Category: Space & Exploration

New Invention That Turns Carbon Dioxide Into Oxygen Could Help Colonize Mars

By Simona Kitanovska Carbon dioxide is already being converted into oxygen on Mars thanks to an invention undergoing testing that could lead to the colonization of the red planet. Day and night across the seasons, a lunchbox-sized instrument generates breathable gas from Mars’s thin atmosphere. In several experimental runs, it reached its target of producing

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Moonmaker: Scientists To Use Moondust And 3D Printers To Build Lunar Settlements

By James King Space scientists are planning to turn lunar dust into the raw material for 3D printers to construct settlements and landing pads on the Moon. The project – being carried out by scientists from the Hannover Laser Center (LZH) and the Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin), located in Germany – has already been

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VIDEO: Sat’s Just Sinister: Russia Launches Star Wars Miltary Satellite Into Space

By Pol Fernandez This is the worrying moment Russia launches a new military satellite into space. The satellite was launched on a Soyuz -2.1 rocket from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, 800 km north of Moscow, on Thursday, May 19. The video, posted by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, shows the rocket at the

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Dwarf Planet Ceres Was Formed In Coldest Zone Of Solar System And Thrust Into Asteroid Belt

By Simona Kitanovska A dwarf planet that exists between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter was probably created in the frozen deep space before it became part of the asteroid belt. Ceres was almost a complete mystery until the robotic NASA spacecraft Dawn approached it for its orbital mission in 2015, and since then scientists

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Dream Achieved: NASA Astronaut Jessica Watkins Boards The International Space Station

By John Murphy NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins made history last month when she became the first Black woman to live and work on the International Space Station. Late last year, NASA announced Watkins would be assigned to the SpaceX Crew-4 mission to space. She was first selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2017. On

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