NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar probe has more problems than we thought

Artist’s rendering of CAPSTONE.Image: Nasa Controllers with the CAPSTONE mission are attempt to regain control of the Probe bound to the Moon, which is currently collapsing, is experiencing temperature issues and is unable to use its solar panels to fully recharge its batteries. In a update released on Monday, Advanced Space described it as a … Read more

NASA will retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission on Saturday

SLS on the Kennedy Space Center launch pad in Florida. Photo: NASA-J. Kowlsky The NASA mission management team has made the decision to retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission. Space Launch System on Saturday afternoonsaying a faulty sensor was to blame for the scrub this past Monday. The space agency’s 322-foot-tall (98-meter) Space … Read more

Artemis 1 Cleaned Up Launch Raises Concerns Over Unfinished Rehearsals

SLS on the Kennedy Space Center launch pad in Florida. Photo: Nasa NASA failed in its first attempt to launch the Artemis 1 uncrewed mission on Monday, with engineers difficulty in solving an engine cooling problem. This is quite a surprising result, given that NASA was unable to complete a single wet dress rehearsal, four … Read more

NASA selects sites on the Moon where two astronauts could land in 2026

The SLS rocket sits atop the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center prior to the launch of Artemis 1.Photo: Nasa NASA returns to the Moon, but first the space agency needs to decide where it’s going Park. Friday he revealed 13 candidate landing regions near the south pole of the Moon for the Coming Mission … Read more

China’s out-of-control rocket set to crash on July 31

La Longue Marche 5B shortly before its launch on July 24, 2022.Photo: Liu Huaiyu (PA) Experts predict the gigantic core stage of a recently launched Long March 5B rocket will crash to Earth within days, but the precise location remains impossible to guess. The Long March 5B rocket took off on July 24 from Wenchang … Read more