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Sun Covered in Moss-Like Gas Formations.
Discovery Countdown Begins
Russian Space Agency Claims Y2K Readiness
Sun Covered in Moss-Like Gas Formations
DISCOVERY COUNTDOWN BEGINS
The official countdown for the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery
has begun - the shuttle will blast off on its mission to repair the
Hubble Space telescope on Thursday at 9:18pm from its pad in Cape
Canaveral. This countdown comes approximately two months
RUSSIAN SPACE AGENCY CLAIMS Y2K READINESS
A top official from the Russian Space Agency said that their Mission
Control center will be unaffected by the Y2K bug - that's because it
was checked for bugs and upgraded by early December. Just in case,
however, they're planning to have more technicians available for
the date rollover, to deal with any problems that occur. Mir,
also, is supposed to be Y2K ready.
SUN COVERED IN MOSS-LIKE GAS FORMATIONS
It's called solar moss, but it only looks like the plant. In reality,
solar Astronomers have discovered what they believe is the link
between the cooler main body of the sun, and the hot coronal loops
that cause solar flares. This solar moss is a spongy-looking mixture
of blobs of hot and cool gas that mark the areas coronal loops form.
Space News from SpaceDaily.com for today
LockMart To Launch NASA's Mission To Terr
Twisting With plasma On A Magnetic Field
Trace Finds "Hot Moss"
Stop Criticizing, Russia Warns Kazakhstan
UAV Gets AutoLanding
Invisible aurora Hides Over Poles
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