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NASA Latest News: Space Research and Space Missions

NASA Uses Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) to Reveal Hurricane Willa’s Rainfall (Update: 26 October 2018) NASA has used its Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) data to calculate the amount of rainfall generated…




NASA Tests Parachute for Mars 2020 Mission

Mars 2020 Parachute a Go   In the early hours of Sept. 7, NASA broke a world record. Less than 2 minutes after the launch of a 58-foot-tall (17.7-meter) Black Brant IX sounding rocket, a…






Brexit: The Three Transition Options Open to The UK

Will the UK agree to an extended transition period, keeping it bound by EU rules for longer after exiting the EU? Here, Professor Kenneth Armstrong outlines three “potential models” to extend the transition period, as…






NASA’s Latest News in August 2018

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Starts Asteroid Operations Campaign (Update: 24 August 2018) NASA’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) was launched on September 8m 2016, and last week the probe captured…