Spacecraft

SpaceX Launching 49 Starlink Satellites To Orbit

SpaceX is set to launch its latest batch of Starlink broadband satellites on Sunday (Today). The launch will use a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 49 Starlink satellites and is scheduled to take place at 11:47 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The scheduled launch will be the 7th launch and landing for the Falcon 9 rocket.

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.

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.

Mars Has 15,694 Lbs Of Human Trash

For the past 50 years, humans have sent robots and other machinery to explore Mars. These machines have either crashed or stopped working and have been just left there. As of now, there is an estimated 15,694 lbs (pounds) of trash left by human exploration.

Largest Comet Ever Detected On Way To Earth

A comet with a mass of 500 trillion tonnes and a width of 137 kilometers (85 miles) is coming our way at 35.405 kilometers per hour (22 miles per hour), according to NASA’s Hubble telescope.