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NASA scientists prepare for life on Mars ... in Hawaii

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SHAFAQNA- The eight-month journey to Mars is expected to be arduous, with its cramped conditions, isolation, and monotony. By simulating Mars-like conditions on Earth, NASA hopes to learn how to mitigate the challenges. On Thursday, the…

NASA is sending a probe to a bizarre metallic world

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SHAFAQNA- NASA has green-lit a plan to send a probe to a strange metal asteroid called 16 Psyche, which experts think could be the core of an ancient planet, stripped bare of its original surface and outer crust. 16 Psyche, which…

Here's how Earth looks from space, 70 years ago and now

SHAFAQNA- By: Scott Sutherland Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:44 PM - The very first image taken from space was snapped 70 years ago, and look how far we've come since, plus 10 years of NASA's STEREO mission revolutionizes our view of the Sun.…

Jupiter’s Spooky Sounds: Emissions From Jupiter’s Auroras Captured

SHAFAQNA- The UI instrument was listening to Jupiter's auroras, light shows similar to the northern and southern lights on Earth but on a vastly larger scale. The radio emissions cast by Jupiter's auroras were recorded by the UI instrument,…

Eastern Mediterranean drought worst in 900 years – NASA

SHAFAQNA - A recent drought in the Eastern Mediterranean was the most devastating in nine centuries, a new NASA study shows. Scientists reached the conclusion after studying tree rings, which can indicate humidity changes over time. NASA…