NASA Administration Remembers John Young After His Death

NASA Administration Remembers John Young After His Death

John Watts Young was one of the most experienced astronauts of the space agency who participated in the Gemini and Apollo programs. On January 6, 2018, his death was announced by the current NASA administrator, Robert Lightfoot. Young was 87 years old and died at home due to pneumonia complications. In today’s statement, Lightfoot remarked: […]

Astronauts Study Microbes on the International Space Station

Astronauts Study Microbes on the International Space Station

Astronauts can now perform microbial DNA sampling on the International Space Station. This opens up new areas of practical research. The Genes in Space-3 Project enables NASA astronauts and biochemists to identify and treat microbial ailments in space. The new project will also help to identify potential lifeforms on other planets and conduct practical experiments […]

New England Meteor Overwhelmed Witnesses

New England Meteor Overwhelmed Witnesses

A New England meteor overwhelmed witnesses in parts of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The bright fireball streaked across the skies on Dec. 26, 2017, at about 6 p.m. EST. Reports came from more than 230 people who described the meteor as having a fiery greenish glow. The meteor […]

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