Tuesday September 21-st, 2021

Chandrayaan 2 Makes It To Moon's Orbit Awaiting Landing Chandrayaan 2 Makes It To Moon's Orbit Awaiting Landing

More and more people in India want to know about this mission. Now Chandrayaan 2 has taken some awesome pictures of both Moon and Earth from space. Chandrayaan 2 sent the first pictures of the earth in the first week of August. ISRO stated that thi...

Space station relocates capsule to help Soyuz with robot aboard dock Space station relocates capsule to help Soyuz with robot aboard dock

The maneuver followed Saturday's failed docking of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft. The craft withdrew to a safe distance from the ISS while Russian controllers investigated. The humanoid robot is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 kg. Fedor has Insta...

G-7 to help nations hit by Amazon wildfires G-7 to help nations hit by Amazon wildfires

On Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron and Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar threatened to block a free-trade agreement between the European Union and South American nations if Mr Bolsonaro did not act to stop the deforestation of the Am...

China's Chang'e-4 makes historic landing on Moon's far side China's Chang'e-4 makes historic landing on Moon's far side

In this photo provided January 3, 2019 , by China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency, the first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe. Months back, China launched relay satellites that help the lander an...

World Health Organization calls for more research into microplastics and less plastic pollution World Health Organization calls for more research into microplastics and less plastic pollution

WHO has called for more analysis into microplastics and their impact on human health. The report is quite specific around microplastics in drinking water and it doesn't say that they're not a danger - it says that they're not a very significant...

Life on alien worlds could be more diverse than on Earth Life on alien worlds could be more diverse than on Earth

Presenting her findings at the Goldschmidt Geochemistry Congress in Barcelona, Olson said there is evidence to show that some exoplanets may have better conditions for life to thrive than our own planet. 'We found that higher atmospheric density,...

Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose 'minimal health risk' Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose 'minimal health risk'

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for further research into the health risks posed by microplastics in drinking water . It said all drinking water - both from the tap and in bottles - now contained microplastic particles, but the dire...

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

Worden denied committing assault and the case was later dismissed. Summer Worden, a former Air Force intelligence officer and National Security Agency employee, filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Anne McClain of identity...

NASA releases New Horizons' first clear image of 'snowman' Ultima Thule NASA releases New Horizons' first clear image of 'snowman' Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule has a mottled appearance the colour of the light brick. NASA dubbed the larger lobe Ultima, and the other, which is about three times smaller, Thule. New Horizons scientists were surprised by Ultima Thule's binary composition, and ...

Spokane astronaut scrutinized for accessing estranged wife’s bank account from space Spokane astronaut scrutinized for accessing estranged wife’s bank account from space

Her estranged spouse, Summer Worden, reportedly filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Through a lawyer she has insisted she was shepherding the couple's still-intertwined finances. McClain provided comments to the Times only through he...

Russian capsule carrying robot fails to dock at space station Russian capsule carrying robot fails to dock at space station

After an attempt to make the attachment, which was scheduled for around 5.30am GMT, a live broadcast of the event was cut. Russia's Soyuz rocket which is carrying Vladimir Putin's humanoid robot Fedor has failed to dock at the International S...

Watching the Southeast Coast Through Weekend Watching the Southeast Coast Through Weekend

NHC forecasters say that a atropical depression is likely to form over the weekend or early next week while it moves generally westward to west-northwestward near 15 miles per hour. The storm has a high probability of cyclonic formation over the next...

Lancashire fracking: 1.6 magnitude tremor halts work Lancashire fracking: 1.6 magnitude tremor halts work

Fracking has been stopped at the UK's only shale gas exploration site after the largest-ever tremor was recorded at the facility, according to energy firm Cuadrilla. Cuadrilla said "minor movements of this level" were to be expected and could not "...

New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star

Wilson of the physics department at the University of Warwick and coauthor of the paper in Nature Astronomy . The planetary system is a work-in-progress as the Beta Pictoris is only 23 million years compared to our Sun which is 4.5 billion years...

Industry Size, Share, Growth, Forecasts to 2025 Industry Size, Share, Growth, Forecasts to 2025

According to USGS in 2011, there was increase in export demand for the iron and steel scrap, and also the U.S is less dependent on world iron ore market and most of the steel produced comes from mini malls and scrap. We collect information and data...

ISRO successfully carries out second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chadrayaan-2 ISRO successfully carries out second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chadrayaan-2

The crucial process of taking up soft landing of the lander "Vikram" onboard the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft will be taken up in the early hours of September 7, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said today. When it was inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, th...

Europa Clipper Mission Confirmed Europa Clipper Mission Confirmed

Due to launch in 2025, the Europa Clipper mission has now passed a stage called Key Decision Point C, a crucial marker on the road to the launch pad. Wherever there's water on Earth, we find life. "Europa we don't really get - there are these rea...

Russia sends humanoid robot into space Russia sends humanoid robot into space

From 2020, Russian Federation is set to switch to Soyuz-2.1a rockets, which previously delivered only freight spaceships and satellites into orbit. The robot, which was in the commander's seat, holding a small Russian flag in its right hand, sent o...

NASA Provides Rare Glimpse of Rocky Exoplanet's Strange Surface

Orbiting an M-type dwarf star 48.6 light years from Earth in the constellation of Indus, LHS 3844b is 1.3 times the mass of our planet, probably airless, and covered with lava plains resembling the lunar maria. Being extremely hot, the planet radia...

Microplastics are in our drinking water, warns WHO

But it said the findings were based on "limited information" as it called for greater research on the issue. Plastic production has grown exponentially in recent decades and is predicted to double again by 2025, said the report , which means more ...

NASA astronauts conduct ISS spacewalk NASA astronauts conduct ISS spacewalk

That is the station's second docking port for business crew capsules. Additionally they connected reflectors for navigation. The first commercial crew astronauts will fly late this year or sometime in 2020. Hague already has two spacewalks under hi...

Pence: US Space Command Will Launch Next Week Pence: US Space Command Will Launch Next Week

Joe Dunford, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday at the sixth National Space Council meeting in northern Virginia. The Senate version of the 2020 National Defense Authorization bill would redesignate Air Force Space C...

Plans detailed for first US mission to land on moon since Apollo Plans detailed for first US mission to land on moon since Apollo

In November a year ago, Astrobotic was the company that competed for $2.6 billion and the plan to develop technologies that could explore the Moon in twenty missions, and create small spacecraft. Nasa is pushing to outsource the design, development a...

Mystery illness causes Florida panthers and bobcats to stumble and fall Mystery illness causes Florida panthers and bobcats to stumble and fall

In trail camera footage, the animals can be seen stumbling and falling down nearly unable to use their back legs. The FWC has seen video of eight panthers and one bobcat in this condition, with confirmed nerve issues in one additional panther and bob...

U.S. Space Command to start August 29, officials say

Pence has said U.S. Space Command will serve alongside other functional commands like Strategic Command and Special Operations Command. Joseph Maguire, acting director of national intelligence, said during the council's meeting that the NRO will ex...

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