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.

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