NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar probe has more problems than we thought

Artist’s rendering of CAPSTONE.Image: Nasa Controllers with the CAPSTONE mission are attempt to regain control of the Probe bound to the Moon, which is currently collapsing, is experiencing temperature issues and is unable to use its solar panels to fully recharge its batteries. In a update released on Monday, Advanced Space described it as a … Read more

Voyager 1 and 2, Humanity’s Interstellar Envoys, Limitless at 45

Today is the 45th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 1, one of humanity’s iconic twin emissaries to the cosmos. (Its sibling, Voyager 2, launched a few weeks earlier.) Now, in the dark and far reaches of interstellar space — more than 10 billion miles from home, where our sun looks like any what another … Read more

NASA will retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission on Saturday

SLS on the Kennedy Space Center launch pad in Florida. Photo: NASA-J. Kowlsky The NASA mission management team has made the decision to retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission. Space Launch System on Saturday afternoonsaying a faulty sensor was to blame for the scrub this past Monday. The space agency’s 322-foot-tall (98-meter) Space … Read more