An Atlas V rocket carrying a satellite for NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission will launch into space this morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch is scheduled to take place sometime between 10:02 and 10:50 a.m. at Space Launch Complex-3E, which is located northwest of Lompoc. Depending on weather [...]
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NASA astronaut Richard Linnehan gave a public lecture Monday at Santa Barbara Public Library, giving local middle school students and other community members a chance to hear about his unique 58 days in outer space as part of a three-day Synthesis Unit for Anacapa School. Linnehan, who is also a [...]
Whether or not you know anything about “Star Trek,” you’ve probably heard of the warp drive, that fictional technology that can fling a starship light-years away in mere minutes, opening up the universe to our exploration. If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ve got the hyperdrive. It sounds like strict [...]
UCSB scientists Tim Brown and Avi Shporer are involved in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Kepler mission, which has recently added 54 new planet candidates in the habitable zone of a star, bringing their list of planetary discoveries to a total 1,235 planets. Kepler is a satellite telescope that [...]