The US space agency has thrown open a challenge to win over Rs 26 lakh, calling the global community to send novel design concepts for compact toilets that can operate in both microgravity and lunar gravity.
“There should be at least a few dozen active civilisations in our galaxy under the assumption that it takes 5 billion years for intelligent life to form on other planets, as on Earth,” a researcher from the University of Nottingham has stated.
Elon Musk is building floating spaceports at least 35 km from the coastline that would be used for launching starship rockets to the Moon, Mars, and even hypersonic travel around Earth.
On Friday, the rocket company SpaceX tweeted that the vehicle made its first close approach with Mars, coming within five million miles of it.
All kinds of things have been sent to space. Tesla founder Elon Musk has dispatched a model of his famous Tesla Roadster vehicle to space.
NASA celebrated Halloween in a rather unusual way. The space station came forward to discuss the costumes of the future as the International Space Station (ISS) turned 20.
The features on Pluto are the only vast field of very large icy volcanoes and they have a unique texture of undulating terrain.
Moon soil contains active compounds that could be used, along with sunlight and carbon dioxide, to produce water, oxygen and fuel to support life.
Members of the public have helped in discovering 95 objects known as brown dwarfs, many within a few dozen light-years of the Sun, says a study.