Archive: 9/04/2012

Space image: ATV-3 approaches The Station

(Phys.org) -- In this photo taken from the International Space Station, the European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle-3 (ATV-3) is seen on approach for docking. The unmanned cargo spacecraft docked to the space ...

dateApr 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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MESSENGER gets it Donne

Named after the 17th-century metaphysical poet, Mercury’s Donne crater was captured in this image by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft. The 53-mile (83-km) -wide crater features a large, rounded central peak and numerous ...

dateApr 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees new salt in an ancient sea

(Phys.org) -- The expansion of massive salt evaporation projects on the Dead Sea are clearly visible in this time series of images taken by Landsat satellites operated by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

dateApr 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Mysteries of the sun ... explained in video

NASA has just released five new videos called "Mysteries of the Sun". The videos describe the science of the sun and its effects on the solar system and Earth. Scientists study the sun not only to better understand the orb ...

dateApr 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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