NASA Developing New Material For Stronger Vehicles And Mars Habitats

New innovations to support the Mars mission with a particular focus on transport vehicles and living spaces or habitats are in sight after NASA endorsed recommendations of multi-disciplinary, university research institutes to build technologies for a sustained human existence on the Red Planet. The new innovations expect to make stronger Mars living spaces and lighter […]

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Getting to Know Meteors Better

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011300/a011336/G2013-070_Russian_Meteor_ipod_lg.m4v?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 This video shows the Chelyabinsk meteor explosion and plume, as modeled by a NASA satellite. (Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The school bus–sized meteoroid that caused this destruction was estimated to weigh about 11,000 tons and was traveling approximately 60 times the speed of sound. Fortunately, it broke apart at a height of about […]

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