Engineers solve excessive heat removal from NASA’s Webb Telescope

How will NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shed the heat created by its science instruments and their supporting electronic devices? To anybody who is not an engineer or researcher,... Read more »

SwRI scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation

SAN ANTONIO– May 23, 2018– Southwest Research Institute scientists incorporated NASA’s New Horizons discoveries with information from ESA’s Rosetta objective to establish a brand-new theory about how Pluto might... Read more »

NASA’s new planet hunter snaps initial test image, swings by Moon toward final orbit

NASA’s next world hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Study Satellite (TESS), is one action better to looking for brand-new worlds after effectively finishing a lunar flyby on May17 The spacecraft... Read more »

Studying Midwest soil erosion from space

AMHERST, Mass. – Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is utilized to tramping around in the dirt to perform his soil research study, however... Read more »

Understanding Mercury’s magnetic tail | Livescience.Tech! Science News

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2018 – Theoretical physicists utilized simulations to describe the uncommon readings gathered in 2009 by the Mercury Surface Area, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER)... Read more »

Once upon a time in a thunderstorm

IMAGE: Upper climatic phenomena powered by thunderstorms, consisting of terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes and Short-term Luminescent Emissions (TLEs), electrical discharges that consist of blue glances at the top of... Read more »

UNH Researchers find space radiation is increasingly more hazardous

DURHAM, N.H. – It may seem like something from a science fiction plot – astronauts taking a trip into deep space being bombarded by cosmic rays – however radiation... Read more »

Three NASA satellites recreate solar eruption in 3-D

The more solar observatories, the merrier: Researchers have actually established brand-new designs to see how shocks connected with coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, propagate from the Sun– an effort... Read more »

Sounding rocket mission will trace auroral winds

IMAGE: Aurora as seen from Talkeetna, Alaska, on Nov. 3,2015 view more  Credit: Copyright Dora Miller From the ground, the dance of the northern lights, or aurora borealis, can... Read more »

SwRI’s Burch elected to S.A. Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame

SAN ANTONIO — Feb. 28, 2018 –Dr. James L. Burch, vice president of the Space Science and Engineering Division at Southwest Research Institute, is one of four honorees being... Read more »