NASA Mars Landing video

NASA has released a stunning video of its Perseverance rover landing on Mars, with seven cameras dedicated to recording the landing. The Imagery represents vital feedback for engineers as they look to improve still further the technologies used to put probes on the surface of the Red planet. https://youtu.be/HS1CWAkbRu0

Perseverance lands on Mars

Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends new images of Mars  released  by NASA.   NASA’ Perseverance rover two meters above the surface of Mars as it gave more details of the mission. The US S4ace agency’s robot successfully landed on Mars just before  1pm local time on Thursday.e

In 2020 the Earth broke record for shortest day 28 times

IN 2020, 28 fastest days were recorded, with Earth completing its rotations around its axis milliseconds quicker than average, according to scientists. The shortest day was July 19, when the earth completed on spin 1. 4602 milliseconds faster than 86, 400 seconds. Before 2020, the shortest day was noted on July 5, 2005, when the…

#The Great Conjuntion looks great from the Moon” – NASA

https://youtu.be/yvQgisEBql0 NASA’s official account about Earth’s Moon shared a picture of the “Great Conjunction of planets Jupiter and Saturn as seen from the Moon. “Unlike Sun, that’s no star, It’s two planets! #The Great Conjuntion looks great from the Moon”.  Saturn and Jupiter were the closest in the sky in nearly 400 years.

Winter Solsace

December 21, marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, and in 2020 the longest night of the year and the shortest day and also when the sun is at its lowest daily extreme elevation, is also going to be a witness to “ Great Conjunction “ an incredible astronomic event, the rare aligning of…

Total solar eclipse in Southern Hemisphere

https://youtu.be/vmVLIDq9wok Scientists and astronomists gathered at Argentina’s Neuquen province to watch a total solar eclipse. The eclipse was visible from a 90km corridor spanning across the Andean mountain range in Argentina to Chile’s southern pacific coast. This is the second eclipse to be visible in South America in the last 18 months, though poor weather…

Zhou behind China Chang’e-5 Moon mission

Zhou Chengyu, a 24-year-old female space commander and in charge of the rocket connector system has become a viral sensation on Weibo,  social media in China for her work on the Chang’e-5, China’s third successful  Moon landing in seven years. China would be the first in more than 40 years to bring lunar samples back…

Chang’e-5 mission returns color pictures of the Moon surface

China’s Chang’e-5 lander captured a panoramic colour photographic view that stretches from the lunar soil directly under its legs all the way out to the horizon. The mission which touched down on Tuesday instantly began gathering samples of rock and dust to send back to Earth dispatched up to an orbiting spacecraft which arri8ve home…

Astronomy icon collapses and in ruin

Puerto Rico’s huge telescope at the Arecibo Observatory, suffered a 1000 ft gash to its dish when cable snapped in August and has totally collapsed. The observatory was built in the 1960s, was once the largest of its kind in the world. The National Science Foundation’s Arceibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, known for its studies…