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Icy Canada looks like marble as seen from space station!
Icy Canada looks like marble as seen from space station!

 Thomas Pesquet has shared a stunning view of icy Canada which looks like marble as seen from the International Space Station.

NASA shares stunning image of Creusa's rays on Saturn's moon 'Dione'
NASA shares stunning image of Creusa's rays on Saturn's moon 'Dione'

The US space agency, NASA has released a breathtaking view of rayed crater on Saturn's moon, Dione.

NASA is about to unveil new discoveries on exoplanets this week!
NASA is about to unveil new discoveries on exoplanets this week!

Prominent NASA scientists, astronomers and a professor of planetary science and physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will participate at the briefing.

India has the capabilities to develop a space station, says ISRO chief
India has the capabilities to develop a space station, says ISRO chief

Kumar said ISRO was also mulling tying up with the industry to enhance the country's satellite launching capability.

NASA says Juno spacecraft will remain in current orbit around Jupiter
NASA says Juno spacecraft will remain in current orbit around Jupiter

Juno is healthy, its science instruments are fully operational, and the data and images we have received are nothing short of amazing, says Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

ISRO's PSLV launch was not aimed to set any record
ISRO's PSLV launch was not aimed to set any record

Frankly ISRO does not claim it wanted to set any record," K. Sivan, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, which makes the PSLV and all other rockets for ISRO said.

Waste management in space a problem no more; NASA reveals winners of 'Poop Challenge'!
Waste management in space a problem no more; NASA reveals winners of 'Poop Challenge'!

As astronauts travel farther into the solar system, explorers may need to remain in their suits for several days.

ISRO's successful record launch sets new standard in space race, says Chinese media
ISRO's successful record launch sets new standard in space race, says Chinese media

China may fast-track the commercialisation of its rocket launches after India's success , Chinese-state run media quoted officials as saying in a report titled 'India's satellite launch ramps up space race'.

Facing frequent glitches in your gadgets? Scientists say outer space has something to do with it!
Facing frequent glitches in your gadgets? Scientists say outer space has something to do with it!

Millions of these particles strike your body each second. Despite their numbers, this subatomic torrent is imperceptible and has no known harmful effects on living organisms.

SpaceX blasts off Falcon 9 rocket from NASA launchpad
SpaceX blasts off Falcon 9 rocket from NASA launchpad

The white rocket soared into the cloudy, gray skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 9:38 am (1438 GMT).

'Superbug on ISS will help NASA understand its mutation'
'Superbug on ISS will help NASA understand its mutation'

 It can cause a variety of health problems, including sepsis, pneumonia and skin and bloodstream infections.

REVEALED: Earth's molten crystallized iron core doesn't melt because of this reason!
REVEALED: Earth's molten crystallized iron core doesn't melt because of this reason!

 Now, it seems that researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have found the answer.

Human laughter inspires first-ever major artwork created in space!
Human laughter inspires first-ever major artwork created in space!

The 'laugh star' is a 3D-printed representation of sound waves generated from human laughter and is a part of a project called #Laugh.

Killing time? ISRO, IAF may have to spend some money to receive precision timings!
Killing time? ISRO, IAF may have to spend some money to receive precision timings!

The high precision timing has impact on the lives of people as services by agencies like ISRO, banks, railways and telecom operators use NPL services.

India can meet its energy requirements from Moon by 2030, says ISRO
India can meet its energy requirements from Moon by 2030, says ISRO

A scientist associated with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said that India can meet all its energy requirements from the Moon by 2030.

Beautiful view of massive cloud formations over East Africa! ISS shares the image from space
Beautiful view of massive cloud formations over East Africa! ISS shares the image from space

Expedition 50 astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), has shared a spectacular view massive cloud formations over East Africa from the space station.

SpaceX's 10th resupply mission to space station delayed by 24 hours
SpaceX's 10th resupply mission to space station delayed by 24 hours

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its the highly-anticipated Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday for 24 hours due to some kind of technical issue.

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

The launch of the Dragon cargo ship is scheduled for 10:01 am (1501 GMT) from Cape Canaveral`s launchpad 39A, which was built and used for the US space agency`s pioneering missions to the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s.

ISS astronauts harvest its fifth crop 'Tokyo Bekana Chinese cabbage' on space station!
ISS astronauts harvest its fifth crop 'Tokyo Bekana Chinese cabbage' on space station!

Astronauts, who are currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), are harvesting their fifth on-orbit crop of first crop of Chinese cabbage on space station.

SpaceX to launch its 10th resupply mission to space station today
SpaceX to launch its 10th resupply mission to space station today

SpaceX will launch its 10th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

ISRO successfully conducts cryogenic engine-D stage test
ISRO successfully conducts cryogenic engine-D stage test

The Indian Space Research Organsisation (ISRO) on Friday successfully carried out its indigenously developed cryogenic engine-D stage test at its liquid propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in the district.

India has the perfect answer to NYT's controversial cartoon mocking ISRO!
India has the perfect answer to NYT's controversial cartoon mocking ISRO!

ISRO has created history and set a world record by successfully launching 104 satellites into space on one rocket in a single go.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds evidence of organic material on Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds evidence of organic material on Ceres

The organics discovery was made by the visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) onboard the Dawn spacecraft in and around a northern-hemisphere crater called Ernutet. 

Spectacular footage of ISRO's record PSLV launch and separation of satellites as seen by onboard camera – Watch
Spectacular footage of ISRO's record PSLV launch and separation of satellites as seen by onboard camera – Watch

ISRO's selfie video shows the separation of all satellites, including India's Cartosat-2 Series for earth observation, in space after being launched on PSLV-C36.

Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!
Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!

The essay was passed in the 1980s to a US museum, where it sat until its rediscovery last year.

Mars colonisation: UAE to build 'first city' on Red Planet by 2117
Mars colonisation: UAE to build 'first city' on Red Planet by 2117

UAE's 2117 Mars project, which will be in collaboration with specialised international organisations and scientific institutes, aims to explore how people can get to Mars and how to create food and energy on the Red Planet.

PSLV camera captures spectacular 'selfie' as ISRO's rocket took off
PSLV camera captures spectacular 'selfie' as ISRO's rocket took off

About 28 minutes into the flight, PSLV first injected Cartosat-2 series satellite into orbit, followed by the other 103 nano satellites, including 96 from the US, in a gap of about 30 minutes.

India's space success not extensive, but offered 'food for thought' for other countries: Chinese daily
India's space success not extensive, but offered 'food for thought' for other countries: Chinese daily

The China's official media also said that India's space programme offered "food for thought" for other countries on how to achieve space success with small budgets.

SpaceX readies for launch of its 10th resupply mission to space station this weekend
SpaceX readies for launch of its 10th resupply mission to space station this weekend

The Dragon cargo craft is expetected to lift off at around 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, February. 18, 2017.

Post ISRO's record 104 satellites launch, India emerges as 'key player' in global space race
Post ISRO's record 104 satellites launch, India emerges as 'key player' in global space race

India has come out to an important part as far as global commercial market for space-based surveillance and communication is considered.