Space Exploration News

Lawrence Livermore participates in NASA’s first planetary defence test

NASA’s first ever planetary defence test is launched, that deliberately collides a spacecraft into an asteroid called Dimorphos. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is taking...

UCLA astronomers discover over 300 possible new exoplanets

Astronomers from the UCLA utilised an algorithm that enabled the discovery of over 300 exoplanets, as well as a distinctive planetary system with two...

WASP-76b: could the exoplanet that ‘rains iron’ be even more extreme?

The exoplanet WASP-76b, believed to be so hot that it rains iron, could be even more extreme than first thought. Dr Ernst de Mooij, a...

High speed propeller star is pronounced fastest spinning white dwarf

A team of astronomers at Warwick University have observed a record-breaking spin rate for a confirmed white dwarf star. Researchers have recorded a white dwarf...

Carbon dioxide cold traps on the moon have been confirmed

Lunar carbon dioxide cold traps discovered could be used to sustain robot or human presence on the moon. After decades of uncertainty, researchers in Washington...

Astronomers create new method to understand galaxy evolution

Astronomers at The University of Toledo established the star formation history of a post-starburst galaxy using its cluster population to understand galaxy evolution. The University...

Discovering exoplanets using Artificial Intelligence

Astronomers have applied Artificial Intelligence to image recognition in order to predict the effect of interactions between planets, making it possible to discover exoplanets. The...

ESA astronaut returns to Earth after six months in orbit

After six months working on the International Space Station mission, Alpha, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet has returned to Earth...

Photographing the M87 galaxy black hole

Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University, Nijmegen, spoke to Innovation News Network about the first ever photograph of a black hole - which is situated...

Utilising disruptive technologies to detect life on exoplanets

Dr Sascha P Quanz, Professor in the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich, discusses the current status of the LIFE space mission to detect life on exoplanets and the challenges that lie ahead.

Biotechnology experts design innovative rocket fuel on Mars

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a cutting-edge technique that can produce rocket fuel on Mars.

Revealing the formation site of planetary systems at a solar system scale

Takayuki Muto of Kogakuin University discusses how ALMA has delivered images of the formation site of planetary systems similar to our Solar System. Planets are...

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.

Relying greatly on space technology, space exploration leans on various scientific disciplines.
Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in the field of space exploration.