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SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts return safely to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have made a safe return to Earth aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft, completing the journey to the International Space Station. NASA’s...
Pulsar

Spacecraft utilised x-rays from pulsars to navigate in deep space

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a way that a spacecraft can use pulsar star signals to navigate in space. The remnants...
Discovering exoplanets

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...
oscillations

Eruption of a magnetar reveals high-frequency oscillations

An international scientific group has managed to measure for the first-time oscillations in the brightness of a neutron star (magnetar) during its most violent...
Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

Dr Ryne Beeson, Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, shares new and enabling capabilities optimising the design of spacecraft trajectories to achieve mission objectives. The advent...
astrophysical plasmas

Astrophysical plasma study benefits from new soft X-ray transition energies

The new standard for X-ray transition energies set for neon, carbon dioxide, and sulphur hexafluoride paves a way to achieving a high accuracy analysis...
UK Space jobs

The number of UK space jobs are continuing to expand

Despite global impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, 3,000 new jobs have been created in the UK space sector in one year. According to new figures...
Developing cutting-edge software for the Square Kilometre Array Observatory

Developing cutting-edge software for the Square Kilometre Array Observatory

UK institutions have been granted £15m to develop the ‘brain’ of the Square Kilometre Array Observatory, which is the biggest radio telescope in the...
primordial black holes

Baby universes could present as primordial black holes

The Kavli Institute believe that primordial black holes, which formed in the early Universe, could be hidden ‘baby universes’.
Novel centre marks funding boost for science in the North East 

Novel centre marks funding boost for science in the North East 

A new centre for science in the North East – which will be ran by Northumbria and Newcastle Universities – represents a significant boost...
Jupiter’s origin

Closely analysing Jupiter’s origin

A research team from University of Zurich (UZH) and the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) has utilised computer modelling systems to analyse...
Studying the dynamics of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Studying the dynamics of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) have utilised data from the VISTA survey to study the dynamics of stars in the...
Neutrino

Simultaneous measurements of low-energy solar neutrinos made possible

Scientists working on the Borexino neutrino detector in Italy have shown that simultaneous measurements of low-energy solar neutrinos are possible. Physicists measuring the properties of...
Universe

Simulations of the early Universe revealed by astronomers

The Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics has revealed a simulation of the early Universe, which is described to look like fireflies flickering in the darkness. The...
Apophis asteroid

Analysing the characteristics of the Apophis asteroid

A novel research study has analysed the characteristics and dynamics of the Apophis asteroid that is set to pass in close proximity to the...
Artemis Rocket

Mega Moon Rocket to take its final test before Artemis I Moon mission

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Mega Moon Rocket with the Orion spacecraft atop arrived at Launch Pad 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Centre...
Gravitational Waves

Natural gravitational wave detector discovered in the Moon’s orbit

A collaborative research team suggest utilising distance variations between the Earth and the Moon as a new gravitational wave detector. The theory of gravitational waves...
Webb Space Telescope.

NASA reveals the James Webb Space Telescope’s expected success

NASA expects that, following the completion of the vital mirror alignment steps, the James Webb Space Telescope will succeed in its operation. What have the...
Developing Europe’s first facility for extra-terrestrial samples

Developing Europe’s first facility for extra-terrestrial samples

The Science and Technology Facilities Council has received funding to develop the concept design for Europe’s first facility for extra-terrestrial samples. Over the next 10...
British space technology

British space technology gains significant funding

British space technology will assist in innovating novel approaches to energy, communications, and resources, thanks to new projects from the UK Space Agency.  Science and...

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