Tag: space

NEWS

Russia’s Luna-25 Crashes Into Moon

“The apparatus moved into an unpredictable orbit and ceased to exist as a result of a collision with the surface of the moon,” Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said Sunday. On Saturday, the agency said it had a problem with the craft and lost contact with it. The unmanned robot lander was set to land on the moon’s south pole […]

NEWS

Defense Intelligence Agency Officials See Trouble Brewing In Space

According to press reports, Defense Intelligence Agency officials are warning of “dramatic” increases in the pace and scope of space operations by competitors, with China and Russia growing their in-orbit space assets by 70% since 2019. “Russia and China, our primary strategic competitors, are taking steps to undercut the United States and our allies in the space domain,” DIA Defense […]

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World’s Most Powerful Telescope Launched

The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope blasted off from earth to make its way into the outer universe to spy out the happenings into space. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope rocketed off from French Guiana on South America’s northeastern coast, riding a European Ariane rocket. The $10bn observatory hurtled towards its destination 1.6 million kilometers (1 million miles) […]

EDITORIAL

Is Space Exploration Just A Pie-In-The-Sky Adventure?

Mankind’s long fascination and obsession with the sun, moon, and stars — partly driven by fear of their influence on the Earth — gave rise to existential explanations based on superstition, religion, and science developed over time. People wanted answers to haunting questions such as: Where is the beginning and end of space? What lies beyond our planetary system? Was Earth […]