A satellite that will scan Earth 14 times a day to collect data on pending climate change

The Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) satellite jointly developed by NASA and the US-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been delayed. The satellite, which aims to collect data to strengthen weather forecasts and study climate change, will launch on November 1. The mission was delayed after NASA discovered and fixed a problem with … Read more

NASA’s new solar sail design helps propel spacecraft more efficiently

Chemical propulsion and electric propulsion are not the only types of propulsion of interest to NASA. US space agency just Agree to continue developing a new project Completely different from what we are used to seeing. This project is called “Fission Solar Sail” It consists of Manipulating the light before it hits the solar sails … Read more

How NASA Plans To Dig Up The Dirt Of Climate Change – A Teachable Moment

Learn about the role dust plays in Earth’s climate, why scientists are interested in studying dust from space, and how to engage students in science with JPL’s STEM resources. NASA’s instruments launched to the International Space Station in early summer will explore how dust affects global temperatures, cloud formation and the health of our oceans. … Read more