Parker Solar Probe Nears Sun in Record-Breaking Approach

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe (PSP) reached a record-breaking 20th close approach to the sun on June 30, matching its own distance record by traveling around 7.26 million kilometers from the solar surface. Meanwhile, the Gulf countries and many other regions of the world are experiencing Continue Reading

Parker Solar Probe of NASA Makes 20th Close Approach to the Sun

This incredible accomplishment highlights the probe’s sturdy construction and the careful preparation that went into its mission to discover the sun’s outer atmosphere. 2018 saw the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, which is still pushing the envelope in solar exploration and supplying priceless data Continue Reading

NASAHoping to Repair Starliner Spacecraft, Delaying Astronaut Return

At the International Space Station (ISS), two American astronauts are experiencing delays as engineers work to resolve issues with Boeing’s Starliner aircraft. NASA, the American space agency, and Boeing are working together on the Starliner project. On June 6, the capsule reached the ISS. It Continue Reading

NASA Decides to Continue Testing Starliner Aboard the International Space Station

Before the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft returns to Earth, NASA and Boeing plan to keep it aboard the International Space Station for a minimum of four more days to conduct additional testing of the commercial crew vehicle. NASA reported on June 14 that Starliner, carrying NASA Continue Reading

Chang’e-6 Launches into Lunar Orbit Before Attempting a Far-Side Landing

In an additional step toward gathering lunar samples, China’s Chang’e-6 lunar far side sample return spacecraft reached orbit around the moon late on Tuesday. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) said that the Chang’e-6 orbiter successfully performed a braking burn at 10:21 p.m. Eastern on Continue Reading