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The largest solar particle event since 2005 hit the Earth, Mars and the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft travelling in-between, allowing the onboard Radiation Assessment Detector to measure the radiation a human astronaut could be exposed to en route to the Red Planet.
NASA scientists used the laws of physics on Thursday to publicly debunk conspiracy theorists that claim the space agency is engaging in an elaborate UFO cover-up scheme.
Australian astronomer Terry Lovejoy spotted a Kreutz family comet by using a ground-based telescope for the first time since the 1970s.
On October 25, 2006 a Delta II rocket launched from Cape Canaveral carrying two nearly identical spacecraft.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA spacecraft observations and new data processing techniques are giving scientists better insight into the evolution and development of solar storms that can damage satellites, disrupt communications and cause power grid failures on Earth.
Using data collected by NASA's STEREO spacecraft, researchers at Southwest Research Institute and the National Solar Observatory have developed the first detailed images of solar wind structures as plasma and other particles from a coronal mass ejection (CME) traveled 93 million miles and impacted Earth.
NASA will host a news briefing at 2 pm EDT, Thursday, Aug 18, to discuss new details about the structure of solar storms and the impact they have on Earth.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.