Juno makes delayed trajectory correcting burn

After delays to make checks on its propellant system, the NASA Juno spacecraft finally executed a delayed deep space manoeuvre at 1930 GMT on 14 September. The burn lasted approximately 30 minutes. The manoeuvre had been originally planned to take place...

Juno mission has manoeuvre delay

A second trajectory correction manoeuvre for NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter was delayed after a higher than expected readings in the spacecraft’s propellant system during the previous burn on 30 August.  The follow up burn on 4 September 2011 has...

Neil Armstrong has heart operation

The first man to set foot on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, 82, has had an emergency heart operation to clear out his arteries.  The former Apollo 11 astronaut is now recovering after the successful operation.  Armstrong’s former employer, NASA,...