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.
The launch is part of NASA's Artemis programme which seeks to return humans to the Moon and build a sustained presence there.
Scientists expect the object to carve out a hole 10 to 20 metres across and send Moon dust flying hundreds of kilometres across the barren, pockmarked surface.
Visited by more than four million people in 12 countries in four years, the NASA Space Exhibition has arrived in Turkey, featuring special pieces from outer space and dozens of high-tech space instruments.
The Nuri rocket failed in delivering a dummy payload – a 1.5-ton block of stainless steel and aluminium – into orbit 600 to 800 kilometres above Earth.
William Shatner's voyage to space will last for about 10 minutes. The flight will take the crew just beyond the Karman Line 100 kilometres above the Earth.
Washington says the high-resolution satellite will allow Iran to surveil the Israeli and American military bases.
The latest incident comes a week after Israel had carried out a similar strike with fighter planes, helicopters and tanks, hitting what the army said were Hamas targets in response rockets launched from Gaza.
Turkey’s leading defence company Roketsan has started to develop liquid-propellant rocket engine technology, making its first step to enter space with a locally-made rocket.
How a small hobby club reached national fame as it launched several rockets into the sky in the turbulent 60s.
Last week both rockets and tweets were fired off during the US-Iranian standoff.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim will meet on Feb. 27-28, following up on their historic first summit in June. Enterprising businesses hope to cash in on the occasion. And Vietnamese bars offer special drinks for the summit.
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