NASA's Orion spacecraft splashed down safely on Sunday, successfully completing the space agency's Artemis I mission around the moon. In other moon news, a private Japanese company launched a lunar lander that will deliver a rover and a robot to the moon.
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Two large, powerful volcanoes have recently erupted, releasing rivers of lava and clouds of toxic gas. On Sunday, Indonesia's Mount Semeru erupted, forcing thousands from their homes. Last week, Hawaii's Mauna Loa erupted. Both eruptions are still active.
Today NewsForKids.net takes a look at several recent stories of space exploration. India has launched its first private rocket into space. Uganda and Zimbabwe both recently sent their first satellites into space. And NASA's Orion mission has reached the moon, and gone past it.
New Roundup: Missile Hits Poland, Tigray Aid, & Space Record
In today's news roundup, a missile hits Poland as Ukraine struggles to defend itself against Russia, aid begins to reach Tigray after the fighting stops in Ethiopia, and a special US Space Force plane ends a two-and-a-half year flight.
Yesterday, NASA's massive SLS rocket blasted off, sending the spacecraft Orion on its way to the moon. It's the first flight of NASA's Artemis project, which will later send astronauts to the moon. The current flight is testing the safety of several systems.
Leaders of US, Australia Meet With China’s Xi Jinping
US President Joe Biden and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese have both met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. These were the first in-person meetings the leaders have held in a long time, and represent an effort to improve relations between the countries.
People across the US voted yesterday in local, state, and national elections. These "midterm" elections were seen by many as a test of how well Americans think President Joe Biden is doing. The results are much closer than many people expected.
News Roundup: Scary Prices, Python Hunting, & Madrid Sheep
In today's news roundup, candy prices take a scary rise before Halloween, a teenager wins Florida's python-hunting contest, and over a thousand sheep cross through downtown Madrid.
News Roundup: Nobel Prizes, Baseball Record, & 433 Winners
In today's news roundup, the winners of several Nobel Prizes are announced, Aaron Judge sets a record with his 62nd home run of the season, and a lottery in the Philippines has a surprising 433 winners.
10-Year-Old Drummer Earns Certificate from Berklee
Seba Stephens is only 10 years old, but he's a very talented musician. He plays drums, bass, guitar, and piano. Recently, he earned a professional certificate in music through a program at the famous Berklee College of Music.
News Roundup: Hurricane Ian, Pipeline Blasts, & a Marathon Record
In today's news roundup, Hurricane Ian brings flooding and power losses to Cuba and Florida, huge leaks in natural gas pipelines between Russia and Europe seem to have been caused on purpose, and Eliud Kipchoge breaks his marathon record by 30 seconds.