Asteroid comes ‘extraordinarily close’ to Earth: NASA

WASHINGTON: A truck-sized asteroid will pass Earth on Thursday (Jan. 26) in one of the closest approaches to our planet ever recorded, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said, emphasizing that it poses no danger. Asteroid 2023 BU, recently discovered by an amateur astronomer, will zoom past the southern tip of South America around … Read more

In the face of global competition over it… What is the fate of the moon?

And while ambition did not start with an obsession, it started with an idea, followed by much work, experiences and lofty goals, and the first step was the beginning of the long journey of millions of miles. One small step for man, it was like a giant leap for humanity, who made the impossible, invented … Read more

NASA and Boeing are designing new planes. What are their advantages and when do they fly?

The new design unveiled by “NASA” is based on long, thin wings that are attached by diagonal struts that connect them to the aircraft, leading to less drag and lower fuel consumption. The design can reduce fuel consumption and therefore emissions by as much as 30 percent compared to today’s most efficient aircraft, according to … Read more

NASA debuts plans for new experimental eco-friendly aircraft

NASA Announces Plans for New Experimental Eco-Friendly Aircraft – CBS News Watch CBS News NASA has unveiled plans for a new experimental environmentally friendly airplane, which it hopes will hit the skies in 2028. Dieter Holger, sustainability reporter for the Wall Street Journal, discussed the environmental impact such a plane could have in the future. … Read more

2022 was the 5th hottest year on record: NASA

Earth’s surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as 5th warmest on record (representative) Washington: The Earth’s average surface temperature in 2022 tied 2015 as the fifth warmest on record, according to an analysis by (NASA). Continuing the planet’s long-term warming trend, global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit, or 0.89 degrees Celsius, above … Read more

The powerful Falcon Heavy spectacularly launches two Space Force satellites

To a thunderous roar, SpaceX launched a three-core Falcon Heavy rocket for the US Space Force on Sunday, propelling a military communications satellite into space along with a maneuverable payload carrier hosting five classified technology demonstration packages. Generating more than 5 million pounds of thrust from 27 Merlin engines powering the rocket’s central core and … Read more

Russia is sending a replacement Soyuz capsule to rescue the International Space Station crew

Russia sends replacement Soyuz capsule to save International Space Station crew – CBS News Watch CBS News Russia is launching a mission to rescue three crew members from the International Space Station. A Soyuz capsule which was meant to bring two cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut back to Earth was damaged after being hit by … Read more

Green comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) passes Earth for the first time in 50,000 years

A recently discovered comet will soon appear in the night sky for the first time in 50,000 years. Discovered on March 2, 2022 by astronomers using the Zwicky Transient Facility’s wide-field survey camera at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California, the comet will make its closest approach to the sun on January 12, … Read more

New images show a bright green comet that could soon be visible to the naked eye

Top space highlights of 2022: James Webb Space Telescope, Artemis 1 lunar mission and more 04:36 A comet discovered by astronomers last year was captured in new photos early Monday morning. Named C/2022 E3 (ZTF), the comet may become bright enough to be seen with the naked eye, according to NASA. The comet was discovered … Read more