Tag: Nasa

NASA's Orion spacecraft successfully enters lunar orbit
NASA's Orion spacecraft successfully enters lunar orbit

Orion was specifically designed for missions to carry humans farther into space than ever before.

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
Artemis I Moon mission
NASA eyes Nov 14 as launch date for Artemis I Moon mission

Artemis I is an uncrewed flight test to launch SLS and send Orion around the Moon and back to Earth to thoroughly test its system before flights with astronauts.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
NASA
Dart Mission: NASA asteroid strike results in big nudge

This mission shows that NASA is trying to be ready for whatever the universe throws at us, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said during a briefing at NASA headquarters in Washington.

  • Wednesday, 12 October 2022
NASA's Hubble captures spectacular pair of interacting galaxies
NASA's Hubble captures spectacular pair of interacting galaxies

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low-Earth orbit in 1990, which is still operational

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
NASA pushes back Artemis I Moon mission launch to November
NASA pushes back Artemis I Moon mission launch to November

As teams complete post-storm recovery operations, NASA has determined it will focus Artemis I launch planning efforts on the launch period that opens on November 12 and closes on November 27.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
NASA's DART mission
NASA's DART asteroid mission: Top facts about the historic planetary defence test

After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully hit its asteroid target on Monday.

  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Spacecraft Asteroid Crash
DART | How NASA Is Planning To Defend Earth Against Asteroids

NASA is launching its first Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) targeting an asteroid. A NASA spacecraft is set to smash into an asteroid (posing no threat to earth) early on Tuesday. The Test will be carried out to test a technology to defend Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards in future.

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  • Monday, 26 September 2022
NASA DART Mission
Countdown begins for NASA's DART mission; Here’s all you need to know before collision

A spacecraft under the DART mission is set to clash with tiny moon of the asteroid Didymos. The spacecraft is roughly the size of a small car, will strike the smaller body at about 4 miles per second on September 26, 2022.

  • Monday, 26 September 2022
NASA set to crash a spacecraft into asteroid to safeguard Earth in future
NASA set to crash spacecraft into asteroid to protect Earth in future

DART's target is the binary, near-Earth asteroid system Didymos, composed of the roughly 780-metre diameter "Didymos" and the smaller, approximately 160-metre size "Dimorphos", which orbits Didymos.

  • Monday, 26 September 2022
NASA
Weather may play spoilsport as NASA prepares again for Moon mission launch

The US space agency is monitoring the forecast associated with the formation of a tropical depression in the Caribbean Sea

  • Saturday, 24 September 2022
NASA releases final blueprint for sustained human presence in space
NASA releases final blueprint for sustained human presence in space

NASA released a revised version of its 'Moon to Mars' objectives late on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
NASA InSight lander detects first impact sounds of space rocks on Mars
NASA InSight lander detects first impact sounds of space rocks on Mars

Then, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter flew over the estimated impact site to confirm the location.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Asteroid
5 asteroids headed towards Earth this week, Know details

Apart from 2005 RX3, the four asteroids which are headed toward Earth this week are 2020 PT4, 2022 QD1, 2022 QB37 and 2022 QJ50.

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
NASA's Artemis I Moon mission
NASA prepares to launch Artemis I Moon mission on Sep 27

Artemis I teams have completed repair work to the area of a hydrogen leak in one of the rocket's engines.

  • Wednesday, 14 September 2022
NASA
NASA scrubs Artemis I launch again after liquid hydrogen leak

Multiple troubleshooting efforts to address the area of the leak by reseating a seal in the quick disconnect where liquid hydrogen is fed into the rocket did not fix the issue.

  • Sunday, 04 September 2022
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