17-Year-Old New York Student Discovers New Planet TOI 1338 While Interning With NASA

17-Year-Old New York Student Discovers New Planet TOI 1338 While Interning With NASA

Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been hunting planets ever since the summer of 2018. But the latest discovery has been a special one as it has been done by a New York teen. 17-year-old Wolf Cukier is doing an internship at Goddard Space Flight Center in […]

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NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite discovers possibly habitable Earth-size planet

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite discovers possibly habitable Earth-size planet

Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) of The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has discovered its first Earth-sized planet. The latest discovery is the most important in the list of TESS, which has been finding exoplanets ever since it was launched in April 2018. TESS replaced the Kepler telescope which started to break down towards the […]

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Boeing Starliner Is the First Crew Capsule to Land on Ground

Boeing Starliner Is the First Crew Capsule to Land on Ground

Making spacecrafts and crew capsules land on ground has always been a dream for agencies that deal with space exploration. Last week, however, the Boeing Starliner made a bit of historical record by becoming the first crew capsule to make its touchdown on the ground instead of sea. Although there have been other crew capsules […]

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NASA Releases Treasure Map For Water Ice On Mars; Could Be Dug Up Using A Shovel

NASA Releases Treasure Map For Water Ice On Mars; Could Be Dug Up Using A Shovel

The US space agency NASA has released a treasure map claiming water ice on Mars. The map highlights a specific region where scientists believe the Red Planet has shallow ice deposits. The area is known as Arcadia Planitia. Researchers say the water here could be used for drinking purposes. The new study added it could […]

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NASA Engineers Deliberately Broke Tank Of Space Launch System To Check Its Extreme Limit

The US space agency NASA intentionally broke the tank of Space Launch System. The SLS is a super heavy-lift launch vehicle developed by the agency for deep space exploration. According to engineers, they broke the test version of the rocket’s liquid hydrogen tank to check its extreme limit. NASA said the SLS tank suffered damages […]

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SpaceX Dragon Cargo Reaches International Space Station After A Three-Day Trek

Dragon cargo of SpaceX, loaded with critical supplies, has reached the International Space Station after three days. The reusable cargo spacecraft was launched by Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX. It carried a beer brewing experiment, genetically enhanced mice, a miniaturized satellite CubeSat, and other scientific research payloads. The robotic cargo freighter carried 5,769 pounds of […]

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Once In A Month Birth Control Pill Shows Great Potential In A Key Trial On Animals

More than 15 million women in the US are dependent on birth control pills to avoid unwanted pregnancy. These birth control pills are effective if they are swallowed at the same time 3 hours window each day. If the schedule breaks, it can result in a surprise pregnancy. Nine out 100 women, who use birth […]

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Another Robot With Artificial Intelligence CIMON 2 Is Headed For International Space Station

A new robot with artificial intelligence is headed for the International Space Station. The robot will assist astronauts at the ISS in low Earth orbit. It is called CIMON 2. It features upgrades over its predecessor, CIMON. CIMON was launched in July 2018 and returned from the ISS onboard the SpaceX CRS-18 spacecraft in August […]

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