NASA to Discuss Outcome of 5th Biennial Asteroid Threat Exercise

Representatives from NASA, FEMA, and the planetary defense community participate in the fifth Planetary Defense Interagency Tabletop Exercise on April 2 and 3, 2024, to discuss the nation’s ability to respond effectively to the threat of a potentially hazardous asteroid or comet. Credits: NASA/JHU-APL/Ed…

Trump’s Supreme Court justices strike down his bump stock ban

In a 6-3 decision along partisan lines, right-wing justices on the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a bump stock, an accessory used in America’s most-deadly mass shooting, that effectively turns an AR-15 into a machine gun, cannot be regulated under current law. Justice Clarence Thomas…

NASA-Led Mission to Map Air Pollution Over Both U.S. Coasts

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) This summer between June 17 and July 2, NASA will fly aircraft over Baltimore, Philadelphia, parts of Virginia, and California to collect data on air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.   The campaign…

Max Blumenthal: The Washington Post’s Attack on The Grayzone

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Amazon / YouTube / Rumble Everyday the Washington Post’s “democracy dies in darkness” grows evermore ironic and detached from the reality of what the publication—and legacy media as a whole—has become. In the latest clash between independent and mainstream press, one of the country’s largest…

Yurii Is Still Free

By World BEYOND War, June 14, 2024 Yurii Sheliazhenko was at risk of imprisonment for supporting peace in Ukraine. The judge recused himself on the grounds of having worked with Yurii some time before, so no hearing was held and no new penalties levied.…

Summary of the Ninth DSCOVR EPIC and NISTAR Science Team Meeting

Earth Observer Earth and Climate Earth Observer Home Editor’s Corner Feature Articles News Science in the News Calendars In Memoriam More Meeting Summaries Archives 22 min read Summary of the Ninth DSCOVR EPIC and NISTAR Science Team Meeting Introduction The ninth Deep Space Climate…

NASA’s Hubble Restarts Science in New Pointing Mode

3 min read NASA’s Hubble Restarts Science in New Pointing Mode This image of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope was taken on May 19, 2009 after deployment during Servicing Mission 4. NASA NASA successfully transitioned operations for the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope to an alternate…

Johnson Celebrates LGBTQI+ Pride Month: Meet Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler has provided configuration and data management support at Houston’s Johnson Space Center for the last 13 years. After roughly seven years supporting the Exploration Systems Development Division, Chandler transitioned to the Moon to Mars Program Office in 2019. He and his team…

Human Factors Researcher Garrett Sadler

“I graduated in 2008, so that job market was not super great, and I ended up with this very unusual job working for this guy who thought that he had some new theory of physics that he wanted to work on. And so I…

Hubble Captures a Cosmic Fossil

ESA/Hubble & NASA, F. Niederhofe This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features the globular cluster NGC 2005. It’s not an unusual globular cluster in and of itself, but it is a peculiarity when compared to its surroundings. NGC 2005 is located about 750 light-years from the heart of…

Transportation Officer Melissa Coleman

“Don’t let the NASA emblem scare you away. “I was very intimidated by it because it was a childhood dream [to make it to NASA]. I saw a picture of me at Kennedy Space [Center’s] visitor center the last time I went home. I…

Johnson Celebrates LGBTQI+ Pride Month: Meet Margaret Kennedy

Although surrounded by the big and bold missions of human spaceflight, Margaret Kennedy, an aerospace systems engineer on the Human Health and Performance Contract, still appreciates the little things. Ask about her favorite NASA experience to date and she will tell you it is…

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