New Image of Ceres from NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft views the shadowy, cratered terrain of Ceres in a dramatic new view of the dwarf planet. Dawn snapped this image on October 16, from its fifth science orbit, in which the angle of the sun was different from that in previous orbits. Dawn was about 920 miles (1,480 kilometers) above Ceres when […] The post New Image of Ceres from NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft appeared first on SciTech Daily . http://scitechdaily.co..
The Interstellar Medium: Crossing the Cosmic Void Humanity’s great leap into the space between the stars has, in a sense, already begun. NASA’s Voyager 1 probe broke through the sun’s magnetic bubble to touch the interstellar wind. Voyager 2 isn’t far behind. New Horizons shot past Pluto on its way to encounters with more distant dwarf worlds, the rubble at the solar […] The post The Interstellar Medium: Crossing the Cosmic Void appeared first on SciTech Daily . http://scite..
IMAGES | SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 Vista from Curiosity Shows Crossbedded Martian Sandstone The scene combines multiple images taken with both cameras of the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on Curiosity on Aug. 27, 2015, during the 1,087th Martian day, or sol of the rover's work on Mars. It spans from east, at left, to south-southwest. Figure 1 includes a scale bar of 200 centimeters (about 6.6 feet).