Satellite Animation Shows Hurricane Maria and Post Tropical Storm Jose
This animation of NOAA's GOES East satellite imagery from Sept. 21 at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC) to Sept. 23 ending at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC) shows Jose becoming a post-tropical storm winding down near New England while Hurricane ... NASA
Stunning aurora as seen from the Space Station
On 15 September 2017, 711 photos were taken by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli to create this time-lapse of a stunning aurora.

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Tracking Hurricane Maria from Space on This Week @NASA – September 22, 2017
Satellite data continues to enable weather forecasters to look inside and outside of powerful hurricanes. Imagery from NOAA's GOES East satellite, captured Sept. 17 to Sept. 20, shows Hurricane Jose along the U.S. east coast, and Hurricane Maria, as it ... NASA
Katherine Johnson Research Facility Opened
On Sept. 22, the new Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility was officially opened at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. Johnson, who is now 99 years old, worked as a "human computer" at Langley in the 1960’s, calculating ... NASA
ESA Euronews: 60 years since Sputnik
Sixty years ago, Sputnik became the first satellite in space and changed the world forever.

Launched by the Soviet Union on 4 October 1957, this shiny orb kick-started the space race, and opened up the heavens for mankind to explore.

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ESA Euronews: Sputnik - mehr als bloß ein Satellit
Vor sechzig Jahren flog Sputnik ins All, der erste Satellit im Weltraum. Ihm folgten der Hund Laika, Yuri Gagarin und der erste Weltraumspaziergänger Alexei Leonow. Eine lange Reihe sowjetischer Raumfahrtlegenden. Sputnik war mehr als bloß ein Satellit. Er läutete den ... European Space Agency, ESA
ESA Euronews: Se cumplen 60 años del lanzamiento del Sputnik
Estamos en el corazón de la capital rusa para celebrar los 60 años del lanzamiento de Sputnik, el primer satélite enviado al espacio.

Hemos marcado el aniversario a lo largo del año en nuestra serie "Legends of Space" pero este ...
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ESA Euronews: Soixante ans après, Spoutnik reste une légende
Il y a soixante ans, le premier satellite artificiel Spoutnik était mis en orbite devançant la chienne Laïka, Youri Gagarine et Alexeï Leonov dans la longue liste des légendes soviétiques de l'espace. Aujourd'hui, ce minuscule engin est encore dans toutes ... European Space Agency, ESA
Week in Images Our week through the lens: 18-22 September 2017 ESA Top News
Soaring Over Jupiter This striking image of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. NASA Image of the Day
Vitamin super-cocktail to combat 60 days of lying in bed This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins that could help astronauts to combat the side effects of living in space.

Ten volunteers will lie in beds with the head end tilted ...
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X-plane Preliminary Design Model Tests Quiet Supersonic Technology Test Engineer Samantha O’Flaherty finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model inside the 14- by- 22 Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center. The QueSST Preliminary Design is the initial design stage of NASA’s ... NASA Image of the Day
Giant berg on the move Until a few days ago, the huge chunk of ice that broke off Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf in July has remained close, buffeting back and forth against the shelf. A68 is now on the move and drifting out to ... ESA Top News
Suomi NPP Satellite Captures Thermal Image of Hurricane Maria The VIIRS instrument on NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite captured a thermal image of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20 at 2:12 a.m. EDT. The image showed very cold cloud top temperatures in the powerful thunderstorms in Maria’s eyewall. Maria’s eye was ... NASA Image of the Day
First steps: returning humanity to the Moon In the first act of lunar exploration, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were major characters. In setting its sights on the Moon, ESA hopes to bring many more actors to this off-world stage.   ESA Top News
Space Station Crew Members Discuss Life in Space with the Media
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency discussed life and work aboard the orbital complex in a pair of in-flight interviews Sept. ... NASA
Flat land Technology image of the week: Proba-V captures the world’s largest salt plain, so flat that it is used to check satellite instruments ESA Space Engineering & Technology
Space Station Crew Member Discusses His First Days in Space with Minnesota Students
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei of NASA fielded questions about life and work on the orbital outpost during an in-flight educational event Sept. 18 with students from the Pine River-Backus schools in Pine ... NASA
U.S. Commercial Cargo Ship Departs Space Station
The SpaceX/Dragon cargo craft departed the International Space Station Sept. 17, one month after delivering more than three tons of supplies and scientific experiments for the station’s residents. Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency and ... NASA
Paolo’s point and click adventure with Justin from space Last month ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli operated a rover in Germany from the International Space Station. Part of ESA’s METERON project, the experiment with German Aerospace Center DLR’s robot, nicknamed Rollin’ Justin, is about developing ways to allow astronauts to ... ESA Space Engineering & Technology
Camp Eclipse - Idaho 2017
Virgin Galactic's community of Future Astronauts gather in Idaho for a three day event to celebrate the 2017 total solar eclipse. Our friend and Future Astronaut, Professor Stephen Hawking speaks about the eclipse and reminds us on the importance of ... Virgin Galactic

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