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NASA's Psyche mission to all-metal asteroid, to better understand the Earth, nears liftoff

Posted in Science on 29th Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

"If you can get a measurement of Psyche, then you got the original material in its original state, and then many, many of those Psyches may have added up to make our Earth"

What's Next For The Moon?

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

The moon, private space travel, and the wider solar system will all have major missions over the next 12 months.

NASA Asteroid Impact Mission Triggers Surprise Avalanche of Space Boulders

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

The aim was to try to knock Dimorphos slightly off its current orbit around larger asteroid Didymos, to test how capable we are of doing so in the possible event of a hazardous asteroid headed in Earth's direction.

For the first time, humans can hear a dust devil roar across Mars

Posted in Science on 18th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

These dust devils are tiny tornadoes of dust and grit and are common on Mars.

The Solar Panels On Artemis I Could Power Space Travel

Posted in Hardware, Science on 18th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

For a spacecraft, the sun is a particularly vital supplier of energy, and the recent Artemis I mission proved just how powerful it can be to harness solar energy in space.