NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket to roll out Aug. 18 for lunar launch

Artemis 1 rocket beside Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA

NASA’s ambitious Artemis 1 moon mission is go to return to the pad, one last time, ahead of launch. The Artemis 1 stack will make the roughly 4-mile (6.4 kilometers) journey from Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Complex 39B on Aug. 18, NASA confirmed on Friday (Aug. 5). The rollout will keep … Read more

ESA names first ‘astronaut’ to fly on the Artemis I lunar mission

Science & Exploration 02/08/2022 6093 views 57 likes The specially trained woolly astronaut, Shaun the Sheep, has been assigned a seat on the Artemis I mission to the Moon. Shaun’s assignment was announced by ESA’s Director for Human and Robotic Exploration Dr David Parker. David Parker said, “Shaun’s mission assignment rounds off the first phase … Read more

Strange Moon Pits Could Have Temperatures Comfortable Enough For Humans to Live In

The temperature on the Moon can vary from boiling to freezing depending on whether it’s night or day, but scientists think there might well be sheltered pits and caves where the temperature is quite reasonable – no matter what time it is.   In such spots, the temperature hovers around 17 degrees Celsius (63 degrees … Read more