DOD Backs Offshore Wind Project Near California Space Force Base

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2023 14:48:14 +0000

A pilot floating offshore wind project near the California coast has been approved by the U.S. Dept. of Defense (DOD), the first of several steps needed by the 60-MW project […]

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NASA Spacewalkers Finish Installing Roll-Out Solar Array

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 07:53:43 +0000

Expedition 69 flight engineers Woody Hoburg and Steve Bowen of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 2:17 p.m. EDT after 5 hours and 35 minutes. Hoburg and Bowen completed their major objective to install an IROSA (International Space Station Roll-Out Solar Array) to augment power generation for the 1B power channel on the station’s starboard truss […]

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10-Month Voyage Proves Solar Cell Material Survives, Thrives in Space

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 19:50:11 +0000

Dr. Lyndsey McMillon-Brown was hoping to see anything but mustard yellow. When the NASA research electrical engineer clicked open the photo of a small sample — a swatch of film no bigger than a sticky note — she let out a cheer. The film was still dark black after spending 10 months on the International […]

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Cyclone Gabrielle Lashes New Zealand

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 03:13:51 +0000

Cyclone Gabrielle has been lashing New Zealand with strong winds and heavy rain in mid-February 2023, adding to what has already been an unusually wet start to the year. The latest round of extreme weather brought destructive flooding, storm surge, and landslides to the region. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the NASA-NOAA […]

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NASA Funds Innovative New Aircraft Design

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 20:15:06 +0000

Aviation is a big deal for climate change. Not only is it a big contributor, but it’s an area where changes to improve efficiency can have a huge impact. For this reason, both private companies and government agencies know this is a great target to both save money and protect the environment. While NASA is […]

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NASA: 2022 Was 5th-Warmest Year On Record

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2023 03:01:25 +0000

2022 effectively tied for Earth’s 5th warmest year since 1880, and the last 9 consecutive years have been the warmest 9 on record. NASA looks back at how heat was expressed in different ways around the world in 2022. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathleen Gaeta Editor’s Note: This release was updated Thursday, Jan. 12 to […]

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Images of the Day: Thinning of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2023 04:00:41 +0000

Greenland is home to the planet’s largest ice sheet outside of Antarctica. Observations collected from the ground, air, and space have revealed rapid thinning in the northeast part of this ice sheet that could contribute more to sea level rise than previously thought. “Rivers” of relatively fast-moving ice, known as ice streams, generally flow from […]

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Solar Power To Propel Small But Mighty Water-Cleaning Robot

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 15:53:29 +0000

solar power robot clean water la plata national universitySolar power is sending robots off to duty on harbor clean-up and other environmental chores.

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