WATCH: NASA shares top images of Earth from 2020

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 01/10/2021

From outer space, Earth looked majestic as ever amid the life-changing and unprecedented events that took place in 2020. Astronauts have been snapping away from the International Space Station (ISS), and NASA has compiled 20 of its…

This footage of astronauts on the moon looks like it was filmed with a smartphone

AFP Relaxnews 10/24/2020

Around three years ago, NASA uploaded most of its film archives to its website and gave viewers free access. The agency put over 140 000 videos and photos in total onto the online platform. Using artificial intelligence,…

SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

MARCIA DUNN 06/01/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With…

Astronauts arrive for NASA’s 1st home launch in decade

05/21/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight. It will be the first time…

US astronauts help track Santa’s delivery route

12/25/2019

For decades, the Canadian and American defense agency NORAD has provided updates on Santa Claus’s international gift delivery route, but this year, for the first time, US astronauts lent a hand. “We have obtained visual confirmation that Santa…

3 space station astronauts return to Earth

AP 02/28/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Three astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flatlands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, schoolteacher pep talks and heavenly greetings from…

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