Tag Archives: NASA

Hubble Sees Summertime on Saturn

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of Saturn on July 4, 2020. Two of Saturn’s icy moons are clearly visible in this exposure: Mimas at right, and Enceladus at bottom. This image is taken as part of the Outer … Continue reading

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NASA Launches MMS Satellite Quartet to Orbit to Study Magnetic Reconnection in 3D

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s constellation of state-of-the-art magnetospheric science satellites successfully rocketed to orbit on March 12, during a spectacular nighttime launch on a mission to unravel the mysteries of … Continue reading

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Next AAAP Meeting – October 14 at 7:30 p.m.

AAAP’s next meeting and lecture will be on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Peyton Hall.  AAAP member and NASA Ambassador, Dr. Ken Kremer, will present “What’s the Future of America’s Human Spaceflight Program with Orion and Commercial Astronaut Taxis”, … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

NASA Honors First Human Moon Landing, Looks to Mars

NASA/JPL Press Release originally posted here.  NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America’s next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars. NASA’s Apollo 11 crew landed on … Continue reading

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Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission’s 3-D Look at Earth’s Magnetic Reconnections

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today & AAAP NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD – An armada of four identical spacecraft comprising NASA’s groundbreaking Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission will soon fly through Earth’s magnetic reconnection events to capture the first  … Continue reading

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