Chang E3 reached lunar grounds

China is the third nation to achieve a lunar landing

After eleven days of being launched into orbit from the Xichang airbase, the Chinese probe Chang E3 landed on Saturday at the crater known as the Bay of Rainbows, making China the third nation to achieve a landing on the moon after the USSR and the USA. The landing, which lasted...

Austrian exceeded sound barrier

Felix Baumgartner, a 43-year-old Austrian exceeded the speed of sound in his free fall of 39,045 meters of height, after reaching a maximum speed of 1,342 kilometres per hour (Mach 1,24) according to the organizing mission. The free fall of Baumgartner was of four minutes and 20...
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Chinese Space Mission is a Success

The Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-9 returned to Earth today, after its ambitious mission was completed, taking a big step for the country including the journey of Liu Yang, the first chinese woman into orbit. Last week, the Shenzhou-9 was successful in its space docking, making...
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First Female Astronaut From China Goes Into Space

China sent a crew of three into space on Saturday. The crew included Liu Yang, age 33, who is the country’s first female astronaut. The astronauts are in charge of carrying out their first manned docking mission, an important step in an ambitious plan to build a Chinese space...

NASA Discovers Earth-size Planets Outside Solar System

NASA’s Kepler mission discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system. The planets, named Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f, are the smallest outside the solar system. However they orbit to close to the star like the Sun to b...

NASA Discovers New Alien Planets

NASA unveiled their latest discoveries while searching for planets beyond our solar system. The new alien planet announcement is based on findings made by NASA’s Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft, an observatory that was launched in March 2009, since then it has been orbiting...

NASA Telescope Discovers a New Habitable Planet

The United States space agency NASA announced last Monday 05 of December, that the space telescope Kepler confirmed for the first time the existence of a planet that can support life outside the solar system. Kepler 22b was detected for the first time in 2009, it was located at...

NASA Reveals New Rocket Design

This Wednesday NASA revealed a colossal rocket that will be the backbone for exploring the solar system of the coming decades. The rocket will more powerful since the Saturn V that took the Americans to the moon four decades ago. NASA expects that this ship will take astronauts...
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