Category: NASA

Oct 24

Moon Map View Latest Moon Map From NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)

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This is the latest moon map taken from the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a topographic map taken with a Wide Angle Camera. The science team that oversees the imaging system on board NASA’s LRO has released the highest resolution near-global topographic map of the moon ever created. This new topographic map, from Arizona …

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Jul 18

Greenhouse Gases Cause of Global Warming, Not Sun Activity New NASA Report Confirms

A graph of the sun's total solar irradiance shows that in recent years irradiance dipped to the lowest levels recorded during the satellite era. The resulting reduction in the amount of solar energy available to affect Earth's climate was about .25 Watts per square meter, less than half of Earth's total energy imbalance. (Credit: NASA/James Hansen)

Greenhouse gases are confirmed as the cause of global warming, not sun activity according to a recent NASA report. The recent, prolonged minimal in sun activity did not prevent the Earth from absorbing more solar energy than it let escape back into space, a recent NASA analysis of the Earth’s energy budget indicates. The study, …

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Jan 24

Sun Jan 22 2012 Solar Storm Largest Solar Flare Since 2005 Bombarding Earth Now

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The largest solar storm is hitting us now as a result of Sunday nights solar flare, the largest since 2005. The solar flare occurred at about 11 p.m. EST Sunday Jan 22, 2012 and will hit Earth with three different effects at three different times. The biggest issue is radiation, according to the National Oceanic …

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Nov 17

NASA Video of Earth From NASA Images of Earth On ISS

This NASA video is a compilation of NASA images of Earth that were taken on expedition 29 on the International Space Station (ISS) from August to October of this year. This is truly a work of art as you can travel around the planet and see all the breathtaking views from the ISS. Earth | …

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