Hubble finds water vapor on Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede, a possible spot for extraterrestrial life  

Hubble finds water vapor on Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede, the biggest moon in the Solar System and a possible spot for extraterrestrial life NASA has confirmed that water vapor is on Jupiter’s icy moon, Ganymede Researchers analyzed data taken by the Hubble Space Telescope 20 years apartExperts believe Ganymede’s temperature near its equator ‘becomes sufficiently warm … Read more

SpaceX awarded a $178M contract for NASA’s mission to Jupiter’s moon

Elon Musk‘s aerospace firm SpaceX has been awarded a $178 million (£129 million) contract for NASA‘s first mission to Europa, Jupiter’s fourth largest moon.  SpaceX will provide ‘launch services’ for the Europa Clipper mission, which is due to blast off in October 2024 to study Europa through a series of fly-bys, NASA said.  The spacecraft will … Read more

NASA is using AI to take better pictures of the sun as space telescopes can be damaged staring at it

NASA is using artificial intelligence to take better pictures of the sun as space telescopes can be damaged by staring at the massive star NASA is using artificial intelligence to get a better view of the sun It’s using machine learning on the Solar Dynamics Observatory and its Atmospheric Imagery Assembly imaging instrument It lets NASA snap … Read more

NASA shows moon over the Arctic during last month’s solar eclipse that looks like a smudge 

NASA shares image of the moon’s shadow over the Arctic during last month’s solar eclipse that looks like a smudge NASA shared an of the moon’s shadow hovering over the Arctic during last month’s solar eclipse  The image was taken June 10 by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera This instrument is on NOAA’s Deep Space Climate … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance rover is hunting for signs of life on Mars – and NASA will share initial results

NASA‘s Perseverance rover has officially started its search for ancient life on Mars and the US space agency will share the initial findings on Wednesday. According to a NASA statement, the $2.7 billion rover is using its seven-foot mechanical arm to analyze Martian rocks with X-rays and ultraviolet light. This allows the rover to ‘zoom … Read more