Astronomy

  • ESA astronaut André Kuipers on sheltering from space debris
    André Kuipers is one of a handful of astronauts who has had to ‘shelter-in-place’ from a piece of marauding space debris. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet
    The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes converting some of the Red Planet’s thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into oxygen. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet
  • NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions Before Return to Earth
    NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer media questions at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 26, about their upcoming return to Earth from the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions Before Return to Earth
  • NASA Updates Launch Date, TV Coverage for Agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 Mission
    NASA will provide updated coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Updates Launch Date, TV Coverage for Agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 Mission
  • 23 April: watch Mission Alpha launch live
    Latest: NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 23 April at 10:49 BST (11:49 CEST) for the launch of the Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station due to unfavourable weather conditions along the flight path on Thursday. French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is returning to the International Space Station on his second spaceflight. The mission,…