This month will be interesting for space exploration. 3 probes from different countries will be on Mars. Each one of the missions is described in this post.
China’s Chang’e 5 mission extracted samples from the Moon and it’s bringing to Earth. The last mission of this nature was USSR’s Luna 24, in 1974.
The Arecibo telescope, used by SETI program to find extraterrestrial civilizations, suffered irreparable damage and will be deactivated.
Was discovered a rogue planet (without a star to orbit) with a mass approximately equal to Earth wandering through the galaxy.
The Lagrange points were described in 1772, by the mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange, in his paper “Essay on the Three-Body Problem”.
A new study suggests use chitin to build structures and tools on Mars, for future colonies on the red planet.
Was launched in China on a Long March 2F rocket, on Friday, 09/05/2020, an experimental reusable spacecraft to realize tests.
NASA’s mission Mars 2020, launched yesterday, promises to bring samples from Mars to Earth with Perseverance rover. To find out if existed life.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) sends it’s first probe to the orbit of Mars, called Hope.
This post’s subject is SpaceX’s ambitious Starlink project. It promises to bring broadband high-speed internet everywhere on the planet.