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    Experts Praise Success DART Mission for Planetary Defense Technology

    The universe is full of mysteries, and one of the biggest is whether or not an asteroid could hit Earth in a way that would be very terrible. It’s hard to imagine the severity of the damage and lives that could be lost in such a tragedy. But what if there were some way to […]

    ESA Hera Mission: Measuring the Impact of NASA’s DART on Dimorphos

    The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced its upcoming Hera mission. The mission aims to follow up on the success of NASA’s DART mission. On September 26, 2022, the NASA DART team changed the orbit of an asteroid named Dimorphos. They did this using the DART spacecraft through a kinetic impact. This marked a significant […]

    6 exciting space missions set to launch in 2024

    As we launch into 2024, the stellar accomplishments of the previous year still glimmer in our collective memory. Recall the daring of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, which gracefully pirouetted with an asteroid, returning with celestial treasures? Or India’s Chandrayaan-3, which shed light on the enigmatic lunar south pole? These feats were just the beginning. The space missions […]

    AIAA honors NASA’s DART and James Webb with 2023 Premier Awards

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) designated NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) missions and contractors as three of the AIAA Premier Awards recipients for 2023. The awards honor those in the aerospace industry that AIAA considers to be the most influential and inspiring. “We congratulate both the […]

    Europe is ready to set off for another mission to explore Jupiter’s icy moons

    Europe prepares for a major space mission exploring Jupiter’s icy moons. After final tests in Toulouse, the Juice satellite heads to South America for an April launch. The six-ton craft will swiftly fly by Callisto, Ganymede, and Europa, using special instruments to detect signs of habitability on Jupiter’s icy moons. Despite the Jovian system’s distance […]

    On Valentine’s Day 2046 Experts Warn Asteroid 2023 DW Could Hit Earth

    Space experts are warning that an asteroid named 2023 DW, could collide with Earth on Valentine’s Day in 2046. The 50-meter-wide asteroid was discovered by the European Space Agency on February 26, 2023. It is expected to take over two decades to reach Earth, possibly even three. The asteroid has been added to the “risk […]

    Phobos in Focus: Perseverance Rover Captures Martian Moon’s Secrets

    As NASA’s Perseverance rover diligently explores the Martian surface, its scientific endeavors extend beyond the red planet itself. One celestial body that has captured the rover’s attention is Phobos, one of Mars’ moons, alongside its counterpart Deimos. These peculiar moons, present a fascinating enigma for scientists, prompting a deeper exploration into their origins, composition, and […]

    Asteroid Near Earth 433 Eros – Current Location, Distance, and Worth

    The cosmos is a treasure trove of celestial objects, each with its own unique story and significance. Among these cosmic wonders, “433 Eros”, a near-Earth asteroid, stands out as an intriguing and enigmatic celestial body. This small, rocky world has captivated the imagination of astronomers and space enthusiasts alike, offering valuable insights into the history […]

    Psyche 16: A Journey into the Heart of Metallic Asteroid

    Introduction Psyche 16 is an asteroid that has captured the imagination of scientists, researchers, and space enthusiasts alike. Discovered in 1852 by Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis, Psyche 16 has been the subject of much speculation and curiosity. This celestial object is unique among asteroids because it is made almost entirely of metal—specifically, iron and […]

    Asteroid 2023 HY3: Close encounter with earth today, says NASA

    Despite the development of advanced technologies by space agencies such as NASA and ESA for asteroid tracking and monitoring, the very first discovery of an asteroid was accidental. It was made by astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi in 1801 while he was making a star map, and he named the object Ceres. With a diameter of about […]