Asteroid 2024 CE8 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids, according to NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reports that an Apollo-group asteroid the size of an aircraft will pass by Earth; Find out more about the close encounter.

Following the recent close encounter with Asteroid 2024 CK5, NASA has issued a new warning about four approaching space rocks that will pass by Earth tomorrow, February 22. Although some of these asteroids may come closer to Earth than the Moon, they are not expected to pose any danger. However, space agencies are closely monitoring their orbits to ensure the safety of our planet. Learn more about the upcoming asteroid flyby. Asteroid 2024 CE8: Details NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has named the asteroid Asteroid 2024 CE8. It…

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Know about the brightest object in the Universe which is said to be 500 trillion times brighter than the Sun. (ESO) Space 

Experts say they have discovered the brightest object in the Universe, which is “500 trillion times more luminous than the Sun”

For years, astronomers and researchers have been using sophisticated telescopes and equipment worldwide to study the Universe. Recently, using the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have discovered the brightest object in the Universe – a quasar. This quasar is believed to be the most luminous object ever found in deep space, powered by the fastest-growing black hole known to date. Learn more about this remarkable discovery of the brightest object in the Universe. The brightest object ever discovered in the universe According to a study published…

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Stellar encounters, revealed in a recent study, reshape Earth's orbital history, challenging climate predictions. (Pexels) Space 

Have other stars influenced Earth’s orbit? Explore these fascinating stellar interactions

Astronomers have made a significant discovery: stars that have come close to our solar system have had a major impact on the orbits of Earth and its neighboring planets. This revelation, discussed in a study called “Passing Stars as an Important Driver of Paleoclimate and the Solar System’s Orbital Evolution” published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, challenges our knowledge of Earth’s past and includes changes in climate. Stellar disturbances and climate change Nathan A. Kaib, a senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute who led the study with Sean Raymond…

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Three Apollo asteroids will pass Earth today, says NASA. check other details. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals that three Apollo asteroids will pass by Earth today; details on speed, size, and more available

In January 2024, there were multiple asteroid approaches, and this trend is expected to continue in February. NASA’s telescopes play a crucial role in spotting these Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs). Astronomers track the asteroids’ positions in the sky and report them to the Minor Planet Center. The Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) then analyzes this data to calculate the asteroid’s orbit around the Sun. With its advanced technology, NASA has identified three asteroids that are predicted to pass by Earth on February 19. More information can be found by checking…

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NASA shares an image of Earth taken from ISS saying, "This soft serve machine is not broken” (NASA) Space 

NASA confirms soft serve machine is working fine, shares ISS image on Instagram

A stunning image of Earth, captured by NASA from the International Space Station on February 3, 2024, shows frozen seawater along the coast of Labrador in eastern Canada, displaying mesmerizing sea ice swirls. In a witty caption, NASA wrote, “This soft serve machine is not broken,” referring to the swirls of frozen seawater and the resemblance of soft serve ice cream. Strands of sea ice mimic ocean currents, forming complex patterns that can be seen from space. Ocean currents play a crucial role in the formation of these ice formations,…

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Astronaut shares a timelapse video of the Crew Dragon leaving the International Space Station. (Andreas Mogensen) Space 

Watching the timelapse video of SpaceX Crew Dragon from the International Space Station is absolutely captivating

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen has shared a captivating timelapse video showcasing the journey from space to Earth. The video features the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft smoothly undocking from the International Space Station (ISS) and landing near the coast of Florida. Mogensen, together with his crewmates NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbel, JAXA astronaut Satoshi Furukawa and Roscosmos astronaut Konstantin Borisov, have been on an almost six-month long research trip on the ISS. Now, as their time in space draws to a close, the crew prepares for their own return to Earth. Scheduled…

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Japanese scientists launch LignoSat, the world's first wooden satellite, aiming to combat space pollution caused by burning metals during re-entry. (REUTERS) Space 

Japan introduces LignoSat, the world’s inaugural wooden satellite designed to address space debris issues.

Japanese scientists from Kyoto University, in partnership with Sumitomo Forestry, have created a groundbreaking spacecraft called the LignoSat to tackle the issue of space debris. What makes this satellite unique is its use of magnolia wood as a construction material. The decision to explore wood as a viable alternative to traditional satellite metals stems from the environmental impact of burning satellites re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. The small alumina particles produced during this process linger in the upper atmosphere and pose long-term environmental threats. To combat this, researchers in Kyoto launched…

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Hubble Space Telescope's latest image, shared by NASA, unveils a stunning star-forming region, IRAS 16562-3959, 5,900 light-years away. (ESA/Hubble & NASA, R. Fedriani, J. Tan) Space 

Hubble Space Telescope captures stunning image of massive star formation in cosmic artwork

The NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image of the star-forming region IRAS 16562-3959 in the Milky Way Galaxy, located about 5,900 light-years away in the Scorpius constellation. This cosmic artwork showcases a vibrant display of colors and activities. Hubble’s resolution palette A mesmerizing snapshot composed by the Hubble Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 reveals the subtleties of IRAS 16562-3959 through the lens of four special filters. Resembling thin strips of expertly crafted material, these filters selectively allow certain wavelengths of light to pass through, providing a detailed…

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NGC 3256 is a spiral galaxy that resembles a rose, as per NASA. (ESA/Webb/NASA/CSA/L. Armus/A. Evans) Space 

NASA shares breathtaking snapshot of spiral galaxy as a Valentine’s Day gift

In a romantic gesture, NASA has shared a captivating image of a cosmic “bloom” on their Instagram page, making it an ideal Valentine’s gift for your loved one. The photograph features NGC 3256, a spiral galaxy located approximately 120 million light-years away. This breathtaking celestial phenomenon is the outcome of a cosmic encounter, where two massive spiral galaxies collided and merged half a billion years ago, resulting in a magnificent exhibition of cosmic splendor. NGC 3256: A spiral galaxy Described as a cosmic bloom, the image sent by NASA shows…

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NASA's Artemis mission launched the Nova-C lunar lander named Odysseus. (Nasa/ Kim Shiflett) Space 

Get to know all about the Artemis mission as NASA prepares to launch the Nova-C lunar lander to uncover Moon’s mysteries.

The Artemis mission by NASA has begun its voyage to the Moon by launching Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C lunar lander, named Odysseus, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1:05 a.m. EST. This endeavor, which is a part of NASA’s CLPS program and the larger Artemis campaign, intends to transport a collection of scientific instruments and technology experiments to our closest celestial companion. Uncovering the Moon’s Environment According to the US space agency, the Nova-C lander is equipped with various payloads designed to study…

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Asteroid 2024 CP4 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids, according to NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA announces that Asteroid 2024 CP4 will pass by Earth today; Find out the proximity of its approach

Yesterday, Earth had a close encounter with three asteroids, all of which were traveling at incredibly high speeds. These asteroids typically orbit the Sun within the main asteroid belt, situated between Mars and Jupiter. However, occasionally, the gravitational pull of a massive planet can disrupt their trajectory, causing them to veer towards our planet with the potential for impact. To prevent such collisions, space agencies diligently monitor the paths of these celestial objects. Moreover, they have devised advanced techniques to track their movements and, if necessary, redirect them away from…

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Asteroid 2024 CE1 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids, according to NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reports that a large asteroid, comparable in size to an aircraft, will come close to Earth today; Find out its speed, dimensions, and other details.

Today, February 15, NASA has monitored an asteroid’s trajectory as it approaches Earth at an extremely close distance. This asteroid was detected utilizing cutting-edge space telescopes and ground-based observatories, including the NEOWISE telescope, Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), Pans-STARRS1, Catalina Sky Survey, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the recently launched James Webb Space Telescope, which cost $1 billion. For more information regarding this near encounter, please refer to the provided details. Asteroid 2024 CE1: Details NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has named this asteroid Asteroid 2024 CE1. This…

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NASA's UVEX will house an ultraviolet spectrograph, enhancing its ability to study phenomena such as stellar explosions and the behavior of massive stars. (NASA) Space 

NASA’s UVEX Mission to uncover the mysteries of galaxy and star evolution

NASA is continuously pushing boundaries and exploring uncharted territories in the air and space. Their latest endeavor, the UVEX mission (UltraViolet EXplorer), set to launch in 2030, aims to unravel the enigmas surrounding galaxy and star evolution. The primary objective of UVEX is to conduct a thorough examination of ultraviolet light throughout the entire celestial sphere. However, its capabilities extend beyond that. With cutting-edge technology, the telescope can swiftly detect origins of UV radiation in the cosmos, making it crucial for observing phenomena like the consequences of neutron star mergers…

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Asteroid 2024 BR4 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids, according to NASA. (WikiMedia Commons) Space 

NASA reports that a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid will come close to Earth today; Find out its size

Asteroids, which are ancient space rocks, typically orbit in space but occasionally pose a threat by approaching planets like Earth. This occurs when their path is influenced by the gravitational pull of a larger planet, potentially leading to a collision. To mitigate these risks, NASA and other space agencies employ sophisticated telescopes to closely track asteroids and reduce uncertainties surrounding their near encounters. Today, on February 14, NASA has provided information about an asteroid that is anticipated to pass by Earth at a close distance. Asteroid 2024 BR4: Details The…

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X-class solar flares could be emitted by a sunspot, says NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals that Earth is at risk of an X-class solar flare from sunspot AR3576

The occurrence of X-class solar flares has been on the rise in recent months, which can be attributed to the upcoming peak of solar cycle 25 projected to occur in 2024-25. On December 31, the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) recorded the most powerful solar flare in seven years. This flare originated from the same sunspot that emitted another X2.8 solar flare on December 14. Currently, NASA has detected another potential threat of an X-class solar flare, and further details about this alert for Earth are available. Solar storm warning…

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Musk has ambitions to get people on the Red Planet and make humans a multiplanetary species in the near future. Space 

One Million Individuals Reside on Mars

Elon Musk has many dreams, but his biggest mission is the day he gets people to settle on Mars. The owner of X and Tesla is clearly enamored with the prospect of getting humanity to plant its flag on another planet, and Musk is ready to use all his resources to get a million people to Mars in the near future. “We’re coming up with a game plan to put a million people on Mars. Civilization will only pass the big filter of one planet when Mars can survive even…

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Know all about ESA’s asteroid strike preparations and role that Asteroid Apophis will play. (Pixabay) Space 

Learn how Apophis will play a significant role as ESA prepares for an asteroid impact.

Ten years ago, the Chelyabinsk asteroid collided with the Earth in Russia’s Ural region. Exploding above the city, it caused a shockwave that affected 1500 individuals and destroyed over 7300 buildings. This event not only instilled fear but also prompted space agencies to reassess their strategies and develop contingency plans for potential future occurrences with even more severe consequences. The fear of asteroid impacts persists due to the historical extinction of dinosaurs millions of years ago. In response, the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space established two…

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Asteroid 2024 CB1 belongs to the Apollo group of asteroids, as per NASA. Check other details. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reveals that a large asteroid the size of an aircraft will come close to Earth; Find out its speed, size, and other details.

NASA has utilized its advanced technology to provide insights into an asteroid that is anticipated to approach Earth on February 13. This celestial object is among several others that have already traversed or will traverse near our planet in recent weeks. Although some of these asteroids may come closer to Earth than the Moon, the majority do not pose any danger and pass by without incident. Nevertheless, space agencies persistently monitor their trajectories to identify any potential collision risks. Stay informed about today’s close encounter with the asteroid. Asteroid 2024…

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Asteroid 2024 CJ1 belongs to the Apollo group of asteroids, according to NASA. Check details. (Pixabay) Space 

Today, NASA reports that Apollo asteroid will zoom past Earth at an astonishing speed of 27463 kmph.

Asteroids, according to NASA, are remnants from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Scientists have discovered through experiments that these ancient rocky objects, although capable of causing catastrophic damage if they collide with Earth, can also serve as a valuable resource. To prevent potential collisions, space agencies monitor the paths of these space rocks and have devised methods to track and redirect them if necessary. NASA has now shed light on its technology using an asteroid that is expected to fly past Earth today,…

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Asteroid 2024 CK1 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids, according to NASA. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA reports that an asteroid will come closer to Earth than the Moon.

According to the US Space Agency, NASA, they employ sophisticated space and ground-based telescopes like NEOWISE, Pans-STARRS1, and Catalina Sky Survey to monitor asteroids that could pose a danger to Earth. Utilizing this advanced technology, they have recently discovered an asteroid that will pass by Earth today, February 8, at a distance closer than the Moon. The US Space Agency provides information regarding its velocity, dimensions, proximity, and other pertinent details. Asteroid 2024 CK1: Details The asteroid, named Asteroid 2024 CK1 by NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), is…

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