Meghan Bartels,

Meghan Bartels

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Meghan:

No Date Set Yet, But NASA Targeting Second Half of 2024 for Human Moon Landing

NASA's plan to land humans on the moon doesn't have a set date, but it's targeting the second half of 2024. → Read More

First Glimpses of Interstellar Comet Suggest It's Not So Different

Early observations of Comet C/2019 Q4, which will likely be declared the first confirmed interstellar comet, suggest that its composition is pretty similar to that of comets found in our own solar system. → Read More

Interstellar Comet: Here's Why It's Got Scientists So Pumped Up

An astronomer who specializes in spotting interstellar objects explains how a comet inspired cautious interest that ballooned into certainty. → Read More

Tiny Space-Rock Particles Could Hold Secrets to Early Solar System

Scientists analyzed tiny meteorite inclusions to improve our understanding of the early solar system. → Read More

US Moon Landing Hopefuls Watch Silent India Lander — and Learn

In the wake of the apparent crash of India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, NASA and U.S. companies are looking for insights to inform their own moon shots. → Read More

2 Asteroids Will Harmlessly Fly By Earth This Weekend, But NASA Will Wave Hello Anyway!

Two medium-size asteroids will fly past Earth on Sept. 13 and 14, and there is no reason to be worried. → Read More

This Comet Might Be from Interstellar Space. Here's How We Could Find Out.

An astronomer spotted what scientists think may turn out to be the second known interstellar object — but it's too early to say for sure. → Read More

India's Silent Moon Lander Could Be in One Piece After 'Hard Landing': Reports

India's space agency is hard at work trying to re-establish communications with its silent moon lander, Vikram, which made a hard landing on the lunar surface on Sept. 6. → Read More

India Loses Contact with Vikram Lander During Historic Moon Landing Attempt

India's daring moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, lost contact just above the lunar surface, dashing Indian dreams of becoming just the fourth country to successfully land on the moon. → Read More

Here's Where India's Chandrayaan-2 Will Land Near the Moon's South Pole (and Why)

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission is carefully targeting a landing site near the lunar south pole in hopes of learning something new about our satellite. → Read More

The National Archives Needs YOU to Watch a Ton of Vintage NASA Footage Online

The National Archives is asking for help tagging NASA footage, including of the Gemini and Apollo programs. → Read More

As Hurricane Dorian Nears Florida, NASA Maps Storm Flooding in Bahamas

Satellites are monitoring flooding in the Bahamas caused by Hurricane Dorian. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian Looks Massive from Space as NASA Prepares for Impacts

Satellites continue to monitor Hurricane Dorian as it batters the Atlantic, and NASA personnel are preparing for impacts at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. → Read More

On Icy Moons, Alien Life May Go with the Flow of Ocean Currents

Ocean currents on distant moons could determine whether those worlds can host life. → Read More

Astronaut Zooms In on Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from Space Station

European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano has captured close-up views of Hurricane Dorian from space. → Read More

India's Chandrayaan-2 Moon Orbiter Releases Vikram Lunar Lander

India's Chandrayaan-2 mission separated in lunar orbit, with one spacecraft preparing to touch down near the moon's south pole. → Read More

NASA's Daring Solar Probe Is Skimming Past the Sun Today!

NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission to better understand the sun makes its third close pass by its target on Sept. 1, 2019. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: How NASA and NOAA Are Tracking the Storm from Space

NASA satellites are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Dorian as it threatens Florida. → Read More

NASA Space Center Prepares for Hurricane Dorian as Satellites Track Storm

NASA's Kennedy Space Center is preparing to weather the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, which could hit Florida early next week. → Read More

Missing Metallic Asteroids Could Be Camouflaged As Normal Space Rocks

Scientists think there should be more metal-rich asteroids in the solar system than spotted so far, and new experiments suggest those missing bodies could be masquerading as typical space rocks. → Read More