NASA successfully fuels rocket in test for upcoming mission to the Moon despite leak

NASA successfully fuels rocket in test for upcoming mission to the Moon despite leak

NASA’s mission to return man to the Moon has taken a big step forward, following a successful fueling of its giant rocket and a countdown test. The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket test has been beset by delays, with technical and problems thwarting proposed tests in April this year, and financial problems pushing the ambitious … Read more

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space? Viral Video Reveals

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space?  Viral Video Reveals

The clip features Mr Hadfield wringing a towel in space. New Delhi: Space and its myriad secrets have always fascinated mankind. Now, thanks to technology, it has become easier to understand and experience several of its facets. A case in point is a video shared by astronaut Chris Hadfield of The Canadian Space Agency featuring … Read more

An Astronaut Wrings Out A Wet Towel In Space. This Is What Happened Next

What Happens When You Wring A Wet Towel In Space?  Viral Video Reveals

The clip features Mr Hadfield wringing a towel in space. New Delhi: Space and its myriad secrets have always fascinated mankind. Now, thanks to technology, it has become easier to understand and experience several of its facets. A case in point is a video shared by astronaut Chris Hadfield of The Canadian Space Agency featuring … Read more

Huge sunspot creates solar flare scare for Earth; NASA says high risk of blackouts

Huge sunspot creates solar flare scare for Earth;  NASA says high risk of blackouts

A dangerous sunspot has doubled in size in the last 24 hours, says NASA. And now, it threatens the Earth with the possibility of a solar flare emission that can cause radio blackouts across the planet. Just yesterday, it was reported that as many as eight sunspots emerged on the Earth-facing solar disk (the side … Read more

NASA’s Giant SLS Rocket Is One Step Closer to Launch

NASA’s Giant SLS Rocket Is One Step Closer to Launch

NASA engineers finally tanked the massive Space Launch System rocket with fuel Monday night, getting through most of the last crucial test before its inaugural flight. After reviewing their trove of data from the test, the team will decide this summer’s launch date for the world’s most powerful rocket, part of the first major mission … Read more

NASA’s InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander

NASA’s InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander

InSight’s Final Selfie: NASA’s InSight Mars lander took this final selfie on April 24, 2022, the 1,211th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The lander is covered with far more dust than it was in its first selfie, taken in December 2018, not long after landing – or in its second selfie, composed of … Read more

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission completes crucial fueling test

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission completes crucial fueling test

Washington, After stopping Artemis 1 moon rocket’s “wet dress rehearsal” several times, Nasa has successfully completed the crucial fueling test of its Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket. The Artemis 1 wet dress rehearsal ended at 7.37 pm EDT on June 20, Nasa said in a statement. “This is the first time the team fully loaded … Read more

China says it will bring Mars samples back to Earth 2 years before NASA

China says it will bring Mars samples back to Earth 2 years before NASA

China’s space agency aims to complete its Mars sample return mission by 2031, two years before NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) complete their joint mission. Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter and rover mission chief designer Sun Zezhou outlined a new mission profile for China’s Mars sample return during a June 20 presentation, as per a … Read more

Data From NASA’s Juno Shows Jupiter Devoured Baby Planets in the Past

Data From NASA’s Juno Shows Jupiter Devoured Baby Planets in the Past

You may remember the mythology behind the Greek gods, more commonly known as the Olympians. Kronos, the Greek god of time and the king of the titans, was to swallow a young Zeus due to a prophecy stating he would be dethroned by his own son. However, Rhea, Zeus’ mother, switched him with a rock, … Read more