There is a probability that the asteroid ‘Bennu’ will hit the Earth

Joana Campos Meteored Portugal 08 Sep 4 min Despite the new calculations, the chances of a collision are still very, very low. The asteroid Bennu is considered potentially dangerous because it is the body known to have the highest risk of collision with Earth. A study revealed by NASA, on August 11, indicates that the […]

Chance of asteroid Bennu hitting Earth is greater than expected

Joana Campos Meteored Portugal 06 Sep 5 min Despite the new estimates, the chances of a collision are still very, very low. The asteroid Bennu is considered potentially dangerous because it is the body known to have the highest risk of collision with Earth. A study revealed by NASA, on August 11, indicates that the […]

NASA probe collects first rock sample from Mars to return to Earth

Adam Seltzner, chief engineer of Perseverance, described the sample as perfect. “I’ve never been happier seeing a hole in a rock,” he wrote on Twitter on Thursday. A month ago, Perseverance drilled into softer rock, and the sample had collapsed and did not enter the titanium tube. The probe traveled half a mile to a […]

Astra’s rocket ‘leaves’ the launch pad @RT Play en Español – RT en Español

Astra’s rocket ‘leaves’ the launch pad @RT Play en EspañolRT in Spanish The spectacular – albeit unsuccessful – third orbital launch attempt of an Astra Rocket 3Microsiervos VIDEO: The rocket of an American ‘startup’ ‘leaves’ the launch pad due to an engine failure at the time of takeoffRT in Spanish See full coverage on Google […]

Puerto Rico satellite launch to space postponed

SpaceX’s Mission 23 with the Falcón 9 spacecraft that includes the Puerto Rico Cubesat NanoRocks2 (PR-CuNaR2) satellite, designed and built by Puerto Rican hands, was postponed until early Sunday morning due to weather conditions in the Cabo area. Canaveral in Florida. The PR-CuNaR2 was designed and developed by students and Professor Amílcar Rincón Charris from […]

The James-Webb Space Telescope is folded, ready for departure aboard Ariane 5

To bring the James-Webb observatory into Ariane 5, Nasa and Northrop Grumman have designed an ingenious folding to make it take the shape of a rectangle. A technological feat when you know the dimensions of the space telescope and the size of its mirror, anything but rectangular! the télescope spatial James-Webb (JWST), who is located […]

a mission to prepare for lunar exploration

A small consolation prize for Blue Origin and Jeff Bezos. While the latter has never hidden his lunar ambitions and had placed great hopes in his future New Glen launcher and manned lander, two projects that NASA has not retained, the New Shepard is participating in its own way in the exploration lunar. For his […]

With a panoramic view, NASA publishes amazing scenes taken on Mars

NASA says its Curiosity Rover captured 129 individual images as it moved near Mount Sharp on Mars. The detailed assembly shows a 360-degree view of part of Gale’s conical crater, including Mount Rafael Navarro, named in honor of a late NASA scientist. NASA says the panoramic images reveal an ancient environment that has dried up […]

Abandoned evidence reveals the possibility of water on Mars

The discovery was made thanks to “archaeological stones”, which have not been studied for hundreds of years, and are rocks that have been at the Smithsonian Institution since the 19th century. Scientists at Pennsylvania State University re-examined hydroimatite, which is the archaeological rock, because they now believe it is the same rock that is found […]