Tags : Space

A once in a ‘Blue Moon’ celestial phenomena this Halloween!

The night sky will bring an added treat this Halloween as it features a spectacle that has not occurred in nearly two decades. Halloween is shaping up much differently this year due to the coronavirus pandemic with some communities electing to cancel trick-or-treating to reduce the risk of the virus spreading from one household to another. […]...Read More

Astronaut trio touch back to Earth after half-a-year amid stars

A trio of space travellers, on NASA’s 63rd long term expedition, safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a six-month mission on the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-16 capsule carrying astronauts US space agency NASA’s Chris Cassidy, and Russian state corp Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan southeast […]...Read More

Emirates inks out celebratory ‘Mars Mission’ stamps to honour historic mission to Red Planet’s orbit

Emirates Post, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and the UAE Space Agency, issued on Tuesday the distinctive commemorative stamp ‘Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe’ to celebrate the UAE’s historic first mission to the Mars and its broader space ambitions. The commemorative stamps feature four different images, two of which illustrate the […]...Read More

Dubai ruler launches first Arab mission to explore moon

As a continuation of the UAE’s strategy in exploring outer space, and strengthening its scientific leadership in the field of space science and research in the region, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister launched and Ruler of Dubai, the UAE project to explore the moon, the first Arab mission […]...Read More