News tagged with nasa

On the trail of a hazy global killer

For more than three decades NASA has focused its space-faring skills and science chops CSI-like on an elusive global killer. Later this month, that pursuit takes us to East Asia. In a few years, part way to the moon.

dateApr 26, 2016 in Environment
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How long does it take to get to Jupiter?

We're always talking about Pluto, or Saturn or Mars. But nobody ever seems to talk about Jupiter any more. Why is that? I mean, it's the largest planet in the solar system. 318 times the mass of the Earth has got to count ...

dateApr 07, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Image: Orion spacecraft suited crew testing

Engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston are evaluating how crews inside a mockup of the Orion spacecraft interact with the rotational hand controller and cursor control device while inside their Modified Advanced ...

dateApr 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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