OrbitalHub

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Blog Tags:NASA, ESA, ISS, Launchers, Lunar Explorers, Robotic Exploration, Space Telescopes, Space Tourism, Spacecraft Design
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Location:Toronto

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GRACE FO

on May 23, 2018 in: Videos

GRACE Follow-On (GRACE-FO) is continuing GRACE’s legacy of tracking Earth’s water movement across the planet. Monitoring changes in ice sheets and glaciers, underground water storage, the amount of water in large lakes and rivers, and changes in...

GRACE

on May 22, 2018 in: Videos

NASA scientists used GRACE data to identify regional trends of freshwater movement, and combined that information with data from other satellites, climate models and precipitation measurements to determine the causes of major regional trends in fresh...

Fly over Neukum Crater

on May 18, 2018 in: Videos

This movie, based on images taken by ESA's Mars Express, showcases the 102 km wide Neukum Crater in the southern hemisphere of Mars. The crater is named for the German physicist and planetary scientist, Gerhard Neukum, one of the founders of ESA's Ma...

Stellar explosions forge and distribute materials that make up the world in which we live, and also hold clues to how fast the universe is expanding. By understanding supernovae, scientists can unlock mysteries that are key to what we are made of and...

NICER Finds X-ray Pulsar

on May 16, 2018 in: Videos

Scientists analyzing the first data from the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) mission have found two stars that revolve around each other every 38 minutes. One of the stars in the system, called IGR J17062-6143 (J17062 for short), i...

The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency's Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet. Please...

InSight is a robotic lander designed to study the interior of the planet Mars. The mission launched on 5 May 2018 and is expected to land on the surface of Mars on Elysium Planitia on 26 November 2018, where it will deploy a seismometer and burrow a...







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