Welcome, come in to the 487th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. I’m Susie Murph, part of the team at Universe Today and CosmoQuest. So now, on to this week’s stories! Looking for a nice […]
December 9, 2016 in Astronomy News, science by News and Features - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
On Sunday, December 11, at 9:04 a.m. PST (12:04 p.m. EST, 17:04 UTC) NASA’s Juno spacecraft will make its third science flyby of Jupiter.
Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency captured this photograph from the International Space Station on Nov. 25, 2016, and shared it on social media, writing, “Sunrises. We experience 16 sunrises every 24 hours on the International Space…
December 9, 2016 in Astronomy Blogs, Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson, Astronomy News, international space station, News, Observing News & Current Celestial Events, Spacecraft and Space Missions by David Dickinson
Find out how to see a cargo mission headed to the International Space Station this weekend.
The post Watch Resupply Mission Chase Down the International Space Station This Weekend appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The same phrase that hailed astronaut John Glenn’s historic launch into space more than 50 years ago became a hashtag to mark his last departure from Earth. From politicians to astronauts, “#GodspeedJohnGlenn” trended as the news of his death spread onlin
The NASA administrator will always remember John Glenn “the humanitarian, the human being and the loving husband.” Glenn passes away at the age of 95 on Dec. 9, 2016, leaving behind a tremendous legacy for spaceflight and beyond.