Photographs capturing important moments in space history to be offered at auction

LONDON.- The public will be offered an amazing opportunity to obtain a piece of important space history when Dreweatts auctioneers holds an exciting sale of Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera on March 17, 2021. This landmark sale is to include more than 600 photographs chronicling the history of man’s exploration of space, from early expeditions, ...

S. Korea to invest 615 billion won on space projects this year

South Korea will invest 615 billion won in space projects this year, including 189.7 billion won to launch its first locally built Nuri rocket in October and 322.6 billion won on developing new satellites. According to the Ministry of Science and ICT, the country will also invest 52.6 billion won on space exploration, which includes ...

HOW NASA’S PERSEVERANCE MARS TEAM HAS ADJUSTED TO WORK IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

From the moment the mission began in 2013, the women and men working on what would become NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover knew they’d encounter unexpected challenges on their way to Mars. After all, no NASA mission to the surface of the Red Planet has done otherwise. But with its launch period opening on July 17, the team, ...

SpaceX scheduled to launch new Starlink satellites this week amid FAA violation issue

SpaceX has been building Starlink satellites in space, and the American aerospace manufacturer has already deployed a total of 1,023 satellites after 18 launches so far. Now it is set to send a new batch of satellites to complete its v0.9 and v1.0 Starlink project. This is SpaceX’s ambitious project that aims to construct an ...

7 Major Earth Changes That Are Happening Right Now That Everyone Needs To Know About

There has never been a time in modern human history when our planet has been changing as rapidly as it is changing right now.  The sun is behaving very strangely, freakishly cold weather is breaking out all over the world, ocean temperatures continue to rise, volcanoes all over the globe are shooting ash miles into ...

The Emirates plan to live on Mars

In 2017, the Emirates revealed plans to build cities on Mars. It may take four or five generations of scientists to achieve it, each one improving the previous generation’s blueprints as research continues and plans evolve. And I guess Emiratis will be giving the world’s richest man Elon Musk a run for his money as ...

ThickSat satellite built by Virginia Tech students is headed to space

Few students have the opportunity to design, test, and build a satellite and see it successfully launched into space. A group of Virginia Tech engineering students are one step closer as their satellite, the “ThickSat,” has been delivered for space launch qualification testing before being integrated onto the rocket for launch. What began as a ...

The Solar Retrograde Cycle And Little Ice Ages

Jupiter and Saturn are about to do something not seen since the year 1226. The two largest planets in the solar system have fascinated astronomers for hundreds of years. But the gas giants will do something later this month not seen since the Middle Ages — they will look like a double planet. The rare ...

Putting the Universe under the Telescope over the Next Decade

We humans are a curious, questing lot, and the 2020s will see us continue to observe the Universe around us, trying to understand more about fundamental particles, forces, objects and relationships from both ground and space-based instruments. At the same time, our interest and technological capacity to push the boundaries of space exploration in the ...

There’s Opportunity for Passengers to Visit the ISS for 10 Days at a Cost of $55 Million

Private individuals can now visit the International Space Station (ISS) for 10 days of stay in orbit at a total cost of $55 million. The opportunity is being provided by Axiom Space and the space travel will be aboard SpaceX’s capsule. The trip could be as early as next year or even 2022 and it ...