Space Exploration News

Researchers outline the issue with extracting the Moon’s resources

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has published the issues associated with the growing interest in extracting the Moon’s resources.

A Chemical physicist joins a NASA-funded project to study liquid on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon

Gerrick Lindberg is collaborating on a NASA-funded study of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, and the liquid on its surface.

Interstellar travel: reaching out to other worlds

INN International Editor Clifford Holt spoke to Breakthrough Starshot Executive Director Dr Pete Worden about his vision for interstellar travel and the ambitions of...

Scientists discover how the oceans on Mars dried up and the planet lost its atmospheric water

Scientists from the University of Arizona, USA, have discovered how the oceans on Mars dried up and the water in its atmosphere was destroyed. Since...

ESA adopts the Ariel mission to study the evolution of exoplanets

The first mission dedicated to study the nature, formation, and evolution of exoplanets, named Ariel, has been adopted by the European Space Agency (ESA). More...

NASA prepared for Mars Sample Return campaign

NASA has released an independent review report, indicating the agency is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign to bring pristine samples of rock and regolith from Mars to Earth for scientific study.

Identifying which stars are most likely to host habitable exoplanets

Researchers led by Dimitra Atri of the Center for Space Science, United Arab Emirates, have identified which stars were most likely to host habitable...

Nokia has been awarded $14.1m to build a cellular network on the Moon

Nokia of America has been awarded $14.1m from NASA for the development of the first-ever cellular network on the...

Analysing a new high-pressure mineral from a lunar meteorite

An international collaboration of researchers has discovered a new high-pressure mineral in a lunar meteorite, offering some insight into what happens to materials within...

NASA has collected an asteroid sample to be studied on Earth

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully collected a large asteroid sample. The process of stowing the asteroid sample...

Major astrophysics study sheds new light on the evolution of galaxies

Astrophysicists have conducted the first major survey of distant star systems and challenged our understanding of the evolution of galaxies. Around 12 billion years ago,...

NASA’s new Moon missions will involve drilling for water below the surface

NASA has awarded $47m to Intuitive Machines of Houston, USA, for the development of a drill and a mass spectrometer, which will be delivered...

Space Exploration

This section on space exploration focuses on the developments made from man’s journey through space, while also reporting on studies and research that involves the use of unmanned space vehicles.

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