In case you missed it, here is the video of this week’s “Weekly Space Hangout” hosted by my pal, Fraser Cain. Lots of great space news, fun discussions, and some special guest appearances.
Recently, Lego announced the Lego Curiosity rover kit will be in stores on Jan. 1st. 2014. For those who follow the Cuusoo fan project submission process, the Curiosity rover kit was a winning design submitted by a NASA/JPL engineer.
Keep reading to learn more about the Lego Curiosity rover I built, and what might be different with the official kit.
The rumors of Comet ISON’s demise may be greatly exaggerated, well maybe not greatly, but I couldn’t resist the pun. Shown above are a series of still frames from NASA’s SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) Mission.
Reports from earlier in the evening, as well as many images from SOHO showed what looked to be the demise of comet ISON. Follow the “read more” link to see additional images and video.
Fifteen years ago, in November of 1998, the Russian Zarya module, was launched – making it the first module of the International Space Station.
Over the past 15 years, the space station has been added to, and now occupies nearly the same area as a football field.
NASA is celebrating the occasion with an infographic showcasing some interesting facts. Click the “read more” link to see the full infographic.(Credit: NASA/Gary Daines)
To learn more about the International Space Station – humanity’s home away from Earth, visit www.nasa.gov/station. You can also learn how to spot the ISS as it flies over your location by visiting http://spotthestation.nasa.gov.