NASA will soon announce details regarding the mission near Sun

#NASA #space #Sun #solarsystem #SolarProbePlus #TouchtheSun #spacecraft #Corona NASA will share the details regarding it's mission "to touch the Sun" on May 31st. The details will be announced by the agency through a live-streamed event from the University of Chicago's William Eckhardt Research Center Auditorium. The Solar Probe Plus (SPP), the aircraft being used in … Continue reading NASA will soon announce details regarding the mission near Sun

Juno findings of Jupiter

#Juno #Jupiter #space #spacecraft #planet #solarsystem #MWR #cyclones After spending five years to reach Jupiter and settle itself into Jupiter's orbit, Juno has completed 10 month long journey in the orbit. Juno has since been sending images and data on Jupiter. Recently, Juno sent its first science results which shows Jupiter as a complex, giant … Continue reading Juno findings of Jupiter

World’s lightest satellite ‘KalamSat’ designed

#space #NASA #satellite #lightestSatellite #KalamSat #India #spacecraft Rifath Sharook, an 18-year old student from a small town in Tamil Nadu, India, has invented the lightest satellite in the world. His invention, named KalamSat, will take flight and enter space when it is launched by NASA on June 21 from Wallops Island, a NASA facility in … Continue reading World’s lightest satellite ‘KalamSat’ designed

Cassini’s first dive near Saturn

#Cassini #Saturn #space #spacecraft #dive #exploration A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and odd six-sided vortex weather system were transmitted back to Earth by Cassini, which has been exploring Saturn for 13 years. The Cassini spacecraft dove in the gap between Saturn and it's innermost ring, a distance of not more … Continue reading Cassini’s first dive near Saturn

New Horizons spacecraft reaches half the distance to its target

#NASA #science #space #NewHorizon #spacecraft #KuiperBelt #Pluto No, no, it is just a science mission to collect information and explore faraway stars. NASA's New Horizon's spacecraft has reached half the distance between Pluto and its next target - 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object (KBO). The probe is believed to pass by MU69 on January … Continue reading New Horizons spacecraft reaches half the distance to its target

Grand Finale for Cassini Saturn Mission

#Cassini #NASA #space #Saturn #Titan #spacecraft This is what you call a necessary evil. I think. NASA's Cassini will start its farewell tour of the Saturn system on April 22, since the spacecraft is running out of fuel, and after five months on September 15, Cassini will spectacularly burn up in Saturn's crushing atmosphere. Although, … Continue reading Grand Finale for Cassini Saturn Mission

Juno orbiter races by Jupiter

#NASA #Jupiter #JunoOrbiter #spacecraft #space #exploration #SolarSystem NASA's Juno spacecraft sailed over Jupiter's cloud tops early Monday, the fourth time the solar-powered probe has approached the giant planet and collected science data since its arrival last July 4. At the present trajectory, the Juno orbiter arcs out to a distance of several million miles from … Continue reading Juno orbiter races by Jupiter