Can we please talk about the IMMENSE importance of brine water being found on Mars? This existence of brine means an almost unlimited supply of building materials for Colonists, one of the most important announcements that will likely ever be made.
Thanks to improper management, NASA has lost a wide array of historical spaceflight memorabilia over the last few decades — such as an old lunar soil bag, former spaceflight hand controllers, and even a test lunar rover.
China plans to launch an artificial Moon with a mirror-like coating into orbit some 300 miles (480 km) above the city of Chengdu in 2020. The lunar project aims to cut down on the cost of streetlights, saving the city an estimated 1.2 billion yuan ($174 million) each year.
The call for Canada to decide whether to participate in the Lunar Gateway has grown more urgent in recent weeks as it has become clear that the robot arm will be needed at a relatively early stage in the operation of the orbiting platform, perhaps as early as 2024.
The Drake Equation helps astronomers calculate the number of advanced alien civilizations that can contact us. Though we're still pinning down many variables, conservative estimates suggest we are alone in the universe, while more optimistic ones yield tens of millions of potential civilizations.
Here’s The Pentagon’s Initial Plan For Creating a Space Force: The U.S. Space Force will include uniformed service members drawn from the Air Force, Navy and Army — but it is not expected to include the National Reconnaissance Office.