The China National Space Administration said the 10:26 a.m. landing of the Chang’e-4 lunar explorer has “opened up a new chapter in human lunar exploration.” The Chang’e-4′s launch on Dec. 8 was hailed as one of the nation’s major achievements in 2018, and state broadcaster China Central Television announced Thursday’s landing to the public at … Read moreChina lands on the ‘dark side of the moon’
2019 is featuring five eclipses, a rare planet transit, one of the best meteor showers and a super blood wolf moon.. The new year will also bring three supermoons, a blue moon, multiple meteor showers, close approach by the moon and Jupiter and several rocket launches.. MORE.. For the first time in three years on … Read moreUpcoming fear porn for 2019 being revealed: Eclipses, and blood moons abound
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK5bOZx2xXs] It may be best heard with headphones.. The video was shared by NASA and, according to the space agency, captures the sound of a northwest Martian wind blowing at 10 to 15 mph.. “Capturing this audio was an unplanned treat,” said Bruce Banerdt, InSight principal investigator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in … Read moreWind breaks on Mars! And we can hear it
For more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Marshas been watching a long, plume-like cloud on the Red Planet. The cloud has remained in place over a mountain called Arsia Mons near the Martian equator since Sept. 13, according to a statement released by the European Space Agency (ESA). But that location is … Read moreFor more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Marshas…
Asteroid 2015 TB145 resembles a human skull in the correct light. It swept by Earth in 2015. This Halloween it returns yet again.. This dark object measures between 625 and 700 meters, its rotation period is around three hours and, in certain lighting conditions, it resembles a human skull. In 2015, Ttghe object was discovered a few days … Read moreTrick or treat: The return of Asteroid 2015 TB145
Some space-aged food for thought to consider this weekend. An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a double star system hidden at the heart of the “spectacular” Ant Nebula. The extremely rare phenomenon is connected to the death of a star and was discovered in observations … Read moreUnusual laser emission from the Ant Nebula
yahoo.comScientists work out what will happen when the sun dies Professor Albert Zijslra says, ‘When a star dies it ejects a mass of gas and dust – known as its envelope – into space. ‘The envelope can be as much as half the star’s mass. This reveals the star’s core, which by this point in … Read moreThe day the sun dies
Scientists work out what will happen when the sun dies Professor Albert Zijslra says, ‘When a star dies it ejects a mass of gas and dust – known as its envelope – into space. ‘The envelope can be as much as half the star’s mass. This reveals the star’s core, which by this point in … Read moreWHEN THE SUN DIES….
Elon Musk announced last night on Twitter that the cherry red payload and its Starman passenger “exceeded Mars orbit.” And now it will take months for the Roadster to travel some 600,000 miles into space… SPACEX has mathematical sequences that show the Roadster will swing past Mars and approach the orbit of the largest object … Read moreSTARMAN WILL GO WHERE NO STARMAN WENT BEFORE
A cross-section of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view from the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The scene is about 550 yards wide. The scarp drops about 140 yards from the level ground in the upper third of the image.Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UA/USGS This could … Read moreThere is water on Mars. There is not water on Mars. There is water on Mars.