The New Frontiers program of NASA has held a lottery that would determine how the agency would focus on future exploration missions. Drones have been sent out to an asteroid that has already been fully uncovered.
These missions fall under three groups: inexpensive missions, such as the Discovery endeavors worth $600- to $700-million; the Flagship missions that cost $2 billion and are launched every decade; and the New Frontiers that work as the middle ground.
NASA then accepts mission proposals made up of five themes: sample return of comet surface, lunar pole sample return, ocean worlds such as …

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Most of Earth’s early life forms were around 3.95 billion years of age when asteroids and comets crashed on the planet every now and then. Scientists from Japan have gone to Canada, particularly in northern Labrador, where they found a stretch of remote land that contained samples of old rocks that existed billions of years back. In spite of some doubts regarding the dates, there were interesting finds that proved that there was life in a period of time when the Earth would not have been inhabitable.
The first eon of Earth’s history, the Hadean Eon, was a hostile period because of the extreme …

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There is evidence that water exists in the moon. The 1990s brought to light the existence of water in regions coated with frost, though this was met with a lot of skepticism. Later on, India had sent the Chandrayaan-1 probe to better analyze the contents of the region in question. There, they discovered water trapped in craters in the lunar poles, which are like the Earth’s poles in a way. These regions had 30% water ice trapped within their craters.
There is a lot of excitement over the discovery as lunar ice, which some are calling it no. The discovery stated that the lunar ice can be used for fuel …

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The United Kingdom is preparing a recollection of sorts of the history of the Moon campaigns, starting with the Apollo 11 landing in 1969. This 50th-anniversary event gathers submissions for the historic campaign that is supported by multiple groups with the same cause, which are led by the UK Space Agency and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). This will be shown to the public on July 20, 2019 to mark 50 years of the historic landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon.
There is also a cultural exploration over how these landings have affected people throughout generations, ranging…

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Milan is the chosen venue for a conference organized by Earth Observation where over 4,500 delegates and the UK Space Agency will attend.
The Living Planet Symposium is a tri-annual event, focusing on the Earth Observation’s contribution to developing and crafting knowledge for society to understand and new opportunities for all sectors to be involved in future discoveries. This is organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) and, with each conference, a specific country’s agency would provide support. This year, it is Italy’s turn. The UK Space Agency had its handle of the event in 2013 in …

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