Video: NASA to Bomb the Moon Tomorrow

October 8, 2009 / No Comments

Ever wonder if there is water on the moon? NASA does. In fact, NASA is so curious that it's going to "bomb" the moon tomorrow morning in hopes of creating a debris cloud that can be analyzed for water content.

Google Earth’s Application Maps Carbon’s Course on Earth

September 22, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6460" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="Google Earth Application Maps Carbon's Course"][/caption] Google Earth now has an application to show Earth's carbon dioxide cycle and can show carbon dioxide in different layers of the atmosphere. Google recently held a contest to show scientific data using KML, the data format used for Google Earth. Tyler Erickson from Michigan Tech Research Institute responded to the ...

Chandrayaan India’s Moon Mission Over, Radio Contact lost with Spacecraft, ISRO

August 29, 2009 / 1 Comment

Chandrayaan-1 moon mission is over, project Director M Annadurai said today "The contact was lost at 01.30 IST as the deep space network (DSN) at Byalalu, about 40 km from Bangalore, received the data from the lunarcraft during the previous orbit up to 00.25 IST," according to an Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) statement. Radio contact with India’s first lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 was ...

NASA’s breakthrough terrain map depicts 99% of Earth’s surface

July 3, 2009 / 4 Comments

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has come out with an amazing new map that covers 99% of the Earth’s surface and highlights elevations of almost every place on the planet. NASA created the Global Digital Elevation Model using around 1.3 million images collected by a Japanese camera aboard its spacecraft - Terra.

Movito Electric Scooter, Sleek transformer for future roads

March 18, 2009 / No Comments

For NASA' prestigious Create the future Design Contest, designer Tai Chiem came up with this Movito electric ccooter. Integrating clean and green technologies along with a stylish design, Movito feature sleek aerodynamics and an ability to transform itself from a scooter to a highly efficient pod-like urban vehicle. Powered by an all-electric engine with daft rechargeable batteries and a completely detachable ...

Phoenix space craft, lands on Mars this Sunday

May 21, 2008 / No Comments

The Phoenix Mars Mission is a true partnership between the government, academia and the industry that was designed to study the history of water and the habitabillity potential on the Martian arctic's ice-rich soil. [youtube][/youtube] If everything goes as planned, on Sunday - May 25th, the Phoenix space craft is going to land on Mars. It will enter the Martian atmosphere at ...