Space Science

NASA said goodbye to Opportunity rover after the last attempt to call

After 8 months of silence from Opportunity from Mars, NASA said goodbye to the Mars rover that was supposed to last just 90 days on the Red Planet but stuck it out for 15 years in its place...

Read More

Communicating through satellite: ISRO shares glimpse of Kumbh mela gearing up launch its 40th satellite on Feb 6

One of the biggest human religious gathering festivals Kumbh Mela is going on with a grand celebration and enthusiasm with a combination of spirituality. We have seen many pictures of Kumbh Mela but these pictures are bit special as they have been clicked from the Space by India's high resolution earth imaging satellite CartoSat-2...

Read More

Mars is more porous than we thought!

With unusual ways and equipment, NASA’s scientists have found a breakthrough study that, Mars is more porous and less compacted. This study is based on NASA’s Curiosity Rover latest observations...

Read More

NASA’s SOFIA lifted the veil on star formation

The stellar wind from a newborn star in the Orion Nebula is preventing more new stars from forming nearby, according to new observations using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)...

Read More

Ticktock starts for #PSLVC44 to create a historical moment pushing Military satellite into orbit

Another achievement by ISRO is waiting for creating the history. The countdown for the 46th flight of ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV C 44 began at the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This countdown started at 7:37 pm on Wednesday...

Read More

Long-standing mystery finally solved, scientists know what time it is on Saturn

The long-standing Mystery of solar system science, the time of Saturn was solved by new data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft...

Read More

Saturn’s trademark rings could be younger than dinosaurs

The rings of Saturn’s maybe iconic, but there was a time when the majestic gas giant existed without its distinctive halo...

Read More

Kalamsat and Microsat-R set to hit the skies: First launch of the year by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation has geared up to launch the Kalamsat payload and Microsat-R satellite. This will be the first launch of year 2019 from ISRO...

Read More

2021 to be a busy year for ISRO; aims to send human astronauts to space

2021 will be a busy year for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as it has set itself the target to send astronauts to space. The Gaganyaan project by the space agency will make India the fourth nation to independently send humans into space announced ISRO chief Dr K Sivan...

Read More

Creation of ‘Space Fuel’ in the lab: Miracle by IIT-M scientists

The Space Fuel is seen as a next-generation sustainable source of energy. IIT-Madras scientists created ‘Space Fuel’ in Laboratory with simulating interstellar conditions.This method will use in future for conversion atmospheric CO2 in next-generation energy source on earth...

Read More

Want to travel far away? Check out NASA’s discoveries of worlds beyond the Solar System

Going beyond Earth? No. It is still too close. NASA is working on exploring worlds that are beyond the solar system. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found three confirmed exoplanets, or worlds beyond our solar system, in its first three months of observations...

Read More

NASA’s new record: spacecraft orbited around the smallest space object

On December, 31, NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex, spacecraft entered into orbit around Bennu, and made Bennu, the smallest object ever to be orbited by a spacecraft...

Read More

Ultima Thule: Farthest World ever going captured by NASA’s Horizon spacecraft

NASA’s new Horizon spacecraft is on track to perform the furthest flyby in history when it goes past a Kuiper Belt object, named as “Ultima Thule”, more than four billion miles from Earth at 12:33 am EST on January,1...

Read More

Another thumbs up for ISRO: Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite to be launched onboard PSLV in 2020

After the recent successful launch of a Colombian satellite by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) along with other countries onboard PSLV-C43, another South American country Brazil is getting ready for launching its satellite in 2020...

Read More

Check out NASA’s big plan for this New Year’s Eve

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is checked to be healthy and on final approach to explore Ultima Thule in the Kuiper Belt. On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, New Horizons will swoop three times closer to “Ultima” than it flew past Pluto! With the epic upcoming exploration of Ultima Thule and that New Horizons, NASA is all prepared to make history at the holidays...

Read More

Satellite AKARI traces water in 17 asteroids

Japanese scientists have detected evidence of water in 17 asteroids for the first time using data from the infrared satellite AKARI. This discovery will contribute to our understanding of the distribution of water in our solar system, the evolution of asteroids, and the origin of water on Earth...

Read More

Prelims before Final exam: EU self driving rovers tested on Sahara desert for future Mars Mission

A pioneering robotics technology, financed entirely by the European Commission and enabling autonomous long-distance space rover missions began field-tests on the Moroccan northern tip of the Sahara desert. Robots invaded the Sahara Desert for Europe’s largest rover field test, taking place in a Mars-like part of Morocco. For two weeks three rovers and more than 40 engineers tested automated navigation systems at up to five different sites...

Read More

Coming closer to the Sun: NASA's Parker Solar Probe Basks in the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe came within 15 million miles of the Sun’s surface, traveling at the record-breaking speed of 213,200 miles per hour, completing its first solar encounter phase and rewarding scientists with the first picture ever taken from within our star’s atmosphere. Heliophysicists (Scientists who study the Sun!) have been waiting more than 60 years for a mission like this to be possible...

Read More

Accomplishing success in space! ISRO all set to launch GSAT-7A communication satellite on Dec 19

The Indian Space Research Organization has performed exceptionally well in the year 2018 with accomplishing major success. In a record with seventh mission in 2018, the ISRO is all set to launch its operational communication satellite GSAT-7A using GSLV-F11 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on December 19...

Read More

MarsInSight lander breathes Martian air with open arms: Now can start making detailed 3D map of its workspace

New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. With a reach of nearly 6 feet (2 meters), the arm will be used to pick up science instruments from the lander's deck, gently setting them on the Martian surface at Elysium Planitia, the lava plain where InSight touched down on Nov. 26...

Read More

Countdown begins for launch of India’s heaviest satellite: GSAT-11

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch GSAT-11 — India’s heaviest and most powerful communication satellite yet — on an Ariane-5 rocket 5 December at 2 am IST from French New Guinea...

Read More

Picturesque as it looks! ISRO's HySIS satellite shares first image covering parts of Lakhpat area in Gujarat

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the first-day image from the Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite HYSIS. The first-day image was acquired at NRSC Hyderabad on December 2, covering parts of Lakhpat in Gujarat. The sample color composite image represents VNIR spectral bands...

Read More

After a two-year journey, a NASA spacecraft arrives at its target asteroid

For the past two years, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has sailed across the solar system by the light of the stars. Like ancient mariners and the Apollo astronauts, it needed the constancy of the constellations to navigate the dark unknown...

Read More

ISRO makes Indians proud by launching 30 satellites of 8 nations successfully

ISRO successfully launched Earth observation satellite. 30 satellites of 8 nations have launched successfully. The goal of #HysIS is to study Earth's surface in visible, near infrared and shortwave infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum. ..

Read More

NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface

Mars has received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth...

Read More

ISRO to launch PSLV-C43 carrying her modern earth observation satellite HysIS

The space agency ISRO will launch its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C43, carrying her modern earth observation satellite HysIS, on Thursday. It will also carry 30 other co-passenger satellites of customers from eight countries...

Read More

ISRO to launch modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard rocket GSLV-Mark-Three ON Nov 14

The Indian Space Research Organization ISRO will launch the modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard the rocket GSLV-Mark-Three on November 14...

Read More

Scientists found a galaxy with almost no dark matter. Here’s what that means.

Roughly 65 million light-years away from Earth is a galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 (DF2 for short). But DF2 may as well be called F-U, because that’s what it’s saying to scientists who thought they understood galaxies, dark matter, and really anything about our universe...

Read More

NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope retires after running out of fuel

NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope has retired after running out of fuel needed for further science operations. The US space agency said this brings an end to a prolific nine-and-a-half year mission in which it discovered over 2,600 intriguing exoplanets, some of which may harbour life...

Read More

Magical beauty of space covered under pallete of black and white

Sometimes nature shows us something that we have even never imagined. In these brighty cities we don’t admire much the world beyond the earth but whenever we are in villages, we feel that lets have a look at the sky in the night time and just keep on looking at the stars, moon etc. usually the colors we see are white and black but the sky has number of colors hidden under its curtain. This can be seen by this image...

Read More

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit today for a joint mission to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun...

Read More

Superflares from young stars may imperil planets: NASA

Scientists have found that violent flares from the host star may make planets orbiting it uninhabitable by affecting their atmospheres. NASA said, its Hubble telescope is observing such stars through a large programme called HAZMAT, or Habitable Zones and M dwarf Activity across Time...

Read More

NASA Solar Probe gets closer to the Sun; successfully completes first Venus flyby

On Wednesday, Parker Solar Probe successfully completed its flyby of Venus at a distance of about 1,500 miles during the first Venus gravity assist of the mission. These gravity assists will help the spacecraft tighten its orbit closer and closer to the Sun over the course of the mission...

Read More

Mangalyaan completes four years around Mars, sends rare photos of planet

Launched in 2013, Mangalyaan is India’s first mission to the outer space has successfully completed four years around Mars and now to celebrate its fourth birthday, the satellite has sent some never-before seen stellar images of Mars...

Read More

This picture by NASA refreshes your memories locked in mind somewhere

In this busy, noisy, polluted world, we are getting far from the nature’s love which it wants to give us but this picture refreshes the memories one has some or the other time has experienced somewhere on his/her society’s terrace or in Verandah of village home etc. as if we are on the laps on Mother Nature...

Read More

ISRO to set up an Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response

Home Ministry and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have signed a MoU for setting up of a state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) in Home Ministry. In a release, the Ministry said on Thursday, ISRO will render its technical expertise for setting up of proposed ICR-ER whereas the project will be executed under the overall supervision of MHA...

Read More

NASA's Parker Solar Probe clicks first images

Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four instrument suites, says NASA...

Read More

Russia offers to join hands in training Indian astronauts for future space missions

Russia has offered to train Indian astronauts for its future space missions. The Russian state space corporation, Roscosmos, during a meeting with Indian delegation on Friday, made a proposal for the participation of Russian specialists in the selection and training of Indian astronauts for a spaceflight, a source in the rocket and space industry told Sputnik. India had earlier announced plans to send a national crew into orbit in 2022...

Read More

ISRO successfully launches PSLV C 42 with two British earth observation satellites

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV C 42 with two British earth observation satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 in precision at 10.08 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota...

Read More

NASA is making an AI-based GPS for space

Today, all you have to do to find your way around a new city is fire up Google Maps, Waze, or one of the many other GPS-based navigation apps available. Follow the steps, and, bam, you get where you need to go...

Read More

ISRO all set to launch its PSLV rocket on September 15

After a gap of five months, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will resume its launch operations on September 16 by putting two international satellites into space on a PSLV rocket...

Read More

ISRO to set up its ground base in North Pole

Our Space Organization known as ISRO has recently announced about its manned spacecraft in Space named Gaganyaan. Along with this ISRO has also decided to set up its ground base at our globe's one of the ends that is the North Pole...

Read More

India to join hands with France for its Gaganyaan Programme

‘India and France will join hands for India’s Gaganyaan programme for manned space flight before 2022’ this was announced during the 6th edition of the biennial Bengaluru Space Expo inaugurated by ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan in Bengaluru today...

Read More

NASA to dig the Red Planet’s interior & learn about its volcanoes

The Red Planet has some of the tallest mountains in the solar system. They include Olympus Mons, a volcano nearly three times the height of Everest. It borders a region called the Tharsis plateau, where three equally awe-inspiring volcanoes dominate the landscape...

Read More

United Arab Emirates to send first astronauts into space

The United Arab Emirates has selected its first two astronauts to go on a mission to the International Space Station. Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum named the new astronauts as Hazza al-Mansouri, 34, and 37-year-old Sultan al-Neyadi. Writing on Twitter, he said the duo "raise the bar of ambitions for future Emirati generations"...

Read More

ISRO to outsource production of Polar and Small Launch Vehicles to private Industries

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will outsource the production of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and Small Satellite Launch Vehicles to private Industries. The Indian Space agency Chairman K Sivan informed media persons in Bengaluru on Wednesday that private industries will play a major role in capacity building...

Read More

India to unfurl tricolor in space by 2022; details of Gaganyaan project announced

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) unveiled India's Gaganyaan programme for manned space flight before 2022 as announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Independence Day...

Read More

Like what you do… and then you will do your best…

Katherine Johnson..

Read More

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx begins asteroid operations campaign

After an almost two-year journey, NASA’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), caught its first glimpse of asteroid Bennu last week and began the final approach toward its target. Kicking off the mission’s asteroid operations campaign on Aug. 17, the spacecraft’s PolyCam camera obtained the image from a distance of 1.4 million miles (2.2 million km). ..

Read More

Limits of ‘Possible’ can only be defined by going beyond them into ‘Impossible’…

DR VR Lalithambika..

Read More

Chandrayaan-I fetches water ice on surface of Moon; NASA applauds

Chandrayaan-I has got a victory while exploring Moon as it has found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon's Polar Regions. According to the study published in the journal PNAS, the ice deposits are patchily distributed and could possibly be ancient...

Read More

ISRO moves ahead for a new world record; to launch 50 satellites in next three year

With an aim to meet the growing demand for space applications in India, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a total of 50 satellites including a second outing to the Moon and two test flights of a new rocket-small satellite launch vehicle (SSLV)...

Read More

New milestone coming soon! ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and a rover to the moon on Jan 3 next year

India is all set to welcome next year in a unique way with launching its second lunar mission "Chandrayaan-2" and achieve a new milestone in the world of space science. Notably, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its second lunar mission "Chandrayaan-2" on January 3 next year to land on the moon with a lander and rover. ISRO Chairman K. Sivan while talking to media on Sunday said that the space agency is aiming to launch the mission on January 3 next year but the window to land ..

Read More

Don’t get bogged down by notion of limits…. There aren’t any

Sunita Williams..

Read More

NASA’s historic ‘Parker Solar Probe’ to study our ‘Sun’; countdown to launch on August 12

People around the world look up and see our Sun every day. But through a space telescope, it looks nothing like it does from down on the ground. The surface dances with arches of solar material that reach up into the solar atmosphere – an environment of charged particles and magnetic fields, unlike anything we experience on Earth...

Read More

Astronaut Sunita Williams in 'Get Set Go' mode for NASA’s first commercial flight

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, starting next year...

Read More

Get outside TONIGHT to see Mars as it approaches Earth closer than it has been in 15 years!

Skygazers! Good news for you our solar system’s red planet, Mars will make the closest approach to Earth in the last fifteen years, today. One can catch Mars in the night sky when the two planets will be just 57.6 million kilometers apart...

Read More

Beauty in disguise! Have a glimpse of what the cameras have captured #BloodMoon2018

Midnight of July 27 and 28 witnessed the longest ever lunar eclipse of the century which converted Earth’s bright shiny satellite into big red ball popularly known as blood moon which was visible in most of the parts of the world. In India, it started at 11.54 pm of July 27 which lasted till 3.39 am today. These many hours were of excitement for the skygazers as they experienced something very special. Many people were seen with the camera to capture of the lunar eclipse. Have a look at these beautiful ..

Read More

Be ready with your binoculars, telescopes to witness the beauty of tonight’s lunar eclipse

Skygazer! Be ready with your binoculars and telescopes to catch the beauty of tonight’s Lunar Eclipse. Over the night of July 27 and early hours of 28, you will witness a blood moon, estimated to be the longest of its kind in a hundred years. During this event, the Earth will cast its shadow on the Moon that will radiate a scarlet red colour. The longest lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in two parts; first being a total lunar eclipse, followed by a partial eclipse...

Read More

Red Planet shows its new feature: Presence of liquid water lake in such a cold condition, know how!

Red Planet, Mars is slowly giving us signals of being not only our neighbor planet but can be a neighbor with living creatures too as a massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water - and maybe even life - exists there...

Read More

Skygazers! Good news for you: Mars to meet Earth closely the next week

Skygazers! Good news for you our solar system’s red planet, Mars will make the closest approach to Earth in the last fifteen years, next week. One can catch Mars in the night sky when the two planets will be just 57.6 million kilometers apart on 31st July...

Read More

NASA launches online toolkit to promote commercial use of satellite data

NASA has launched an online toolkit to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts...

Read More

Moon to have new guest next year and that is Israel!

Only three nations have ever landed on the Moon — the U.S., China, and Russia. But a fourth is just about ready to join the list that is Israel...

Read More

International Balloon Challenge knocks the door of Rajasthan; young space lovers to get a chance to enter their dream world

The Rajasthan government is all set to organize an International Balloon Challenge on July 25-26 this year in collaboration with Space Kidz India. Notably, the aim of International Balloon Challenge is to provide a chance for all young space lovers to enter their dream world...

Read More

ISRO tests crew escape system for human spaceflight

India took another step forward with its human spaceflight program, as ISRO tested the crew escape system for its crew capsule in an emergency pad abort situation. The test lasted about 220 seconds, during a two-hour window that opened at 06:00 local time (00:30 UTC)...

Read More

Asteroid hunter Hayabusa2 reaches to asteroid Ryugu; watches it from a distance of around 40km

From now on, Hayabusa2 will stay near Ryugu, observe the asteroid, release the lander and rovers, touch down and perform the impact experiment. Since these mission operations differ considerably from the activities prior to arrival, we created a new mission logo for Hayabusa2, tells JAXA...

Read More

Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost

Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost..

Read More

Scientists found a galaxy with almost no dark matter; here’s what that means

Roughly 65 million light-years away from Earth is a galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 (DF2 for short). But DF2 may as well be called F-U because that’s what it’s saying to scientists who thought they understood galaxies, dark matter, and really anything about our universe...

Read More

NASA accepts one of the biggest engineering challenges; will send helicopter to fly in unusual atmosphere of Mars

Now NASA is heading towards sending a helicopter which can fly in thin martian air and take it a step ahead in Mar’s exploration, findings and research. It will deliver a groundbreaking technology demonstration: the first helicopter to ever fly on a planetary body other than Earth. This Mars Helicopter will demonstrate the first controlled, powered, sustained flight on another world. It could also pave the way for future missions that guide rovers and gather science data and images at locations previously ..

Read More

Astronomers discovered three planets in an entirely new way

We have lots of ways to detect planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. Some planets are close enough that we can see them just by looking at the night sky, while others are only detectable using powerful telescopes. Some we can’t see at all — we only know they exist through to indirect evidence. We may see dips in the brightness of a distant star that could indicate the passing of an orbiting planet or changes in a star’s color that could hint at the gravitational pull of one...

Read More

Longest ever Spacewalker ‘Spacegem Peggy Whitson’ retires from NASA

NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired on Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest spaceflight...

Read More

Will NASA’s opportunity survive a massive dust storm after 15 years Mars‘Vaas’?

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity is facing hindrance in its work because of a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun. For now, Mars’ oldest working rover is stuck in the middle of the raging storm, in round-the-clock darkness...

Read More

Indian Scientists discovers big brother of Earth: K2-236 planet 27 times bigger than ours

Our Indian Scientists took the space science a step ahead by finding out a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size exoplanet, which is about 27 times the mass of Earth and six times the radius of Earth. The planet revolves around a Sun-like star, some 600 light years away from Earth. The team of scientists belongs to the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad...

Read More

NASA puts two steps forward in search for life on Mars: Swelling, shrinking methane on Martian land raises hopes of life on red planet

Since many time NASA is in the search mode of life on the Red Planet (Mars). Till now it has not been possible that it could find any Aliens but yes NASA was successful to put two steps forward in its mission to find life as it has detected organic molecules at the harsh surface of Mars! And what’s important about this is it now has a lot more certainty that there are organic molecules preserved at the surface of Mars. It didn’t know that before...

Read More

NASA’s imaginative mission: To study Venus from a Floating Research Colony

Venus is not a hospitable place for humans. The planet is covered in thick, billowing sulfuric acid clouds, underneath which temperatures reach nearly a thousand degrees Fahrenheit. If you were unfortunate enough to stand on Venus’ volcano-spotted surface, you would feel 100 times more pressure than you would be standing on the surface of our own planet, in large part due to its atmosphere...

Read More

NASA believes in ‘Share and Evolve’: Makes all the research articles absolutely free and accessible for everyone

Now get all the research related articles belonging to NASA for free, free, free! There's something very special about all the awesome research funded by NASA - it's accessible, for free, to everyone...

Read More

Leveling up the mission of launching rockets, ISRO on hunt for industries’ participation

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO seeks to push up the mission of launching 12 to 18 rockets every year as it is hunting for the participation of industries in the endeavour and wanted them to launch rockets by 2020, a top official in Mahendragiri-Headquartered ISRO Propulsion Complex, said on Wednesday...

Read More

Embarking the mission to explore the far dark side of moon, China successfully launches its relay satellite

Aiming to achieve a far reaching idea of exploring various depths of space, China has successfully launched a relay satellite designed to establish a communication link between the Earth and a lunar probe planned to land on the far side of the Moon. The satellite was launched on early Monday morning. ..

Read More

ISRO develops Desi Atomic Clock: Says goodbye importing from Europe

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has prepared an Atomic Clock which will be used in Navigation Satellites (GPRS). With this help, we can get accurate location of any GPS based item. Significantly, before this, ISRO had to purchase an atomic clock from European Aerospace Manufacturer Astrium for its navigation satellite, but this indigenous Atomic clock is currently in the test period...

Read More

NASA all decked up for InSight Mars Lander Launch; Watch this space for live coverage

While Californians are in deep sleep, NASA is all decked up for launching InSight spacecraft to Mars. Heading to the early morning launch, this happens to be the first mission to explore Mars' deep interior. All the best!..

Read More

There are chances of life on Pluto!

Pluto, known as a dwarf planet and farthest planet from our Earth might have life on that says some of the scientists of Washington University...

Read More

Fascinate yourself with these Earthily moments! A visual voyage to sink in our mesmerizing planet #Earth

Earth Day – the day to cherish our origin right? We belong to our Earth and Earth belongs to us. We humans always tend to ignore the beauty of our Mother Earth. Beautiful greens and blues we have been seeing in photographs – our Earth is more than that!..

Read More

And the search begins! NASA successfully blasts off ‘alien-planet hunter’- TESS into high orbit

And the search begins! On Wednesday, NASA with the back of SpaceX has successfully blasted off its TESS Spacecraft- A new exo-planet hunting telescope into high Earth orbit. SpaceX launched the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS – with the launch on the Falcon 9 rocket...

Read More

ISRO successfully carries out final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I

The Indian Space Research Organization successfully carried out its fourth and final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I navigation satellite on Sunday. The IRNSS-1I is the eighth satellite in the constellation, with seven others already in space, which is part of the navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) system — originally called Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System or IRNSS. This system will provide Indian land-based users indigenous positioning and navigation services...

Read More

ISRO marks another achievement, successfully puts IRNSS-1l navigation satellite into orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1I (IRNSS-1I) from Sriharikota during the early hours on Thursday...

Read More

Countdown ticks as ISRO set to launch IRNSS-1I satellite tomorrow

Following the failure of the GSAT-6A which had lost contact with the ground, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a positive launch of the PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I. The launch is expected to be held on Thursday morning, at 04:04 AM...

Read More

Meet TESS: NASA’s new hunter to probe alien life, new worlds existing in our massive universe

Do aliens exist out there in our solar system? We have always been curious about who else exist in universe besides us! Now scientists are hoping to find out if it lies on our cosmic doorstep. NASA is set to launch TESS – the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – which will orbit high above the Earth searching for potentially habitable planets beyond the solar system. TESS is going on a hunt for alien planets...

Read More

Want to see your names flashing on Sun? NASA is preping to send spacecraft to our Hot Star

Want to send your names to our hottest star, The Sun? Then buy a hot ticket and you will be the lucky one to see your names flashing near the Sun...

Read More

Escape the Earth soon: Dreams of spending nights amidst galaxy to come true!

Who all wish to spend their nights being a part of our galaxy? Wish to see our Earth from up there? Those auroras? Sunlight? Soon you’re set to spend your vacations up in space! Yes!..

Read More

From Mumbai’s slum to ISRO: Pursuing her dreams, Divyashree Shinde joins the league of space research

When we give examples of inspirations to the world, Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams who are the names which are the pride of India. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams were the first two Indian origin women to fly to space. Here is one more rising inspiration- Divyashree Shinde from Borivali’s slum area secured herself to become a part of Indian Space Research Organization. Congratulations!..

Read More

The show is not over yet Astrophilians! Curiosity rises as 3 more satellites likely to crash on earth this week

The world experienced China's spacecraft Tiangong-1, which had lost control re-entered earth's atmosphere only to burn up over the South Pacific. So if you think we are done with it, hold on there. It’s hardly the last spacecraft that will have a dive to earth. In fact, by the end of the week, three more are expected to re-enter the atmosphere...

Read More

Don’t lose your hopes! ISRO chief confirms chances of retrieving the lost contact of ambitious GSAT-6A

Right after the news of the aspiring GSAT-6A losing contact came into news; efforts have been underway to retrieve it back. Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman Dr K Sivan on Sunday confirmed that the space agency's communication link with the recently launched Gsat-6A got retorted but said the space agency was trying to re-establish contact with the advanced communication satellite. ..

Read More

Chinese space station ‘Tiangong-1’ burns up over South Pacific; Want to have a look?

Chinese spacecraft Tiangong-1, which had lost control re-entered earth's atmosphere only to burn up over the South Pacific. The 34.1-foot space vehicle was built earlier by China in 2011 as a part of its space plans. However, no large pieces of the Tiangong-1 hit the earth...

Read More

Recently launched, ISRO loses communication with GSAT-6A

Creating history with the launch of GSAT-6A satellite via the GSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Indian Space Research Organisation has built up a lot of curiosity among the people. Unfortunately, things are not quite well as it assumed to be. ISRO confirmed it today afternoon that communication with GSAT-6A, the country's newest communication satellite, was lost after the second firing of the on-board engine, which was performed on Saturday...

Read More

NASA's next Mars lander ‘InSight’ on mission to understand our Earth

NASA's next Mars lander InSight, set to launch May 5 at earliest from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, will bring a trio of powerful instruments to measure the wobbles, quakes and heat that reveal what's going on deep inside the Red Planet — and perhaps offer insight into how Earth formed, as well...

Read More

Feed your curiosity about how ISRO launched GSAT-6A satellite with this Onboard Camera Video!

India’s Space Organization ISRO in its successful launch of GSAT-6A satellite raised a bar higher on Thursday. Everyone has curiosity to watch the how and what of when it comes to the launching of satellites! Here is the onboard camera video GSLV-F08 shared by Indian Space Research Organization. ..

Read More

ISRO shot high its GSAT-6A resonating communication satellite from Sriharikota

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has yet again created history by launching the GSAT-6A satellite via the GSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota...

Read More

The Launch of ISRO's - GSLV-F08 / GSAT-6A Satellite from SHAR, Sriharikota

The Launch of ISRO's - GSLV-F08 / GSAT-6A Satellite from SHAR, Sriharikota..

Read More

China's 7000-kg space station ‘Tiangong-1’ to crash into Earth this week

Breaking down into several big pieces, Chinese space station weighing over 7 tonnes will crash into our planet on or around April 1. Chinese authorities are monitoring its move, it could crash in a northern US state such as Michigan...

Read More

Countdown begins! ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A: High power S-band communication satellite

Countdown begins! Indian Space Research Organization ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A, a high power S-band communication satellite i.e. on March 29. The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. These are useful in satellite-based mobile communication applications...

Read More