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  • Space Force Wants All Of NASA's Stuff
    The sky is not the limit ... #SemperSupra!— Gen. Jay Raymond (@SpaceForceCSO) October 30, 2020 Keith's note: This is a nicely done video. One small problem: most of it shows military people from the Space Force doing t…
    - 1 day ago 30 Oct 20, 4:06am -
  • USGS Director (Former NASA Astronaut) James Reilly Retaliated Against Whistleblower (Update)
    Top Interior official retaliated against whistleblower, watchdog says, The Hill "The leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) retaliated against an employee who filed a complaint against him, according to an internal watchdog. The Office of the In…
    - 1 day ago 30 Oct 20, 12:57am -
  • NASA Talks About The Artemis Generation And Then Ignores Their Interest
    TONIGHT: Join us on Facebook Live to hear from people who have worked or are currently working at @NASA. Learn about projects and programs they work on and how they got the chance to work for NASA! #4HStemChallenge @4H @VSU_AG...
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 20, 4:49pm -
  • Kepler Provides An Estimate Of Eta_Earth*
    The Occurrence of Rocky Habitable Zone Planets Around Solar-Like Stars from Kepler Data "We present occurrence rates for rocky planets in the habitable zones (HZ) of main-sequence dwarf stars based on the Kepler DR25 planet candidate catalog and Gaia…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 20, 3:31am -
  • Former NASA Chief Of Staff Erik Noble Purges NOAA Chief Scientist
    As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science, NY Times "The Trump administration has recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation's premier scientific agency, installed…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 20, 2:15am -
  • Yet Another Military Infomercial From ISS
    Tune in as 1,000 #FutureSoldiers across the nation launch their careers in the @USArmy and take their oath of enlistment from the @space_station with Col. @AstroDrewMorgan.— U.S. Army (@USArmy) February 26, 2020 NASA's C…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 20, 12:19am -
  • NASA Drops The Ball With Its Own "Exciting" News - Again (Update)
    Baffling: After news about water in lunar regolith @NASA is not highlighting decades of #ISRU research. They had time to prepare follow-up news and run with it by featuring all of the tech that is has to draw from. Instead:...
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 20, 7:18pm -
  • More Teasing By Space Droids UPDATE: False Alarm
    There is something I would like to tell you... tomorrow at 17:00 CET.— Philae Lander (@Philae2014) October 27, 2020 Keith's note: False alarm. Nothing interesting. This is what the dead lander had to say: Philae's second touchdown site discover…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 20, 4:14pm -
  • Elon Is Really Thinking Interplanetary
    This is circulating from the @SpaceXStarlink TOS. Yes, people will be arguing about the Outer Space Treaty thing but it is interesting to see a company thinking ahead to providing services to people living offworld. Or maybe this is a...
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 20, 3:29pm -
  • About That Phosphine On Venus Discovery ...
    No Phosphine In The Atmosphere Of Venus "The detection of phosphine (PH3) has been recently reported in the atmosphere of Venus employing mm-wave radio observations (Greaves et at. 2020). We here demonstrate that the observed PH3 feature with JCMT ca…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 20, 2:11am -
  • OSTP Hypes Trump Administration Science & Tech Advances - Plus One Colossal Lie
    Trump Administration Releases Science and Technology Accomplishments from First Term, OSTP "RETURNING TO SPACE EXPLORATION: Since reviving the National Space Council, President Trump established a whole-of-government effort to lead again in human spa…
    - 4 days ago 27 Oct 20, 9:59pm -
  • OIG On NASA Acquisition Workforce: More Improvement Needed
    NASA OIG: NASA's Management Of Its Acquisition Workforce "In addition, 95 percent of NASA's certified acquisition workforce met continuous learning requirements needed to maintain their certification in the reporting periods we evaluated. However, th…
    - 4 days ago 27 Oct 20, 4:32pm -
  • NASA And ESA Sign Gateway MOU
    NASA, European Space Agency Formalize Artemis Gateway Partnership, NASA "NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have finalized an agreement to collaborate on the Artemis Gateway. This agreement is an important element in a broad effort by the United St…
    - 4 days ago 27 Oct 20, 3:41pm -
  • Looks Like The Moon Has Water All Over The Place
    NASA's SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon, NASA "NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distr…
    - 5 days ago 26 Oct 20, 8:28pm -
  • "Exciting" Moon News. More Water?
    NASA to Announce New Science Results About Moon "NASA will announce an exciting new discovery about the Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 26. Audio of the...
    - 5 days ago 26 Oct 20, 12:51pm -


NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

A Galaxy of Horrors
A Galaxy of Horrors
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Fear and Dread: The Moons of Mars
Fear and Dread: The Moons of Mars
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The Ghoul of IC 2118
The Ghoul of IC 2118
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NGC 6357: The Lobster Nebula
NGC 6357: The Lobster Nebula
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Venusian Volcano Imagined
Venusian Volcano Imagined
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Reflections of the Ghost Nebula
Reflections of the Ghost Nebula
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