After four years on Mars, the InSight mission is a huge success

After four years on Mars, the InSight mission is a huge success

Left, the dust accumulated on the solar panels of the inSight probe ended up depriving it of the energy needed to communicate with the seismometer, whose last photo (right) reached Earth on December 11. Nasa.org/Nasa.org HISTORY – The French seismometer taken away by NASA has revolutionized our knowledge of the red planet’s interior. Since November … Read more

The Orion spacecraft placed in lunar orbit

The Orion spacecraft placed in lunar orbit

This new capsule was supposed to take astronauts to the Moon in the next few years. NASA’s Orion spacecraft moved into distant lunar orbit Friday, the tenth day of the Artemis 1 mission, the US Space Agency said Friday. “During this lunar orbit, flight controllers will monitor critical (Orion) systems and perform checks related to … Read more

LIVE – Artemis: follow the Moon’s first flyby at the Orion capsule

LIVE - Artemis: follow the Moon's first flyby at the Orion capsule

Today Monday 21 November 2022 14:56 END OF BROADCAST So that’s the end of this live, thank you all for watching! Unfortunately, NASA was unable to broadcast the images taken by the Orion spacecraft during its close approach to the lunar surface. The US space agency will surely put pictures online today or tomorrow. 14:32 … Read more

NASA is trying for the 3rd time to launch its mega rocket to the Moon

NASA is trying for the 3rd time to launch its mega rocket to the Moon

Fifty years after the last Apollo mission, this unmanned test flight, which will lift off tonight and circle the Moon without landing, should confirm that the vehicle is safe for a future crew. Third test of NASA’s new mega-rocket: launch of the Artemis 1 mission is scheduled for the night between Tuesday, November 15 and … Read more