NASA’s Perseverance rover is hunting for signs of life on Mars – and NASA will share initial results

NASA‘s Perseverance rover has officially started its search for ancient life on Mars and the US space agency will share the initial findings on Wednesday. According to a NASA statement, the $2.7 billion rover is using its seven-foot mechanical arm to analyze Martian rocks with X-rays and ultraviolet light. This allows the rover to ‘zoom … Read more

NASA official Bill Nelson says we are not alone in the universe after reviewing declassified report

We are not alone in the universe, according to NASA official and former astronaut Bill Nelson. Nelson’s statement comes just days after the Pentagon was unable to offer an explanation for UFOs spotted by US military personnel in a newly-declassified report released on Friday, which confirmed at least 144 cases of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) sightings. … Read more

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made its EIGHTH successful flight on the Red Planet 

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made its EIGHTH successful flight on the Red Planet NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter completed its eighth successful flight on Mars  The 4-pound helicopter flew 525 feet (160meters) for 77.4 seconds. It landed roughly 440 feet (133.5m) away from Perseverance  It captures its own shadow, 14 days after its seventh flight By Chris … Read more

Russia and China reveal their roadmap to build a base on the MOON

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on June 17, 2021 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province of China, carried on the Long March-2F rocket, to Chinese Tiangong space station July 19, 1964: China took its first official step into space, launching and recovering an experimental biological rocket carrying white mice. April 24, … Read more

NASA finishes assembling its $18.6BILLION Space Launch System ‘megarocket’

One step closer to the moon! NASA finishes assembling its $18.6BILLION Space Launch System ‘megarocket’ ahead of its maiden voyage this November Space Launch System (SLS) will launch for the first time in November this year with the Artemis-1 mission This includes tests of the Orion crew capsule that will take astronauts to the moon … Read more

Scientists 3D-print a cube-shaped human liver tissue in a lab using live cells

Scientists 3D-print a cube-shaped human liver tissue using live cells that could treat future astronauts who will one day live on Mars and the moon American scientists grew human liver tissue in a lab using a 3D-printer The team started by using 3D printing technologies to create gel-like molds This acted as a platform for … Read more

NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes its seventh successful flight on Mars

NASA‘s Ingenuity helicopter has made its seventh successful flight on Mars, this time landing in an airfield that had only previously been seen by a Mars orbiter. The 4-pound helicopter made its successful journey on June 6, more than two weeks after its last flight.  ‘Another successful flight,’ NASA JPL tweeted.  The miniature helicopter flew … Read more

NASA Ingenuity helicopter completed its seventh successful flight on Mars

NASA‘s Ingenuity helicopter has made its seventh successful flight on Mars, this time landing in an airfield that had only previously been seen by a Mars orbiter. The 4-pound helicopter made its successful journey on June 6, more than two weeks after its last flight.  ‘Another successful flight,’ NASA JPL tweeted.  The miniature helicopter flew … Read more

NASA is sending a mission to Venus to explore the planet for the first time in more than 30 years

NASA is returning to Venus for the first time in more than 30 years, as the space agency unveiled two new $500 million missions on Wednesday that are expected to launch within the next 10 years.  As part of its State of the Agency address, NASA administrator Bill Nelson said the missions, DAVINCI+ and VERITAS, … Read more

Australian scientists to help build one of the world’s most powerful telescopes

Australian scientists to help build one of the world’s most powerful telescopes which will be able to see back into the early universe Australian scientists are helping develop a brand new ground-based telescope Images will be three times sharper than NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope When completed it will be able to see further into space … Read more

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter completes a sixth flight despite some ‘unexpected motion’

NASA‘s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has survived its sixth flight on the Red Planet, but not everyone went to plan, with some ‘unexpected motion’ in the final few feet. This motion was from an ‘image processing issue’ but the 4lb copter ‘muscled through’ the final 213ft of its 703ft flight over the Martian surface, NASA JPL … Read more