NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft – Gizmodo

NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft – Gizmodo

Photo credit: NASA If movies about space have taught us anything, it’s that no one can hear you scream. If you get lost in space, nobody’s going to find you. Unless you’re a spacecraft with a direct link to NASA. Then, there is hope for you yet. STEREO-B, from the Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory […]

This Tree Started Growing During the Viking Age – Live Science

Europe’s oldest officially dated tree has been uncovered in Greece, and despite living more than a millennium (and counting!), it doesn’t look a day over 200. The tree, dubbed “Adonis” by the scientists who discovered it, is a Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) that took root in A.D. 941, high in the Pindus […]

[ August 23, 2016 ] One of NASA’s cleanest spacecraft ever is ready to fly Atlas 5 – Spaceflight Now

[ August 23, 2016 ] One of NASA’s cleanest spacecraft ever is ready to fly Atlas 5 – Spaceflight Now

A member of the OSIRIS-REx team prepares the spacecraft for launch Sept. 8. The Atlas 5 rocket’s payload fairing is in the background. Credit: Ben Cooper/Launchphotography.com Five years after winning $1 billion from NASA to mount the first U.S. asteroid sample return mission, scientists and engineers will get their last look at the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft […]

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die – Fox News

BILLINGS, Mont. –  Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish. Fishing guides and rafting operators who run businesses […]