China Unveils Plan To Send Astronauts To Mars
In a story published by state news network China Daily, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced plans to send astronauts to the surface of Mars. “Sending astronauts there will give man better opportunities to look for traces of life on Mars,” Pang Zhihao, a space technology researcher... Read more
Woman on the Moon

Woman on the Moon

TECH NEWS 28 October 2019 0

Artemis, the twin sister of Apollo and Goddess of the Moon and the hunt, encompasses all of our present efforts to return humans to the Moon – to prepare us and propel us on to Mars. Through the Artemis program, we will see the first woman and next man... Read more
SpaceX ‘excited’ about building moon bases and Mars cities at the same time
SpaceX has big dreams to build cities on Mars and bases on the moon at the same time, one of the plan’s key architects revealed over the weekend. Paul Wooster, SpaceX’s principal Mars development engineer, explained that the Starship vessel under development is designed for versatility. That means, as... Read more
Koch, Meir conclude first all-female spacewalk
Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir carried out history’s first all-female spacewalk Friday, floating outside the International Space Station and successfully installing a 230-pound replacement battery charger in the lab’s solar power system. The spacewalk began at 7:38 a.m. EDT when Koch, making her fourth excursion, and Meir, making... Read more
NASA’s New Spacesuit:           The xEMU
    NASA has announced the details of the first new spacesuit since the Space Shuttle, which will allow humans to return to the lunar surface and maybe even travel further beyond. But why does NASA need new spacesuits when they already have some in use? When the Space... Read more
Curiosity rover finds an ancient oasis on Mars
  If you could travel back in time 3.5 billion years, what would Mars look like? The picture is evolving among scientists working with NASA’s Curiosity rover. Imagine ponds dotting the floor of Gale Crater, the 100-mile-wide (150-kilometer-wide) ancient basin that Curiosity is exploring. Streams might have laced the... Read more
LUCA TAKES LEADING ROLE FOR EUROPE IN SPACE
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has become the third European and first Italian commander of the International Space Station, whit an official change of command ceremony on Wednesday 2 October 2019. He replaced the departing Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin. This marks the start of Expedition 61 and the second part of... Read more

TECH NEWS 5 September 2019 0

NASA engineers have installed the miniature helicopter on the space agency’s Mars 2020 rover. The Mars Helicopter, nicknamed Scout, will be the first aircraft to fly on another planet.The helicopter is primarily a proof-of-concept experiment. It it fails to take to the air, the scientific goals of the Mars... Read more

TECH NEWS 5 September 2019 0

This week, scientists from NASA’s upcoming Mars 2020 mission joined their counterparts from the joint European-Russian ExoMars mission in an expedition to the Australian Outback, one of the most remote, arid regions on the planet. Both teams came to hone their research techniques before their missions launch to the... Read more

TECH NEWS 5 September 2019 0

    NASA is recruiting help from students nationwide to find a name for its next Mars rover mission. Starting Tuesday, K-12 students in U.S. public, private and home schools can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest. One grand prize winner will name the rover and... Read more