Atlas V Rocket Launches New US Spy Satellite on Secret Mission – Space.com

The United States has launched its second secret spy satellite in less than three weeks. The NROL-52 satellite soared into orbit this morning (Oct. 15) atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, which lifted off at 3:28 a.m. EDT (0728 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.The launch came […]

NASA Satellite Reveals Biggest Greenhouse Gas Spike In 2000 Years – The Inquisitr

NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) has come back with some new and troubling findings on a carbon dioxide leak that resulted in a dramatic greenhouse gas spike during the 2015-16 El Niño period. According to a report from Space.com, the OCO-2 satellite emerged as an “important and unique” tool for analyzing upticks in greenhouse gas, […]

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected – ExtremeTech

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected – ExtremeTech

Yellowstone National Park is currently a placid and majestic landscape, but lurking beneath the surface is a supervolcano that wreaks widespread havoc whenever it awakens. Scientists have long expected it would take centuries for Yellowstone to transition to an active volcano again, but now they’re cutting that timeline down to as little as a few […]

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