Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

Working from a combination of satellite records and declassified submarine sonar data, NASA scientists have constructed a 60-year record of Arctic sea ice thickness. Right now, Arctic sea ice is the youngest and thinnest its been since we started keeping records. More than 70 percent of…

Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots, Bursts

In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair) lies the impressive Coma Cluster —  a structure of over a thousand galaxies bound together by gravity. Many of these galaxies are elliptical types, as is the brighter of the two galaxies dominating this image: NGC 4860 (center). -credit: ESA/NASA Hubble nasa.gov: Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots,… Read More

Hurricane Florence As It Was Making Landfall

Hurricane Florence is pictured from the International Space Station as a category 1 storm as it was making landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Picture 1 nasa.gov: Hurricane Florence as it was making landfall Hurricane Florence is pictured from the International Space Station as a category 1 storm as it was making landfall near Wrightsville… Read More

Hubble’s 28th Anniversary | NASA

Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, and was deployed into Earth orbit a day later. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), which jointly run the Hubble mission, release great photos every April to celebrate these milestones.  – Space.com Video from NASA YouTube channel   read and see more via… Read More

Time-Lapse Images From International Space Station

Published on May 19, 2017 Edge YouTube Channel Time lapse taken from the International Space Station over the earth at an average altitude of 300km (190 miles). Orbiting at 27,600 km/h (17,100 mph), the ISS circles the blue planet in only 90 minutes. This giant space station is equivalent in weight of a Boeing-747.

Hurricane Harvey, Seen From the Cupola of the Space Station

On August 25, 2017, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer photographed Hurricane Harvey from the cupola module aboard the International Space Station as it intensified on its way toward the Texas coast. The Expedition 52 crew on the station has been tracking this storm for the past two days and capturing Earth observation photographs and videos. nasa.gov:… Read More