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Thursday, July 07, 2022



Space news weekly recap: NASA CAPSTONE, Martian ‘Enchanted Lake’ and more

July 04, 2022 9:19 pm

From the "Enchanted Lake" on Mars to NASA's first steps towards putting astronauts back on the moon, here is some of the most exciting space news from last week.

Dead roaches that ate Moon dust went up for auction. Then NASA objected

June 26, 2022 11:25 am

Because of NASA’s poor record-keeping, the agency lost possession of a bag that astronaut Neil Armstrong had used to collect samples of lunar rocks, the audit found.

NASA’s return to the Moon starts with launching a microwave-size cube

June 26, 2022 11:15 am

Early Monday, a spacecraft named CAPSTONE is scheduled to launch as the first piece of Artemis to head to the moon. Compared to what is to follow, it is modest in size and scope.

NASA reveals Artemis concepts for nuclear power on the Moon

June 22, 2022 1:35 pm

NASA says a demonstration of a nuclear power plant could launch on the moon by the end of the decade.

China’s Chang’E-5 lander finds evidence of native water on the Moon

June 15, 2022 8:08 pm

China’s lunar lander Chang’E-5 delivered the first real-time, on-site definitive confirmation of native-origin water signal on the moon.

Lunar Eclipse 2022: How to watch Supermoon on May 15-16, timings, places where it is visible

May 16, 2022 9:31 am

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse (Chandra Grahan) May 2022 Date, Timings: Here are all the details about the May 16 lunar eclipse including date, time and how to watch.

NASA scientists study 50-year-old lunar samples ahead of Artemis missions

May 05, 2022 9:24 am

Samples were sent to researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Ames Research Center, the Naval Research Laboratory and the University of Arizona.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 highlights: India celebrates Eid with prayers, greetings, and sweets

May 04, 2022 11:47 am

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 moon sighting date, today timings in India, UAE, Saudi Arabia LIVE updates: The Muslim population around the world celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr, which is one of the most important festivals

A massive asteroid impact may have covered craters on the moon’s near side: Study

April 19, 2022 2:00 pm

The other side of the moon is never visible to us on Earth because the moon is tidally locked; this means that the rotation of the moon matches its orbit around the earth in such a way that we only get to see one side.

European Space Agency chooses team to make oxygen on the moon

March 15, 2022 11:54 am

The ability to extract oxygen and other useable materials from lunar regolith will be a game-changer for lunar exploration.


Lunar Eclipse 2021: Glimpses of the astronomical event from around the world

November 20, 2021 10:22 am

The lunar eclipse was the longest of this century and longer than any other eclipse dating back 580 years.

Super blood moon enthralls sky gazers across the world

May 26, 2021 10:15 pm

Sky gazers witnessed a cosmic event called a super blood moon, a combination of a total lunar eclipse and a brighter-than-usual supermoon.

In pictures: Stunning 'pink supermoon' lights up skies across the world

April 29, 2021 2:52 pm

First supermoon of 2021 light up the skies across the world. In its closest approach to Earth, the bigger and brighter supermoon delighted sky-watchers. Check out these stunning images.

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

August 12, 2014 9:24 am

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.


Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.