Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Touched the Asteroid Beenu, Now We Wait NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Touched the Asteroid Beenu, Now We Wait

The samples from Bennu will help scientists understand how planets formed and life began. The main mission of the spacecraft was the Touch-and-Go sample collection event, or TAG. The spacecraft then fired a pressurized nitrogen bottle onto the aste...

Orionid Meteor Shower Should Be Good Viewing Orionid Meteor Shower Should Be Good Viewing

How active: This meteor shower usually generates about 15 meteors per hour. " There is some evidence that a larger than usual peak may occur sometime between 2020 and 2022 ", NASA said. Light from the moon, which will be slightly less than 25% f...

Alan Musk Reconnaissance SpaceX could land on Mars by 2024 Alan Musk Reconnaissance SpaceX could land on Mars by 2024

Launched windows for missions to Mars are determined in bit rabbits by the Earth's bit rabbit position as it relates to Mars, opening around the window every 8080 days. The next launch window, which SpaceX plans to recall, will take effect in 2022. ...

Nokia to build moon's first 4G cell network for NASA program Nokia to build moon's first 4G cell network for NASA program

Bell Labs said astronauts will use its wireless network for data transmission , controlling of lunar rovers, real-time navigation over lunar geography (think Google Maps for the moon ), and streaming of high-definition video. At the same time, it w...

Asteroid to Buzz Near Earth Day Before November Election

The Center for Near Earth Objects Studies , a division of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory , released a prediction of the asteroid's trajectory, which is based on 21 observations across the span of 13 days. NASA said in a recent statement that ...

SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites

California time. "It's a great way to get started on Sunday", said Andy Tran, production supervisor at SpaceX , which hosted the company's launch webcast on Sunday. SpaceX said that the team recently installed Starlink terminals on the Administrat...

Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the Atlantic Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the Atlantic

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 miles per hour with higher gusts. This motion will bring the system close to Bermuda by late week and the interests on that island should closely monitor the progress of the cyclone. By early Thursday morning, th...

Don't miss the Orionid Meteor Shower this week Don't miss the Orionid Meteor Shower this week

Here's something to look forward to this August - a massive meteor shower will be visible across the skies in Ontario this month, and it's definitely something worth saving the date for in your calendars. Instead, the burning bits come from the prev...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns Asteroid May Hit Earth a Day Before Election Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns Asteroid May Hit Earth a Day Before Election

NASA has been tracking the asteroid since it was discovered in 2018 by the Zwicky Transient Facility at Palomar Observatory in California. But he said the flying object was nothing to lose sleep because "the damage isn't so great". "So if the Worl...

Nokia Gets 4G Lunar Contract Nokia Gets 4G Lunar Contract

To clarify it is Nokia of America Corporation that is getting the money as NASA has exclusively listed out American companies for the mission. NASA's grant was part of $370 million worth of contracts signed under the agency's "Tipping Point" progra...

Three astronauts dock at ISS within three hours of launch Three astronauts dock at ISS within three hours of launch

The six crew members will serve together for seven days before Cassidy, Evaneshin and Wagner return to Earth aboard the Soyuz MS-16, leaving Robins, Regikov and Cod-Sverhkov to begin Expedition 64. The U.S. space agency in 2014 contracted Elon Mus...

Research shows Coronavirus Remains on Human Skin for 9 hours Research shows Coronavirus Remains on Human Skin for 9 hours

The goal of these limitations is to effectively suppress SARS-CoV-2 infections to a low level that allows for rapid detection of localized outbreaks and rapid response through efficient and comprehensive systems to find, test, track, isolate and assi...

Touch-and-go: U.S. spacecraft sampling asteroid for return Touch-and-go: U.S. spacecraft sampling asteroid for return

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral on September 8, 2016, and took more than two years to arrive at 101955 Bennu , a diamond-shaped object with a mean diameter of about 1,600 feet, slightly bigger than the Empire State Building.

NASA hits Nokia to carry LTE to the Moon NASA hits Nokia to carry LTE to the Moon

It's not the first time that we see the company trying to develop technology for lunar missions, as it had done something similar in 2018. San Francisco , Oct 18 (IANS) NASA has awarded Nokia of the United States $14.1 million to deploy a 4G cel...

New studies uncover something unique that could influence your Covid hazard New studies uncover something unique that could influence your Covid hazard

Based on the changes in the ratio of these two molecules over time, the researchers developed a point system where each 1-point increase was associated with 5.6 times increased odds for a more severe outcome. 84% while, they were also more prone to n...

Earth Just Had Its Hottest September on Record Earth Just Had Its Hottest September on Record

According to NOAA's map, there are equal chances the region could see more, less, or equal to the amount as in the past. Also worth noting is that all of the top 10-warmest Septembers have occurred since 2005, with the top 7 occurring in the past...

SpaceX launch delay: When will next batch of Starlink satellites launch?

SpaceX will also try to recover the booster with a landing at sea on its "Of Course I Still Love You" drone landing ship. Just under 15 minutes after the Falcon 9 left the pad, the 60 Starlink satellites safely drifted away from the rocket's upper ...

David Crosby sheepishly backtracks on that ‘meh’ about Eddie Van Halen David Crosby sheepishly backtracks on that ‘meh’ about Eddie Van Halen

Eddie still continued to live his life to the fullest following his diagnosis, still attending concert and rehearsing music with his song, Wolfgang, who joined Van Halen as their bassist in 2016. Van Halen's son, Wolf, took to Twitter on October 6...

Dead Russian satellite, spent Chinese rocket likely to collide on Friday - LeoLabs Dead Russian satellite, spent Chinese rocket likely to collide on Friday - LeoLabs

There are also already hundreds of thousands - possibly millions - of objects whirling around in orbit uncontrolled, including spent rocket boosters, dead satellites and detritus from military anti-satellite missile demonstrations. In February 2009...

Canada signs on to new rulebook for exploring the moon Canada signs on to new rulebook for exploring the moon

The pact, called the Artemis Accords, is intended as a framework for best practice on moon and space exploration, covering guidelines on the use of resources, making rocket fuel, safe operations and emergency assistance. The project will also set in ...

Rarest creatures on Earth captured in Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards Rarest creatures on Earth captured in Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards

The female tiger is seen embracing a tree, rubbing herself up against the bark to leave her scent and mark territory in Leopard National Park. Russian photographer Sergei Gorshkov won 49,000 entries from around the world and won the first prize in ...

Tomorrow you'll get a once-in-two-years photo op with Mars Tomorrow you'll get a once-in-two-years photo op with Mars

This is when the planet is about as close as it can get to Earth, so it is biggest and brightest. Have you always been curious about other planets visibility in the sky, or just observing the stars into the night sky. How to see Mars For those ex...

Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

He was rewarded with the prestigious prize on Tuesday, according to a press release from the Natural History Museum, which runs the competition. "I'm delighted to be announcing the Grand Title victor of the fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of t...

'Spaghettification' of star shredded by black hole witnessed by astronomers 'Spaghettification' of star shredded by black hole witnessed by astronomers

The new TDE, first spotted in September of past year and named AT2019qiz, is now helping a team led by astronomer Matt Nicholl of the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom shed light on the origin of this dust. Not long ago, a group af...

Launch of NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November Launch of NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November

SpaceX is set to launch the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission on November 10, and the CRS-21 International Space Station resupply mission in late November. Hopkins is slated to be the mission's commander, Glover the pilot, and Walker and Noguchi mi...

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