NASA Spacecrafts at Mars Recorded Biggest Meteor Strikes, Impact Craters Yet

Two NASA spacecraft at Mars — one on the surface and the other in orbit — have recorded the biggest meteor strikes and impact craters yet. The high-speed barrages last year sent seismic waves rippling thousands of miles across Mars the first ever detected near the surface of another planet, and carved out craters nearly … Read more

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter’s CLASS Spectrometer Maps Abundance of Sodium on moon for the First Time-ISRO

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 has done something interesting on the Moon and for that scientists of ISRO looking excited to get into more detail. The X-ray spectrometer ‘CLASS’ on the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter has mapped an abundance of sodium on the moon for the first time, according to the Indian Space Research Organization. Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (C1XS) … Read more

A Powerful Asteroid as Around 50 Megaton Nuke May Bang the Earth Surface in 2023- NASA Report

A large asteroid that could someday be headed directly for Earth would pack a tremendous impact force 1,500 times that of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs combined, the newspaper Express warned. The British daily cites NASA sources as claiming that the space rock, measuring nearly 700 feet across, could have a staggering 62 different potential impact trajectories with … Read more

NASA Updates ‘Eye In The Solar System’ Website Lets Users Explore Outer Space From Home

American space agency NASA has updated its Eyes on the Solar System website, which allows space enthusiasts to explore the “universe beyond and the spacecraft exploring them”. Visitors can explore the planets, their moons, asteroids, comets and the spacecraft from 1950 to 2050. The website also allows them to simulate the landing of NASA’s spacecraft, … Read more

This Powerful Asteroid could have Destroyed Earth- Narrowly Missed  

A new study published in Scientific Reports hones in on a comet that passed Earth sometime during 252 and 383 BC. Researchers believe that the comet passed close enough to Earth that debris entered Earth’s atmosphere and was observed by several different civilizations at the time, including Chinese astronomers, the Miami tribe, and the Shawnee tribe. The … Read more

Two Rocky Super-Planets Discovered Around a Nearby Star

A red dwarf star just 105 light-years away may be hosting at least one habitable world. In close orbit around the cool, dim star, scientists have found and confirmed two rocky exoplanets – one comfortably at a distance range to the star known as the habitable zone. Follow-up observations will need to be made to … Read more