News about 'NASA'

Feb 28, 2013

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

A married couple mars mission is being set to happen in January 2018, courtesy by Inspiration Mars Foundation, a new nonprofit organization founded by private space traveler Dennis Tito, a multimillionaire American engineer who spent nearly 8 days in orbit as a crew member of ISS EP-1 in 2001. Image Credit: InspirationMars.org According to a […]


Feb 13, 2013

Pink Planet In Sky: Mercury Can Be Seen As Pink Planet After Sunset

Mercury "Pink Planet" location
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

Do you want to see a pink planet in sky? Good news for star gazers, or should I say planet gazers, as NASA scientists confirmed that Mercury can be seen as a pink planet in sky about 30 minutes after sunset. According to NASA, Mercury can be seen as a pink planet starting February 8 […]


Feb 13, 2013

Asteroid worth $195B: Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby on February 15 is worth billions, space miners say

Asteroid worth $195B: Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby on February 15 is worth billions, space miners say
By in Astronomy, Science, World No comments

A so-called asteroid worth $195B is now approaching our planet, and will be within 17,200 miles (27,000 kilometers) of Earth this Friday, February 15, 2013. The asteroid, known as the 2012 DA14 will not hit Earth, but a group of space miners said it could be worth nearly $200 billion. Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby […]


Jan 13, 2013

42 Alien Planets Found by Amateur Astronomers from Planet Hunters Project

Zooniverse Amateur Astronomers Discover 42 Alien Planets
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

The forty two (42) alien planets found by a group of amateur researchers from the Planet Hunters project are now awaiting confirmation from professional astronomers, according to a Live Science report on Friday, January 11, 2013. About 40 volunteers of Planet Hunters, one of many Zooniverse projects, reportedly discovered the planet candidates by going through […]


Jan 4, 2013

100 Billion Alien Planets: Researchers’ Planet Estimates from Kepler-32 Study

100 billion alien planets
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

100 billion alien planets Image Credit: NASA; ESA; Z. Levay and R. van der Marel, STScI; T. Hallas; and A. Mellinger There are 100 billion alien planets in the Milky Way galaxy based on the estimates of a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. John Johnson, an assistant professor […]


Jan 3, 2013

Neil Armstrong Lied About “One Small Step” Origin?

Neil Armstrong Lied About "One Small Step" Origin?
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

Did Neil Armstrong lied about his famous words on the moon? Probably, if the latest documentary where Neil‘s brother, Dean, was interviewed is to be believed. Neil Armstrong Image Credit: NASA In a recent BBC documentary, Dean is quoted as saying that Neil showed him the famous words months before the Apollo 11 flight, during […]


Dec 27, 2012

Asteroid In 2040 Not A Threat To Earth, NASA Says

By in Astronomy, Science No comments

Is the earth going to end in 2040 because of an asteroid? No. Year 2040 will not be the end of the world after the failed 2012 prediction, as NASA confirmed. NASA confirmed on its latest study that the Asteroid 2011 AG5 that was believed to be a threat to earth when it passes by […]


Dec 17, 2012

Asteroid 4179 Toutatis Caught on Video in Huge Asteroid’s Flyby of Earth (Video)

Huge Asteroid's Earth Flyby Caught on Video
By in Astronomy, Science No comments

Asteroid 4179 Toutails Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The huge asteroid 4179 Toutatis flyby of Earth was caught on video by the NASA Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, California, according to a Space.com report on Sunday, December 16, 2012. About 64 radar images, with resolution of about 12 feet (3.75 meters) per pixel, taken from Wednesday […]


Dec 13, 2012

NASA Apocalypse Video Released Early To Debunk The Mayan Apocalypse Belief

Screen capture of NASA apocalypse video
By in Science, World No comments

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a video online on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 debunking the belief that the world will end on December 21, 2012. A scene from NASA apocalypse video Image Credit: Youtube screen grab The video, as shown below, is supposed to be published on December 22, 2012 as it […]


Nov 18, 2012

Giant sun eruption: Video of Monster Sun Prominence Taken by NASA (Video)

Giant sun eruption photo
By in Amazing, Astronomy, Science No comments

A giant sun eruption was captured on video by the camera of a NASA spacecraft on Friday, November 16, 2012. Giant sun eruption Image Credit: NASA/SDO A Live Science report said that the monster sun eruption created several solar storms of “super-hot plasma.” NASA video of the giant sun eruption Image Credit: NASA/GSFC The recent […]