NASA will try to redirect an asteroid’s orbit with a kamikaze ship

Published on: 23/09/2022 – 09:40Changed: 23/09/2022 – 09:44 NASA will attempt to do what science fiction has long imagined: redirect an asteroid’s orbit for the first time by crashing a ship onto its surface. A test of “planetary defense” that would allow humanity to be better protected against a possible future threat. The test is … Read more

NASA will try to redirect an asteroid’s orbit with a kamikaze ship

Published on: 23/09/2022 – 09:40Changed: 23/09/2022 – 09:44 NASA will attempt to do what science fiction has long imagined: redirect an asteroid’s orbit for the first time by crashing a ship onto its surface. A test of “planetary defense” that would allow humanity to be better protected against a possible future threat. The test is … Read more

the Americans’ return to the Moon, a breath of “optimism about the future”

Roger Launius was 15 on the night of July 21, 1969, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon. In the memory of this former chief historian of NASA, as in millions of other Americans, the memory is indelible. “It was unreal, these images of men floating like ghosts on the Moon. I remember feeling … Read more