Tag: NASA

NASA releases the sharpest ever images of Pluto’s jagged surface

Posted December 11, 2015 16:20:06 Photo: A close up look at Pluto’s surface taken from the New Horizons spacecraft show an in depth appear at the makeup of the planet from craters to jagged mountains. (Supplied: NASA) NASA has released some of the sharpest pictures ever captured of Pluto, providing new insight into the dwarf…


Saturn’s biggest moon glows green in new image released by NASA

Updated December ten, 2015 01:03:51 Photo: The new image was designed by combining multiple near-infrared images taken in the course of a higher-altitude flyby on November 13. (Supplied: NASA) NASA has released a composite image of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, constructed from pictures taken by the Cassini spacecraft, that shows the moon’s surface as an…


New Pluto close-ups to help NASA piece collectively planet’s history

Updated December 05, 2015 15:53:11 External Link: New Horizons’ Very best View of Pluto’s Craters, Mountains and Icy Plains NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back what the space agency has described as the best close-ups of the planet that humans might see for decades. Taken from a variety of just 17,000 kilometres, the new…


NASA unveils shiny new coat for its Orion spacecraft

Agen Sabung Ayam Orion has a shiny new look. (credit: NASA) NASA on Thursday evening released conceptual photos of its Orion spacecraft featuring a new, metallic-based coating that will defend the automobile both in orbit and for the duration of its fiery return to Earth. Engineers at Johnson Space Center have decided to add a…


NASA chief: Government climate scientists won’t be intimidated

Agen Sabung Ayam Bolden, far left, and Sullivan, far appropriate, were crew mates on the mission that launched the Hubble Space Telescope. (credit: NASA) As NOAA has endured a series of Congressional attacks this fall for its climate change research, the agency’s administrator, Kathryn Sullivan, has largely remained silent. But the former astronaut’s wing mate…