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India Launches Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Landing Mission

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to ISRO, the spacecraft is scheduled to carry out a series of engine maneuvers that will place it into a translunar orbit and is expected to arrive at the Moon on September 7.

Lunar Bricks Could Keep Moon Colonists Warm And Generate Electricity

Posted in Science on 22nd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

When astronauts return to the Moon, the plan is to establish an ongoing human presence rather than making occasional visits, as happened during the Apollo program.

50 Years After Moon Landing, Support For Space Program High

Posted in Featured, Science on 20th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

50 years after moon landing, record-high 64% say space costs are justifiable. About three in four say NASA funding should be maintained or increased. NASA receives its highest ratings in 20 years.

Halo Orbit Selected For Gateway Space Station

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Ideally, the orbit should be a stable one, but it also has to be one that allows for both easy access to the lunar surface and regular ferrying of crews to and from Earth.

Study Links Major Alzheimer’s Risk Gene To Lower Childhood IQ

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The research reveals those carrying the gene score slightly lower on IQ tests in childhood, implying cognitive decline is apparent at a younger age than ever previously realized.