NASA’s InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander

NASA’s InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander

InSight’s Final Selfie: NASA’s InSight Mars lander took this final selfie on April 24, 2022, the 1,211th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The lander is covered with far more dust than it was in its first selfie, taken in December 2018, not long after landing – or in its second selfie, composed of … Read more

Low-cost Astra rocket suffers upper stage failure, lost two NASA satellites

California-based Astra on Sunday launched two shoebox-size NASA satellites from Cape Canaveral in a modest mission to improve hurricane forecasts, but the second stage of the company’s low-cost booster malfunctioned before reaching orbit and the payloads were lost. “The upper stage shut down early and we did not deliver the payloads to orbit,” Astra tweeted. … Read more

Low-cost Astra rocket suffers upper stage failure, lost two NASA satellites

California-based Astra on Sunday launched two shoebox-size NASA satellites from Cape Canaveral in a modest mission to improve hurricane forecasts, but the second stage of the company’s low-cost booster malfunctioned before reaching orbit and the payloads were lost. “The upper stage shut down early and we did not deliver the payloads to orbit,” Astra tweeted. … Read more

NASA’s Capstone lunar mission will launch later this month

NASA is set to launch its ‘CAPSTONE’ spacecraft mission later this month to orbit around the moon, in preparation for a new lunar space station. The craft, which is around the size of a microwave oven and weighs just 55 pounds, will blast off from the Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand some time between June 13-22. … Read more

Here are the most breathtaking images from the James Webb Space Telescope

It’s time to feast your eyes on the wonders of Webb. A long 25 years have passed, along with $ 10 billion between when the James Webb Space Telescope was first devised and it finally launched on December 25, 2021, atop a European Ariane 5 rocket. Now in orbit of the second Lagrange point (L2) … Read more

NASA captures eruption of ‘Sharkcano’ Kavachi where mutant sharks live in acidic underwater crater

‘Sharkcano’ is erupting! NASA satellite images capture a plume of discoloured water emitting from the Kavachi Volcano where mutant sharks live in an acidic underwater crater. Satellite images show a plume of discoloured water being emitted from Kavachi The data suggests volvanic activity on several days in April and May 2022 Kavachi has been dubbed … Read more

NASA warns deadly ‘SHARKCANO’ where mutant sharks live in an acidic undersea crater is erupting

‘Sharkcano’ is erupting! NASA satellite images capture a plume of discoloured water emitting from the Kavachi Volcano where mutant sharks live in an acidic underwater crater. Satellite images show a plume of discoloured water being emitted from Kavachi The data suggests volvanic activity on several days in April and May 2022 Kavachi has been dubbed … Read more

Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama

New York CNN Business – Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company, a primary US defense contractor, and a titan of a global aviation duopoly. A few years ago, the idea that it would dominate commercial space was a given, and companies like SpaceX, a relatively young business relying on a strategy of moving fast … Read more

Tonga volcanic eruption the most powerful in more than a century

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN – The volcanic eruption on an island near Tonga in January was as powerful as the 1883 Krakatoa eruption in Indonesia, one of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events on record. Scientists have … Read more