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Point Nemo – A spacecraft cemetery on earth

The furthest point from land, the most remote place on Earth, is called the “Oceanic pole of inaccessibility”, which has been nicknamed Point Nemo, after author Jules Verne’s famous seafaring anti-hero Captain Nemo. The name means “no-one” in Latin. The place is so rarely visited by people.

Japan plans to put a man on moon by 2030

Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country’s space agency.

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Last man to walk on moon dies

US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday at age 82, NASA and his family announced.

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First American to orbit Earth dies

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world’s oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95.

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NASA spacecraft to enter Jupiter

Juno, an unmanned National Aeronautics and Space Administration spacecraft, is barreling towards Jupiter on a $1.1-billion mission to circle the biggest planet in the solar system and shed new light on the origin of our planetary neighborhood.

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NASA presents new electric plane

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will test its new X-57 electric plane “Maxwell” that will be powered solely by batteries.

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