Tags : Space

NASA early day visuals you must see!

In a recent publication featured in University of Florida Press’ new book, “Picturing the Space Shuttle: The Early Years” several rare NASA images have come to life. It chronicles the shuttle program from 1965 until 1982, ending just a year into the spacecraft’s operational life. NASA’s first space shuttle was meant to be called Constitution; […]...Read More

They’ve embarked on a special flight!

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying an all-civilian brew has blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first mission to orbit the globe. A huge fireball lightened the sky as the rocket’s nine engines began to pull away from Earth on Wednesday. After about 12 minutes later, the Dragon capsule separated […]...Read More

Spectral learning is one step closer to you!

DUBAI: The Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Centre at the College of Natural and Health Sciences at Zayed University has earned a commendable badge by presenting the first UAE Spectral Library website for public use. The library will allow users to interact and access spectral information derived using a hyperspectral camera and Field Portable Spectroradiometers, as well […]...Read More

This one was quite a close call!

NASA keeps a keen eye on Near-earth Objects (NEO) through its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena. Recently, the observatory-cum-laboratory traced the 1000th near-earth asteroid (NEA), named ‘2021 PJ1,’ as it passed by Earth at a distance of 1.7 million kilometres. The asteroid was so small in size making it quite a challenge for the radar […]...Read More

Rashid Rover is gearing up for lift-off!

UAE’s space program has now set its course for the moon. The space mission named the Emirates Lunar Mission is aimed to visit the moon by 2024 via the Rashid lunar rover. It has now begun temperature testing. Recent visuals of the Rashid rover have come to light after the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center […]...Read More

A piece of rock that could tell stories!

After last month’s empty attempt, NASA’s Mars rover may have successfully gathered its first rock sample.  Adam Steltzner, the Mars rover Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, called it a perfect core sample. “I’ve never been happier to see a hole in a rock,” he tweeted on Thursday. However, NASA later stated that it was waiting for […]...Read More

This party is out of this world!

Imagine having a party in a zero-gravity environment? Astronauts made it possible as they were aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in the form of a ‘pizza party.’ Thomas Pesquet, a French astronaut who often gives the world via his Instagram account a glimpse of his journey aboard the spacecraft shared a small video of […]...Read More

Cosmic Jaunt- One of the largest STEM & Space summer

STEM and Space, a premier educational organisation based in India, recently concluded a one-of-a-kind space-based summer camp called ‘Cosmic Jaunt’, for students from over India and UAE. Cosmic Jaunt is a 5-day camp, which addresses a different concept of STEM every day, through hands-on and does it Yourself activities which encouraged investigative learning. In UAE […]...Read More

Tide gives NASA a hand to clean dirty laundry in

As luck would have it, it will soon be possible for astronauts to wash their clothes in space. Tide® has joined hands with NASA to develop unique laundry detergent solutions to be used by astronauts in space. According to research, astronauts cannot carry loads of clothes for their prolonged stay in space. Since water is […]...Read More