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NASA to Host Media Briefing on New Ice-Monitoring Mission

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NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly NASA’s most advanced laser altimeter to measure Earth’s changing ice. 11 altre parole

Space

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kranz!

Wishing legendary NASA flight director Gene Kranz the happiest of birthdays! by NASA

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NASA

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kranz!

Imagen del día (NASA)

Wishing legendary NASA flight director Gene Kranz the happiest of birthdays! via NASA https://ift.tt/2MmLVh1

Astronomy

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kranz!

Wishing legendary NASA flight director Gene Kranz the happiest of birthdays!

from NASA Image of the Day https://ift.tt/2MmLVh1

Astronomy

Caroline Herschel: technician to the stars

To be published in The Journal – the journal of the IST Autumn 2018

Caroline Herschel blazed a trail as the first salaried female in the history of astronomy. 2.169 altre parole

Location

Dissolving Neptune

Dark, cold and whipped by supersonic winds, ice giant Neptune is the eighth and most distant planet in our solar system.

More than 30 times as far from the Sun as Earth, Neptune is the only planet in our solar system not visible to the naked eye.  144 altre parole

Sob o Cruzeiro do Sul

Esta fotografia obtida durante a Expedição Ultra HD ao Observatório de La Silla do ESO, no Chile, mostra o telescópio dinamarquês de 1,54 metros observando o céu noturno estrelado. 282 altre parole

Astronomy