Category: Space

Rare ‘Extreme’ Solar Storm Delivers Spectacular Auroras Worldwide After 20-Year Hiatus

The event, heralded by a cascade of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) from the Sun, not only painted the skies with mesmerizing auroras but also raised concerns about potential disruptions to vital systems, including satellites and power grids

US: Ministry of Defence celebrates UK-US Friendship Day on Wednesday

The Governmental Organisation of the United States, Ministry of Defence celebrated the United Kingdom and United States Friendship Day at the Washington stadium on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, with a flypast performed by Royal Navy and US Fighter pilots.

Raging fires in Southern Canada and Northern US causing several problems: NASA reports

NASA, US: An independent nodal agency of the US federal government, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration- NASA shared about the raging fires that have filled the skies of Southern Canada and the Northern United States with Smoke in mid of May 2023, which have been causing several problems in the region related to poor air quality, health systems and others to the people. NASA recently shared The update through their official Facebook account, NASA Earth.

Russian dog, Laika was first animal to completely orbit Earth from space

The Female Russian dog known as Laika was a Soviet space dog from Russia and was the first animal to completely orbit the Earth from space (although to be fair, she was dead for most of the journey). She flew aboard on the Sputnik 2 spacecraft, which was launched into a low orbit on November 1957. Laika's survival was never expected as the technology to de-orbit had yet to be developed. After over 50 years, a monument to the brave dog was finally installed near a Moscow military facility in 2008.

Belgium to take part in upcoming NASA mission to defend Earth against asteroids: Reports

The European Space Agency (ESA) and as a result, Belgium will attend in an upcoming NASA mission to defend the planet against the threat of asteroids, as per reports.

Satellite jammers in the Space Force would temporarily disrupt enemy communications

Military officials and analysts in the United States have cautioned that China and Russia are developing an arsenal of weapons aimed at interfering with...

Musk anticipates the first Starship launch in early 2022

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, said the maiden orbital flight of his company's Starship spaceship may happen as early as January, assuming regulatory...

PSG Snubs Kylian Mbappé for Last Ligue 1 Encounter

Despite fervent anticipation surrounding Mbappé's potential move to the Spanish giants, PSG has chosen to remain tight-lipped regarding the rationale behind his exclusion from the matchday squad

France Escalates Efforts to Quell Unrest in New Caledonia Amid Rising Tensions

High Commissioner Louis Le Franc, the highest state official in New Caledonia, issued a stern warning in a televised address on Sunday, May 19th, asserting that France would spare no effort in reclaiming control of the territory, "whatever the cost"

France Accuses Azerbaijan of Interference in New Caledonia Protests

France has leveled accusations against Azerbaijan, claiming the country's involvement in the recent wave of protests and violence that have gripped the Pacific island territory of New Caledonia