Outer Space

Outer Space

China launches mission with first civilian to space station

China sent three astronauts to its Tiangong space station today, putting a civilian into orbit for the first time as it pursues plans to send a crewed mission to the Moon by the end of the decade..The world's second-largest economy has invested billions of dollars in its military-run space

Japan firm fails in historic Moon bid

Japanese start-up ispace conceded Wednesday its ambitious attempt to become the first private company to land on the Moon had failed but pledged to move ahead with new missions.

NASA announces the first woman and first African-American astronaut on manned moon mission

NASA has recently announced the four members joining the crewed mission to the moon on Artemis II, the first of its kind since the Apollo program.

First 3D-printed rocket lifts off but fails to reach orbit

The world's first 3D-printed rocket launched successfully on Wednesday, marking a step forward for the California company behind the innovative spacecraft, though it failed to reach orbit

Take photos of planets with telescopes in Dhaka

During the event, attendants can look at the moon and planets through telescopes and also connect their smartphones to the telescopes and take pictures of nebulae and galaxies.

Russian Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS to bring back stranded crew

The Soyuz MS-23, which lifted off from Baikonour space centre in Kazakhstan on Friday, is to bring back Russian cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitry Petelin, and US astronaut Francisco Rubio in September

Saudi Arabia to send its first woman into space

Rayyana Barnawi will join fellow Saudi male astronaut Ali Al-Qarni on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) "during the second quarter of 2023", the official Saudi Press Agency said on Sunday.

Hubble captures mysterious ‘spokes’ gliding across Saturn’s rings

The return of the spokes is one of the earliest signs that Saturn is entering a new season as it approaches the autumnal equinox of its northern hemisphere, which is expected to occur on May 6, 2025, for the first time in about 15 years.

Truck-sized asteroid misses Earth

A truck-sized asteroid that suddenly loomed out of the darkness a few days ago -- with the Earth in its sights -- sailed harmlessly past us on Thursday, space scientists said.

NASA to test nuclear-powered spacecraft by 2027

NASA will partner with the US military's research and development agency, DARPA, to develop nuclear-powered rockets that could fly astronauts to Mars.

Historic UK rocket mission ends in failure

An attempt to launch the first rocket into orbit from UK soil ended in failure on Tuesday, with scientists reporting an "anomaly" as it neared its goal.

NASA to conduct first global water survey from space

A NASA-led international satellite mission was set for blastoff from Southern California early on Thursday on a major Earth science project to conduct a comprehensive survey of the world's oceans, lakes and rivers for the first time.

NASA's Orion capsule returns to Earth after lunar mission

NASA's Orion capsule barreled through Earth's atmosphere and splashed down in the Pacific ocean on Sunday after making an uncrewed voyage around the moon, winding up the inaugural mission of the US agency's new Artemis lunar program 50 years to the day after Apollo's final moon landing..Th

Chinese astronauts board space station in historic mission

Three Chinese astronauts arrived on Wednesday at China's space station for the first in-orbit crew rotation in Chinese space history, launching operation of the second inhabited outpost in low-Earth orbit after the NASA-led International Space Station.

NASA launches new rocket on maiden flight to Moon

NASA launched the most powerful rocket ever built on a journey to the Moon on Wednesday, in a spectacular blaze of light and sound that marked the start of the space agency's new flagship program, Artemis.

Total lunar eclipse being observed from Bangladesh today

Total lunar eclipse is being observed from Bangladesh today (November 8, 2022).

You can observe a total lunar eclipse from Bangladesh today

Bangladeshis will be able to observe a total lunar eclipse starting from 5:12 pm in Dhaka today.

Scientists discover large "Planet killer" asteroid

An international team of astronomers on Monday announced the discovery of a large asteroid whose orbit crosses that of Earth, creating a small chance far in the future of a catastrophic collision.

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