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NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

Engadget - ‎16 hours ago‎
Once a year, NASA's astronauts make a big change -- trading their vocation of conducting scientific experiments in space for one of underwater research.
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NASA catches Estelle becoming post-tropical

Phys.Org - ‎4 hours ago‎
On July 22 at 0000 UTC (July 21 at 8 p.m. EDT) the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA-DOD's Suomi NPP satellite captured this visible light image of Tropical Storm Estelle in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
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NASA's laser-shooting Mars rover can now choose its own targets

Business Insider UK - ‎18 hours ago‎
mars curiosity rover NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is seen at the site from which it reached down to drill into a rock target called 'Buckskin' on lower Mount Sharp in this low-angle self-portrait taken Aug. 5, 2015 and released Aug. 19, 2015.
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NASA Will Put Rocket Raccoon And Groot On Its New Mission Patch

Gizmodo - ‎11 hours ago‎
If there was any doubt in your heart that the people at NASA were a bunch of nerds, here's the evidence that proves otherwise.

WATCH: Moment 'Nasa cover up' caught on film as 'buildings on the moon' discovered - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
They go on to claim that it proves an age-old myth that Nasa is aware intelligent aliens visit the earth and moon, but that they refuse to disclose this to the public because of the fear of the impact it would have on religion and the rule of law among ...
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LEGO Ideas Honors 5 Women of NASA with Mini Figures

Nature World News - ‎13 hours ago‎
This project celebrates five pioneering women of NASA. Full set includes the frame and minifigures seen here plus individual vignettes of a microscale Hubble Space Telescope, space shuttle, instruments of the Apollo era, and replica of a famous photo ...
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When Viking Was Voyager: The Surprising History Behind NASA's Epic Mars Landing - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
NASA's life-hunting Viking mission to Mars was the most complex robotic exploration effort of its day, but the space agency initially wanted it to be even more ambitious.
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Did astronaut reveal NASA's 'codeword for aliens' in live International Space Station feed? - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
This controversial footage is causing a stir among UFO fans and conspiracy theorists as records a bizarre conversation between a "nervous" astronaut and mission control.

Former NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff talks deep space with Canberra students

ABC Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
Former NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff may have spent 198 days in space, but on Friday, he had his feet firmly on the ground, inspiring the next generation of aerospace engineers.
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Why Did NASA Send a DNA Sequencer to Space?

Live Science - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Turns out, the little device may also be able to analyze samples taken from alien life, NASA said. The SpaceX Dragon capsule met up with the International Space Station (ISS) early yesterday morning (July 20), after being launched aboard the Falcon 9 ...
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UFO Detector Review: 5 Things NASA won't tell you

Clapway - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apparently, 1 in 10 Americans believes that they have seen an alien according to a 2012 study by National Geographic. On the other hand, NASA thinks no such sightings have ever occurred. The space agency has been though to cover up valuable alien ...
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NASA's GPM observes newly formed Tropical Storm Georgette

Phys.Org - ‎19 hours ago‎
On July 22, NASA/JAXA's GPM found extremely heavy rain (red) falling at a rate of over 224 mm (8.8 inches) per hour and cloud top heights over 14 km (8.7 miles) high in storms south of Georgette's center.
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Watch and listen to NASA cracking 8-foot barrels to test new space materials

The Verge - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
When it comes to finding the best new materials for building rockets, NASA has an old-fashioned approach: apply pressure and see what breaks first.
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Historical records miss a fifth of global warming: NASA

Phys.Org - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A new NASA-led study finds that almost one-fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded.
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Hottest Year Ever? 2016 Burns Through Heat Records, NASA Says

Live Science - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
This year may be only half over, but 2016 is already on track to be the hottest year ever on record, with each of the first six months, from January to June, setting new temperature records, NASA officials announced this week. For the first time, NASA ...

NASA may build replacement instrument for Japanese astronomy mission

SpaceNews - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Hitomi / ASTRO-H TheASTRO-H2 satellite would be a copy of the ASTRO-H, or Hitomi, satellite lost soon after launch earlier this year.
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THE FINAL FRONTIER NASA uses 'warp field' to snap incredible images from the edge of our universe

The Sun - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
You might think your weekend plans are the most important thing in the world right now. But NASA has released a series of stunning pictures which will make you feel totally insignificant, no matter what you've got in the diary.
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NASA: Watch One Year on Earth From 1 Million Miles Away

EcoWatch - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) snaps about one set of images—each image capturing a different set of wavelengths—of the sunlit side of Earth every two hours.
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NASA's Solar Observatory Records Plasma Bursting from the Sun

Inverse - ‎15 hours ago‎
We've been told not to look directly at the sun since we were old enough to want to. That said, NASA likes to look at things regardless of the danger and they've had a workaround to that rule in place since 2010.

NASA completes first shell buckling tests with a bang

Space Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
NASA successfully completed the first series of high-tech composite tests in late spring as a large cylindrical barrel was tested to failure under extreme compressive loads of almost 900,000 pounds, all in the name of building lighter, stronger primary ...