Posts tagged as: NASA

A small asteroid will pass close to Earth on Sunday

RC 2014 asteroid

An asteroid about 20 meters in diameter, discovered a few days ago and called RC 2014, will pass close to Earth on Sunday. Near means about 34,000 kilometers above the planet, ten times closer than the Moon, following a path going lower height than the geostationary orbit (36,000 km) in which many meteorological satellites operate. […]

No Doomsday; Media shouldn’t project flawed and baseless predictions

There is widespread and unnecessary fear of doomsday on December 21, 2012. Some people worry about a Maya prophesies of the end of the world, others fear a variety of astronomical threats such as collision with a rogue planet.   The media instead of educating masses for the last couple of months had been televising […]

World won’t end on December 21, 2012

You must have heard about the doomsday theory as how a rogue planet is going to crash into Earth on Friday (December 21, 2012) and kill us all?   Some people are fascinated, and sometimes frightened, by rumors of the Mayan end-of-the-world myth. According to the urban legend, the world will end when the Mayan […]

The first man on the moon dies

U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong , the first man on the moon, has died at age 82 from complications after heart surgery, as reported by relatives and fellow U.S. network NBC. Armstrong died at 20.42 pm, Spanish time, during his period of convalescence after coronary pass circuit operation to which was submitted on 8 August. The astronaut set […]

Neil Armstrong, the true American hero, died on Saturday

The first man to walk the surface of the moon and a true American hero, Neil Alden Armstrong passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2012 due to complications from cardiovascular surgery. He was 82 and was suffering from cardiac ailment for some time. Armstrong was the first man to engrave his foot in the moon […]

NASA’s Kepler discovers new exoplanets

NASA’s Kepler discovers new exoplanets NASA´s Kepler space telescope has discovered 41 new exoplanets in 20 distant star systems. They up the total number to 116 planets in 67 systems. The new transiting planets range from Earth-size to more than seven times the radius of Earth, but are too close to stars to be habitable. […]

Storm delays satellite launch

Storm delays satellite launch A tropical storm has forced the US space agency to delay the launch of a pair of satellites to Earth’s harsh radiation belts, just four minutes before the rockets fired. The countdown was halted early on Saturday for the second time in as many days. NASA initially said it would try […]

NASA storm probes

NASA storm probes The planned launch is scheduled for 4:07 a.m. EDT Friday of NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes. The Atlas V burns refined kerosene fuel, known as RP-1, mixed with liquid oxygen.

Top 10 child prodigies from around the world (Part One)

The famous saying that the child is the father of the man goes true for all the child prodigies in the world. Childhood, ah it’s a magical time when one is still allowed to be a non-productive drain on society and not feel guilty about it. However, some children were more focused on things like […]

Satellite to track Mars goes out of orbit

Satellite to track Mars goes out of orbit NASA might not be able to continue getting real-time coverage of the decent of Mars rover ‘Curiosity’ into Gale Crater as the satellite that was supposed to track the task went out of orbit due to a manoeuvring system glitch last month.  Engineers were able to recover […]

Will Pluto bounce back into the big league of planets with the fifth moon?

In the recent memory, there has been a new scientific discovery, which revealed that a fifth moon has been orbiting around former planet Pluto. The Hubble Space Telescope, which stays in the low earth orbit, disclosed the news on Wednesday, July 11. Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado tweeted about this […]

A stone monolith on Mars

In July 2009, the Lunar Explorer Italia website published the first image that appears on these lines. It shows what appears to be a rock monument in the form of rectangular monolith. Nothing too mysterious if not, of course, by the fact that the photograph was taken on Mars, and also one of the best […]


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