China’s Mission to Collect Moon Samples

There’s some interesting news coming out of China that I had to share with you all. The following information is from Space. China’s highly anticipated moon mission is scheduled for launch next week, November 24, 2020. The Long March 5 rocket, weighing 18,000 lbs. (8,200 kilograms), is set to make the trip. And this rocket…

The Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Continues

Greetings All, I came across a news article about aliens, and who doesn’t like to read about aliens or at least the search for them? The following information is from SciTechDaily. A radio telescope has recently completed the deepest and broadest search for alien activity. Based in Western Australia, the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope…

Saturn Photographed Behind The Moon

The featured image in this post is a shot of the planet Saturn peeking behind the moon. Amazing, isn’t it? The following information is from Peta Pixel. Based in Timaru, New Zealand, astrophotographer and astronomer Paul Stewart captured this shot back in 2014 and created a composite of three photos. After capturing this image, Stewart…

ETRSS 1

Greetings All, For the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about Africans going to space. Random, I know. But with the increasing discussions on advanced technology and my interest in the advancement of African people, it was only a matter of time before astronomy became a factor. This led me to some very…

The Last Solar Eclipse of the Decade

Yesterday, December 26, 2919, was the last solar eclipse of the decade. I found out from Dr. Mumbi Seraki and figured I’d do some more research. The following information comes from Space.com. Known as an annular solar eclipse, this eclipse began in Saudi Arabia. The moon passed in front of the sun, not completely covering…

China Has a New Spacecraft!

If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I have an interest in the sciences in China. I came across a new discovery and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of Space.com. China is developing a spacecraft that will allow astronauts to travel to the moon and…

SpaceX Has A Successful Launch

Greetings Everyone, I came across some news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of The New York Times. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket had a successful liftoff this Saturday. The American SpaceCraft, known as the Crew Dragon, launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Flight Center. This demo is the…

Blue Origin’s BE-4

Greetings Folks, Do you remember the 2013 film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster? The premise centered around a falling Earth, where the rich are separated from the poor by way of a space station floating along the Earth’s orbit. The station, called Elysium, has the latest technology, medical advances, and sustainable resources. But…