Tag Archives: NASA

As if the days weren’t already too short…

NASA Details Earthquake Effects on the Earth
January 10, 2005

NASA scientists using data from the Indonesian earthquake calculated it affected Earth’s rotation, decreased the length of day, slightly changed the planet’s shape, and shifted the North Pole by centimeters. The earthquake that created the huge tsunami also changed the Earth’s rotation.

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There and back again…

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon. NASA has put a special page in honor of the occasion.

Mr. Armstrong, I salute you.

Duct Tape is Everywhere!

I was just checking out the Astronomy Picture of the Day, and it’s a photo of the Apollo 17 lunar rover’s fender which required a quick repair, and one of the materials used? DuctTape! 🙂

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