Solar flare - Filament eruption towards Earth (November 23th, 2012) - SDO AIA 304 - Video Vax

Soundtrack : Solar Flare (Philip Kay / Rachel Wood) Filament eruption towards Earth, on November 23th, 2012. The coronal mass ejection (CME) is clearly visib...

NASA robotic spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

Apr 18, 2014    

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A robotic U.S. spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface early on Friday, NASA officials said.The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, or LADEE, had been flying at increasingly lower altitudes to study how dust is lifted off the lunar surface and what gases comprise the moons so-called exosphere the region of space surrounding the airless moon.NASA officials had planned to crash the spacecraft into the moon, after it transmitted its final batch of data.Before hitt...

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