Atmospheric

Webb Telescope captures first glimpse of exoplanet's atmospheric decay |  CNN

Webb Telescope captures first glimpse of exoplanet’s atmospheric decay | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of the sky of a distant planet, marking another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, …

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NASA Inflatable Heat Shield Survives Atmospheric Fire Test - IGN

NASA Inflatable Heat Shield Survives Atmospheric Fire Test – IGN

NASA has successfully flown an inflatable heat shield into Earth’s atmosphere, part of a technology demonstration that could one day help land spacecraft safely on the surface of Mars and beyond. Since the advent of manned spaceflight, scientists and engineers have grappled with the inherent dangers of atmospheric re-entry. Without sufficient protection, the extreme aerodynamic …

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