Intuitive Machiens

SpaceX launches private ‘Odysseus’ lander

SpaxX launches private ‘Odysseus’ lander on pioneering moon mission by Intuitive machines. A potentially history-making private moon mission is underway. Odysseus, a robotic lunar lander built by the Houston-based company Intuitive Machines, lifted off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida early this morning (Feb. 15). If all goes according to…

Ingenuity

Mars helicopter Ingenuity’s final resting place named after ‘Undying Lands’ in ‘Lord of the Rings’

The final resting place of NASA’s Ingenuity, grounded after its last flight on Jan. 18, now has a new name bestowed from fans of fantasy. “The Ingenuity team has nicknamed the spot where the helicopter completed its final flight ‘Valinor Hills’ after the fictional location in J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels, which include ‘The Lord of the…

Exploring the mind: Space Architecture and Human psychology

https://meet.google.com/xai-fmmy-mtz In the vast expanse of the cosmos, where humanity is venturing farther and farther into the unknown, the challenges of living in confined spaces become increasingly pronounced. Space architecture isn’t just about designing functional habitats; it’s also about understanding and addressing the psychological toll that confinement can take on astronauts. One of the foremost…

Hope Dust

A spacecraft at Mars watched a dust storm lift tons of grains in a short time

Hope spotted “discernible alterations on the surface” after the January 2022 event. New footage from Mars shows Red Planet dust reservoirs can send out huge clouds of material in a short time. The Hope mission from the United Arab Emirates captured Mars images before and after a dust storm that show “discernible alterations on the surface,” officials…

Space X Falcon Heavy rocket Launches mysterious X-37B space plane

The robotic X-37B lifted off atop a Falcon Heavy from Florida kicking off the space plane’s seventh mission. The U.S. military’s X-37B space plane has embarked on its latest clandestine mission at last. The robotic X-37B lifted off atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida Thursday night (Dec. 28) at 8:07 p.m.…