Now, from a different launch pad on the Florida coast, SpaceX will attempt to use its Falcon 9 rocket to launch a Dragon spacecraft bound for the International Space Station with 2.5 metric tons of supplies. The slime, which was made famous on several Nickelodeon shows including " You Can't Do That on Television " and "Double Dare" is being sent into space for educational purposes.
Knowing the history of the area, Duran set out on a two-week dig accompanied by Michael Kjelland, an experienced excavator and professor at Mayville State University in North Dakota. Kjelland had already uncovered a triceratops skull at the site a year ago, and the duo were now back to see what else they could uncover. The skull was wrapped in a memory foam mattress before being transported to Kjelland's lab.
The announcement was made by Vice President Mike Pence at a ceremony to celebrate the Apollo 11 mission at Nasa's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Artemis 3 is going to take the very first female to the moon. In Germany, the Zeiss-Großplanetarium in Berlin honoured the anniversary with a moon festival at which the German astronaut Alexander Gerst gave a lecture on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi , in a series of tweets , called the launch a special moment that will be etched in the annals of India's glorious history. The mission has been scheduled for the beginning of a lunar day to allow the Pragyan (wisdom in Sanskrit) rover to get as much sunlight as possible.
Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. NASA has lined up a number of events to mark the historic achievement, that started on July 16 - the day the space mission with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins took off on the first journey to the Moon.
There will also be a partial lunar eclipse this week on Tuesday and Wednesday, though it will not be visible from North America. In the 1930s the Maine Farmer's Almanac first published Native American names for full moons. At that time, Earth blocks most of the sunlight that would usually hit the moon, so that much of the moon is in Earth's shadow. A partial lunar eclipse will take place on July 16, 2019, which is today.