July 2017

NASA seeking information on deep space power for their cislunar deep space gateway module

By | 2017-10-13T14:57:24+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Space|

NASA is taking the next likely step in the development of a deep space gateway in cislunar space. This is the speculation after they have requested for information about one of its core modules. A request for information (RFI), which was released by NASA on July 17, to seek information from the industry regarding its capabilities to develop a Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). It is a module that [...]

March 2017

NASA’s Maven Satellite Avoids Colliding With Mars’ Moon Phobos

By | 2017-10-13T19:52:37+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Space|

Mars' moon Phobos and MAVEN spacecraft orbits. Image source: nasa.gov. Every so often uneventful things happen in space, and NASA's own Mars satellite MAVEN was no exception. The space agency said in a statement on Thursday March 2, that it had to take countermeasures to avoid their science satellite from colliding with Mars' moon Phobos.  The evasive maneuver had to be done asap as it was estimated that [...]

July 2016

Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter’s Orbit After 5 Year Journey

By | 2017-02-26T12:37:35+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Space|

Here we go again, another incredible achievement by NASA is in the books. After a stressful night (or day depending on where you live) for space lovers worldwide - especially scientists at NASA - Juno successfully entered Jupiters orbit and looks to be performing well. Success! Engine burn complete. #Juno is now orbiting #Jupiter, poised to unlock the planet's secrets. https://t.co/YFsOJ9YYb5 — NASA (@NASA) July 5, 2016 No previous spacecraft [...]