NASA

DNA changed by 7% in a twins brother who was in space for one Year

19 Mar , 2018 Phenomenons,Space

Scott and Mark Kelly are twins and both work at NASA. They are part of an experiment to test the influence of space-travel on the human mind and body. Scott Kelly was onboard the ISS (International Space Station) for one year and after his return, scientists found something very unusual. His DNA was not the […]

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Catalog of known near-Earth asteroids tops 15,000

2 Nov , 2016 Space

The number of discovered near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) now tops 15,000, with an average of 30 new discoveries added each week. The number of discovered near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) now tops 15,000, with an average of 30 new discoveries added each week. This milestone marks a 50 percent increase in the number of known NEAs since 2013, […]

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Hubble spots possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter’s moon Europa

27 Sep , 2016 Space,Uncategorized

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations suggesting the icy moon erupts with high altitude water vapor plumes. The observation increases the possibility that missions to Europa may be able to sample Europa’s ocean […]

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Robots could help search for Life on Saturn’ s icy Moon Eceladus

3 Aug , 2016 Uncategorized

As NASA’ s Orbiter Cassini flew through Enceladus’s plumes a handful of times in the past 11 years, its instruments were flooded with hydrogen molecules, which are a possible smoking gun for hydrothermal vents in the oceans. If confirmed, those vents would have major implications for life beneath the ice. But it’s unclear whether the […]

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