Mastcam-Z will provide ‘superhuman vision’ to view the landscape in a variety of colours (wavelengths of light), including some that can't be detected by the human eye.
The Super Flower Moon will be the fourth and the last supermoon of the year 2020.
This 13.5kg piece of rock, dubbed NWA 12691, is the fifth-largest lunar meteorite and Christie’s is selling it for £2 million that translates to $2.5 million or Rs 18.9 crores.
NASA said it removed Boeing and another company as bidders for the lunar lander award early on in the selection process, though a specific reason was not immediately clear.
The piece of moon rock is on sale ar at $2.49 million or 2 million pounds. It is reportedly not the first time that a moon rock has landed on Earth.
“This was arguably the most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth, a place where a human time-traveller would not last very long,” study author Ibrahim said.
“In 2079, asteroid 1998 OR2 will pass Earth about 3.5 times closer than it will this year, so it is important to know its orbit precisely,” Flaviane Venditti, a research scientist at the Arecibo Observatory said.
Scientists believe the closing of the hole is because of a polar vortex, and not because of the lower pollution levels during the coronavirus lockdown.
The new map showcases the Moon in a 1:50,00,000-scale size, and is being claimed to come handy to researchers, scientists, students and the general public.
Earth Day 2020: NASA is helping you celebrate the Earth Day 2020 today online while you stay safe at home.
Named GW190412, the merger was collectively detected on April 19, last year. The highly-sensitive signals were detected using Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO) and Virgo, located in the US and Italy, respectively.
NASA released a colour-enhanced picture of the Jupiter's atmosphere taken by the Juno spacecraft's JunoCam on April 10, 2020.
The May mission will be a milestone for NASA, which has had trouble turning the page on the space shuttle era. Shuttles transported American astronauts into space for three decades but two of them also blew up.
While reanalysing Kepler data, scientists have discovered a new Earth-size exoplanet Kepler-1649c that revolves around its star in the habitable zone.
The exoplanet TOI-849b that revolves around its star TOI-849 could be the remnant core of a gas giant.
After 50 years of the Apollo 13 mission and its failure, the space agency is letting us relive the event at the same pace they occurred back then on its “Apollo 13 in Real Time” website.
Did you miss the Super Pink Moon of 2020? Here is a list of all the lunar events lined up for this year including the Micro Moon, Blue Moon, Black Moon, and lunar eclipses.
This ‘mini hole’ in the ozone layer is believed to have been caused by unusual atmospheric conditions, including freezing temperatures in the stratosphere.
A new study decodes why Saturn's upper atmosphere is hot although its inner atmosphere is cold due to its long distance from the Sun.
According to the study, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, these electric currents, triggered by interactions between solar winds and charged particles from Saturn's moons, spark the auroras and heat the upper atmosphere.