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NASA Honors Orlando Victims

NASA: Image of the Day -

The American flag flies at half staff at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building in the background. On Sunday, June 12, President Barack Obama ordered U.S. flags flown at half staff “as a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror” at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

NASA Joins White House in Addressing Gender Equality Achievements, Challenges

NASA: Breaking News -

NASA will host a conversation from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at NASA Headquarters in Washington on pathways for women and girls into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) academic programs and careers. The event, Engaging Women and Girls in STEM through Data Science, will air on NASA Television and stream on the agency’s website.

Extreme trans-Neptunian objects lead the way to Planet Nine

Science Daily: Neptune -

In the race towards the discovery of a ninth planet in our solar system, scientists from around the world strive to calculate its orbit using the tracks left by the small bodies that move well beyond Neptune. Now, astronomers have confirmed, with new calculations, that the orbits of the six extreme trans-Neptunian objects that served as a reference to announce the existence of Planet Nine are not as stable as it was thought.


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