Voyager One

Voyager 1, launched in September 1977, holds the distinction of being the furthest human-made object from Earth. It embarked on an incredible journey, venturing beyond the boundaries of our solar system and into interstellar space. Here’s the latest update on this iconic spacecraft Communication On 14th November 2023, Voyager 1 experienced anRead More →

Space smell

Space smells – fact or fiction? It’s true, space has a smell. Space is a vacuum, so no one can smell it directly. But astronauts can smell the things that have been in space, such as their suits or tools.  They report that space smells like hot metal, diesel fumes, barbecue, or burning hydrocarbons. TheseRead More →

Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke 1917 – 2008 Arthur C. Clarke, in full Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, (born 1917, Minehead, Somerset, England – died 2008 ). English writer, notable for both his science fiction and his nonfiction. His best known works are the script he wrote with American film director Stanley Kubrick for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and the novel of that film.Read More →

It’s taken nearly 20 years, but Sir Richard Branson has finally begun commercial space flights with his Virgin Galactic rocket ship, Unity On 29th. June 2023, Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic successfully launched its first commercial flight to the edge of space. The flight was carried out by the company’s SpaceShipRead More →