Space Science

All the stargazers, if you’re in London, don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend!

Who doesn’t like gazing at the stars blankly? And if meteor shower twinkles in the sky, then it’s heaven for most of us, stargazers. It’s very rare to witness a meteor shower but this time, you might grab one if you’re in UK. The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to look at the shooting stars in the sky. ..

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International Space Station set to get first Supercomputer launched by SpaceX

Supercomputers on a mission soon at International Space Station. The International Space Station is expected to get its first supercomputer next week. The supercomputer is being sent by SpaceX through SpaceX Dragon spacecraft...

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Story of a man who put India on the space exploration map

ISRO is not only a space science center in India but also our national pride. But do we remember the founder of ISRO? Vikram Sarabhai, the father of space science in India. Today 12th August is the 98th birth anniversary of the great scientist. Guided by C.V. Ramon and mentor of Abdul Kalam- he carried the legacy of scientific research in India from one generation to another...

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Cassini will begin final five orbits before plunging into Saturn

Over the past few months, Cassini took the closest pictures of Saturn's rings we've ever seen that it was pretty easy to forget that the probe was nearing its end. It actually dove in and out of the rings to prepare for its poetic death, and now it's down to its last orbits around the planet. On August 14th, 12:22 AM Eastern, Cassini will begin its final five passes over Saturn, going as close as 1,010 to 1,060 miles above the planet's clouds to observe its auroras and finer features not visible from ..

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While Total Solar Eclipse on its way NASA says Planet Nibiru poses no threat to our Earth

While the total solar eclipse is about to hit our planet Earth, some of the theorists claimed that after the eclipse Planet Nibiru which is having a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbit about 20 times further from the sun than Neptune, taking a whopping 10,000 and 20,000 Earth years to make one full orbit around the sun; This Nibiru planet will collide with our Earth and –Doooooooom!..

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Indians! Get ready to watch the ‘Lunar Eclipse’ on 7th Aug

While lunar eclipse is around the corner, everyone seems quite excited and confused! Indians, you all will be able to see upcoming lunar eclipse on the intervening night of August 7 and 8. It will be visible all over Asia, Europe and Africa...

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Soon ‘Tricolor’ set to get unfurled on Moon as India will launch twin Moon missions in 2018

India is set to hoist its ‘tricolor’ on Moon… Yes, you read it right. India will launch twin Moon missions from its own soil in early 2018. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission and another mission by Team Indus, a group of space enthusiasts who want to unfurl the Tricolour on the moon's surface as part of a global lunar competition...

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Coming Solar Eclipse will bewitch all! Airbnb and National Geographic to host viewing experience

On coming August 21, America will witness the magical ‘Solar Eclipse’ after 38 years. To make the experience even more memorable, Airbnb and National Geographic are teaming up to create a solar eclipse viewing experience that involves sleeping under the stars in a geodesic dome and a flight aboard a private jet that moves directly into the moon’s shadow...

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India’s space technology to boom higher in collaboration with FICCI soon!

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) look forward to join hands with ISRO. FICCI is an association of business organizations in India. FICCI’s President Pankaj Patel met MoS of Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh to discuss the possibilities of industrial collaboration in space projects. The FICCI President briefed Dr Jitendra Singh about his meeting with ISRO Chairman Shri Shri A S Kiran Kumar and said that the entire Indian industry is elated at the successful ..

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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Grab your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! ‘Eclipse Safari’ app lets you know everything about eclipses

Gearing up for ‘Eclipse Safari’, the countdown to the total solar eclipse on August 21 has begun, and viewers can prepare with Eclipse Safari, a new mobile app that provides sky-watchers with an interactive eclipse map, letting users know exactly when the eclipse will start in their location, how long it will last and when it will end. ..

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Brace yourself to experience virtual adventure of the 'Pluto tour', Right Now!

To mark, two years anniversary of its Pluto Mission, NASA has released a flyover video. NASA is giving us a new view of the distant dwarf planet. Through this video, we can actually fly over the Pluto! Go have your ‘Pluto’ tour, now...

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Even ‘Space’ has its own playlists! NASA records mesmerizing sounds around Earth

How mesmerising it is to hear 'sounds' of our space! Earlier NASA recorded the sound waves from ‘Sun’ and coincidently those sound waves matched with the frequencies of our ‘Aum’ which we chant in our daily lives. Again NASA has revealed unreal sounds from the space environment around Earth...

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Saraswati: Filled with 20 Mn Bn Suns, Indian Astronomers discover Supercluster of galaxies

Wow! A team of Indian astronomers have identified an extremely large super cluster of galaxies and have named it Saraswati. The supercluster of 43 galaxies is located in the direction of constellation Pisces and is one of the largest known structures in the universe which may contain the mass equivalent to over 20 million billion suns...

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Solar flares, Auroras or Apocalypse Coming Soon? NASA tracks Sunspot larger than the size of Earth

While Earth is boiling over the pan of ‘Global Warming’, another heater is set to hit our Mother Earth it seems… with the new Sunspot which was tracked rotating towards Earth. NASA has tracked the sunspot called Active Region 12665 between July 5 and 11. ..

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NASA’s tweet on Full Moon adds up to the Guru Purnima’s celebrations

While India is celebrating Guru Purnima with all its faith and devotion, Look there is someone else also who added the cherry on the cake on this auspicious festival. None other than NASA tweeted about the full moon- giving different names to the Moon like Hay Moon, Mead Moon, Ripe Corn Moon, Buck Moon, Thunder Moon...

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Try, try till you succeed: After failing two times, SpaceX successfully launched Intelsat35e satellite

After two launch failures, SpaceX successfully launched a broadband communications satellite for Intelsat on Wednesday finally. The satellite Intelsat 35e lifted off from Cape Canaveral by Falcon 9 rocket. ..

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Bihar CM advises to stop Child Marriages for prevention of stunted child growth

Child Marriage is an evil social disease in India. Though the minimum legal age of marriage is 18, a huge number of girls undergo this evil practice. Child marriage violates a girl’s right to health, education, and choice. In the states such as Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan – the scenario is worse than the rest of India. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has criticized this bad social habit in his state. He has pointed out the practice as the main obstacle to Child’s growth...

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ISRO’s Cartosat-2 Series satellite captures the images of Doha, Egypt, UP from space

On 23 June, ISRO successfully launched the PSLV-C38 mission with 31 satellites on board. The main payload was the Cartosat-2 series satellite, another “eye in the sky” for India. The images captured by the satellite will be used for defense purposes, including monitoring troop movements and finding out the locations of bunkers. ..

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ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite launched successfully from spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana

Today early morning, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO successfully launched India’s communication satellite GSAT-17 from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. Communication satellite GSAT-17 was successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace...

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Countdown kicks off as ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite on its way to get launched tomorrow

Constant advancements in Space Science technology, in this Indian Space Research Organization ISRO have always set a benchmark. After launching 30 Nano-satellites, ISRO is again ready to launch its GSAT-17 communication satellite from French Guiana tomorrow...

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Nation lauds 18 yr Indian who designed ‘World’s Smallest Satellite’ –KalamSat launched by NASA

Remember an 18 year old boy, Rifath Sharook, belonging to Chennai who designed the world’s smallest satellite? Tamil Nadu Assembly complimented team of these young scientists after NASA launched their satellite which was world’s smallest satellite...

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India’s another historic moment: ISRO launched Cartosat-2 and 30 Nano satellites successfully

Earth observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 Nano satellites successfully launched by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO. Eyes were on this launch since its countdown kicked off from Thursday. No wonder this launch was successful as ISRO had carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud...

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Tick Tock! Countdown begins as ISRO will launch Earth observation Cartosat-2 & 30 Nano satellites

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO - has already carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud. Wait, India is going to cheer again with a pride as ISRO is set to launch the Earth observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 Nano satellites on Friday morning 9.29 a.m. As countdown has started today morning we wish you good luck, ISRO!..

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India’s first kiss to ‘Red Planet’- ‘Mangalyaan’ completes 1000 days in Martian orbit

What a remarkable examples have been set by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO! Ranging from the successful models like ‘Aryabhatta’, ‘Mangalayaan’, Launching 104 satellites at one go’, till launching heaviest satellite etc. The list goes on and ISRO never fails to make India proud...

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Do you know? Not only heaviest but Jupiter is also the oldest planet in our solar system

Have you ever wondered about the oldest planet in our solar system is? Jupiter is the answer. Yes, Jupiter is not only the largest but also the oldest planet. In a research, scientists found that the gas giant formed within four million years after the formation of the Sun...

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ISRO all set to test fire eco-friendly, kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021

After giving successful launches back to back, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO set to launch an eco-friendly, kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021. Recently ISRO had launched the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk-III (GSLV Mk-III)- the heaviest rocket successfully...

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Hope to bloom the Space Missions! Congratulations to new astronauts recruited to NASA family

Who doesn’t want to work with NASA? After receiving record-breaking numbers of applications to join NASA, NASA has chosen 12 women and men out of 18,300 applications, as the NASA’s new astronaut candidates. Since 2000 NASA has selected largest astronaut class this year. With the addition of these 12 members of the 2017 astronaut candidate class, NASA now has selected 350 astronauts since the original Mercury 7 in 1959...

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Hottest ball of fire is? No, Not Sun! Scientist found the hottest planet in our Universe-‘Ketl-9b’

The hottest summers were recorded this year… of course due to global warming and stuff, but ever thought ‘How hot our Sun will be’? No one ever imagined because the thought itself horrifies us. Hold on, Scientists have discovered the hottest planet in this entire universe till now, hottest than our Sun- “Kelt 9b”. ..

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Nation proudly lauds as ISRO successfully launched India’s heaviest satellite- GSLV-Mark III

After ISRO’s prodigious launch of 104 satellites, on Monday ISRO did it again by successfully launching India’s heaviest satellite- GSLV-Mark III that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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ISRO launches its first heaviest satellite GSLV Mk III with indigenously developed cryogenic engine

After the historic launch of South Asia Satellite, Indian Space Research Organisation today launched the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III along with communication satellite GSAT-19. The rocket was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota...

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Excitement levels on high as ISRO set to launch India’s heaviest satellite GSLV Mark- III today

We are ready, we are with you- the nation waits for its next historic launch where ISRO is set to launch its most powerful rocket ‘GSLV Mark-III’ that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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India ready to cheer again as ISRO set to launch most powerful GSLV-Mark III rocket on 5th June

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO - has already carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud. Wait, India is going to cheer again with a pride as ISRO is set to launch its most powerful rocket ‘GSLV Mark-III’ that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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Was that a Dream? NASA today created the -Umbrella of colorful clouds filled with stars

People living in North Carolina to New York waked up to see the beautiful blend of colors in their skies today morning as NASA tested its new deployment system on a sounding rocket. The Wallops Flight Facility originally planned to launch a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket early Wednesday but weather pushed the launch window to today between 4:26 to 4:41 a.m...

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YES! We are going to ‘touch the sun’ first time ever; NASA will launch Parker Solar Probe by 2018

Born in 1927, Eugene Parker is a gigantic name in the field of astrophysics. The American astrophysicist for the first time predicted the Parker spiral shape of the solar magnitude field in the outer solar system. Parker has written several books and now, NASA has renamed its Solar Probe after him which will touch the Sun’s surface for the first time...

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ISRO’s new rocket capable of manned missions, this June 1ST Indian to go into the space will be ‘Woman’

As space giants like NASA, SpaceX are already into the missions sending humans to Moon, Mars; Now Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is all set to launch a new rocket capable of carrying two times more weight into space than its predecessors which in future could be used for India’s first human space mission. ..

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Earth to get most expensive watchdog Satellite #NISAR soon built by Space giants NASA and ISRO

Both giants NASA and ISRO set to build world’s most expensive satellite NISAR- which will monitor our Earth. NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – is estimated to cost the two countries over 1.5 billion dollars and could possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite which is scheduled to be launched by 2021...

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India-Bangladesh to peacefully work together on outer space; Cabinet approves MoU

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. This MoU shall enable the areas of cooperation such as, space science, technology and applications including remote sensing of the earth; satellite communication and satellite based navigation; Space science and planetary exploration; use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system; and application ..

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NASA salutes the ‘Jewel of India’ Dr. Abdul Kalam! New microbe found on ISS named after him

The one who defined ‘perfection’, ‘excellency’, ‘genuineness’ with his efforts was one and only – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Not only India is proud of but he is ‘Jewel’ of the whole world. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who was also the 11th President of India and who worked as an aerospace engineer at NASA was honored by NASA. Salute!..

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#SpeedyInternet: ISRO to launch 3 communication satellites in 18 months

With the aim to boost internet speed across the nation, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch three communication satellites which are GSAT-19, GSAT-11, and GSAT-20. These satellites are expected to launch in next 18 months...

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Do you know? 18 year old Indian designed ‘World’s Smallest Satellite’ will be launched by NASA

Meanwhile scientists are busy studying about sending humans to Mars, an 18 year old boy, Rifath Sharook, belonging to Chennai have designed the world’s smallest satellite. This small satellite will be launched by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on June 21...

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NASA to build ‘Deep Space Gateway’ around the Moon to accomplish its dream of ‘Humans on Mars’

Mars have always been the planet of human interests. Many number of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Earlier the scientists were eager and doubtful about sending humans to Mars but after President Donald Trump signed the accord with NASA with an expectation to send humans on red planet by 2033. NASA has a new plan for sending astronauts into orbit around the Moon...

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NASA’s NuSTAR Telescope notices two Black Holes completely hidden in merging galaxies

A black hole is a place in space which possesses such enormous gravitational force that even light cannot escape. Black holes have a bad reputation for swallowing everything in their environments. And in reality, stars, gas and dust can orbit around black holes for long periods of time, until a major disruption pushes the material in...

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Unmanned US military X-37B space plane lands after 2 years, completes secret mission

The United States unmanned military space plane named as ‘X-37B space plane’ which was launched by an Atlas in May 2015 landed at the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday. Notably, the X-37B space plane completed its 718-day secret mission successfully...

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Successful launch of South Asian Satellite is a historic moment : Prime Minister Modi

After the successful take-off of much awaited South Asia Satellite, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, the satellite will greatly enhance the process of development in the South Asian region...

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#SouthAsianSatellite lifts off with hopes of gracious co-living for SAARC nations

The most awaited moment comes near as Indian Space Research Organization ISRO launched ‘South Asia Satellite’ from Satish Dhawan Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The South Asia Satellite is a ‘priceless gift’ from India to her neighbours which aims to boost its “neighbourhood first policy” by gifting a satellite to them...

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Countdown begins! India set to offer ‘priceless gift’ for its neighbours by launching #SouthAsiaSatellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of ‘Sabke Saath, Sabka Vikas’ is set to get boost in South Asia region. India's ISRO is all set to launch the “South Asia” satellite, today from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The South Asia Satellite, is built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), aims to boost its “neighbourhood first policy” by carving unique place for itself in space diplomacy by gifting a satellite to its neighbours...

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China, Europe planning to build first 'Moon Village'

China and Europe are collaborating to build the first 'Moon Village', which will serve as a launching pad for deep space missions and for mining and tourism. The plan was revealed by the secretary of China's space agency. European Space Agency (ESA) spokesperson said that space exploration has changed drastically since the sixties and international cooperation is needed to explore space for peaceful purposes...

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ISRO to achieve another milestone; ready to launch GSAT-9 communication satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have achieved several milestones within few years such as the launch of 104 satellites in one go, Remote Sensing Satellite PSLV-C36/ResourcesAT-2A, remote sensing satellite RESOURCESAT-2A, Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III etc. Now, after the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has established, ISRO is set to launch India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on Friday this week, i.e on 5 May 2017...

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NASA spacecraft dives between Saturn and its rings

The spacecraft is in the process of beaming back science and engineering data collected during its passage, via NASA’s Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex in California’s Mojave Desert..

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Unstoppable Peggy Whitson made US Space History again by spending longest time in space

“Live your life and forget your age” again proved by one and only Astronaut Peggy Whitson who added another feather to her record breaking history with the most cumulative time in space. A 57-year old Peggy Whitson performed her 8th spacewalk last month thereby setting a record for highest spacewalks by a woman after Sunita Williams...

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Happy Birthday to an Earth’s eye - The Hubble Space Telescope that gave us shining images of galaxies

The Hubble Space Telescope turned 27 on Thursday, marking another milestone for earth’s eye on space that has brought immense amounts of new knowledge down to the home planet during its lifetime. It’s the great silverback of astronomy, grizzled from wear and tear and yet still powerful and utterly dominant in its field...

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After 400 years, Asteroid 2014 JO25 passed nearby Earth

Having no chance of impact, an asteroid more than a quarter mile (400 meters) wide passed by Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km). The asteroid, estimated to be between one-quarter and three-quarters of a mile (600-1,400 meters) wide and twice as reflective as the Moon...

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Keep your eyes on the stars this weekend to enjoy ‘Lyrid Meteor Shower’

Ever wondered about falling stars? Twirling planets? Twinkling stars? Sounds like a fairytale! Isn’t it? This weekend, April 22 people are going to get this fairytale view of falling meteors. The ‘Lyrid Meteor Shower’ is a phenomenon where number of meteors fall for few hours during dawn...

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For the 1st time in world, Malaysia will track airplanes through satellite

In the year 2014 Malaysia Airlines had lost a jetliner MH370 which was disappeared from radar somewhere above the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board. The airlines on Wednesday announced that it is the first to sign up to a new service that will track its airplanes anywhere in the world using orbiting satellites...

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Did you know? The history of India’s space journey kicked off 42 years back with ‘Aryabhatta’

After Indian Space Research Organization ISRO achieved a milestone by launching 104 rockets in a one go, India carved history in the world of space science. ISRO has always been successful in its mission which states ‘harness space technology for national development.’ But hold on, Right on this day 42 years back, India launched its first ever satellite ‘Aryabhata’...

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How I wonder what you are? Drowned in the shining nights, Look there ‘India’ seems so Bright

Twinkle twinkle Little Star, How I wonder what you are? Drowned in the shining nights, Look there India seems so Bright. Yes, NASA released the fresh image of our Earth at night which is termed as ‘Night Lights’. NASA scientists have released the new global map of Earth at night since 2012...

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After 400 years, Asteroid 2014 JO25 will pass Earth on April 19

An asteroid named 2014 JO25 will pass Earth in a safe distance of 1.8 million kms on April 19. The asteroid was discovered in May 2014 by astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona. The size of the asteroid is relatively larger but there’s no possibility of it to collide with our planet. Though, it will be the closest approach of any asteroid of this size to pass Earth after 400 years...

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Humans may travel to Moon through elevator from Earth if a dream of Indian Sai Kiran comes true

Ever thought of traveling to Moon? What are the possibilities …maybe you will have to travel by aircraft! Hold on, someone is thinking about placing elevators for humans to travel from Earth to Moon. A Chennai-based Sai Kiran, 18-year-old boy who was awarded with NASA ‘Moon’ prize for this idea of proposing an elevator from Earth to the Moon...

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Curious about how stars twinkle? Now unveil space treasure with NASA’s online library

Who doesn’t like to see those massive planets, the secret behind the stars up there? Not only the budding astronauts but every one of us will get to see the ‘living website’ which has a database with more than 140,000 files from over 60 collections. A database which has collection of audio, video, and images of space exploration will be at your fingertips...

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SpaceX creates history by launching Falcon 9 rocket into space for second time

After more than two years of landing its rockets after launch, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX has finally sent one of its used ‘Falcon 9’ back into space...

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Age is just the number for Peggy Whitson; the eldest woman to carry spacewalk

Age is just the number, someone well said as an NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson proved it right by becoming oldest woman to spacewalk. After Sunita Williams, a 57-year old Peggy Whitson breaks the record to become the next woman to carry an experienced spacewalk...

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ISRO, NASA comes together to monitor environmental changes

ISRO is swinging on the success ride so high that it doesn’t seem to stop anytime soon. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and ISRO have come together to work on the development of Dual Frequency (L & S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR)...

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NASA observed ‘Naked Sun’ for the last 15 days which was the longest span after 2010

Our massive star- Sun has been spotted ‘spotless’ for last 15 days as this is the rare phenomena. NASA has provide the images of our spotless Sun. The Sun is having its spotless day which is termed as ‘solar minimum’. This phenomena means that we are about to have a slightly colder Earth in coming days...

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Quench your fantasy today as NASA will give you the live coverage of spacewalk

Ever dreamt about how scientists live inside the spacecraft, how they eat, walk, sleep? National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA scientists are today going to bring you the live coverage of spacewalk of scientists outside the International Space Station...

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Trump signed NASA funding bill and mars exploration which aims to send humans into space

On Tuesday President Donald Trump signed a law authorizing funding for NASA and manned missions to deep space, including to Mars, would be the US space agency’s main goal. It directs NASA to manage human space flight programs to help humans explore Mars and other destinations...

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Want to know when did the massive black hole gobbled up its last meal?

An Assam scientist named Rongmon Bordoloi, has lead breakthrough research in United States where his study predicted about the ‘black hole’s last big meal’. Bordoloi’s research predicted that super massive black hole consumed its last big meal six million years ago...

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ISRO to launch GSLV Mark-III in two months

India’s premier space agency, ISRO is going to launch GSLV Mark-III, the country’s most powerful launch vehicle, in another two months, senior space scientist and ex-programme director of ISRO professor T.G.K. Murthy said on Friday...

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule loaded with cargo returns back to Earth splashes in Pacific

A month ago the SpaceX Dragon Capsule which was launched in the International Space Station returned back to the Earth on Sunday loaded with full of space station science samples. The SpaceX Dragon Capsule was parachuted into the Pacific Ocean safely which carried 5400 pounds of cargo and samples from important experiments carried out by the scientists...

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Congratulations India! ISRO bags “Innovative Organisation of the Year” Award

After its remarkable launch of 104 satellites at one go ISRO has set high standards at global level. Congratulations to ISRO for receiving “Innovative organisation of the year”. ISRO has been moving towards a more innovative and explorative space future...

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SpaceX launched EchoStar XXIII satellite to provide telecommunication services to Brazil for 15 years

Today SpaceX successfully launched a communication satellite EchoStar XXIII into the space from spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. This commercial communication satellite will provide telecommunication services to Brazil with an estimated service life of 15 years...

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NASA releases a target pixel video of TRAPPIST-1 system

On 23rd February NASA surprised the whole world by announcing that the astronomers have discovered another solar system which is 40 light years away consisting of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star called TRAPPIST-1. NASA has released the video of the TRAPPIST-1...

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Peek-A-Boo! NASA spotted the lost ‘Chandrayaan-1’ after 7 years

Ever wondered what happens after the satellites die? The closer satellites will fall out of orbit and burn up in the atmosphere. The satellites are also sent farther which becomes difficult to trace afterwards. Likewise, NASA just got a peek-a-boo moment when it spotted Chandrayan-1 which was dead since 7 years. India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft has been found orbiting the moon...

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EU launches 5th satellite of Copernicus observation program to provide speedy images earth

The European Union on Tuesday successfully launched the fifth satellite of the Copernicus observation program to provide speedy images of land, oceans and waterways. However, this satellite will cut the time of imaging the earth by half. The program is aimed at improving the life of EU communities by providing near-real-time global environment data...

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Colonization of Mars soon if NASA’s launching a giant magnetic field becomes a success

Mars has become a beacon of interest for astronomers, scientists and everyone of us. NASA scientists have proposed a bold plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back and make the red planet habitable for future generations of human colonists...

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NASA to create small eco-system on ISS to grow food during deep-space exploration missions

NASA is planning to create a small eco-system on the International Space Station (ISS) and for that is sending a new, almost self-sufficient plant growth system to the ISS. This system will help astronauts to grow their own food during deep-space exploration missions...

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MAVEN changes its course to avoid collision with Martian moon Phobos

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) Mars orbiter was forced to take action this week in order to avoid the collision with Martian moon Phobos. On February 28, the space agency ordered the unmanned spacecraft to fire its main engine, which boosted its velocity by 0.4 m/s (1.31 ft/s) to prevent a potential collision with Phobos...

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Atlas V successfully launched spy satellite NROL-79

A new American spy satelliteNROL-79 was launched today from California which lifted off at 9:49 am in the morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The rocket launch was conducted by United Launch Alliance along with Lockheed Martin and Boeing and the Air Force’s 30th Space Wing...

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Fly me to the moon…moment as Space X set to fly two people around the Moon

Every one of us dreams about landing traveling to the Moon, don’t we? While here two people on Monday already have paid money to be sent around the Moon. As it is said, once you start dreaming about your goals, you are half there! Soon the dream to travel around the Moon is on the way to become a reality...

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Peeps! Catch the glimpse of annual eclipse #RingofFire this Sunday

Your Sunday is going to get more interesting, the sun and the moon are going to offer you a small piece of entertainment. Yes, it is going to be visible in certain areas around the globe. Sunday morning catch ‘Ring of Fire’ when the moon will get in between the Sun and the Earth. Let’s all wait for this year’s first solar eclipse...

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Wow! NASA discovered seven Earth sized planets that could possibly harbor life

On Wednesday NASA surprised the whole world with live announcement about new space discovery which said that the astronomers have discovered another solar system which is 40 light years away consisting of seven Earth sized planets orbiting a star called TRAPPIST-1. The findings were announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington...

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ESA detects ‘Pulsar’ star which emits same amount of energy in 1 second released by Sun in 3.5 years

The European Space Agency’s XMM Newton Satellite has detected – Pulsar the brightest and farthest star. Pulsars are whirling; x-ray emitting, magnetized neutron star which is 50 million light years away. Pulsar is 1,000 times brighter than previously thought and is in the spiral galaxy NGC 5907 also known as the Knife Edge Galaxy or Splinter Galaxy...

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ISRO’s Cartosat-2 Series satellite captures the first images of Mumbai and Italy from space

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO launched its PSLV C37 rocket carrying 104 satellites in one go on Wednesday. The PSLV-C37 was carrying the Catosat-2 series satellite after launch began providing regular remote sensing services using its Panchromatic and Multi-Spectral cameras...

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ISRO’s prodigious launch of 104 Satellites placing in Earth orbit in one go

ISRO’s prodigious launch of 104 Satellites placing in Earth orbit in one go ..

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ISRO’s prodigious launch excites European Space Agency to work with ISRO for future missions

After Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO’s prodigious launch of 104 satellites, European Space Agency is set to collaborate with it for future missions. ISRO’s 104 satellite launch at one go was hailed up globally as one of the remarkable space missions...

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SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s moon pad from where Neil Armstrong flew to the moon

On Sunday SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Centre’s Launch Complex 39A. The rocket was carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station. This was the first SpaceX mission to take off from the moons hot pad 39 where most of the Apollo missions began. Astronauts like Neil Armstrong flew to the moon from this spot nearly a half-century ago...

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NASA finds first clear detection of organic molecules on dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn mission has found evidence for organic material on Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Scientists using the spacecraft's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) detected the material in and around a northern-hemisphere crater called Ernutet. Organic molecules are interesting to scientists because they are necessary, though not sufficient, components of life on Earth...

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ISRO successfully tests indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III at its Liquid Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. The C25 stage is the most powerful upper stage developed by ISRO and uses Liquid Oxygen and Liquid Hydrogen propellant combination. The development of C25 cryogenic stage will provide ISRO capability to launch four-ton class satellites four-tonynchronous Transfer ..

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Feed your curiosity! ISRO gives you the video of launching 104 satellites in Earth’s orbit

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO on Thursday made every Indian proud. As ISRO set a milestone by launching 104 satellites in one go along with foreign satellites. This was first of its kind in the field of space as none of the space agencies across the globe has achieved this record...

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RSS congratulates ISRO scientists for 104-satellite launch

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has congratulated the scientists at the Indian Space Research Oganisation (ISRO) for accomplishing what it described as a ‘Great Mission’ of positioning 104 satellites into their orbits in one go...

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UAE unveils to build first mini-city on Mars by 2117

The United Arab Emirates at the conclusion of the World Government Summit on Tuesday announced a 'Mars 2117' project that would help to transfer humanity to the red planet and build a plan on establishing the first mini-city on Mars. Notably, Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, unveiled the "Mars 2117 Project" which aims at its final stage to establish the first ..

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Victory! ISRO carves history by successfully launching of 104 satellites in one go

Today Indian Space Research Organization ISRO launched its PSLV C37 rocket carrying 104 satellites in one go along with 101 foreign satellites. ISRO hereby has carved this launch in the history of space as none of the space agencies across the globe has achieved this record. The launch took place from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh...

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Astronomers to give you the massive dataset of ‘Exoplanets’

Were you curious about to know more about the exoplanets? If yes then this comes as a bonus for everyone of you where a team of scientists from MIT, Carnegie Mellon and other universities have released a huge dataset of nearby stars. A team of astronomers have made a massive dataset of observations available to the people...

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Curiosity levels up as ISRO set to launch 104 satellites in one go to create a history

All eyes are set on the launch of Indian Space Research Organization ISRO’s 104 satellites in one go which is going to take place on Wednesday i.e tomorrow. The day which will carve itself in the history of space science which will witness the launching of 104 satellites in one go along with 101 foreign satellites into its orbit on its PSLV-C37 rocket...

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Indian origin astronaut Dr Shawna Pandya to fly in space after Kalpana and Sunita

When we give examples of inspirations to the world, Kalpana Chawala and Sunita Williams are the names which are the pride of India. Hold on Dr.Shawna Pandya is the sensational women who will join the list of inspiring women to fly to space from India. Walking similarly on the footsteps of the dedication and perseverance Dr.Shawna Pandya made it to the top two astronauts to fly to space...

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ISRO set to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2’ by first quarter of 2018

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working towards the launch of Chandrayaan-2 during the first quarter of 2018. ISRO has started a series of ground tests for testing the performance of sensors and actuators for soft landing of the Lander on the lunar surface, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Jitendra Singh said in Rajya Sabha today...

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Team Indus started ‘Moonshot Wheels’ to aspire their dream of ‘Har Indian Ka Moonshot”

On Tuesday India’s privately owned space firm Team Indus initiated a bus named ‘Moonshot Wheels’ which aims to educate rural children about its space missions and its lunar landing program. ‘Moonshot Wheels’ which aims to inspire the next generation about India’s first private mission...

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ISRO will set a milestone by launching 104 satellites in one go on 15th February

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is set to create history by launching 104 satellites in one go on February 15. This will be a record setter as none of the space agencies across the globe has achieved but ISRO will launch 104 satellites including 101 foreign satellites into its orbit on its PSLV-C37 rocket...

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ISRO stepping up to launch satellites using Indian launch vehicles in coming two years

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO has always placed India on the global level. Development beyond Earth too matters as soon the technology is going to turn over the present developing phase. ISRO has always stood beyond the lines of possibilities to prove itself. To boost up the capacity of launch, ISRO is under the process of exploring the possibility of involving Indian industry in vital role in production of integrated systems...

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ISRO successfully test fired cryogenic engine for GSLV-Mark III rocket

India’s foremost space agency Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO successfully test-fired it’s most powerful cryogenic engine. In order to give a boost to indigenous cryogenic technology, ISRO took its third step towards its landmark ‘GSLV MK III’ rocket...

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Super Bowl Live event brings you the thrilling ride to Mars, Are you ready?

Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right? Brace yourselves, because NASA is all set to give you the experience of visiting the Mars and exploring the space. In the nine day festival of Super Bowl Live at Johnson Space Centre, NASA will showcase their space exploration and their research...

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Martians: Six people, for eight months will live life of Mars, on Earth

Mars have always been the planet of human interests. Many number of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Scientists are keen to explore whether the existence of humans on Mars is possible or not? Are there any chances for life to survive?..

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Voila! ISRO set to launch 103 satellites at one go to boost the rocket’s capability and utility

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO has brought many feathers into its wings and made country proud globally. When it comes to space research ISRO has always set success goals for other countries. Likewise ISRO is about to make a record by launching 103 satellites at one go by end of February or by early March...

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