Kayla Nussbaum

Posts by Kayla Nussbaum

Sun-Earth Connection – 6/27 public program at AMNH

Sun-Earth Connection – 6/27 public program at AMNH

Life on Earth is made possible by its proximity to the Sun. Yet even with the protection of our magnetic field, we face a daily barrage of radiation — the solar wind — which flows outward from the Sun. Should we worry about this “space weather?” NASA heliophysics Masha Kuznetsova and Leila Mays from NASA
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Osiris-REx spacecraft model approaching Bennu

Osiris-REx Launch Event at AMNH

Today, NASA launched the OSIRIS-REx mission to obtain a sample of the asteroid Bennu and return it to Earth for further study. Scientists chose to sample Bennu, a primitive, carbon-rich near-Earth object, due to its potentially hazardous orbital path and informative composition. On Monday, Sept 12, join Carter Emmart at the American Museum of Natural
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