This is the first television picture of Earth from space, captured by NASA’s TIROS-1 satellite on April 1, 1960.
Mir Space Station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001 became a legend in its own time reflecting Russia’s past space glories and her future as a leader in space.
Bombetoka Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of Madagascar, where the Betsiboka River flows into the Mozambique Channel. It is near the city of Mahajanga, a popular tourist destination, and also an administrative district on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Here are the 5 most amazing photos of Bombetoka Bay from space.
The Earth is getting full of waste, pollution, and garbage. Yes, the world should focus on recycling and reducing waste, but, the truth is that it’s just not that easy, and in fact, we’re not doing well so far. So, why not shoot the Earth’s garbage into space, or even better, into the Sun?
Rocket development has become one of the most critical areas of study in the modern technology niche. Most well-developed countries are looking forward to exploring space nowadays. Various types of space equipment and gear are being developed for space exploration.
American astronaut Wally Funk (born February 1, 1939) became the oldest person to fly in space, breaking a 23-year record held by the fellow American John Glenn (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016). Glenn was 77 years old when he went to space with Space Shuttle Discovery (mission STS-95, launched on 29 October 1995). …
Today, On July 11, 2021, a new era in space tourism just opened up: by having flown its founder, Richard Branson, the British American spaceflight company Virgin Galactic became the first spaceflight company to independently launch a paying civilian into outer space using the 50-mile high definition of outer space (see notes 1). Former Canadian …
Zhurong, the China National Space Administration’s Mars rover sent a historic selfie from the surface of the red planet: the rover went forward, placed a camera on the ground, and went back towards the Tianwen-1 lander for an amazing group photo – quite an effort!
On December 25, 2020, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft pointed its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager in the direction of its predecessor, the Voyager 1 spacecraft, and photographed location from the Kuiper Belt. Voyager 1 is the farthest human-made object and first spacecraft to actually leave the solar system. In fact, according to NASA, Voyager 1 itself …
For decades, the exploration of our solar system left one of our neighbouring planets, Venus, largely unexplored. Now, things are about to change. Ian Whittaker, Nottingham Trent University