NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth After Record-Breaking Stay in Space
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth on Wednesday after a record-breaking 355-day stay at the International Space Station (ISS). His stay at the ISS marks the longest time an astronaut from the US has remained in space. Vande Hei,...
US Astronaut’s ISS Return, Courtesy of Russia, Hangs in Balance: NASA
US astronaut Mark Vande Hei is slated to share a ride back from the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Russia's Soyuz capsule later this month, despite tensions over the war in Ukraine, NASA said on Monday. Russia-US cooperation aboard the...
Mars Crater Reveals Red Planet’s Past Climate
The European Space Agency and Roscosmo's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter published an image of a newly discovered crater on Mars on Monday. The image, which was taken on June 13, 2021, reveals a fascinating new history on the planet's surface....
The Future of Space Exploration in 2022
2022 will be a big year for space exploration, as the United States, China, and other major countries all have ambitious plans for the Moon, Mars, and beyond. 2021 was a major year for space: NASA reached the sun's atmosphere...
“Significant Amounts of Water” Discovered on Mars
Scientists announced on Wednesday that they have discovered "significant amounts of water" in the Valles Marineris on Mars. The discovery was made by an orbiter traveling around the planet, called the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. The orbiter was launched in...
Turkey Wants to Send Astronaut Into Space on Russian Mission
Turkey is close to signing an agreement with Russia for cooperation in space, which could include sending a Turkish astronaut to space