Science

by | June 26, 2019 | 19:44

NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the red planet for nearly seven years, spending most of its time analyzing the geology and taking selfies. Previously, Curiosity detected carbon-containing moleculesin ancient sediments on Mars as well as seasonal shifts in the levels of atmospheric methane.

by | June 25, 2019 | 18:41

The mission is led by the Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center. The complete launch process for the STP-2 mission will take around four hours, starting with Monday night at 11:30 p.m. The boosters were refueled and refitted for the upcoming launch. The mission is especially complex because the satellites are bound for three different orbits, requiring multiple firings of the Falcon's single second stage Merlin engine.

by | June 25, 2019 | 14:50

EDT, but since this is SpaceX's biggest, most powerful rocket - and since it's only been launched two times before tonight - it'll obviously be worth staying up for. In addition to the cremated remains , the OTB satellite, developed by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems and also hosts NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock .

by | June 23, 2019 | 19:43

The report claims that multiple IT security control weaknesses "reduce JPL's ability to prevent, detect and mitigate attacks targeting its systems and networks" while "exposing NASA systems and data to exploitation by cybercriminals". In addition to having reduced visibility to devices connected to its network and to not keeping different parts of its network separate, investigators have also found instances of security tickets not being resolved for extended periods of time.

by | June 22, 2019 | 14:30

Environmentalists, Democrats and some state attorneys general dubbed the regulation the "Dirty Power Plan", saying it would keep coal plants running for longer and is likely to lead to increases, not cuts, in carbon emissions and other pollutants over the next few decades.

by | June 19, 2019 | 11:26

The Strawberry Moon followed May's Flower Moon , named for the abundant blooming that month, before July's Full Buck Moon, marking the month buck deers' antlers usually emerge, according to the Almanac . In Europe, you may hear it called the Honey Moon, Mead Moon or the Full Rose Moon . On the morning of the full Moon, Jupiter will appear in the southwest and the planet Saturn will appear in the south-southeast.

by | June 16, 2019 | 18:58

The Falcon 9 lifted off from the coastal base northwest of Los Angeles at 7:17 a.m. and a few minutes later its first stage returned and successfully landed. Col. Bob Reeves, 30th Space Wing vice commander, will be the space launch commander. Talking point: The satellites are a big improvement from early iterations of Radarsat; the constellation is expected to generate 250,000 images per year, 50 times more than the first generation.

by | June 16, 2019 | 05:01

Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson provided pivotal contributions to space flight research from the 1940s through to the 1960s, when the United States first sent men to orbit and then walk on the Moon. It's a story "about the unlimited human potential of all of us", he said. "This sign is a powerful testament that anyone who is telling a little girl or a little boy 'You can't do something, ' is not telling the truth".

by | June 16, 2019 | 01:13

Queensland's Department of Environment and Science (DES) said in a statement it had approved Adani's Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Management Plan. Plans for the project, known as the Carmichael mine, were first proposed nearly a decade ago.

by | June 14, 2019 | 20:29

The Prime Minister of the UK, Theresa May, has agreed to set a legally binding target to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. This will be checked within five years to confirm that the UK's move has prompted ambitious climate action by other countries and to also ensure that the UK's industries do not face unfair competition.

by | June 14, 2019 | 19:56

Lucky viewers might also "glimpse a hint of the banded clouds" that surround the planet, NASA said. Typically the third brightest object in the night sky, after the Moon and Venus, Jupiter is always a great sight, but Monday night it'll be even bigger and brighter.

by | June 14, 2019 | 17:07

The spotting of the logo can be paralleled to the " face on Mars " phenomenon. The MRO HiRISE (High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera team at the University of Arizona highlighted the discovery Wednesday, though the image was acquired by the team April 22.

by | June 14, 2019 | 15:29

The Act amends the Criminal Code to ban people from owning or keeping a cetacean in captivity . During their celebration, the Green Party of Canada said, "These intelligent, social mammals will now get to live where they belong - in the ocean".

by | June 14, 2019 | 11:57

While restaurants favour them because they're cheap, lightweight and good for hot or cold food, there are already a number of alternatives. A plump list of banned items is not in actuality dwelling in stone, however a authorities offer told CBC Info that the list also could presumably perhaps comprise items admire cotton swabs, drink stirrers, plates and balloon sticks.

by | June 14, 2019 | 09:30

These tiny particles can originate from a variety of sources, including artificial clothes fibers, microbeads found in some toothpastes, or bigger pieces of plastic which gradually break into smaller pieces when they're thrown away and exposed to the elements.

by | June 13, 2019 | 18:55

NASA will allow commercial and even marketing activities, but the companies will have to prove that they actually need the unique microgravity environment "to enable manufacturing, production or development of a commercial application". citizens - and bill for the trip to the ISS, which will be the most expensive part of the adventure: around $58 million for a roundtrip ticket. And it'll cost you: Upwards of $35,000 per night for room and board - and air - at the International Space Station.

by | June 13, 2019 | 09:31

Speaking to reporters, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the products expected to be banned include cotton swabs, cutlery, plates, straws, bags and drink stirrers. "As well, it is hard to find areas at beaches that are not littered with plastics, he said". Without a change in course, Canadians will throw away an estimated 11 billion Canadian dollars (about 8.2 billion USA dollars) worth of plastic materials each year by 2030.

by | June 12, 2019 | 23:10

It's close to the record size of 8,776 square miles which was set in 2017 and larger than the five-year average size of 5,770 square miles. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its forecast for the year's hypoxic zone on Monday.

by | June 11, 2019 | 04:20

The prime minister also said it's "tough trying to explain" to his children why "dead whales [are] washing up on beaches around the world, their stomachs jam-packed with plastic bags", Reuters reported . Trudeau stated that his government is now researching which items should be banned while confirming that Canada would follow the model laid out by the European Union .

by | June 10, 2019 | 08:30

He urged the space agency to focus on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative. During a March 27 meeting with NASA managers and aerospace officials at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Pence said the Trump administration was ordering NASA to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024 , four years earlier than had been planned.

by | June 08, 2019 | 13:42

NASA has said that Jupiter "is at its biggest and brightest this month ", and can be observed in detail with only a minimum of equipment. According to NASA , you might even be able to catch a glimpse of the banded clouds that encircle the planet or the famous Great Red Spot.

by | June 08, 2019 | 07:57

They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defence and Science!" he wrote ". Mr Trump wrote last night as he flew home from Ireland on Air ... It's possible the President just meant that the moon is part of NASA's mission to Mars. Last month, Trump said during an appearance with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Japan and the United States would launch a mission to Mars "very soon".

by | June 07, 2019 | 23:42

The poll also found that close to half of UAE residents (48 per cent) reported that they or their family members have suffered irritation in their eyes, nose or throat as a result of air pollution. Most causes of air pollution come from human activities. It is now indisputable that breathing dirty air causes and exacerbates respiratory illnesses.

by | June 07, 2019 | 22:40

Eventually, NASA wants to see ISS replaced by a privately run space station. NASA said that tourists would be allowed to stay for up to 30 days at the ISS with the trip made via a USA spacecraft. The space agency recently announced that it planned to return to the moon by 2024, taking the first woman there and the first person in decades. "Enabling a vibrant economy in low-Earth orbit has always been a driving element of the space station program, and will make space more accessible to ...

by | June 06, 2019 | 16:13

A tropical storm off Mexico has a 60 percent chance of a cyclone formation in the next two days. The official hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin began Saturday, 1 June, and ends 30 November, with the traditional peak occurring from August to October.