Space News Archive - April 23, 2012
Space Shuttle Program Transition and Retirement managers met Sunday afternoon to again evaluate the weather forecast for Space Shuttle Enterprise's Ferry Flight to New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Approximately every 11 years the magnetic field on the sun reverses completely – the north magnetic pole switches to south, and vice versa.
Residents in parts of Nevada and California were treated to a rare daytime celestial event that awoke some on Sunday morning with a loud explosion.
Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano has re-awakened and has been emitting gas and ash. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite has been viewing the ash cloud, and it was documented in a short new video released by NASA's GOES Project on Friday.
Sensors would punch into soil, run range of tests