The massive volcanic eruption that destroyed a small island in Polynesia on Saturday (Jan. 15) released ash that reached a record-breaking 24-miles above the Earth’s surface. This was the first time volcanic ash has been detected so high in Earth’s atmosphere.
Ahead of Black History Month, National Geographic is launching a powerful new podcast, INTO THE DEPTHS, on Jan. 27, 2022, that uncovers the deep history of the transatlantic slave trade as it follows a group of Black divers who are dedicated to finding and helping to document slave shipwrecks.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team fully deployed its 21-foot, gold-coated primary mirror, successfully completing the final stage of all major spacecraft deployments to prepare for science operations.
The James Webb Space Telescope team has fully deployed the spacecraft’s 70-foot sunshield, a key milestone in preparing it for science operations.
The moon again refuses to cooperate with sky gazers in 2022 making the year a less-than-stellar one for meteor shower fans. Still, we have a few surprises in store including a brand new shoer, the Tau Herculids, which may be visible for the first time in 2022.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America.
NASA will provide coverage of prelaunch, launch, and postlaunch activities for the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science telescope.
NASA had been aiming to put men back on the moon by 2024. Alas, that is not to be. Yesterday, Nasa administrator, Bill Nelson, quickly began fingerpointing saying Congress had not allocated enough money to develop a landing system.
The long-delayed first step toward putting men back on the Moon will take place in February 2022. NASA officials announced a two-week period beginning February 12, for the Artemis-1 flight.
The image looks profoundly like the iconic game character Pac-Man gulping down, not power pellets, but billions of stars!