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Asteroid as big as a blue whale rushes past Earth

NASA says a potentially dangerous asteroid will pass by Earth on August 12 at more than 33,000 km/h. Asteroid named 2015 FF has an estimated diameter of 13 - 28 m, equivalent to the length of the body of an adult blue whale (Balaenoptera...

American company chooses a partner to replace Russian rocket engine

The US aerospace and defense technology corporation is working with Firefly Aerospace to develop a new engine for the Antares space rocket. In a press release on August 8, the two companies said they are working together to upgrade the first stage of Northrop...

The solar wind suddenly hit the Earth

The solar wind with a speed of 2.16 million km/h crashed into the Earth's magnetic field on August 7, completely beyond the predictions of experts. The solar wind occurs when a stream of plasma and high-energy particles and plasma is no longer trapped by...

China tests maglev train hanging upside down

The Xingguo, China's first upside-down maglev train, ran a test run of 800 meters in Xingguo county, Ganzhou, Jiangxi province on August 9. Replacing the rubber wheel, the magnets keep the train suspended between the track and the electromagnetic guide system ensures zero friction...

The most painful insect stings on the planet

The most painful insect stings on the planet

Simulating the process of NASA building a lunar space station

Simulating the process of NASA building a lunar space station