NASA and others around the world are celebrating another historic moment on Florida’s Space Coast.
- CBS News
"Dec. 7 brings one of those magical moments when the sky changes dramatically before your very eyes," NASA said.
Prepare for the most chaotic full moon of 2022.
- Fox News
NASA's Orion spacecraft showed stunning footage of the dark side of the moon and the Earth ahead of its Dec. 11 splashdown this weekend off the California coast.
- Florida Today
Two SpaceX Florida missions were delayed to later this week and beyond, scrubbing the back-to-back launches – and booster landings – for now.
- Business Insider
How to stay safe in an extreme solar flare, where the sun bombards Earth with radiation and magnetic havoc
Preparing for an extreme solar storm mostly means getting ready to live without electricity for several days. Radio and GPS could drop out, too.
It can get cold on the Moon—so cold in fact that these temperatures are likely to impede the abilities of some current NASA engineering. As a result, the space agency is testing out a new mechanical arm that is designed to withstand the frosty temperatures on the Moon ahead of the ongoing Artemis missions.
The six-stamp collection commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 12-day Apollo 17 mission.
Were you born under a full moon? Let's find out.
- Fox Weather
Get ready, Earthlings! December's full moon will shine bright Wednesday.
- The Independent
Earth has been hit by an ‘unusual, intense blast of energy’ from nearby galaxy that could change our understanding of the universe
‘This event looks unlike anything else we have seen before,’ says one scientist
- Fox Weather
Mars and the moon will put on a December celestial show this week that can be viewed by almost everyone in the U.S.
- USA TODAY
From NASA’s Artemis program to Elon Musk’s SpaceX, humans are on a mission to build bigger, better rockets. Here’s how they work.
Keep an extra close eye out because Mars is going to pass behind the final full moon of the year!
- American City Business Journals
Colgate-Palmolive Co. is sending more of its products to space. The New York City consumer products company is partnering with NASA to explore new products and methods in oral health, personal care and skin health for both astronauts in space and people on Earth. Through the Space Act Agreement, Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL) and the space agency will collaborate to test Colgate technologies that could help maintain or improve the health and well-being of future space travelers in low orbit, either before, during or after long-duration missions.
- The New York Times
It was a cloudy day on Titan. That was clear on the morning of Nov. 5 when Sébastien Rodriguez, an astronomer at the Université Paris Cité, downloaded the first images of Saturn’s biggest moon taken by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. He saw what looked like a large cloud near Kraken Mare, a 1,000-foot-deep sea in Titan’s north polar region. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times “What a wake-up this morning,” he said in an email to his team. “I think we’re seeing a cloud!”
Space is packed with human-made objects, and will likely only get more crowded with the continued growth of the space industry. Spacecraft operators have surprisingly little real-time data about where things actually are in orbit, especially in relation to each other. Enter Slingshot Aerospace.