Wednesday, November 30, 2022

NASA

NASA’s Orion spacecraft successfully enters lunar orbit

The US space agency on Saturday successfully performed a burn to insert Orion spacecraft under the Artemis I Moon mission into lunar orbit and Orion will fly about 40,000 miles (64,400 kms) above the moon. Flight Controllers at NASA's Johnson...

NASA’s Webb reveals molecular, chemical profile of distant world’s skies

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has revealed another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world's skies. Previously, Webb and other space telescopes, including NASA's Hubble and Spitzer, have provided isolated readings of the planet's atmosphere, but the...

NASA Orion spacecraft makes closest flyby of Moon at 130 kms distance

NASA's Orion spacecraft has successfully performed its first Moon flyby as part of the uncrewed Artemis I mission, to pass within 130 kms of the lunar surface. According to NASA, on its sixth day into the Artemis I mission, Orion...

Humans can live on Moon for longer periods in this decade: NASA

Not just SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the US space agency also thinks that humans could stay on the Moon for a longer period in this decade. Howard Hu, who leads the Orion lunar spacecraft programme for NASA, told the BBC...

NASA picks SpaceX for 2nd crewed Starship demonstration mission to moon

 NASA has awarded a contract modification to Elon Musk-run SpaceX to further develop its Starship human landing system to meet agency requirements for long-term human exploration of the Moon under Artemis. With this addition, SpaceX will provide a second crewed...

NASA kicks off study to unravel UFO mysteries

NASA has kicked off a study to help scientists learn more about unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) or UFOs (unidentified flying objects). Over the course of nine months, the independent study team with 16 members will lay the groundwork for future...

Puiteing FC emerge as PDFL champions

Puiteing FC emerged as the champions of the first Peren District Football League (PDFL) 2022 organised by Peren District Football Association (PDFA) after defeating Benreu FC 3-1 at Jalukie ‘B’ village ground on Saturday.Puiteing FC finished on top of...

PDFL: Puiteing FC reclaim top spot; Barak FA, Lekie Mtei FC win

Puiteing FC returned to the top of the first Peren District Football League (PDFL) on goal difference by thrashing Nsong Area Sports Association (NASA) 7-1 at Jalukie ‘B’ village ground on Friday. Puiteing FC moved above Barak Football Academy...

NASA’s James Webb takes star-filled portrait of Pillars of Creation

NASA has announced that its James Webb Space Telescope has captured a lush, highly detailed landscape -- the iconic Pillars of Creation, where new stars are forming within dense clouds of gas and dust.According to the space agency, the...

Spacecraft changed asteroid’s orbit after smashing into it: NASA

The US space agency has confirmed that when its spacecraft smashed into an asteroid last month, it altered its orbit by 32 minutes, calling it a "watershed moment" for planetary defense. This marks humanity's first time purposely changing the motion...