1w ago| Outer Space

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.

3w ago| Outer Space

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).

Nasa ready for second attempt to launch Artemis 1 moon mission

After technical issues halted its first launch attempt, NASA will try again on Saturday (September 3, 2022) to get its new 30-story rocket off the ground and send its unmanned test capsule towards the Moon.

NASA to make second attempt to launch moon rocket on Sep 3

NASA aims to make a second attempt to launch its giant next-generation moon rocket on Saturday, September 3, five days after a pair of technical issues foiled an initial try at getting the spacecraft off the ground for the first time, agency officials said on Tuesday.

NASA's moon-to-Mars programme to kick off as next-gen rocket ready for launch

Launch teams at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida spent a final full day of preparations ahead of Monday's planned liftoff of NASA's giant next-generation rocket on its debut test flight, kicking off the agency's Artemis moon-to-Mars programme 50 years after the end of the Apollo era.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

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.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

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.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Total lunar eclipse being observed from Bangladesh today

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

November 8, 2022
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.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

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.

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Aftermath of a large star's death seen in eerily spectacular image

The aftermath of a large star's explosive death is seen in an image released on Monday by the European Southern Observatory, showing immense filaments of brightly shining gas that was blasted into space during the supernova.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Pillars of Creation: James Webb telescope renders detailed images

One of the most celebrated, awe-inspiring images of modern astronomy, revealing colossal spires of interstellar gas and dust called the Pillars of Creation, has been rendered anew with greater depth, clarity and color by the James Webb Space Telescope.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Nasa's Dart spacecraft altered path of asteroid

The spacecraft NASA deliberately crashed into an asteroid last month succeeded in nudging the rocky moonlet from its natural path into a faster orbit, marking the first time humanity has altered the motion of a celestial body, the U.S. space agency announced on Tuesday.

October 8, 2022
October 8, 2022

India’s Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer maps abundance of sodium on moon for 1st time

The orbiter of India’s second unmanned expedition to the moon has mapped an abundance of sodium on the lunar surface for the first time, the Indian Space Research Organization said.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

World’s first planetary defense test by Nasa successful

NASA's DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world's first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth.