Tag archive for ‘NASA’
Shai Genish On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

WATCH: NASA Launches Satellite Developed by Kids From Israel, Again

  After a delay of about a month, the Israeli tiny, weighing in at 1.8 kg (4 lbs.), Duchifat II satellite was launched on a US Atlas-5 rocket on April 18, 2017, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. This is the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 17th, 2017

NASA’s New Night Lights Maps Open Up Possible Real-Time Applications

  NASA scientists released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our Planet. Satellite images of Earth at night — often More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries in News Conference on Oceans Beyond Earth

Tomorrow, 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 13 NASA will hold a press conference to announce the major development as well as outline plans for future space explorations and the search for life elsewhere in the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Image of the Day: Tectonically Active Planet Mercury

  It’s small, it’s hot, and it’s shrinking. New research suggests that Mercury is contracting even today, joining Earth as a tectonically active planet. Images obtained by NASA reveal previously undetected More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Image of the Day: Hues in a Crater Slope

  Impact craters expose the subsurface materials on the steep slopes of Mars. However, these slopes often experience rockfalls and debris avalanches that keep the surface clean of dust, revealing a variety More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

NASA Finds First Detection of Boron on the Surface of Mars

Boron has been identified for the first time on the surface of Mars, indicating the potential for long-term habitable groundwater in the ancient past. This finding and others from NASA’s Curiosity More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 5th, 2016

NASA: A Strange Thing Happened in the Stratosphere

  For the past 60 years NASA Scientists have been observing a pattern in the stratosphere called the “quasi-biennial oscillation”or QBO. A strong wind blow in a continuous circuit around Earth’s More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 18th, 2016

NASA Prepares to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Mission

  NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

NASA Plans to Launch StarShade Spacecraft to Image New Earths

NASA has developed and patented StarShade spacecraft to image new Earths. The patent is titled “Method of modeling and simulation of shaped external occulters.” The spacecraft will be launched as a More...

Elad Zeret On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

The Israelis Who Went to Jupiter

  Dr. Yochai Caspi, 42, a planetary researcher at the Weizmann Institute, watched on Tuesday live the Juno spacecraft in space and was reminded of one of his happiest childhood moments in Nahariyah. More...

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