September 2017

Study shows water molecules may exist on moon’s surface all day

By | 2017-10-13T13:49:44+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Space|

A new study published shows that water may be bound to rocks on the moon’s surface throughout the day, hence this might mean that large amounts of water molecules are already present on the surface of the moon. There has been previous research that suggested the existence of water molecules across the surface of the moon. Except in times when there is permanent shadows of craters at the lunar [...]

August 2017

NASA to wake up New Horizons for its next mission in the mysterious third zone

By | 2017-10-13T14:29:50+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Space|

NASA is about to wake up its New Horizons spacecraft in September after a 5-month hibernation to prepare for a mission that will send it deeper into one of the most mysterious parts of the Solar System. New Horizons, which captured amazing images of Pluto back in July 2015, was powered down in April to help it conserve energy as it passed through the Kuiper Belt – a region [...]

Cassini recently entered its final phase of its 13-year long orbit of Saturn

By | 2017-10-13T14:35:14+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Space|

NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn is nearing its end as the spacecraft starts to reach its last month in orbit. It will burn up like an artificial meteor in Saturn’s upper atmosphere on September 15 to mark the end of its successful space journey to the planet. Cassini has started a series of daring and up close passes of the planet, as part of its concluding phase, to end [...]

New three man crew reaches ISS to boost NASA research projects

By | 2017-10-13T14:41:42+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Space|

A group of astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, July 28, giving NASA a boost to its US-led research projects on board the ISS. It is the first time that NASA has four astronauts in space to help support on-going research. It was a Russian Soyuz capsule which carried the three spaceflight veterans that arrived at the station as the ISS sailed around 250 miles [...]

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 [...]

Team Miles, a Tampa-based group will have a spot on NASA’s most powerful rocket inaugural voyage

By | 2017-10-13T15:03:12+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Space|

Team Miles is now ready to launch it's miniature satellite Team Miles, a 17-member Tampa-based group, will have a spot on NASA's most powerful rocket inaugural voyage as it paves the way for exploration of Mars in the future. Team Miles engineered a miniature satellite that will be on an unmanned rocket Space Launch System which NASA aspires to launch into deep space in 2019. Team leader, [...]