Dot

NASA to do a first, shoot rockets at Northern Lights 

Dot

On March 23, NASA is planning to do something never heard of before.  

Dot

The American space agency will be shooting two rockets into the fascinating northern lights, also known as aurora borealis.  

Dot

This may sound bizarre to you, but there is a good scientific reason behind NASA shooting rockets into the famously patterned lights 

Dot

And the reason is that NASA wants to better understand these lights which are generated by massive bursts of energy released by solar storms. 

Dot

This radiation, which also contain electromagnetic radiation, hits Earth’s atmosphere and cause aurora borealis.  

Dot

Scientists want to understand exactly how these lights containing charged particles interact with our gaseous atmosphere. 

Dot

For Best Today's Deals Swipe Up Now 

For Best Today's Deals Swipe Up Now 

Arrow