on crater floors on Ceres. This is a simulated perspective view.

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip. “This time we will not only …

NASA Airborne Science Team Surveys California Fires

NASA Airborne Science Team Surveys California Fires

The Ventura coastline is barely visible under a plume of smoke as NASA’s ER-2 high-altitude aircraft carrying JPL’s AVIRIS spectrometer instrument surveys the Southern California wildfires on Dec. 7, 2017.

Wildfires roar through Southern Cali as NASA and ESA satellites watch, powerless to intervene

Wildfires roar through Southern Cali as NASA and ESA satellites watch, powerless to intervene

The scope and destructiveness of Southern California’s wildfires were captured in chilling detail by ESA satellites earlier this week. Image via DailyDot. Wildfires have turned large swaths of California into a Mordoresque landscape over the last few months, but flames won’t seem to spare the golden state.

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37

The Voyager team is able to use a set of four backup thrusters, dormant since 1980. They are located on the back side of the spacecraft in this orientation. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> If you tried to start a car that’s been sitting in a garage for […]

Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor Dazzles Scientists

Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor Dazzles Scientists

Artist’s concept of interstellar asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua) as it passed through the solar system after its discovery in October 2017. The aspect ratio of up to 10:1 is unlike that of any object seen in our own solar system.

ROCKET DAY- The Fires of Creation

ROCKET DAY- The Fires of Creation

On Saturday, November 18th from 11 am to 5 pm, Simi Valley Historical Society and Museum is hosting a one-of-a-kind event at Strathearn Historical Park: A celebration of the men and women who for 60 years worked in our local Aerospace Industry, creating the American Space Program This onetime event will include “Mission Control” in […]

Ventura County Students Aviation Career Day | Compete For $850 In Cash Prizes For School

Ventura County Students Aviation Career Day | Compete For $850 In Cash Prizes For School

What:      Ventura County High School Aviation Career Day When:     9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017 Where:    Commemorative Air Force Museum Camarillo Airport, 455 Aviation Drive, Camarillo, CA Why:       An event for all high school and middle school students in Ventura County to learn about various aviation careers available in this growing industry. […]

NASA and Russia to work on new Lunar Space Station

NASA and Russia to work on new Lunar Space Station

It’s time to move on to the next stage in mankind’s space exploration. Artistic depiction of the station. Credits: NASA. The Cold War will definitely remain one of the darker pages of mankind’s history, but it brought an unexpected upside: the Space Race. The rivalry between the USSR and the United States sent us to […]

NASA’s asteroid-collecting spacecraft will slingshot around Earth today

NASA’s asteroid-collecting spacecraft will slingshot around Earth today

It has to pick up an extra boost. OSIRIS-REx will slingshot around Earth today. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Arizona Today at 12:52 p.m. eastern time, an old friend will drop by to say hello—and get a firm push in the right direction before it heads on its merry way. It can’t stay too […]

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