#NASA

James Webb Space Telescope Unfurls

7 months ago — Quick Read

The massive sun shield protecting the James Webb Space Telescope has been successfully unfurled according to NASA. The process, which began after its Christmas day launch, has completed its initial...

James Webb space telescope gets launch date

8 months ago — Quick Read

It's official. The heavily-delayed launch of the James Webb space telescope will blast off on 24 December. Nasa has officially confirmed 24 December as the launch date for the advanced...

AI can reliably spot molecules on exoplanets – and might one day even discover new laws of physics

8 months ago — Deep Dive

Do you know what the Earth’s atmosphere is made of? You’d probably remember it’s oxygen, and maybe nitrogen. And with a little help from Google you can easily reach a...

Engineering Questions – why can’t we put a space station on the Moon?

8 months ago — Long Read

A space station on the Moon could be very useful. It would provide future space missions with a stopping point between leaving the Earth and reaching further into the Solar...

Exoplanets – meet GJ 367b, an iron planet smaller and denser than Earth

8 months ago — Quick Read

As our Solar System formed 4.6 billion years ago, small grains of dust and ice swirled around, left over from the formation of the Sun. Through time, they collided and...

Orion capsule stacked on top of Artemis 1 as moon mission approaches

9 months ago — Long Read

The final preparations have started for Nasa’s Artemis launch - the first step of the US space agencies plan to return astronauts to moon. Artemis I will be the first...