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Mon Oct 23



Halloween Skies to Include Dead Comet Flyby
jpl.nasa.gov [COMET]
The large space rock that will safely zip past Earth this Halloween is most likely a dead comet. [...]




Mon Oct 23



Bright Spot on Ceres Has Dimmer Companion
jpl.nasa.gov [CERES]
Dwarf planet Ceres continues to puzzle scientists as NASAs Dawn spacecraft gets closer to being captured into orbit around the object. [...]




Mon Oct 23



NASA: There is No Asteroid Threatening Earth
jpl.nasa.gov [ASTEROID]
NASA scientists provide real science to debunk wild Internet rumors about an alleged September asteroid impact. [...]




Mon Oct 23



NASAs Dawn Spacecraft Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet
jpl.nasa.gov [BEST]
NASAs Dawn spacecraft has returned the sharpest images ever seen of the dwarf planet Ceres. [...]




Mon Oct 23



Geologic Maps of Vesta from NASAs Dawn Mission Published
jpl.nasa.gov [NASA]
Images from NASAs Dawn Mission have been used to create a series of high-resolution geological maps of the large asteroid Vesta, revealing the variety of surface features in unprecedented detail. [...]




Mon Oct 23



Culmination of Spacewalks Leads into Studies on Crew Health and Performance
Spacefellowship.com [SPACE]
After a trio of spacewalks this month, including the final one conducted last Friday by Commander Randy Bresnik and Flight Engineer Joe Acaba of NASA, the Expedition 53 crew returned to a schedule of full-time science this week. Today, the crew explored how lighting aboard the International Space Station affects their performance and health. One such investigation is called Lighting Effects, which studies the impact of the change from fluorescent light bulbs to LEDs. By adjusting intensity an [...]




Mon Oct 23



Star Trek: Discovery Shows Logic at Its Prettiest and Ugliest in Episode 6
Space [STAR]
The Vulcans are one of the most beloved races of "Star Trek" because they show us that eternal fight between logic and emotion that each human has. In this episode, we get to see the nasty side of this fight. [...]




Mon Oct 23



Moon and Saturn
Stardate.org [MOON]
Look for the planet Saturn near the crescent Moon early this evening. It looks like a bright star to the left of the Moon as twilight fades away. They set about three hours after the Sun. [...]




Mon Oct 23



Mars Rover Mission Progresses Toward Resumed Drilling
Spacefellowship.com [MARS]
NASAs Mars rover Curiosity team is working to restore Curiositys sample-drilling capability using new techniques. The latest development is a preparatory test on Mars. The five-year-old mission is still several months from the soonest possible resumption of drilling into Martian rocks. Managers are enthusiastic about successful Earth-based tests of techniques to work around a mechanical problem that appeared late last year and suspended use of the rovers drill. "Were steadily proc [...]




Mon Oct 23



Rosetta Instrument Reignites Debate on Earths Oceans
jpl.nasa.gov [ROSETTA]
A Rosetta spacecraft instrument has found that the composition of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenkos water vapor is significantly different from that found on Earth. [...]

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