Sabato, 30 Aprile 2016

Fase lunare attuale

1Luna Nuova o Novilunio
2Luna Crescente
3Primo Quarto
4Gibbosa Crescente
5Luna Piena o Plenilunio
6Gibbosa Calante
7Ultimo Quarto
8Luna Calante

NASA Breaking News


NASA’s Juno Mission on Course for July 4 Arrival at Jupiter, Media Accreditation Open
Media accreditation now is open for events around the arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter on July 4. The spacecraft, which will reveal the story of the formation and evolution of the planet Jupiter, will enter into orbit around the gas giant that evening, five years after leaving Earth.
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Sen. Mikulski, NASA Administrator Bolden to View Progress at Wallops Flight Facility
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia will host Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and agency Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday, May 3, for an employee town hall and tour. The tour will include a stop at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A, where preparations are underway to conduct a hot fire test of Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket
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NASA Dedicates Facility to Mathematician, Presidential Medal Winner
NASA will commemorate the many contributions of retired mathematician Katherine Johnson to America’s space program during a building dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 5 -- the 55th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic rocket launch and splash down, which Johnson helped make possible. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and
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NASA Awards Academic Mission Services Contract
NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Maryland, to provide academic/university-based program and project support for science and engineering teams at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.
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NASA Selects American Small Business, Research Institution Projects for Further Development
NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 259 American small businesses and 42 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space, while also benefiting the U.S. economy. The awards have a total value of approximately $49.7 million.
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NASA Puts Dallas Students on Phone with Orbiting Astronauts
Students in Dallas will have the opportunity to speak with two astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 26. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Visits Washington April 25-29
NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who lived and worked nearly five months on the International Space Station as a flight engineer, will make multiple appearances across Washington April 25-29 to share highlights from his 141-day mission in space.
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NASA Seeks Industry Ideas for an Advanced Mars Satellite
NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration, in support of NASA’s Journey to Mars.
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NASA Seeks Proposals for Deep Space Habitation Prototypes
NASA is soliciting proposals for the development of prototypes for deep space habitats that will give astronauts a place to call home during long-duration missions supporting the agency’s Journey to Mars.
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NASA to Discuss Latest Developments in Solar Electric Propulsion for Future Deep Space Exploration
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 21, to discuss the latest advances in the agency’s development of solar electric propulsion (SEP) for deep space exploration.
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