30-year-old Geotail mission to study the magnetosphere ends

On March 15, 2021, the 30-year-long Geotail mission came to an end. The mission, led by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), was launched in 1992 to study the magnetosphere, a region of space that surrounds the Earth and is filled with charged particles. The Geotail mission was a part of the International Solar-Terrestrial Physics … Read more

Juice spacecraft heading to spaceport for launch

SpaceX’s Juice spacecraft is set to make its first journey to space. The spacecraft is set to launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 19th, 2021. The Juice spacecraft is a joint project between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) to explore Jupiter’s moons. It is the first space mission to … Read more

How to watch the conjunction of Venus and Saturn online

As the planet Venus and Saturn come together in a rare celestial event on July 21st, 2020, many people are wondering how they can watch the conjunction of these two planets online. Fortunately, there are several ways to do so. The first option is to use a live streaming service such as Slooh. Slooh provides … Read more