Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Time To Watch The June 2020 Strawberry Full Moon In Florida

During the lunar eclipse, Earth moves in between the sun and the moon and obstruct the sunlight that is reflected by the moon. However, our calendar is not perfectly synchronised with astronomical events, therefore, every now and then, a year has 13 ...

Famed Arecibo telescope, on the brink of collapse, will be dismantled Famed Arecibo telescope, on the brink of collapse, will be dismantled

Two cables supporting the 900-ton instruments for the telescope above a radio dish 1,000 feet (305 meters) in diameter broke on 10 August and 6 November. "NSF has concluded that this recent damage to the 305-meter telescope can not be addressed with...

SpaceX arrives at International Space Station for Landmark Mission SpaceX arrives at International Space Station for Landmark Mission

Since the Crew Dragon capsule is fully automated, the crew was able to dock at the station on schedule without needing to intervene. Hopkins arrived with two fellow NASA astronauts, pilot Victor Glover and physicist Shannon Walker, in addition to...

China positions rocket ahead of lunar mission China positions rocket ahead of lunar mission

Space engineers have conducted a general assembly and tests on the rocket after it was transported to Wenchang in late September. The lunar probe, which weighs over eight tons, is comprised of four parts: an orbiter, a returner, an ascender and a l...

How to see the 2020 Leonid Meteor Shower today How to see the 2020 Leonid Meteor Shower today

What causes the Leonid meteor shower? Dunedin observatory astronomer Ian Griffin said meteor showers happen because as the Earth goes around the Sun and over the course of the year it crosses the path of comets. The Leonids get their name fro...

Nunavut reports 34 new COVID-19 infections, more than doubling total cases Nunavut reports 34 new COVID-19 infections, more than doubling total cases

Patterson said all infected individuals are isolated at home and are doing well. He added that the situation is not that bad in other places. Patterson said it's still not known how exactly the novel coronavirus made it to Nunavut, which had been...

Russian cosmonauts step out of ISS on spacewalk Russian cosmonauts step out of ISS on spacewalk

Ryzhikov, designated EV1 (short for "extravehicular crewmember 1"), will don a spacesuit with red stripes, while Kud-Sverchkov will sport blue stripes as EV2. "We welcome any and all units, especially if they have storage space", Robins said in Octob...

Arianespace probes failure of European satellite launch Arianespace probes failure of European satellite launch

When the final stage of the rocket - known as AVUM - ignited, the spacecraft tumbled off course, leading to a "loss of mission", it said. Also onboard was the French TARANIS satellite. 16 suffered a serious failure just eight minutes after lift...

Blast Off: SpaceX rocket heads to space

Live stream: NASA is live-streaming the event on YouTube and on its website for desktop viewing. He was selected as a NASA astronaut in 2000 and has completed two space shuttle flights. Ever since the space shuttle was retired in 2011, NASA has ...

Quebec hits one-day high of 1448 COVID-19 cases Quebec hits one-day high of 1448 COVID-19 cases

Of them, 89 are in the intensive care ward, which is an increase of seven from Saturday. Once again, Montreal recorded the most cases in the province. Outbreaks in Quebec's long-term care facilities are under control, he added, but "it's so fragile...

Baby Yoda tags along on SpaceX's first operational mission for NASA

If the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) isn't already cool enough, the team that just launched the first SpaceX Commercial Crew mission, also including a little plush The Child (aka Baby Yoda ). The four named their capsule Res...

SpaceX, NASA Launches First Operational Mission SpaceX, NASA Launches First Operational Mission

But the launch was postponed for a day due to forecasts of gusty winds - remnants of Tropical Storm Eta - that would have made a return landing for the Falcon 9's reusable booster stage hard, NASA officials said. In the intervening years, USA astrona...

Leonids meteor shower to peak this week Leonids meteor shower to peak this week

Find the open area with a wide view of the sky and don't forget to compile. if you like Photo Leonid meteor shower , NASA advises to use manual focus camera on tripod with shutter output cable or built-in timer, fitted with wide angle lens.

NASA looks to the public to help design next space toilet NASA looks to the public to help design next space toilet

The global space station (ISS) features a large, industrial-looking Russian-made toilet that uses suction technology to overcome the challenge of pooing and peeing in microgravity. There should be less than five-minute turnaround time between two...

Warmer seas keep hurricanes stronger for longer, study says Warmer seas keep hurricanes stronger for longer, study says

With Hurricane Eta further threatening Florida and the Gulf Coast in coming days, the study's lead author warned of more destruction away from the coast than in the past. 'Hurricanes are heat engines, just like engines in cars. Without fuel, the ve...

Astronauts Prepare To Launch To Space Station Aboard SpaceX Rocket Astronauts Prepare To Launch To Space Station Aboard SpaceX Rocket

At 7:27 PM EST (4:27 PM PST), NASA astronauts Shannon Walker , Victor Glover , and Michael Hopkins, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi left launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida bound for the ISS. This mission will mark the first tim...

NASA to launch Crew Dragon spacecraft NASA to launch Crew Dragon spacecraft

Victor Glover will be aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket when it launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 3:27 p.m. The Crew Dragon spacecraft, which was named Resilience by the crew, will reach the International...

DNA from Neanderthals can make Covid more severe

And those who have the variant, found on chromosome three, are up to three times more likely to need ventilation if they catch the virus . "It is now not known what feature in the Neanderthal-derived region confers risk for severe Covid-19 and if ...

United Kingdom blocks travel from Denmark amid fears of new COVID-19 strain United Kingdom blocks travel from Denmark amid fears of new COVID-19 strain

The virus has been found at over 200 mink farms in Denmark , which produces most of the world's mink fur. Laois and has operated since the 1960s. They have so far not commented . Minks cannot only serve as a reservoir for SARS-CoV-2, but are also c...

Longer, more extreme fire season predicted Longer, more extreme fire season predicted

It's likely cool season rainfall along Australia's southern parts will decrease too leading to more time in drought with more intense, short heavy rainfall events. Australia's temperatures, extreme weather events frequency, rainfall amounts and inten...

SpaceX's Musk gets mixed virus tests on eve of crew launch SpaceX's Musk gets mixed virus tests on eve of crew launch

This mission will mark the first time the USA has used its own technology to send its astronauts into space after retiring the Space Shuttle program back in 2011. someone else. "Either bringing astronauts to the space station or bringing the resupp...

Soyuz MS-17 crew launches 'ultrafast' two-bit rabbit flight to space station Soyuz MS-17 crew launches 'ultrafast' two-bit rabbit flight to space station

A trio of space travelers has launched successfully to the International Space Station, for the first time using a fast-track maneuver to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours. When NASA retired the US space shuttle program in 2011, it was...

Here's when to see supermoon in Kent Here's when to see supermoon in Kent

In comments to the Cyprus News Agency, Fakas said that at the moment, the moon is approaching the Earth's periphery at the closest point for 2020. This means as the moon orbits, it comes closer to the Earth and farther away, depending on the month....

Mining with microbes in space Mining with microbes in space

It can help to reduce the reliance on cyanide for mining gold , for example. Prof Cockell said he also expected scientists at some point to look at how mining bacteria could be engineered to raise their productivity of useful products. United King...

Climate change slows weakening of North Atlantic hurricanes once they make landfall Climate change slows weakening of North Atlantic hurricanes once they make landfall

The researches say that this has made a stark difference to the ability of hurricanes to cause damage further inland. This year, the North Atlantic has already broken the record for the number of named storms, with Hurricane Theta becoming the 29...

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