The new Google two-factor authentication rolling out for Workspace users, check details. (unsplash) Space 

Google introduces enhanced 2FA verification process for Workspace users- What to expect and how it will impact users

Several cybersecurity experts are recommending the use of two-step verification as a strong defense against hackers accessing digital accounts. Google has recently enhanced its 2FA setup to provide a more secure process for protecting social media and other accounts. The updated verification no longer requires a phone number for SMS codes, allowing users to verify directly through an authenticator app or security key. Learn more about Google’s improved two-step verification process and how it can help keep your accounts safe. Google’s updated two-step verification process Google has announced an easier…

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A geomagnetic storm could be sparked by a CME. Check details about this oncoming solar storm. (Pixabay) Space 

NOAA warns of potential geomagnetic storm as CME approaches Earth from solar storm

Following the Vernal Equinox, solar activity remains high as we near the peak of solar cycle 25. NASA predicts that this increase in activity could lead to more frequent and intense solar phenomena such as solar particles, CMEs, solar flares, solar storms, and geomagnetic storms. Forecasters are now warning of an upcoming CME that is expected to impact Earth, potentially causing a geomagnetic storm. Stay informed about this solar storm alert. Solar storm warning According to a Space Weather report, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasters say the CME…

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Total Solar Eclipse will take place today! However, the Aditya L1 spacecraft will not be able to see the event. (Representative image) (unsplash ) Space 

ISRO chief S. Somanath explains why Aditya L1 spacecraft will not witness Total Solar Eclipse in India

Today, a rare Solar Eclipse will be visible in various parts of the world. While those in North America can witness the event in person, individuals in other countries can watch a live stream on platforms such as NASA TV and Google TV. The eclipse is expected to last for several hours, making it a significant celestial event worth experiencing. Unfortunately, ISRO’s Aditya L1 spacecraft, currently monitoring the Sun, will not be able to observe the Total Solar Eclipse due to its positioning. The Chairman of ISRO has shared more…

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NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara and crew safely return to Earth after six-month mission on space station. (NASA/Bill Ingalls) Space 

NASA Astronaut Loral O’Hara and team return safely to Earth following 6-month mission on space station

After a successful six-month research mission aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara, Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, and Belarus spaceflight participant Marina Vasilevskaya have safely landed back on Earth. Their return journey began when they left the space station aboard the Soyuz MS-24 spacecraft at 11:54 p.m. EDT on April 5. After a steady descent, they made a parachute-assisted landing on April 6 at 3:17 a.m. (12:17 p.m. Kazakhstan time), touching down southeast of the remote Kazakh city of Dzhezkazgan. Successful completion of the mission O’Hara started his…

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NASA to develop a lunar terrain vehicle (LTV) to explore the Moon's south pole. (NASA) Space 

NASA is developing a Lunar Terrain Vehicle for astronauts to drive on the Moon: Get all the details on the project

NASA is in the process of creating a lunar terrain vehicle (LTV) for Artemis astronauts to navigate the lunar south polar region. Three agencies have been chosen by the US Space Agency to collaborate on the development of the vehicle, including Intuitive Machines, which played a role in the recent landing of the Odysseus spacecraft on the Moon. This partnership aims to turn a high-tech vision into a reality. Learn more about the LTV. NASA Lunar Terrain Vehicle (LTV) According to a NASA blog and a shared YouTube video, the…

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Asteroid 2021 FD1 belongs to the Apollo group, while Asteroid 2023 GC2 belongs to the Aten group of asteroids, says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reports that two asteroids may come close to Earth today; Verify their size, speed, and other details.

NASA utilizes a variety of advanced technologies, including the NEOWISE telescope, ALMA, Pans-STARRS1, and Catalina Sky Survey, to discover, track, and monitor asteroids. Given the potential threat of asteroids impacting Earth, it is crucial to closely monitor them for any potential impact scenarios. NASA has announced that two asteroids will pass by Earth at a close distance today, April 4. Asteroid 2021 FD1: Details NASA’s Object Studies, or CNEOS, has named the first asteroid that passed by Earth today, Asteroid 2021 FD1. It is expected to pass the Earth at…

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Asteroid 2024 FL3 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals Apollo asteroid set to pass by Earth today; Learn all the details from its size to speed

In recent months, Earth has seen a significant increase in the number of asteroids passing by. Just yesterday, three asteroids came close to the planet, with two of them being as wide as an aircraft at 100 feet. While these close encounters are common, there is always a risk of a potential impact if the asteroids interact with the gravitational pull of a large planet like Jupiter. NASA has announced that another asteroid will be passing close to Earth today, April 3. Asteroid 2024 FL3 According to NASA, Asteroid 2024…

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Join NASA's comprehensive coverage of the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8, with live views, expert insights, and safety tips for observers. Don't miss out on this captivating celestial event! (unsplash) Space 

NASA announces coverage for April 8 total solar eclipse event; Safety tips, online viewing options, and more available

NASA has announced that on April 8, a solar eclipse will be visible in most of North America, with the extent of visibility depending on location. Those within the path of totality, which stretches from Texas to Maine, will experience a total eclipse, while those outside this area will see a partial eclipse. To involve the public in this event, NASA is hosting in-person events and providing online streaming options for people to experience NASA science. Total solar eclipse 2024 During the three hours of coverage, viewers can expect live…

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Asteroid 2024 FQ3 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals asteroid will pass within 721,000 km of Earth today; Learn about its size

On April 1, a celestial visitor in the form of an asteroid is expected to pass by Earth. NASA has used its advanced telescopes to track the asteroid’s orbit and predict that it will come close to our planet on the first day of April. Asteroid 2024 FQ3 NASA says Asteroid 2024 FQ3 is just one of millions of asteroids orbiting the Sun. These space rocks are mostly in the main asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars. NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies, or CNEOS,…

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SpaceX is gearing up to launch 22 Starlink satellites, contributing to its ambitious goal of global internet coverage. (AP) Space 

SpaceX Plans to Launch 22 Starlink Satellites from California on March 30th

SpaceX is getting ready for an upcoming launch to deploy 22 additional Starlink satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on March 30. The launch, initially planned for March 28, has been postponed and is now scheduled for Saturday night. Live broadcast details The Falcon 9 rocket carries the payload of the Starlink spacecraft, intended to launch them into low Earth orbit (LEO). The launch is scheduled to take place at 10:30 p.m. EDT (7:30 p.m. Pacific Time or 0230 GMT on March 31). Viewers can follow…

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An X-class solar flare was hurled out by the sunspot AR3615 yesterday, NOAA forecasters say. (NASA) Space 

Alert: X-class solar flare causes radio blackout over Pacific Ocean as solar storm approaches Earth

In recent days, the threat of a geomagnetic storm affecting Earth has been on the rise. This comes shortly after the planet experienced its most powerful solar storm since 2017, resulting in a 9-hour-long geomagnetic storm. The Sun has become more unpredictable in recent months as solar cycle 25 approaches its peak. With this peak approaching, NASA predicts an increase in solar phenomena such as solar particles, CMEs, solar flares, solar storms, and geomagnetic storms in terms of both frequency and intensity. NASA has now reported that a recent solar…

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Asteroid 2024 FK, Asteroid 2024 FB1, and another space rock are set to fly by Earth today. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals that three asteroids may pass by Earth today; Details on speed, size, distance, and more available

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is constantly monitoring asteroid approaches, with three asteroids predicted to pass very close to Earth on March 28. Another batch of asteroids is currently on its way and expected to pass our planet today. It is crucial to keep track of celestial objects like asteroids and comets to prevent potential impacts that could cause significant damage. Today, three asteroids are forecasted to pass Earth in close proximity, so it is important to stay informed about their size and speed during these close approaches. Asteroid 2024 FK:…

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Asteroid 2024 EO3 and Asteroid 2024 FN1 belong to the Apollo group of asteroids, while Asteroid 2024 ES4 belongs to the Amor group, says NASA. (Pexels) Space 

Three asteroids set to pass Earth closely today, NASA reports; Details on speed, size, and more

Yesterday, Earth had a close encounter with three asteroids, none of which were deemed dangerous. The largest asteroid was 150 feet wide, nearly the size of an airplane. These near misses highlight the potential danger of celestial objects like asteroids and comets, emphasizing the importance of monitoring their paths. NASA, utilizing advanced technology, has identified three asteroids expected to pass by Earth on March 28. Asteroid 2024 EO3: Details NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies, or CNEOS, is responsible for calculating the trajectories of celestial bodies such as asteroids and…

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Scientists rally to advocate for the preservation of Chandra X-ray observatory, highlighting its vital role in unraveling cosmic mysteries. (NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) Space 

Proposed budget cuts put NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory in jeopardy of an uncertain future

The future of the Chandra X-ray spacecraft, a vital tool in modern astronomy, is in jeopardy due to NASA’s proposed budget cuts for FY25. In a letter to the Chandra community, Patrick Slane, the director of the Chandra X-ray Center, highlighted the serious consequences of the potential loss of the spacecraft. Since its launch in 1999, Chandra has been a groundbreaking force in X-ray astronomy, enabling scientists to study black holes and other celestial phenomena. If Chandra is discontinued, it would be a significant setback for researchers who depend on…

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Asteroid 2024 EA3 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reports that a 150-foot asteroid will narrowly pass by Earth today; Find out more information

In recent weeks, Earth has experienced various celestial events, including the vernal equinox and the approaching peak of solar cycle 25, resulting in heightened solar activity. Additionally, there have been several close approaches by asteroids, although they do not pose the same threat as solar storms. It is crucial to closely monitor these space rocks to anticipate any potential collision risks. NASA’s advanced technology has revealed a 150-foot asteroid expected to pass by Earth today, March 27, with a narrow margin. Asteroid 2024 EA3 According to NASA, Asteroid 2024 EA3…

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A solar storm threat has been observed with possibility of X-class solar flares being hurled out towards Earth. (Pixabay) Space 

Warning: Sunspot AR3615 may release X-class solar flares towards Earth

A strong geomagnetic storm hit Earth on Sunday following a recent X-class solar flare and Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the Sun. With the solar maximum approaching, there is a higher likelihood of more frequent and intense solar phenomena like solar storms, CMEs, and solar flares. There is a potential threat of another X-class solar flare causing a solar storm in the coming days. Solar storm warning According to a SpaceWeather report, the geomagnetic storm that hit Earth on March 24 was the strongest since 2017. Although that threat is…

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Asteroid 2024 EA3 and Asteroid 2024 EO4 belong to the Apollo group of asteroids, says NASA. Check other details. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals two asteroids to pass by Earth soon; Learn about their size and speed

NASA has reported that in recent weeks, there have been multiple instances of asteroids passing by Earth. These space rocks, which typically orbit the Sun in their own path, can be influenced by a planet’s gravitational pull, causing them to veer off course and approach Earth. This can result in asteroids being knocked out of the main belt between Mars and Jupiter, sending them in various directions across the orbits of other planets. NASA has identified two asteroids currently on a trajectory towards Earth, with an expected close pass by…

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Earth faces a severe G4 geomagnetic storm, potentially disrupting radio communication, according to a recent NOAA alert. (Unsplash) Space 

Earth experiences intense G4 Geomagnetic storm, potential for radio blackouts and auroral displays due to solar storm

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued a warning about a strong G4 geomagnetic storm that occurred on Sunday, which could lead to disruptions in radio communications. The NOAA reassured the public that although the storm’s intensity may vary, there is no need to panic. It is recommended to stay updated on the storm’s development by visiting the NOAA’s website. NOAA’s alert urges infrastructure users to take mitigation measures against potential impacts, including increased voltage control issues and potential impacts to satellite operations. G4 on NOAA’s 5-point scale,…

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