SPACE: No GPS Out There

SPACE: No GPS Out There

Posted by Maggie on  in General News

Old Sol:

Hannah Williams: NASA said the sun was seen ‘smiling’ in a newly released satellite image

VIDEO: Scientists Find Evidence of Massive Solar Storm Occurring Every 1,000 Years

But hold on…

Eric Mack: Tree Rings Unlock Evidence of Mysterious Cosmic Radiation ‘Storms’

Frank Landymore: Something Unknown Seems to Blast Earth With Radiation Every Thousand Years or So: Massive spikes of radiation levels on Earth were once believed to be caused by solar flares, but a new study suggests that something else may be driver….

Sight and Sound:

Brian Lada: Blood moon will be among trio of must-see astronomy events in November

Julia Musto: Monstrous asteroid to speed by Earth next week: NASA says there is no known danger from an asteroid for at least 100 years. 2002 RM4 orbits the Sun every 1,397 days and its path does occasionally cross Earth’s orbital path around the Sun.

Laura Baisas: Here’s what the Earth’s magnetic field would sound like if we could hear it

Marcia Dunn: Two NASA spacecraft detect biggest meteor strikes at Mars

JPost: Behavior of star clusters challenge Newton’s laws of gravity … No “laws” of man out there. Only God’s.

Ed Browne: Here’s How You Would Die on Each Planet of the Solar System

The Plans of Man:

Tariq Malik: NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission: Artemis 1 is now currently scheduled to launch no earlier than mid-November, between Nov. 12 and 27, from Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Check back here for live updates on the mission.

Jiovanni Lieggi: NASA scientists working on ground missions in preparation to put American boots back on the moon: Research teams are working to develop a new pressurized moon rover in Arizona

Above and Beyond What was Asked:

NASA: The Voyager probes were designed to visit Jupiter and Saturn.

The Voyager mission included two probes — Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 — which NASA launched in 1977 within a few months of each other.

The launches capitalized on a rare alignment of planets that allowed them to turbocharge their journeys into space.

NASA originally built the probes to last five years, but have exceeded that lifespan many times.

Brandon Specktor: Collapsed Arecibo telescope offers near-Earth asteroid warning from beyond the grave

After collapsing into pieces in December 2020, the mighty Arecibo Observatory has a final parting gift for humanity — and it’s a doozy.

Using data collected by Arecibo between December 2017 and December 2019, scientists have released the largest radar-based report on near-Earth asteroids ever published. The report, published Sept. 22 in The Planetary Science Journal, includes detailed observations of 191 near-Earth asteroids, including nearly 70 that are deemed “potentially hazardous” — that is, large asteroids with orbits that bring them within 4.65 million miles (7.5 million kilometers) of Earth, or roughly 20 times the average distance between Earth and the moon…

UFOS and Aliens:

Steve Gorman: NASA’s UFO panel convenes to study unclassified sightings

Stephen Sorace: NASA team to study UFOs, release report to public in 2023: Former astronaut Mark Kelly among 16-member NASA team to study UFOs

Manasee Wagh: Aliens Probably Already Found Us, But They Have Damn Good Reasons to Stay Hidden

Adam Mann: 10 incredible findings about aliens

Macy Huston and Jason Wright: Three subtle signs could give aliens away to astronomers


Chris Morgan: The most memorable pop culture aliens and extraterrestrials

Jon O’Brien: 35 years ago, Kyle MacLachlan starred in the best alien invasion movie you’ve never seen

~~Many thanks to Maggie and The Universal Spectator for reprint permission.

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