Space

SpaceX next launch: PAZ satellite for HD photos of Earth

Vandenberg Air Force Base announced this week that they were prepared for the next SpaceX rocket launch. The next launch will take place at the Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex-4, Lompoc, CA, and it’ll take place on Saturday, February 17th, at 6:17 AM Pacific Time. Onboard this SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be …

ESO VLT works as giant telescope for the first time with ESPRESSO

The European Space Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has achieved a new milestone thanks to its ESPRESSO tool. With this, all four of VLT’s 8.2-meter Unit Telescopes are working together as a single giant telescope. This is a huge achievement for the VLT, which was first thought of back in the 1980s, basically transforming it …

Oumuamua interstellar object spent billions of years in chaos over violent past

The Oumuamua interstellar object has been tumbling through space for billions of years due to a violent past, according to researchers with Queen’s University Belfast. The object was first announced late last year; it has the distinction of being the first (known) interstellar object to visit our solar system, though it was shrouded in mystery. …