The Apollo Mission

The Apollo program marked humanity’s first journey beyond Earth orbit and into another world. NASA astronauts made historic steps onto the Moon’s surface and collected samples from its soil. NASA designed its rocket to use a special descent engine that could be throttled for optimal power usage; more power was reserved for final plunge and […]

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Spacecraft Cassini

Cassini was powered by three radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs). These generated heat, which converted into electrical energy for its instruments. Mission was the largest and most complex interplanetary spacecraft ever constructed, weighing more than 5.6 tonnes, standing 6.7 metres tall, and four metres across at its widest point. The Mission Long-range goal was to conduct

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