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Russia Sending Rocket To Rescue Crew From Space Station

Russia’s space agency announced that it is considering sending an empty spacecraft to the International Space Station in order to rescue 3 Cosmonauts from the International Space Station. The Soyuz spacecraft was reported to have a coolant leak in December last year caused by a meteorite hit.

Dead NASA Satellite Will Crash To Earth Tomorrow

An old dead NASA satellite will return back to earth tomorrow night after spending almost four decades in space. The 5,400-pound satellite will crash its home planet from where it took off in 1984. The satellite was sent to space to study how earth absorbs and radiates solar energy.

Walter Cunningham: Last Surviving Astronaut From Apollo 7 Dies

The last surviving astronaut of first ever flight in NASA’s Apollo program has died. Walter Cunningham died a natural death according to family representatives. He was accompanied by Air Force Major Donn Eisele and Navy Captain Walter Schirra as the lunar module pilot for Apollo 7.

Astronomers Discovered 200+ New Planets In 2022

In 2020 alone, Astronomers have managed to discover more than 200 new planets. All the newly discovered planets are outside of our solar system. The search for a planet similar to Earth has been underway for decades, although methods and technology for planet discovery have been evolving with time.

NASA Warns Of 400 Feet Asteroid Heading Towards Earth

Asteroids are normal as our earth moves around in space. The moment an asteroid comes in contact with earth’s atmosphere, it tends to melt away, due to friction. But NASA has claimed to have detected an asteroid heading towards earth on Christmas day. As you read, an asteroid is advancing towards earth with the speed of 25,028 km/h.

NASA Mars Insight Lander About To Turn Off

After spending four years on the surface of the Red planet, NASA’s Mars insight lander is about to turn off. The amount of dust covering the lander’s solar panels has been causing its power levels to decrease for the past several months. Although NASA previously warned that InSight was not responding properly as it couldn’t respond to signals from Earth.

James Webb Space Telescope Has Found The Oldest Galaxy

Four ancient galaxies discovered by the James Webb Space Telescope in the first few months of operation have been confirmed by astronomers to be the oldest galaxies ever discovered by mankind and to be almost as old as the cosmos itself.

Astronomers Detect Black Hole Swallowing A Star

The scientists released an image that shows a black hole in the process of completely destroying a celestial body. More than halfway across the known universe, astronomers have observed a black hole ripping apart a star that got too near to it. One of just four instances, and the first since 2011, of a black hole being seen ripping apart a passing star happened in this instance.

NASA Telescope Reveals No Sign Of Life On Venus

Scientists are interested in the possibility of life on Venus because of Venus’ proximity and similarities with Earth. During recent examinations of Venus’ atmosphere, an aircraft-borne telescope was unable to detect any indications of any biological activity. Due to Venus’s total cloud cover, human understanding of its surface is mostly based on speculations.

Ex-NASA Scientist Drops An Egg From Space Without Breaking

Eggs are pretty easily smashed as their hard covers offer little protection when there is strong force. It is because the egg cover is not made for such potency. How about dropping an egg from first floor of a building? It’ll obviously break because of the amount of force involved.