Domenica, 24 Maggio 2015

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


Space Station Module Relocation Makes Way for Commercial Crew Spacecraft
The International Space Station Program will take the next step in expanding a robust commercial market in low-Earth orbit when work continues Wednesday, May 27, to prepare the orbiting laboratory for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew and cargo vehicles. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the activity beginning at 8 a.m. EDT.
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NASA TV to Air Announcement of Instruments for Europa Mission
NASA will announce on Tuesday, May 26, the selection of science instruments for a mission to Europa, to investigate whether Jupiter’s icy moon could harbor conditions suitable for life.
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Critical NASA Research Returns to Earth Aboard U.S. SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft
SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 12:42 p.m. EDT Thursday with almost 3,100 pounds of NASA cargo from the International Space Station, including research on how spaceflight and microgravity affect the aging process and bone health.
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NASA, Canadian Agency Renew Agreement to Reduce Aviation Icing Risks
NASA and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have renewed a partnership agreement to continue critical research in the area of aircraft engine icing.
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NASA Announces Opportunities to Advance ‘Tipping Point’ and Emerging Space Technologies
NASA announced Thursday two opportunities for public-private partnerships to achieve the agency’s goals of expanding capabilities and opportunities in space. Through both solicitations, NASA is seeking industry-developed space technologies that can foster the development of commercial space capabilities and benefit future NASA missions.
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NASA's WISE Spacecraft Discovers Most Luminous Galaxy in Universe
A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The galaxy is the most luminous galaxy found to date and belongs to a new class of objects recently discovered by WISE -- extremely luminous infrared galaxies, or ELIRGs.
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Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of Ocean-Measuring Satellite
Registration is open for U.S. and international media to cover the July 22 launch of Jason-3, the fourth mission in a series of satellite missions that measure the height of the ocean surface.
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NASA Invites Universities to Submit Innovative Early-Stage Technology Proposals
NASA is seeking proposals from universities for early stage technology development that will support the agency's long-term plans for human exploration of Mars and scientific study of our solar system and beyond.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Station Resupply Launch
Media accreditation is open for the June 26 launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida to the International Space Station.
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NASA’s CubeSat Initiative Aids in Testing of Technology for Solar Sails in Space
With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion launched into space Wednesday aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, as part of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative.
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