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Northrop Grumman completed the second qualification test for the launch abort motor for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft. The motor fired for 5 seconds with a force of just under 370,000 pounds and will be used to pull the crewed capsule away from NASA's Sp...


on Jan 14, 2019 in: Videos

The Space Launch System (SLS) is an American Space Shuttle-derived super heavy-lift expendable launch vehicle. It is part of NASA's deep space exploration plans including a crewed mission to Mars. SLS follows the cancellation of the Constellation pro...

Rings of Saturn

on Jan 11, 2019 in: Videos

Scientists from NASA Goddard have discovered that not only are Saturn's rings younger than previously thought, but also that the rings are actually disappearing at a rapid pace through a process called "ring rain." Please visit OrbitalHub to read mor...

GPM Flyby of Kenanga

on Jan 10, 2019 in: Videos

the GPM satellite found extreme rainfall in Kenanga's well-defined circular eyewall. Heaviest rainfall was found by GPM in the tropical cyclone's southeastern quadrant, falling at a rate of over 161 mm (6.3 inches) per hour on that side of the tropic...

Commercial Crew 2019

on Jan 9, 2019 in: Videos

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and private industry partners, Boeing and SpaceX, will make history in 2019 with the return of human spaceflight launches to the International Space Station from U.S. soil. Get ready for the rocket rumble! Please visi...

NASA Mars Report

on Jan 8, 2019 in: Videos

NASA’s InSight has been busy. After landing on the Red Planet, the mission sent home pictures and sound, then placed its first instrument on the planet's surface. Plus, find out what the Curiosity rover has been up to. Please visit OrbitalHub to r...

Moon Phases 2019

on Jan 7, 2019 in: Videos

This 4K visualization shows the Moon's phase and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2019, as viewed from both Northern and Southern Hemisphere. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, this visualization shows the moon's orbit position, sub...

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