Category: Solar system

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…

On March 16, 1926, engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket.

March 18, 2023

What was his response to those who objected to his prediction that rocket-powered vehicles would one day reach the moon? “Every sight is funny until the first man accomplishes something; but once possible, it becomes commonplace.”

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.

Perihelion Sun 2023

January 20, 2023

Perihelion is the closest point in orbit to the Sun Earth’s closest approach to the Sun this year was January 4, 16:17 (UTC). On this day, the image captured from Sydney using a telescope and H-alpha filter has been posted.

Soyuz Leak Forces Russia’s Space Agency to Consider a Rescue Mission

January 7, 2023

Russia and NASA also reported leaking from Russia’s Soyuz crew capsule docked with the International Space Station. The leak started on December 14. 3 Russian astronauts are now stuck on the ISS. Russia is now trying to launch another Soyuz crew capsule to bring them back to Earth.

Posted by Orion on Nov 28.

December 29, 2022

Published by Lockheed Martin, maker of the Orion Capsule. Orion spacecraft captures live view of Earth and moon (video)

An autonomous landing of a probe on the moon was captured by its camera in the comment.
(Chang’e 3 – 2013, December 14)

December 24, 2022

1) Probe comes down by running engine in opposite direction to orbital motion and reducing horizontal speed. 2) Orientation of probe is controlled according to descent.3) Controls downward and lateral speed.4) Hover after reaching a certain height after reducing speeds. 5) Hover and take pictures of the lunar surface below and process the image to…