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Final preparations underway for NASA’s mission to search nearby stars for new worlds

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is undergoing final preparations in Florida for its April 16 launch to find undiscovered exoplanets around nearby stars, which can then be assessed for their capacity to harbor life, said a statement released on Wednesday. It …Continue reading

Oil, Gas Industry Biggest Contributor to Rise in Atmospheric Methane, NASA Study Confirms

The bulk of the recent rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is linked to emissions from the oil and gas industry, a new study led by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists suggests. Methane emissions in the atmosphere …Continue reading

Space Pioneer Passes Away

John Watts Young, an American astronaut, naval officer and aeronautical engineer, passed away on Sunday following complications from pneumonia. He was 87 years old. Young is the only astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle …Continue reading