NASA Wants To Send Humans to the Moon by 2024

Recently, American Vice President Mike Pence told NASA to send humans to the Moon by 2024, which is four years sooner than the original plan of sending astronauts by 2028. Pence explained...

4 billion-year-old rock from Earth discovered on the Moon

Writing in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, the scientists suggested that the rock may have been part of debris catapulted to the moon from Earth after an asteroid collided with...

One of the closest exoplanets to Earth could support Alien Life

At least, that’s the claim of a team of astrophysicists from Villanova University. They say that while the surface temperature of Barnard’s Star b — the second-closest known exoplanet to Earth —...

Planets with oxygen don’t necessarily have life

Simulating in the lab the atmospheres of planets beyond the solar system, researchers successfully created both organic compounds and oxygen, absent of life. The findings, published Dec. 11 by...

Two women astronauts to do a Spacewalk together for first time In History

The two women are American astronauts Christina Koch, who in mid-March will go to the ISS, and Anne McClain, who is now at the station. Тhey will leave the ISS and conduct scientific experiments...

NASA is working on its First Planetary-Defence Mission

Planetary defence focuses on large-ish asteroids that could theoretically crash into Earth, and what humans could do to protect ourselves. One method of protecting our planet is to crash into an asteroid...

A Galaxy Orbiting Our Own Just Appeared Out of Nowhere

Named Hydrus 1, it’s located about 90,000 light-years from Earth, between two other satellites of our galaxy – the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds (SMC and LMC). It was...

Space Station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space

The Russian press agency ITAR-TASS is reporting something surprising: Cosmonauts have found microorganisms on the exterior of the International Space Station. According to the chief of the Russian ISS...