NASA’s Curiosity Rover Takes a Selfie on Mars — This is How It Occurred

NASA’s Curiosity rover recently set a record for the steepest hill it’s ever climbed, and  to commemorate the achievement, the rover took a selfie — naturally. During its explorations of the red planet, Curiosity had to climb over the Greenheugh Pediment at a 31-degree tilt. The only other steep climb that had been previously done…

A Tremendous Pink Moon Is Coming in April—And It Will Be This 12 months’s Greatest and Brightest

From PreventionIf you thought the Super Worm Moon in March was impressive, wait until you see April’s Super Pink Moon—the biggest and brightest moon of the year. Here’s everything you need to know about the first full moon of spring.Why is it called the Pink Moon? Sadly, the name of the moon has nothing to…

Planetary defenders acquire recent perception on ASTEROID deflection with new research

Scientists who protect Earth from the possibility of an enormous space rock smashing into our planet have run a vital test on defense strategy, and here’s what they learned. If an asteroid is careening towards Earth, poised to wreak havoc, our planet’s best defense is to go into attack mode and divert its course. However,…

SpaceX wins NASA contract to ship cargo to Lunar Gateway moon outpost

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has delivered cargo to the International Space Station, but soon it will carry goods to an orbit higher than the International Space Station: the lunar Gateway. Agency officials announced Friday (March 27) that NASA selected SpaceX as the first commercial company to be contracted to deliver cargo to the upcoming Gateway. The…

They Celebrated Basketball and a Birthday. Then Got here Coronavirus.

A tight social circle bound by New York City basketball is hit hard by Covid-19, with two dead and others ailing.At a court in New York’s Riverside Park.Credit…Vincent Tullo for The New York TimesMarch 28, 2020The connections in New York City basketball run deep. Generations of boys and young men starred on the playgrounds, the…