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STEREO helps scientists answer why solar winds act as misty spray

STEREO helps scientists answer why solar winds act as misty spray

Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center used images collected by the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft to show solar wind in a new and interesting way. The pictures were used to image activity in the Sun’s corona. The spacecraft which has been observing the Sun since 2006 records how solar flares take place.

With all its instruments on, Juno to make its closest approach to Jupiter on Saturday

With all its instruments on, Juno to make its closest approach to Jupiter on Saturday

On Saturday, August 27, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will make its closest approach to the gas giant Jupiter. As per scientists, Juno will be present within 2,500 miles of Jupiter’s clouds. When the event will take place, all of the instruments of Juno will on meaning that NASA is going to get a lot of useful data.

NASA conducts another splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft

NASA conducts another splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft

On Thursday, the US space agency NASA performed the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft, while getting ready to ultimately send humans to the Red Planet.

With the help of a pendulum and explosives, NASA's Langley facility scientists vaulted a test capsule into a water pool at roughly 25 mph. Initially the 11-foot craft got hidden behind a bowl-shaped splash and then bounced buoyantly against safety netting.

Missing STEREO-B spacecraft sends signal home after two years of silence

Missing STEREO-B spacecraft sends signal home after two years of silence

After the sun-watching probe called STEREO-B lost the contact and went silent in 2014, it has regained the contact and all the credit for the same goes to NASA. On Sunday evening, August 21, NASA's Deep Space Network detected a signal from STEREO-B.

US Space Agency Opens Its Research Archive to Public for free

US Space Agency Opens Its Research Archive to Public for free

The US space agency NASA has again decided to open its research archive to the public for free, which means private space companies, students, aspirants, medical and climate change experts and general public will get access to a lot of NASA-funded research.

It isn’t the first time when the agency is releasing a part of their data, information to public domain. In May 2016, NASA also shared some of its databases into public domain that gained huge appreciation by the public.

NASA says OSIRIS-REx all set to chase Asteroid Bennu

NASA says OSIRIS-REx all set to chase Asteroid Bennu

In an attempt to disclose secrets of the solar system and understand how life started on earth, NASA is launching a mission to chase asteroid 101955 Bennu. It is going to be the first mission where a probe will run after an asteroid, collect a sample from its surface, and return it to earth.

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