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

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

NASA to Make Second Attempt to Launch Artemis I Moon Mission This Saturday

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set to make its second attempt to launch its powerful new Moon rocket this Saturday. The uncrewed mission, which is dubbed Artemis 1, will bring the United States closer to returning astronauts to the Moon after five decades. The blast off was earlier planned for Monday morning … Read more

NASA Studies Formation of Ice Crystals in Atmosphere That Pose Danger to Aircrafts

With an aim to improve aircraft jet engine designs and bolster aviation safety, NASA is studying the formation of ice crystals at high altitudes through its DC-8 airborne laboratory. The study is part of NASA’s High Ice Water Content (HIWC) research activity. The team of researchers is conducting a flight campaign where they flew through … Read more