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Archive for May 11th, 2021

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope unfolds its giant mirror for last time ahead of Oct. 31 launch

May 11th, 2021 by

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has unfurled its big golden mirror for the final time on Earth ahead of its planned launch later this year.

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Watch live tonight! NASA sounding rocket launch to make colorful cloud show over eastern US

May 11th, 2021 by

NASA will launch a Black Brant XII sounding rocket from the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and you can watch it live here.

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Stunning new images of Jupiter reveal atmosphere details in different light (video)

May 11th, 2021 by

A comparison of images captured in different wavelengths by the Hubble Space Telescope and a ground-based observatory in Hawaii helps shed light on how Jupiter’s massive storms formed.

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The great lunar ‘bake off’ of knots and moon rocks — Commander’s report: lunar day 13

May 11th, 2021 by

Commander Musilova reflects on how freshly baked and grown food can significantly affect a crew’s motivation to persevere through hardships during an analog lunar mission.

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Mars may still be volcanically active, study finds

May 11th, 2021 by

Evidence of what may be the youngest eruption seen yet on Mars suggests the Red Planet may still be volcanically active, raising the possibility it was recently habitable.

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Coldplay connects with astronaut to debut ‘Higher Power’ on space station

May 11th, 2021 by

Coldplay found a higher stage to debut their new single, “Higher Power.”

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