Technology has come a long way since NASA’s first Apollo missions. 40 years later, it aims to reflect those advances in its next-generation spacesuits.
Lunar haute couture now calls for something more form-fitting and appropriate for men and women alike.
US space agency NASA announced it is partnering with the Pentagon’s DARPA to develop and test a nuclear-powered rocket engine to send astronauts on future missions to Mars. But some experts remain sceptical.
An estimated two billion people celebrate the Lunar New Year, which corresponds to the first new moon of the lunar calendar that occurs between late January to early February.
Cunningham, who flew to space aboard Apollo 7 in 1968, part of first crewed Apollo mission paving way for 12 others to land on Moon in subsequent years, breathed his last in Houston, NASA says.
"I hope each and every one will recognise the responsibility that comes with leaving the Earth, travelling to the Moon and back," says Yusaku Maezawa.
Dubbed Artemis I, the mission brings the US a big step closer to putting astronauts back on the lunar surface for the first time since the end of the Apollo programme 50 years ago.
Scientists say seeds would be carried by Beresheet 2 spacecraft — a private Israeli Moon mission.
NASA’s new Moon rocket sprang another dangerous fuel leak, forcing launch controllers to call off their second attempt this week to send a crew capsule into lunar orbit.
For the second time in five days, NASA has halted a planned attempt to launch the debut test flight of its giant, next-generation rocket, the first mission of the agency's moon-to-Mars Artemis programme.
The Artemis 1 mission is an uncrewed test flight. It will be the first launch for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, the most powerful in the world and which has been in development for more than a decade.
For August 29 mission, called Artemis 1, the Orion capsule will launch atop the Space Launch System without any humans and orbit the Moon before returning to Earth for an ocean splashdown 42 days later.
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