Landing near the Nobile region of the Moon’s South Pole

NASA’s Artemis Rover is to land near the Nobile region – the mountainous and crater rich area at the South Pole on the Moon.

Novel study indicates that Mars habitability restricted by its small size

A new study conducted by Washington University in St. Louis suggests that the habitability of Mars is limited by its small size, which means it cannot hold large amounts of water.

Demonstrating repeated magnetic capture for space debris removal future 

Highlighting a way forward for space debris removal, Astroscale’s End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration (ELSA-d) effectively tested its capacity to capture its client spacecraft utilising the servicer’s magnetic capture system. 

Space housing: cosmic concrete developed from space dust

Scientists at the University of Manchester have developed a cosmic concrete made from space dust and astronaut blood in an effort to create options for affordable space housing.

Spitzer Telescope leads to greater understanding of star explosions 

NASA’s Spitzer telescope can see through the haze of star explosions, thus giving scientists a greater understanding of how these explosions occur. 

Eutelsat Quantum reprogrammable satellite successfully launched by ESA

The European Space Agency has successfully launched the Eutelsat Quantum satellite, a significant advancement in satellite communications.

Investigation reveals water vapour in atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon

A team of scientists has identified that the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede is comprised of a considerable amount of water vapour.

Understanding the processes behind magnetic braking in middle-aged stars

Research conducted by the Royal Astronomical Society has shed light on the phenomena of magnetic braking in stars and the implications for our own stellar neighbourhood.

Solving the mystery of planet formation in a binary star system

A team of astronomers has produced the most accurate model to date of how planet formation occurs in a binary star system.

GLOSTAR survey uncovers new star formation in the Milky Way

A team of astronomers conducting a GLOSTAR survey have revealed tracers of a massive, undiscovered star formation in the Milky Way.

InSight Mission: revealing the internal structure of Mars

Using data gathered from earthquakes detected on Mars, NASA’s InSight Mission team have been able to unravel the internal structure of Mars.

An up close and personal insight to the rings of Saturn

Dr Larry Esposito from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder discusses Saturn’s rings – from Cassini discoveries to future exploration

Self-healing materials to be tested on the International Space Station

Innovative self-healing materials have been developed for testing on the International Space Station by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

SuperBIT telescope: Astronomical results for a down to Earth price

Researchers have developed an innovative balloon-borne telescope called SuperBIT that rivals the performance of the Hubble Space Telescope.

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