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Saturday, December 4, 2021
NASA is developing a map of the whole sky seen in X-rays, line by line with its NICER experiment

NASA is developing a map of the whole sky seen in...

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In June of 2017, NASA’s Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) was installed aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The purpose of this instrument is to provide high-precision measurements of neutron stars and other super-dense objects that are on the verge of collapsing into black holes. NICER is also be the first instrument designed to…
Astronauts Might Count On Algae as the Perfect Life Assistance Partner

Astronauts Might Count On Algae as the Perfect Life Assistance Partner

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When planning for long-duration crewed missions, one of the most important things is to make sure that the crews have enough of the bare essentials to last. This is no easy task, since a crewed spacecraft will be a crew’s entire world for months on end. That means that a sufficient amount of food, water…
India Damaged a Satellite With a Rocket Recently, and Pieces Were Thrown Into an Orbit That Threats the International Spaceport Station

India Damaged a Satellite With a Rocket Recently, and Pieces Were...

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Last week, in a move that left many perplexed, the nation of India destroyed one of its own satellites. According to a statement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this operation (“Mission Shakti”) was conducted using a new type of anti-satellite missile. With this one act, Modi claimed that India had “established itself as a…
SpaceX soared a luxurious Earth doll into orbit on its brand-new Team Dragon spaceship. Now products of the little toy are diminishing.

SpaceX soared a luxurious Earth doll into orbit on its brand-new...

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Over the weekend, SpaceX pulled off the first leg of a space mission that NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine described as an "historic achievement." On Saturday, Elon Musk's rocket company successfully launched Crew Dragon, the world's first commercial spaceship designed to ferry humans to and from space. The new vehicle then docked to the International Space…
Think it or not, Ripley has actually made it securely to the spaceport station

Think it or not, Ripley has actually made it securely to...

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The Dragon spacecraft successfully docked to the International Space Station early Saturday. Here's a recap of how it went. NASA TV This is a split-screen shot of the station's docking adapter, left, and the Dragon's nose, right. NASA TV Mission Control in Houston monitored the station while Dragon's Mission Control in Hawthorne, Calif. led the…
NASA has actually Cleared Team Dragon to Fly. Demo-1 Introduces on March 2

NASA has actually Cleared Team Dragon to Fly. Demo-1 Introduces on...

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NASA has announced that the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is ready for its first demo flight. After discussions with SpaceX, both NASA and Elon Musk’s private space company determined that it was time for Dragon to fly. The date for the flight is March 2nd. The first flight will be un-crewed, and will travel to…
X-rays Might be a Much Better Method to Interact in Area

X-rays Might be a Much Better Method to Interact in Area

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In the coming years, thousands of satellites, several next-generation space telescopes and even a few space habitats are expected to be launched into orbit. Beyond Earth, multiple missions are planned to be sent to the lunar surface, to Mars, and beyond. As humanity’s presence in space increases, the volume of data that is regularly being…
Severe Germs on the Spaceport Station are Developing to Deal With the Severe Conditions, not to Make Astronauts Sick

Severe Germs on the Spaceport Station are Developing to Deal With...

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For years, scientists have been conducting studies aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to determine the effects of living in space on humans and micro-organisms. In addition to the high levels of radiation, there are also worries that long-term exposure to microgravity could cause genetic mutations. Understanding these, and coming up with counter-measures, is essential…
Russian Cosmonaut states that the Hole in the ISS was Drilled From the Within

Russian Cosmonaut states that the Hole in the ISS was Drilled...

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Back in August, the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) was surprised to learn that a leak was responsible for a slight loss in air pressure aboard the station. After investigating, they learned that the cause was a small hole in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft that had docked with the ISS. While the hole…
Great News: a SpaceX Freight Resupply is Off to the Spaceport station. Problem: Stopped Working Hydraulics in the Grid Fins Triggered the First Phase Booster to Crash Into the Ocean

Great News: a SpaceX Freight Resupply is Off to the Spaceport...

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It’s been a busy time for Elon Musk and SpaceX, lately. Earlier this week, the company launched 64 satellites (and a art project known as the Orbital Reflector) in what was the largest rideshare mission in history. The mission was also historic because it involved a booster making its third successful landing. And this was…

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