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To determine how best to explore asteroids in the future, NASA scientists and engineers are taking their experiments underwater in the 15th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO.
With more than a few stamps on its passport, NASA's Aquarius instrument on the Argentinian SatÃ©lite de Aplicaciones CientÃficas (SAC)-D spacecraft will soon embark on its space mission to "taste" Earth's salty ocean.
International journalists who would like to cover the June 9 launch of the Aquarius/SAC-D mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California need to apply for credentials by May 9.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgos, known to be critical, meticulous and reserved, are also more likely to get into a car accident, according to Allstate Insurance, which recently compared claims data against the recently "revised" zodiac calendar.
Technicians from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif, completed the installation of thermal blankets on NASA's Aquarius instrument last week.
While most Americans are traveling to family gatherings this week for Thanksgiving, a team of scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif, and the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, is flying down to Brazil to "cook" a salty NASA instrument that's sure to spice up studies of Earth's climate after its launch late next spring.
Xestospongia muta, better known as the giant barrel sponge, is now the most dominant life form in the coral reefs of the Caribbean and the Florida Keys.
WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a media teleconference Friday, May 21, at 3:15 p.m.
HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will once again participate in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. This is the 14th expedition since October 2001.
NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment.
Aquarius (the water bearer) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 23h; Declination: -15; Source: Identified by most ancient cultures The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations....
Capricornus (The Sea Goat) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 21h; Declination: -20; Source: Ancient, Babylonian and Greek mythology The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations....
Cetus Constellation -- Cetus (the Whale or Sea Monster) is a constellation of the southern sky, in the region known as the Water, near other watery constellations like Aquarius, Pisces, and Eridanus. Notable features This constellation's most notable star is Mira, Î¿ Ceti, the first variable star to be discovered. Over a period of 331.65 days it varies from magnitude 2.0, one of the brightest in the sky and easily visible to the unaided eye, to 10.1 and back again. Its discovery in...