NASA’s AIRS Monitors Tropical Storm Fay as It Deluges the East Coast

NASA's AIRS instrument captured this image of Tropical Storm Fay around 2 p.m. local time on July 10, 2020, as the storm swept through New England. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Tropical Storm Fay is sweeping across New England, with the center of the storm making landfall about 10 miles (15 kilometers) north-northeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, at around 5 p.m. local time. At that time, Fay had maximum sustained winds of around 50 mph (85 kph). Forecasters predicted the storm will dump up to … Read more

NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

This photograph of the Earth's horizon looks back towards Uruguay as the International Space Station orbited just off the coast of the South American nation. The Progress 75 cargo craft from Russia is pictured in the left foreground. Credits: NASA

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel, and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) beginning at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 23. The uncrewed Russian Progress 76 is scheduled to launch on a Soyuz rocket at 10:26 a.m. (7:26 p.m. … Read more

NASA, ESA to Release First Images from Solar Orbiter Mission

ESA/NASA's Solar Orbiter is returning its first science data, including images of the Sun taken from closer than any spacecraft in history. Credits: ESA/ATG Medialab

Scientists from NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) will release the first data captured by Solar Orbiter, the joint ESA/NASA mission to study the Sun, during an online news briefing at 8 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 16. The briefing will stream live on NASA’s website. In mid-June, Solar Orbiter made its first close pass of the … Read more