The asteroid sample will help researchers learn about how our planet and solar system formed, as well as the origin of organics that may have led to life on Earth.
NASA had commissioned an independent study to better understand how the space agency can contribute to ongoing government efforts to further the study observations of events in the sky that cannot be identified as balloons, aircraft, or as known natural phenomena from a scientific perspective.
The Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal-rich asteroid of the same name, orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter.
“Developing technologies that let us use resources on the Moon and Mars is critical to build a long-term lunar presence, create a robust lunar economy, and allow us to support an initial human exploration campaign to Mars," NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy.
The Chandrayaan-3 mission, led by scientists at ISRO, made history on Wednesday after India became the first nation in the world to land near the South Pole of the moon. India also became the fourth nation to make a soft landing on the moon after the erstwhile USSR, the US, and China.
Recently an image of the moon showcasing a dome-like structure on its surface went viral on social media.
According to ISS Programme Manager Joel Montalbano, the outage occurred on Tuesday morning and lasted about 90 minutes.
From wildfires, flooding, heatwaves, a record hot June, and July likely to be the warmest absolute month on record, millions of people over the globe are experiencing the effects of extreme weather.
CHAPEA, or Crew Health and Performance Exploration Analog, is a ground-based mission at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
While "63 days is a long time to wait for the results of a flight, the data coming in indicates all is well with the first aircraft on another world", the mission officials said in a statement.
NASA's X-57 Maxwell all-electric aircraft project will conclude aircraft operational activities by the end of September, with documentation and close-out activities continuing for several months afterwards.
The postcard is an artistic interpretation of the landscape, with colour added over two black-and-white panoramas captured by Curiosity's navigation cameras.
NASA has launched a spacecraft as part of a mission in an effort to avert a potential "internet apocalypse" that could leave people without access to the internet for months.
Lunar soil refers to the fine-grained material covering the Moon's surface. This was the first time that this extraction has been done in a vacuum environment, paving the way for astronauts to one day extract and use resources in a lunar environment, called in-situ resource utilisation.
The US Department of Defense, which is monitoring the satellite, expects the 660-pound spacecraft to re-enter the atmosphere at approximately 9:30 p.m. EDT (7 a.m. IST) on Wednesday, but the timings can vary.
The crew includes NASA astronauts Commander Reid Wiseman, Pilot Victor Glover, Mission Specialist 1 Christina Hammock Koch, and Mission Specialist 2 Jeremy Hansen, who is part of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
Nokia and NASA collaborate to launch a 4G mobile network on the moon in 2023, helping the Artemis 1 mission and enabling real-time communication and control.
The new office aims to carry out NASA's human exploration activities on the Moon and Mars for the benefit of humanity.
X-class denotes the most intense flares, while the number provides more information about its strength.
On March 25, the Near-Earth Asteroid 2023 DZ2 will safely pass by Earth. Those in the Northern Hemisphere can see it through a telescope or live stream.