Category: SPACE

Sergei Krikalev: The Cosmonaut Stranded in Space

June 13, 2024

Sergei Krikalev, a Soviet cosmonaut, found himself stranded in space for 311 days during a mission on the “Mir” space station. In total, he spent 803 days, 9 hours, and 39 minutes in space throughout his career. On December 26, 1991, while Krikalev was in space, the Soviet Union was dissolved. Due to the ensuing…

Celebrating 34 Years of the Hubble Telescope

April 27, 2024

Today marks the 34th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Telescope, back on April 24, 1990. It was sent into space aboard the Discovery space shuttle. Even today, NASA proudly celebrates its contribution to space exploration through this remarkable telescope. Located 589 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, the Hubble Telescope continues to explore the…

Final Launch of Delta IV Heavy Rocket

April 20, 2024

Over the decades, Delta IV Heavy rockets have been instrumental in space exploration. Starting in 1960, the Delta Rocket family, with its 400-plus missions, saw the latest Delta IV Heavy rocket lift off last week, marking its final journey. As part of the secretive reconnaissance missions of the US Space Force, under the control of…

Hadar star

April 4, 2024

Beta Centauri, or Hadar, is the second brightest star in the constellation Centauris, which includes the closest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri. Located 63 degrees south of the celestial equator, this star cannot be seen by stargazers 20 degrees north of the equator. Located 490 light years away from Earth, this star is only one…

Andromeda Galaxy

April 3, 2024

The ‘Andromeda Galaxy’ is the farthest celestial object that can be seen with the naked eye from Earth.It is scientifically known as M31 and NGC224.380 million years after the beginning of the universe, That means the Andromeda Galaxy was created 1000 million years ago.While there are ten billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way,…

Russia’s first lunar mission in 50 years also successfully completed its first phase. The spacecraft was launched on Friday. The Luna-25 mission is scheduled to reach the moon on August 23.

August 12, 2023

All three probes of India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan will land on the moon on the same day. Luna-25 was launched from the Vostoshny Cosmodrome at 2:00 PM Moscow time. The probe will reach the Moon’s orbit in five days. It will then spend three to seven days selecting the right spot before landing at the…

Lost contact with Voyager 2.

July 30, 2023

Confirmation of loss of contact with Voyager 2, currently approximately 21 billion kilometers from Earth. On July 21, commands sent from Earth to Voyager 2 accidentally caused Voyager’s High Gain Antenna to point 2 degrees away from Earth. Therefore Voyager cannot currently receive messages from Earth or send messages in the direction of Earth. A…

𝐀𝐩𝐨π₯π₯𝐨 πŸπŸ•:The last lunar mission

July 26, 2023

Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent 75 hours on the moon in December 1972. They landed in the Taurus-Littrow valley of the moon Fellow traveler Ronald Evans was traveling around the moon at that time. Schmitt photographed Eugene Cernan standing next to the American flag and the umbrella-shaped high-gain antenna of their…

Do you know?

July 25, 2023

The Manhattan Project nicknamed the Trinity Test was the most top secret nuclear test conducted by the United States. The movie Oppenheimer was released about it.Only a handful of people knew about it…after the test America dropped the nuclear bomb on Japan. But after this trinity test there was another group in this world who…

What will happen to the astronaut who is floating outside the spacecraft holding on to the rope tied to the mother probe and if the rope breaks?

July 23, 2023

His oxygen pack contains breathing air for seven and a half hours His space suit will have liters of water to quench his thirst The jet pack will carry 5 pounds of fuel to fly back to his parent spacecraft He would have died and drifted off into space unless someone else had already rescued…