Astronomy News Today: Stay Updated with the Latest in Space on Aug 07, 2023
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Aug 07, 2023 - Are you a space enthusiast looking to stay updated with the latest news and developments in the field of astronomy and space exploration? Look no further! In this roundup-style article, we bring you the most recent and exciting news from across the globe.
SpaceX fires up giant new Starship booster: SpaceX has fired up its huge new Starship Super Heavy booster, marking an important milestone on the path to flight.
NASA unveils new website and streaming service: NASA has announced the launch of its new “NASA+” streaming service, which will offer free event content and videos when it launches later this year.
Sun blasts out highest-energy radiation ever recorded: Using a 24/7 observatory that can detect when charged particles interact with water, scientists have identified record-breaking rays coming from the Sun. This discovery raises new questions for solar physics.
Giant ‘bubbletrons’ shaped the forces of the universe: A new study suggests that giant ‘bubbletrons’ may have shaped the forces of the universe moments after the Big Bang. This theoretical concept could help us better understand the origins of our universe.
India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon rover enters lunar orbit: India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft has successfully entered lunar orbit and is on track for its scheduled landing on August 23. If successful, it would make India only the fourth country to achieve a controlled landing on the moon.
Watch SpaceX launch 22 Starlink satellites tonight: SpaceX will launch 22 more of its Starlink internet satellites tonight (Aug. 6), and you can watch the action live.
Curious Kids: What comes after space?: To find out what is beyond space, a good place to start would be to figure out where space – our universe – ends. The problem is we don’t know where space ends, or even if it ends at all1.
Watch Rocket Lab launch Earth-observing radar satellite early Aug. 6: Rocket Lab plans to launch an Earth-observing radar satellite for the company Capella Space in the coming days, and you can watch the action live1.
This Week In Space podcast: Episode 73 — Psyche Mission with Lindy Elkins-Tanton: On Episode 73 of This Week In Space, Rod Pyle and Daniel Suarez welcome Lindy Elkins-Tanton, head of NASA’s Psyche mission that will visit a metal asteroid1.
Chandrayaan-3 is healthy: ISRO chief confirms that Chandrayaan-3 is functioning as expected and is on track for its scheduled landing on August 23, 2023.