A Japanese spacecraft is heading towards Earth with a batch of samples from a nearby asteroid

For over a year now, a small unmanned spacecraft made in Japan kept sampling the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, taking images of its surface, carving a little crater in it and even launching a “bullet” into its outer shell to dislodge particles. The spacecraft,…

NASA Scientists discovered a giant thermonuclear blast in deep space

Space is still a very mysterious subject for us: Only 100 years ago airplanes were considered the pinnacle of human technology and the first artificial satellite of Earth, the Sputnik made history when it was launched all the way back in 1957. However, time passed,…

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink Satellites to Orbit

The target of the Starlink program from SpaceX is simple: They are doing their best to establish a global network that won’t be restricted by traditional problems that are typical to ground infrastructure based networks. Starlink will provide high speed internet connection to places were…

The International Space Station’s service might be extended to 2030

Up until recently, the International Space Station was set to operate until 2024, but a group from the U.S Senate’s Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee suggested a continuation of the program until the year 2030, according to a new NASA authorization act. Ted Cruz, United…

Voyager 2 learned new details regarding Interstellar space

The Voyager 2 spacecraft is the second human-made object which ever managed to exit the heliosphere and enter interstellar space. It all happened about a year ago. NASA states that the mission of Voyager 2 revealed new information about the border between our solar system…