NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

Get the New Space Revolution App: NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to the search for current life on the Red Planet. While not necessarily evidence of life itself, … Continue reading NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

GRACE-FO: Cracking a Cold Case

Get the New Space Revolution App: The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission will measure and monitor monthly changes in how mass is redistributed within and among Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, land and ice sheets, as well as within Earth itself. NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, manages the mission for NASA‘s Science Mission Directorate … Continue reading GRACE-FO: Cracking a Cold Case

Great Tribute to Stephen Hawking from NSR

Get the New Space Revolution App: This is very sad news that we lost one of our great minds (Stephen William Hawking). Let Talk about him a little bit: Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford to Frank and Isobel Hawking (née Walker). Hawking’s mother was Scottish. Despite their families’ financial constraints, both parents attended … Continue reading Great Tribute to Stephen Hawking from NSR

Drone Race: Human Vs Artificial Intelligence

Get the New Space Revolution App: Drone racing is a high-speed sport demanding instinctive reflexes — but humans won’t be the only competitors for long. Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, put their work to the test recently. Timing laps through a twisting obstacle course, they raced drones controlled by artificial intelligence … Continue reading Drone Race: Human Vs Artificial Intelligence

Astronomers Complete First International Asteroid Tracking Exercise

Get the New Space Revolution App: An international team of astronomers led by NASA scientists successfully completed the first global exercise using a real asteroid to test global response capabilities. Planning for the so-called “TC4 Observation Campaign” started in April, under the sponsorship of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office. The exercise commenced in earnest in late July, … Continue reading Astronomers Complete First International Asteroid Tracking Exercise

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Get the New Space Revolution App:   A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet. “This is the final chapter of an amazing mission, but it’s also a new beginning,” … Continue reading NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn