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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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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A geomagnetic storm may take place on April 4, NOAA forecasters say. (NASA) News 

Alert issued for geomagnetic storm as solar wind could trigger solar storm, causing auroras near the Arctic Circle

Recently, there has been a rise in both the frequency and strength of geomagnetic storms, possibly linked to the upcoming peak of solar cycle 25. This surge in solar activity may lead to more frequent and intense solar storms, geomagnetic storms, CMEs, and solar flares. As a result, forecasters have issued a geomagnetic storm alert in anticipation of approaching solar winds. Geomagnetic storm alert According to a Space Weather report, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasters have revealed that a stream of solar wind is heading toward Earth and…

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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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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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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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NASA-ISRO mission NISAR faces launch delay as a vital component undergoes a special coating process for temperature control. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) Space 

Launch delay for ISRO’s Nisar mission as crucial component sent back to NASA for thermal precautions

The NISAR mission, a collaboration between NASA and ISRO, has faced a setback, causing a delay in its launch schedule. The mission, which was highly anticipated, is now aiming for a late April launch date. The Earth observation satellite to be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on India’s southeast coast is in the final stages of preparations. A key aspect of mission readiness is the application of a special coating to the satellite’s 39-foot (12-meter) diameter radar antenna reflector. This important contribution by NASA is a component that…

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Mark your calendars: On April 8th, 2024, prepare for darkness in broad daylight as the Moon's shadow paints the sky in a rare cosmic show - Solar Eclipse 2024. (NASA) News 

Celestial Spectacle: Total Solar Eclipse in 2024

Make sure to save the date of Monday, April 8, 2024, for a special astronomical event: the total solar eclipse of 2024. This will be the last chance for Americans to see this rare occurrence until 2044. During a total solar eclipse, the Moon positions itself directly between the Sun and the Earth, casting its shadow on our planet. For those lucky enough to be inside totality, the Sun’s ethereal Corona is fully visible, creating a spectacular spectacle. This rare event offers viewers a unique opportunity to witness the whole,…

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Asteroid 2024 EU4 belongs to the Aten group of Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals massive 420-foot asteroid approaching Earth; Find out its proximity

There has been a high number of asteroids passing near Earth recently, with up to four space rocks flying past in a single day. Although most of these asteroids do not pose a danger, it is important to track them to reduce uncertainties. NASA has shared information about a 420-foot wide asteroid that will have a close encounter with Earth tomorrow, March 23. Asteroid 2024 EU4 Asteroid 2024 EU4 is just one of many space rocks orbiting the Sun’s main asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of Jupiter and…

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NASA’s James Webb Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope to study the Universe’s expansion rate and reveal the truth behind the discrepancy indicated by the so-called Hubble Tension. (ESA/Hubble & NASA, M. Sun⁣) Space 

NASA’s James Webb Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope to investigate the truth behind the Universe’s expansion rate in Hubble Tension.

Scientists are grappling with a puzzling discrepancy known as the “Hubble Tension,” which suggests that the universe is expanding at a faster rate than previously thought. To address this issue, NASA’s James Webb Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope are teaming up to analyze high-resolution data and uncover the root of the problem. Cosmologists are working to resolve the inconsistencies and improve the accuracy of our understanding of the universe’s expansion. The expansion rate of the universe According to a NASA report, the Hubble Space Telescope has been studying the current…

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Asteroid 2024 FK1 belongs to the Aten group of Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals a 60-foot asteroid will pass by Earth at a distance of 1.03 million kilometers; Learn about its approaching speed

NASA reported that up to four asteroids flew by Earth yesterday, with the largest one measuring nearly 140 feet wide, similar in size to an aircraft. These near misses by Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) highlight the ongoing risk posed by celestial bodies and emphasize the importance of tracking their paths. Utilizing its sophisticated telescopes, NASA has identified another asteroid set to pass by Earth on March 22. Stay informed about this upcoming celestial event. Asteroid 2024 FK1: Details According to NASA, this asteroid is just one of many in the main…

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