Japan will join the NASA for building a new space station on the Moons orbit. This new space station known as deep space gateway would support missions to send humans to Mars and other inhabitable planets.
Researchers have found that the dark colored streaks on the Mars surface are no sand grains flowing through the downhill. The finding has a negative impact on the future Mars missions which were based on the prospect of liquid water on the red planet.
SpaceX rocket engine exploded during its qualification test in its facility in Texas. The company had been developing and testing the different engines for its first spacecraft which was planned to be launched in 2018. The aerospace company also has a dream mission for manned Martian mission by 2024.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan has completed 4 years of its voyage. The orbiter has survived 5 times more time than calculated. Indian Space Research Organization is working on the Mangalyaan 2 which is to be launched after 2020.
A NASA research on identical twins has found that human genes would undergo changes during space travels. Another research on plants would help to identify the changes that happen to them in the space. The research could help in future Mars settlement.
Elon Musk and amp;#39;s SpaceX just successfully completed their 14th Falcon 9 rocket launch, and the company has plans for another launch later this week. SpaceX and amp;#39;s ability to operate missions in quick succession will help to continue to lower costs and boost accessibility to space.