The United Arab Emirates (UAE) just announced its next interplanetary mission that will send a spacecraft to orbit Venus. This announcement comes eight months after its achievement of sending the Hope probe to Mars.
JAXA astronomers discovered two red rocks in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter where they should not be. Both rocks are found to have a complex organic matter that might hint at the chaotic origins of the Solar System.
Releasing the sharpest set of images from within the asteroid belt to date, this week NASA researchers have filled the internet with their hopes for what may lie on the dwarf planet Ceres. Only a month before NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will enter orbit around the 590-mile-wide dwarf, found in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the space agency is hopeful that their mission will reveal a lot more about the small planet and the secrets its surface may hold.
Only a month before starting its orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres in our solar system's main asteroid belt, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed the sharpest images of the mysterious dwarf planet to date.