Asteroids: NASA to develop spacecraft to explore metal-rich space rock Psyche

The idea of asteroid mining has intrigued space agencies all over the world as space rocks are rich in elements or components that are slowly getting depleted on Earth. NASA is set to develop a spacecraft that can explore one particular asteroid that is revealed to be abundant in metal. NASA has already begun the ...

SpaceX Will Start Offering WiFi from Satellites in August Despite Opposition, Risks, and Warnings

On June 29, 2021, Elon Musk spoke at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain. He said SpaceX presently has about 70,000 active beta testers of the Starlink satellites in 12 countries, and that full, global commercial service will begin in August. Beginning next month, anyone who purchases a user terminal for $500 and ...

CIA UFO Docs: Identifying Those Flying Objects

In the run up to the imminent report of American agencies on UFOs, I think it would be nice to write about the CIA UFO doc dump, and what we can learn from it. In this brief look at the material, this author will share his unshakeable impression that the bulk of apparitions under study concerned ...

Richard Branson to Fly into Space on July 11 While Jeff Bezos Plans For July 20

Billionaire founder and CEO of Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, has announced his intention to fly into space on July 11. Rival and billionaire CEO of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, had earlier publicized his plans to launch into space on July 20. In a race to space situation, Branson announced his plans to enter space after ...

NASA Makes Plan to Send 128 Glowing Baby Squids and 5,000 Water Bears to Space!

Have the giant leaps produced by space agencies in technological advancement made you dream of putting on a spacesuit and going off to space? Well then stand in line, as NASA is presently getting ready to launch the most unanticipated of creatures to space!  SpaceX Cargo As an inclusion to SpaceX’s cargo resupply mission, next ...

When will the first baby be born in space?

When the first baby is born off-Earth, it will be a milestone as momentous as humanity’s first steps out of Africa. Such a birth would mark the beginning of a multi–planet civilization for the human species. For the first half-century of the Space Age, only governments launched satellites and people into Earth orbit. No longer. ...

Nasa has just rejected missions to moons of Jupiter and Neptune – here’s what we would have found out

It’s been 30 years since Nasa last visited Venus, with the Magellan orbiter in 1990. Now, two new missions have been selected to explore the deadly atmosphere, crushing pressures and volcanic landscape. The process dates back to February 2020, when Nasa announced that four missions were to undergo a nine-month peer-review process for feasibility. They ...

More Satellites by SpaceX and OneWeb Launched Despite Opposition and Catastrophic Warnings

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, both the number of satellites in low orbit around the earth, and the volume of data they transmit, increased significantly. On Wednesday morning (4:28 a.m. EDT, 8:28 UTC), SpaceX launched another 60 satellites. On Wednesday evening (10:47 p.m. EDT, 14:47 UTC), OneWeb launched another 36 satellites. And people who already ...

Mars mission breakthrough: NASA receives design for nuclear-powered engine to speed space travel

As far as we know, interplanetary travel could take up to years, with the journey to Mars alone taking almost a year to make. As NASA prepares for its upcoming Mars and Moon missions, the agency has received a promising design for a spacecraft engine that could potentially speed up space travel by a big ...

Distant Grind: A Baby Exoplanet

The above illustration of the newly forming exoplanet PDS 70b shows how material may be falling onto the giant world as it builds up mass. By employing Hubble’s ultraviolet light (UV) sensitivity, researchers got a unique look at radiation from extremely hot gas falling onto the planet, allowing them to directly measure the planet’s mass ...