News tagged with impact basin

Protecting river basins in the Mediterranean

We as European citizens may not be directly exposed to all of its consequences yet, but global warming is progressively driving lifestyles across the world into a corner. Some of its most devastating - and probably most documented ...

Feb 10, 2014
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GRAIL mission puts a new face on the moon

(Phys.org) —Scientists using data from the lunar-orbiting twins of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission are gaining new insight into how the face of the moon received its rugged ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Orion drop test on Jan. 06, 2012

(PhysOrg.com) -- After six months of testing, an 18,000 pound (8,165 kg) Orion mockup took its final splash into NASA Langley Research Center's Hydro Impact Basin on Jan. 6.

Jan 09, 2012
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