NASA on Tuesday said it had picked U.S. rocket builder Firefly Aerospace to put a lander on the moon’s far side in 2026, under a nearly $112 million contract. “The commercial lander will deliver two agency payloads, as well as communication and data relay satellite for lunar orbit, which is an ESA (European Space Agency) […]

Emirati astronaut

On Tuesday, March 7, the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, held a live video call on NASA TV with the Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi, commending him on the safe trip at the International Space Station (ISS). Al Neyadi, currently based in the ISS for the upcoming six months, […]

Emirati Astronaut

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) latest space venture of its Emirati astronaut program is a graspable showcase of the Emirates’ space agency’s aptitude for greatness. The UAE’s space agency, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), is drawing the map of the future for its rising generations by investing heavily in space exploration and technology. In […]

latest four-member crew

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS) after a brief delay early on Friday, carrying two U.S. astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and a United Arab Emirates astronaut on a six-month science mission. The autonomously flying spacecraft dubbed Endeavour docked with the space station shortly after 1:40 a.m. EST (0640 […]

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what else is out there? The universe is vast, and the search for planets capable of sustaining life has been a long-standing goal of NASA. However, due to the limitations of our technology, we have only been able to explore a small fraction of […]

orbit for NASA

Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched a four-man crew to orbit en route to the International Space Station early on Thursday, with a Russian cosmonaut and United Arab Emirates astronaut joining two NASA crewmates for the flight. The SpaceX launch vehicle, consisting of a Falcon 9 rocket topped with an autonomously operated Crew Dragon capsule […]

Galaxies spotted

Observations by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are upending the understanding of the early universe, indicating the presence of large and mature but remarkably compact galaxies teeming with stars far sooner than scientists had considered possible. Astronomers said data obtained by the telescope reveals what appear to be six big galaxies as mature as our […]

Test Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft

The United States plans to test a spacecraft engine powered by nuclear fission by 2027 as part of a long-term NASA effort to demonstrate more efficient methods of propelling astronauts to Mars in the future, the space agency’s chief said on Tuesday. NASA will partner with the U.S. military’s research and development agency, DARPA, to […]