Jupiter’s Europa generates enough oxygen in 24 hours to keep a million humans breathing for a day

Europa, Jupiter’s icy moon, has long captivated scientists with its potential to harbor life beneath its frigid surface. Recent revelations from NASA’s Juno mission have added a new layer of intrigue, as researchers have recalculated the moon’s oxygen production rate. Published in Nature Astronomy, these findings challenge previous estimates. The scientists behind NASA’s Juno mission […]


Stunning NASA image shows twin volcanic eruptions on Io

Jupiter’s enigmatic moon, Io, has once again seized the attention of astronomers, courtesy of NASA’s Juno probe. The latest image, captured from approximately 2,400 miles (3,860 km) away, showcases the celestial spectacle of twin eruptions on Io’s surface. Renowned as the most volcanically active body in our Solar System, Io reveals faint yet distinctive gaseous […]


NASA and ESA will launch a gravitational wave observatory in space

Embarking on a cosmic endeavor to decipher the universe’s deepest secrets, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are gearing up for the groundbreaking Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission. The collaboration recently secured approval for constructing its flight hardware, marking a pivotal milestone in the quest to unveil the mysteries hidden within gravitational waves. […]


Curiosity rover captures first clear view of Martian sun rays

NASA’s Curiosity rover has been exploring the Red Planet for more than 10 years and still carries on with its mission. In fact, it has been watching Martian clouds at dusk to expand on its earlier study of night-shining (also known as noctilucent) clouds. So, on February 2nd, Curiosity recorded a remarkable sight, the first […]


NASA finds precious gemstones on Mars

The surface of Mars is thought to contain a stockpile of gemstones, according to scientists. The Red Planet’s Gale Crater is teeming with opals, according to a study by a group of researchers from Arizona State University and NASA that was published back in December in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. While jewelry from […]


NASA & DARPA will build a nuclear rocket for crewed missions to Mars

By 2027, NASA hopes to have created and tested a functional nuclear thermal rocket. The Administrator Bill Nelson said that the agency will partner with the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in order to “develop and demonstrate advanced nuclear thermal propulsion, a revolutionary technology that will allow the United States to expand the possibilities […]