ionosphere

NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse

NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse

The Moon's shadow will block the Sun's light, and weather permitting, those within the path of totality will be treated to a view of the Sun's outer atmosphere, called the corona.

Aug 11, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
NASA creating artificial clouds in space with rocket launch today

NASA creating artificial clouds in space with rocket launch today

The launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket for the vapor release mission is on schedule for Thursday, June 29, with the liftoff time has been refined to 4:25 – 4:48 a.m. EDT, says the US space agency.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
NASA scraps sounding rocket launch amid bad weather; will try again tonight

NASA scraps sounding rocket launch amid bad weather; will try again tonight

The launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket is now scheduled for Tuesday night, June 13, with a launch window from 9:04 to 9:19 p.m. EDT.

Jun 13, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
NASA unravels mysteries of Venus atmosphere

NASA unravels mysteries of Venus atmosphere

New research by NASA shows a glimpse of giant holes in the electrically charged layer of the Venusian atmosphere, called the ionosphere.

Sep 13, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Giant flux ropes observed in Venus’s magnetized ionosphere

Scientists have detected a new state of Venus’s ionosphere.

Dec 27, 2012, 15:56 PM IST

NASA rocket blasts into ‘gleaming’ aurora

A team of scientists on Saturday night launched an instrument-laden, two-stage sounding rocket arcing through shimmering green aurora, 186 miles above Earth.

Feb 22, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Scientists create `artificial ionosphere` using radio waves

An experiment that fires powerful radio waves into the sky has created a patch of ``artificial ionosphere``, mimicking the uppermost portion of Earth`s atmosphere.

Oct 04, 2009, 13:45 PM IST