Category: Planet

At the end of April, we will know if a private space project will successfully soft land on the moon for the first time. Stay tuned to see if a UAE Space Agency rover will land on the moon in April.

March 25, 2023

Built by the Japanese private company ispace, the Hakuto-r lander launched on December 11 aboard a Falcon-9 rocket and entered lunar orbit on March 21. The Hakuto-r Lander weighs about 1000 Kg and carries the Rasheed Lunar Rover weighing 10 Kg. If the mission is successful, Hakuto-r will be the first private probe to soft…

Hyperion is like a sponge.!!
If you take a picture of it, there will be approximately this number of craters.!!!

March 20, 2023

Hyperion is the eighth largest moon of Saturn. The Cassini spacecraft took a closer look at its many strange craters. A spongy surface due to the presence of odd craters At the bottom of most craters is some unknown dark red material. It is the same type of material found on the surface of Saturn’s…

Gliese 1214 b.

February 27, 2023

It is a planet located 48 light years away from Earth. This planet was discovered on December 16, 2009. There is something special about this planet. The entire planet is ocean. The planet orbits the star Gliese 1214 in the constellation Ophiuchus.

The End of the Chinese Mars Rover?

February 27, 2023

China’s Zhurong Rover, which has been exploring the surface of Mars since May 2021, has reportedly succumbed to the harsh winter and dust storms on Mars. In 2022 May, Zhurong entered Hibernation Mode ahead of the Northern Hemisphere of Mars entering winter. The rover was hibernate to avoid damage to the electronic parts due to…

TRAPPIST-1 is a dwarf star orbiting seven planets.

February 19, 2023

It is only 40 light years away from us. They were spotted in 2016 by the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. This finding was later confirmed by telescopes including NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. All of the TRAPPIST-1 planets are rocky and Earth-like, making it the largest…

Today is February 18.

February 18, 2023

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. Until 2006, Pluto was in planetary status… The name Pluto was suggested by 12-year-old Venetia Burney from Oxford, England.

Carl Sagan explaining the Drake equation:

February 16, 2023

N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L “In 1961, Carl’s close friend, fellow astronomer Frank Drake, created an equation for calculating the number of intelligent civilizations in the galaxy.” The Drake equation is: N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L where: N = the number of civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible (i.e. which are on our current past…

Bear face on Mars

January 30, 2023

The fascinating image of the Martian surface was captured by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on the Mars Observation Orbiter. The HiRISe Beautiful Mars (NASA) Twitter handle said in a tweet that the bear’s face appears to be visible when zooming in on some of the areas seen on the surface. This picture…

Disturbing Simulation Shows What Would Happen if You Blended Up Every Living Human

January 27, 2023

If you put all the people on this earth, including you and me, in a mixer, beat it into a paste and roll it, that’s all there is. A piece of meat just over a kilometer in diameter. Human meat density: 985 kg/m3average human body mass: 62 kgpopulation considered: 8 billion (as per 2022 Nov)