NASA Captures Newborn Star as Its Force Awakens [Video]

NASA Captures Newborn Star as Its Force Awakens [Video]

On Dec. 17, 2015, NASA captured pictures of a newborn star as its force awakened; just in time for Star Wars VII. To NASA, the brilliant, glowing beams of light resemble lightsabers in battle, reports USA Today. NASA’s Hubble telescope photographed the dust-shrouded protostar as it projected bright, dagger-like prisms into space, announcing its birth to the universe, similar to […]

NASA Tracks Tropical Storm Pali

NASA Tracks Tropical Storm Pali

On Jan. 8, 2015, NASA was tracking tropical storm Pali as it headed 1,375 miles southwest of Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advisor predicted the storm would intensify overnight, causing a small swell to hit the south shores of Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advisor reports that tropical storm Pali formed due to the natural warming of the Central Pacific Ocean. This […]

International Space Station Astronauts Likely to Conduct Spacewalk Repairs

International Space Station Astronauts Likely to Conduct Spacewalk Repairs

NASA reported on Nov. 13, 2015, that astronauts aboard the International Space Station are likely to conduct repairs via spacewalk after the station suffered a short-circuit, which caused temporary power issues. Spaceflight 101, manned by Commander Scott Kelly, had a sudden power fluctuation that resulted in some devices of the Space Station operating on a downgraded power […]

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