NASA, in a joint operation with the ESA (European Space Agency), are planning something you might normally consider seeing only in movies like Armageddon. They’re about to test a brand new planetary defense system
in a first step called the Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART
Essentially what this test will determine is if we can indeed redirect an asteroid that’s hurtling through space towards Earth. Not just any old asteroid, but one that’s… Seguir leyendo
Image Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin
The European Space Agency (ESA) is keeping a close eye on the curious ‘cloud’
There’s a mysterious 900-mile long plume cloud seen on a number of images taken from the orbit from Mars.
The massive 1500-kilometer-long plume cloud formed near the 20kilometer-high ArsiaMons volcano on Mars.
However, the plume, say scientists, wasn’t created by the volcano which has remained dormant for millennia.
Instead, experts propose that the plume cloud was… Seguir leyendo