Jupiter is known for its multiple stripes of different colors and is also famous for its Great Red Spot, a product of the natural gases within the planet itself. These colors are due to the chemistry of Jupiter’s gassy atmosphere, though the pattern for the stripes is attributed to long-lasting winds called zonal flows, which work like jet streams on Earth. The Earth has geographical features that interrupt such winds and Jupiter happens to lack those features. This means that the stripes are smooth lines that form around Jupiter’s atmosphere uninterrupted.
There were observations during NASA’s …

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The United Kingdom is preparing a recollection of sorts of the history of the Moon campaigns, starting with the Apollo 11 landing in 1969. This 50th-anniversary event gathers submissions for the historic campaign that is supported by multiple groups with the same cause, which are led by the UK Space Agency and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). This will be shown to the public on July 20, 2019 to mark 50 years of the historic landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon.
There is also a cultural exploration over how these landings have affected people throughout generations, ranging…

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Milan is the chosen venue for a conference organized by Earth Observation where over 4,500 delegates and the UK Space Agency will attend.
The Living Planet Symposium is a tri-annual event, focusing on the Earth Observation’s contribution to developing and crafting knowledge for society to understand and new opportunities for all sectors to be involved in future discoveries. This is organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) and, with each conference, a specific country’s agency would provide support. This year, it is Italy’s turn. The UK Space Agency had its handle of the event in 2013 in …

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