Tags : Space

This Day, That Year – September 12

This day in history we feature Mae Jemison. Astronaut Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to fly in space, on this day in 1992. Trivia – Mae Jemison Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut. Jemison joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 1987 and was selected to serve for […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 25

This day in history we feature the Voyager 1. On this day in 2012, the Voyager 1 space probe, entered interstellar space. Trivia – Voyager 1 Voyager 1 is a space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977, as part of the Voyager program to study the outer Solar System and interstellar space beyond […]...Read More

United Arab Emirates astronaut will spend 6 months on the space station next year

Sultan AlNeyadi will be the first astronaut from an Arab country to conduct a six-month mission on the International Space Station. The announcement will see the United Arab Emirates (UAE) astronaut fly to the orbiting lab on SpaceX’s Crew-6 mission, which is expected to launch in 2023. His seat was arranged through a previously disclosed agreement with Axiom […]...Read More

SpaceX launches 3 rockets in 36 hours

San Francisco: SpaceX has launched and landed three rockets in a span of 36 hours. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station carrying a communications satellite for the Louisiana-based company Globalstar to orbit. “Congrats to the SpaceX Falcon team for executing 3 flawless launches in 2 days!” CEO […]...Read More

UAE will observe the red moon today

Abu Dhabi: From May 15, 2022, until today the world will observe a total lunar eclipse, which will not be visible from the eastern parts of the Arab world. Mohammed Shawkat Odeh, Director of the International Astronomy Centre (IAC), said, “As for Arab countries, the beginning of the lunar eclipse can be seen from East […]...Read More

SpaceX lands in Florida after its 6-month mission

FLORIDA: The third long-duration astronaut team launched by SpaceX to the International Space Station (ISS) safely returned to Earth early, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida to end months of orbital research ranging from space-grown chillies to robots. The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying three U.S. NASA astronauts and a European Space […]...Read More

The first all-private astronaut’s team arrives at the International Space Station

WASHINGTON: The first all-private team of astronauts comprising three businessmen and a former astronaut, arrived yesterday at the International Space Station (ISS), aboard a SpaceX rocket, Reuters reported. The Ax-1 mission commander, Spanish-American Michael Lopez-Alegria, along with Canadian Mark Pathy, American Larry Connor and Israeli Eytan Stibbe, in their blue and black uniforms, exited the […]...Read More

NASA’s new moon rocket heads to launchpad tests

CAPE CANAVERAL: NASA’s next-generation moon rocket began a highly anticipated, slow-motion journey out of its assembly plant en route to the launch pad in Florida for a final round of tests in the coming weeks that will determine how soon the spacecraft can fly, Reuters reported. Rollout of the 32-story-tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket […]...Read More