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5 Things to Consider After 14 Months in a Row of Record Heat

5 Things to Consider After 14 Months in a Row of Record Heat

By Astrid Caldas There is just so much to digest in the latest release of monthly global temperature data by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), I thought I needed to say something. I just don’t know where to start, so bear with me, please, as […]

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    NASA Catches Moon ‘Photobombing’ Earth for Second Time in One Year

    NASA Catches Moon ‘Photobombing’ Earth for Second Time in One Year

    A National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellite captured the moon moving past the sunlit side of the Earth for the second time in a year. Photo credit: NASA The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured the images while orbiting 1 million miles away from Earth. Sitting between the sun and Earth, DSCOVR’s primary […]

    17 Spectacular Images of Earth From Outer Space

    17 Spectacular Images of Earth From Outer Space

    Wildfires, the lowest average extent of Arctic ice, remote villages in the Sahara desert and other striking images were captured by satellites to provide a space-eye view of the Earth during June 2016, compiled by The Guardian. As seen in the image below stagnant lakes stretch across the upper reaches of the Volga river delta […]

    NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter’s Orbit

    NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter’s Orbit

    A team of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists may not have been able to enjoy fireworks this July 4, but they did witness something historic: NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit. Artist rendition of Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter.Photo credit: NASA The main goal of the Juno expedition, launched almost five years ago […]