ICESat-2 will use laser beams to measure ice levels on Earth as it orbits 500km above the planet.
Spread the love Image copyright RSPB: Mike Richards Image caption The nightjar has been spotted breeding at the RSPB’s Sandy reserve for the first time in 45 years One of Britain’s most elusive birds is back breeding at an RSPB reserve for the first time in 45 years. A single pair of nightjars have nested […]
Spread the love Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: An astronaut films from outside the International Space Station President Donald Trump wants to end US funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025 with the aim of putting it into private hands. His plans for ISS and the Nasa space programme […]
Spread the love Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sunfish were spotted last week off the north coast of Skye and off Ardnamurchan A fish normally found in tropical waters has twice been spotted off the west coast of Scotland last week. It is the fourth time this year that the sunfish has been recorded […]