NASA’s Lucy spacecraft will swoop near Earth today Oct. 16 to use this planet’s gravity to set itself on a course toward the Jupiter Trojan asteroids.
X1 Solar Flare Captured in a NASA Image
The Sun emitted a strong solar flare, peaking at 4:25 p.m. EDT on Oct. 2, 2022.
Capturing New Worlds
For the first time, astronomers have used NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to take a direct image of a planet outside our solar system.
Artemis 1: CubeSat to Map Water Ice on Moon
The LunaH-Map is designed to find and map water ice at the Moon’s South Pole.
Travelling to Mars
The Artemis Project is the next step in human exploration and seeks to establish a human presence on the Moon. This is for future exploration to take humans to Mars.
Eyewitness to History (4): Shuttle Trainer, Houston 27th July 1986
“The 1980 novel by Lee Correy visualised the Shuttle Atlantis making an emergency landing on Easter Island, which hadn’t been prepared for it, getting down by a miracle and causing a serious international incident. “
‘Watching Stellar Evolution In Real Time”: When Bettlegeuse Blew Its Top
“We’ve never before seen a huge mass ejection of the surface of a star. ” Andrea Dupree of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
What happens to space junk?
“The remains of the car that Elon Musk launched into space in 2018 is now hurtling around the sun at 63,592 miles per hour, being bombarded by solar radiation. “
Countdown to NASA’s James Webb Telescope Images
Tomorrow, 12th July 2022, the first science-quality images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will be released. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is a partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and CSA (Canadian Space Agency).
July 12th Date For James Webb Space Telescope Images
Released one by one, these first images from the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope will demonstrate Webb at its full power as it begins its mission to unfold the infrared universe.