Rocket Lab’s satellite breaks out of orbit and heads for the moon | NOW

A satellite of the American space company Rocket Lab successfully broke out of its orbit around Earth on Monday and is now on its way to the moon, news agency reports. Bloomberg† The mission is preparatory work for NASA’s Artemis program, which should eventually return humans to the moon. Rocket Lab launched the CAPSTONE satellite […]

China and US projects to generate energy far from Earth | Companies

If the first goal is ambitious, the second would seem crazy, were it not for the fact that it has the backing of NASA. The first part consists of developing nuclear fission plants on the Moon to supply energy to bases with people living on them. The second, to use fission to carry a manned […]

these are his first images, captured in 1978 – FayerWayer

Until 2006, Pluto was considered the ninth planet in the Solar System, later becoming a dwarf planet. And, in addition, it had a “sister planet”, a satellite that had similar characteristics to it: it was Charon. If Pluto was the god of the underworld in Roman mythology, Charon was the ferryman from hell. For him, […]

NASA wants its lost Apollo 11 moon dust back. And some cockroaches, too

Shortly after the return, the American space agency (NASA) sent part of the samples to researchers from the University of Minnesota, who were investigating whether the moon rock contained some kind of pathogen, “presenting a threat to life on Earth,” reported the American newspaper The Washington Post. Mystery on the moon: NASA discovered a double […]

NASA is one step closer to discovering ancient microbial life on Mars

Posted in: 30/06/2022 – 11:09 NASA’s Curiosity spacecraft has been able to provide clues about the existence of an essential component of life on Mars. A press release revealed that scientists using data from Curiosity have measured total organic carbon in Martian rocks for the first time. The results showed that there is an abundance […]

James Webb telescope to deliver ‘deepest’ image of universe – ICT News

NASA will unveil “the deepest image ever taken of our universe” on July 12, thanks to its new James Webb space telescope, said on Wednesday Bill Nelson, the head of the American agency. “It’s farther than anything humanity has looked at before,” he told a press conference at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, […]