Astro-photography means taking pictures of the various objects in our skies. It includes Milky Way portraits, nighttime landscapes, deep-sky astro-photography and so on.
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US Space NASA's new rover InSight has successfully landed on the surface of Mars. The rover will examine the interior of the planet. If everything goes according to plan, Mars will be the second planet after Earth that gets its interior examined this way.
With the advent of technology and especially astronomy apps, teaching space to the young has become easier.
What makes a metal precious? We surely cannot forge jewelry with Graphene, but it sure has some very promising industrial use.
According to a report published by U.S Government Accountability Office, SpaceX and Boeing will receive certification for flying commercial crew missions somewhere around the end of 2019 or the beginning of 2020.
SpaceX launched their latest Falcon 9 block 5 rocket on Friday, 11th May 2018. According to Elon Musk, this updated version of the rocket can be flown more than 100 times in its lifetime.
The goal for SpaceX and Blue Origin is somewhat the same thing- low-cost space travel. Both SpaceX and Blue Origin expect to start carrying passengers to space in 2019. This makes 2018 a very important year.
TESS is expected to launch on April 16th, 2018, The spacecraft will conduct an all-sky survey, starting with the Southern Hemisphere in its first year. MAny follow-up interstellar probes will be planned depending on its findings.
In 1977, when we had no smartphones or blazing fast wifi networks, Voyager-1 was launched. And in 2018, as you are reading this blog on your smart device, the tiny spacecraft has traveled 13 Billion miles into space. The location of Voyager 1 is now in the Interstellar Space.
We have thousands of Satellites orbiting the Earth. They serve various purposes, some are used for basic weather forecast and some are used for military projects. Luckily, anyone can see the movement and location of these satellites given a certain time and location using simple online applications.