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Sun Jan 21



Small Asteroid Is Earths Constant Companion
jpl.nasa.gov [ASTEROID]
A small asteroid has been discovered in an orbit around the sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, and it will remain so for centuries to come. [...]




Sun Jan 21



New Animation Takes a Colorful Flight Over Ceres
jpl.nasa.gov [CERES]
A colorful new animation shows a simulated flight over the surface of dwarf planet Ceres, based on images from NASAs Dawn spacecraft. [...]




Sun Jan 21



Comet Feature Named After Late NASA Scientist Claudia Alexander
jpl.nasa.gov [NASA]
Scientists from the European Space Agencys Rosetta mission honor their deceased colleague, Claudia Alexander of JPL, by naming a feature after her on the missions target comet. [...]




Sun Jan 21



In Space and Cyber, China is Closing In on the United States
Space [SPACE]
"Chinas satellite manufacturing industry is growing at an alarming rate," said Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Co. [...]




Sun Jan 21



Dawn Maneuvering to Third Science Orbit
jpl.nasa.gov [ORBIT]
NASAs Dawn spacecraft is using its ion propulsion system to descend to its third mapping orbit at Ceres, and all systems are operating well. [...]




Sun Jan 21



NEOWISE Observes Carbon Gases in Comets
jpl.nasa.gov [COMET]
Data from NASAs NEOWISE mission are giving new insights into comet dust, nucleus sizes, and production rates for difficult-to-observe gases like carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. [...]




Sat Jan 20



Dawn Mission Wins Two Awards
jpl.nasa.gov [MISSION]
The Dawn project team has earned two prestigious awards, honoring its mission to Vesta and Ceres. [...]




Sat Jan 20



Life Goes On Aboard ISS During The Shutdown
Nasawatch [LIFE]
Don't worry about the crew aboard the International Space Station during the U.S. government #shutdown They are managing to find productive things to do up there. https://t.co/4PhwkyK7DE- NASA Watch (NASAWatch) January 20, 2018 Очень часто спрашивают, а летаем ли мы на пылесосе по станции? Приходилось отвечать, что не пробовал. А тут во время субботника подумал, что уже третий полет... пора провести летные испытания пылесоса ✌😉🚀 // Flight tests of vacuum clea [...]




Sat Jan 20



Supermoon and Pink Sky: Full Moon Rises Against Belt of Venus
Space [MOON]
A nearly full "supermoon" rises above a pink band in the sky known as the "Belt of Venus" in this photo captured above Lake Alqueva in the Portuguese village of Monsaraz. [...]




Sun Jan 21



The Upper Michigan Blizzard of 1938
Spacefellowship.com [MICHIGAN]
Yes, but can your blizzard do this? In Upper Michigans Storm of the Century in 1938, some snow drifts reached the level of utility poles. Nearly a meter of new and unexpected snow fell over two days in a storm that started 80 years ago this week. As snow fell and gale-force winds piled snow to surreal heights; many roads became not only impassable but unplowable; people became stranded; cars, school buses and a train became mired; and even a dangerous fire raged. Fortunately only two people [...]

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