Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • NASA satellites break Guinness World Record

    WASHINGTON: NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) has set the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal, at 70,000 kilometres above the surface of the Earth. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the four MMS spacecraft incorporate Global Positioning System (GPS) measurements into their...
  • Four Asteroids Are Flying Uncomfortably Close To Earth Today : NASA

    Four asteroids came uncomfortably close to Earth Tuesday, according to NASA’s Asteroid and Comet Watch. Three of the asteroids won’t get within a million miles of the Earth and will be outside the orbit of the Moon and thus comparatively safe. The smallest asteroid will pass within 197,000 miles of Earth,...