Researchers are still not sure about the target’s composition: whether it is composed of solid rock, loose rubble or “softer” sand.
Manned rovers with pressurized cabins are an element that will play an important role in full-fledged exploration and use of the lunar surface.
The team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California made their own miniature sea floors by filling beakers with mixtures that mimic Earth’s primordial ocean.
The researchers call the new creation “hachimoji” DNA – hachi means eight in Japanese, and moji means letter.
NASA has awarded SpaceX USD 2.6 billion.
Blasting off from Ariane Launch Complex at Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at 2.31 am (IST), the Ariane-5 vehicle injected GSAT-31 into the orbit.
The new 3D map of our galaxy showed that the warped Milky Way disc also contains young stars and the warped spiral pattern is caused by torque from the spinning of the Milky Way’s massive inner disc of stars, according to the study published in the Nature Astronomy journal.
Ocean heating is critical marker of climate change because an estimated 93 per cent of the excess solar energy trapped by greenhouse gases accumulates in the world’s oceans.
The Super Blood Wolf Moon will be visible on the night-side of earth, which includes South America, the eastern Pacific Ocean, the western Atlantic Ocean and extreme western Europe. Starting late evening on Jan 20, this total lunar eclipse will be visible throughout the U.S. and will finish during the wee hours of January 21. It begins at 9:36 pm EST (8:06 am IST) on January 20 and end at 2:48 am EST (1:18 pm IST) on January 21.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying advance GPS satellites for the Air Force is on its way to space.