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NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion Spacecraft Breaks Distance Record

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission Orion spacecraft broke a new record when it reached the furthest distance from earth ever traveled by a spacecraft designed to carry humans. The milestone was recorded Monday the 28th as the unmanned capsule reached...

Why NASA Names Its Spacecraft After the Ancient Greek Gods

Throughout its 64-year history, NASA has named several of its spacecraft and missions after ancient Greek gods and mythological figures. But what is the connection between NASA and ancient Greek mythology? From the Apollo program, which ran between 1961 and...

NASA Expects Humans to Live on Moon This Decade

NASA, the U.S. space agency, says humans should be able to live on the moon for longer periods this very decade based on the successful launch of the Artemis 1 spacecraft. Howard Hu, the leader of the Orion lunar spacecraft...

Scientists Create Black Hole in Lab, and It Started to Glow

Scientists created a lab-grown black hole that began glowing after simulating an event horizon to test a Stephen Hawking theory. A group of scientists created an analog for the black hole in a laboratory by analyzing the properties of the...

NASA Launches Artemis 1 Moon Rocket

NASA has successfully launched its Artemis 1 moon rocket into space from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Wednesday after overcoming two failed attempts. This historical accomplishment witnessed the launch of NASA’s biggest-ever rocket climbing skyward in an astonishing mix of...

The American Secret Spaceplane That Spent a Record 908 Days in Orbit

The American secret spaceplane X-37B spent a record 908 days in orbit and landed at Cape Canaveral on Saturday, November 12th, creating dozens of sonic booms and flashes before landing. The thirty-foot-long robotic military craft touched down at NASA’s Kennedy...

Debris from Challenger Shuttle Disaster Found off Florida Coast

Debris from the 1986 Challenger shuttle disaster has been recovered off the coast of Florida, according to Nasa. The manned rocket that killed all seven onboard exploded after exploding 73 seconds after its launch was discovered by a TV documentary...

The Mystic Allure of the Space Observatory Atop a Greek Mountain

Up on the slopes of central Greece stands a planetarium and observatory of unparalleled educational value to the area and beyond.

A Solar Power Station in Space? Here’s How it Would Work

The UK government is reportedly considering a £16 billion proposal to build a solar power station in space. By Jovana Radulovic Yes, you read that right. Space-based solar power is one of the technologies to feature in the government’s Net Zero...

Monster Asteroid Largest Seen in Years

A monster asteroid, possibly the largest seen in eight years, has been discovered by astronomers, and it poses a significant potential hazard. Gazing into the twilight sky, astronomers found three near-Earth asteroids previously unknown. The largest measures approximately 1.5 kilometers...

Ancient Bacteria ‘Sleeping’ Beneath Mars Surface

Ancient bacteria might be sleeping beneath the surface of Mars, where it has been shielded from the harsh radiation of space for millions of years, according to new research. Researchers simulated conditions on Mars in a lab to see how...

NASA Captures Image of Sun ‘Smiling’

Following Tuesday's partial solar eclipse, the Sun developed a smiley face pattern. NASA shared the picture of the sun "smiling" on the official Twitter page of NASA Sun on Thursday. The image shows a face-like pattern made up of...

Zombie Worlds: Five Spooky Planets Orbiting Dead Stars

Planets orbiting a dead star would normally be obliterated. Mysteriously though, a handful of “zombie planets” have been detected orbiting neutron stars. And they are some of the weirdest worlds in the cosmos. By Gareth Dorrian All stars, including the Sun,...

Webb Telescope Captures ‘Galaxy Merger’ 270 Million Light-Years Away

The James Webb Telescope has captured a galaxy merger; a pair of entwining galaxies crashing into one another in a new image released by NASA. The interacting galaxy system, formally known as IC 1623, lies about 270 million light-years from...

New NASA Team Begins Independent Study on UFOs

A team of NASA researchers have started an independent investigation into UFOs, now referred to as unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), with a new team of 16 people. According to a statement from NASA, the investigation will last 9 months and...