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NASA Artemis I - Orion spacecraft exceeds Apollo 13 record distance from Earth

NASA Artemis I – Orion spacecraft exceeds Apollo 13 record distance from Earth

On flight day 11, NASA’s Orion spacecraft captured images looking down at Earth from a camera mounted on one of its solar panels. The spacecraft is currently in a distant retrograde orbit around the Moon. Credit: NASA On Day 11 of the Artemis I mission, Orion continues its journey beyond the Moon after entering a …

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NASA's Orion spacecraft is about to set a distance record from Earth

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is about to set a distance record from Earth

Comment this story Comment Ten days after launching from Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Orion spacecraft entered a deep orbit around the Moon on Friday, achieving another key milestone in a mission that space agency officials say will s has gone extremely well so far. Orion’s thrusters fired at 4:52 p.m. Eastern Time for 1.5 minutes, …

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First collisions of lead ions in the Large Hadron Collider at record energy

First collisions of lead ions in the Large Hadron Collider at record energy

Event displays of the first Pb-Pb collision of Run3 taken on November 18, 2022. Credit: CERN On Friday, November 18, a test using lead ion collisions was performed in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and allowed experiments to validate new detectors and data processing systems before lead-lead physics next year. Course. After the successful start …

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Record heat on the Great Barrier Reef raises fears of a second summer of coral bleaching

Ocean temperatures over parts of the Great Barrier Reef have reached record highs this month, raising fears of a second consecutive summer of massive coral bleaching. Data from the US government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows sea surface temperatures in the northern parts of the reef were the highest in any November since …

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First lead ion collisions in the LHC at record energy

On Friday 18 November, a test using lead ion collisions was carried out in the LHC and allowed the experiments to validate the new detectors and the new data processing systems before the next lead-lead physics campaign. Run3’s first Pb-Pb collision event displays taken on November 18, 2022 (Picture: CERN)After the successful start of Run …

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Antarctic sea ice extent hits record highs in latest State of the Climate report

Antarctic sea ice extent hits record highs in latest State of the Climate report

Australia continues to warm. Extreme heat days continue to become more frequent, fire weather continues to intensify, and sea levels continue to rise. Key points: National and global temperatures continue to rise despite COVID-induced drop in emissions Australia’s climate has now warmed by around 1.5 degrees Celsius since national records began in 1910 There have …

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