NASA chief Nelson says China hiding military presence in space

The chief of US space agency NASA has told lawmakers in Washington that China is using civilian programmes to hide military objectives in space. “China has made extraordinary strides [in space] especially in the last 10 years, but they are very, very secretive,” Bill Nelson told the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives … Read more

Rare Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across Mexico, Canada, and US; NASA Shares Breathtaking Pictures | World News

North America was enveloped in eclipse fever as the stunning celestial event captivated tens of millions. The United States, Mexico, and Canada witnessed a rare total solar eclipse on Monday. As millions of people across regions of these countries watched the narrow path of the totality of the moon fully covering the sun, the event … Read more

Odysseus Moon Lander Intuitive Machines NASA Sends Final Images Lunar South Pole Before Mission Ends See PICS

Odysseus, the Moon lander that made history by landing the farthest south any spacecraft has been on the lunar surface, is set to bid adieu to the world on February 28, 2024. Before the mission ends, Odysseus sent its final close-ups of the Moon’s south pole. The images are the closest observations ever made of … Read more

Odysseus Moon Lander Tipped Over On Landing But Alive Well Operational US Returns To Moon 50 Years Lunar South Pole Intuitive Machines ABPP

Odysseus, the Moon lander which landed on the lunar south pole on February 23, 2024, marking the United States’ return to the Moon for the first time in 50 years, tipped over on landing. While the lander, built by Texas-based aerospace firm Intuitive Machines, is resting on its side, it is still operational, according to … Read more

Intuitive Machines 1 Mission IM1 US Returns Moon For First Time In 50 Years Odysseus NOVA C Lands Lunar South Pole NASA Payloads SpaceX

Intuitive Machines 1 Mission: The United States has returned to the Moon for the first time in 50 years. On February 23, 2024, Texas-based aerospace firm Intuitive Machine’s Odysseus Moon lander, also known as NOVA-C, was placed at the Malapert A crater near the lunar south pole. The mission, called Intuitive Machines 1 Mission (IM-1), … Read more

Peregrine Mission One Astrobotic No Chance Of Soft Landing For United States First Lander To Moon In 50 Yrs Spacecraft Remains Operational ABPP

Astrobotic Peregrine Mission One: Pittsburgh-based aerospace firm’s Peregrine lunar lander has suffered anomalies due to defects in the propulsion system, and propellant leak, but continues to remain operational in space. As of January 10, 2024, Peregrine has been operational in space for 55 hours. However, there is no chance of the lander making a soft … Read more

NASA Moon Mission ‘Failure’: Recounting How ISRO Landed Chandrayaan-3 On Lunar Surface

Published on Jan 09, 2024 03:07 PM IST The first U.S. moon landing attempt in more than 50 years is in jeopardy. This after a private company’s spacecraft suffered a “critical fuel leak” hours after Monday’s launch. The problem was reported about seven hours after United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan rocket provided the lift for Astrobotic’s … Read more

NASA Extends Diwali Wishes By Sharing Image Of A ‘Celestial Festival Of Lights’ Captured By Hubble. See PIC

NASA has extended Diwali wishes to everyone who celebrates the festival by sharing on social media an image of a globular cluster captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The space agency has called the globular cluster a “celestial festival of lights”. The globular cluster is located 30,000 light years away from Earth, near the centre … Read more

NASA James Webb Space Telescope How Planets Are Made Ice Pebbles Makes Breakthrough Discovery ABPP

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has made a breakthrough discovery on how planets are made. Webb observed water vapour in protoplanetary disks, which are rotating circumstellar disks of dense gas surrounding young newly formed stars, and eventually develop into planets and asteroids. Observing the water vapour helped Webb confirm a physical process involving the … Read more

NASA satellite images reveal expanding toxic smoke over northern India

Recent satellite imagery released by NASA has exposed the alarming spread of toxic smoke enveloping Delhi, raising concerns among experts who are now referring to it as a looming air pollution “crisis” in the nation’s capital. NASA Worldview’s visuals unveiled a thick blanket of smog shrouding the northern plains of India on Monday, with air … Read more