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2012-04-19 11:56:43

The Astrophysical Journal, a leading professional astronomy research publication, will issue a special edition of its Letters volume on April 20 with papers about observations made with NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) airborne telescope.

Charles Bolden Speech Gives Hope For Future Of NASA
2012-04-19 06:24:57

When I tell someone that I was at the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, they assume that it's a fancy way of saying I attended a Star Trek Convention. Little do they know, it is at this event where Star Trek fantasies are overshadowed by actual reality.

The 3D Lyrid Meteor Shower
2012-04-21 06:00:01

This weekend, NASA scientists, amateur astronomers, and an astronaut on board the International Space Station will attempt the first-ever 3D photography of meteors from Earth and space.

NASA Satellite Movie Shows Great Plains Tornado Outbreak From Space
2012-04-19 03:01:44

Satellite data gives forecasters a leg up on severe weather. NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data showing the development and movement of the Great Plains tornado outbreak, using data from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite.

2012-04-18 11:04:25

NASA has selected a science instrument upgrade to the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) airborne observatory.

NASA Announces 16th Undersea Exploration Mission Dates And Crew
2012-04-17 04:11:36

An international team of aquanauts will travel again to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean to simulate a visit to an asteroid in the 16th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO).

Image 1 - IBEX And TWINS Observe A Solar Storm
2012-04-15 05:27:24

On April 5, 2010, the sun spewed a two million-mile-per-hour stream of charged particles toward the invisible magnetic fields surrounding Earth, known as the magnetosphere.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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