Space News Archive - November 15, 2011
News media representatives are invited to attend a public announcement of NASA's process for selecting its next class of astronauts.
Space around Earth is anything but a barren vacuum. The area seethes with electric and magnetic fields that change constantly. Charged particles flow through, moving energy around, creating electric currents, and producing the aurora.
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) member describes novel eye findings in astronauts after long duration space flight.
NASA's Voyager 2 has successfully switched to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft.
NASA has announced that it will extend the MESSENGER mission for an additional year of orbital operations at Mercury beyond the planned end of the primary mission on March 17, 2012.
Lunar researchers have been struggling with the mystery for years, and they may have finally found a solution. But first, what is an ionosphere?
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.