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China to launch new weather satellite

China to launch new weather satellite

China will launch a new meteorological satellite later this year to further boost its weather forecasting capabilities, authorities announced on Monday.

Apr 16, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

Meteorologists with the US Air Force 45th Space Wing have predicted an 80 percent chance of favourable weather for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's launch with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
 Russia planning manned spaceflight to Moon

Russia planning manned spaceflight to Moon

Russia is actively implementing a lunar program through 2030, aiming to send astronauts to the moon, President Vladimir Putin has said Thursday, Russia`s Cosmonautics Day.

Apr 13, 2018, 16:02 PM IST
NASA to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on April 16

NASA to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on April 16

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on Monday, April 16 at 6:32 pm EDT. 

Apr 12, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Dark matter making us blind to alien life: Study

Dark matter making us blind to alien life: Study

Our limited understanding of dark matter and energy may be making us blind to signals from intelligent alien life, which possibly exist in dimensions that humans cannot perceive.

Apr 11, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

The navigation satellite is scheduled to be launched on Thursday morning at 04:04 am (IST) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
NASA all set to send its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior on May 5

NASA all set to send its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior on May 5

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its first-ever such mission to Mars to study its deep interior and find traces of how it was formed.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Why NASA sent human sperm to space

Why NASA sent human sperm to space

With talk of space tourism and even trips to Mars, NASA has launched human sperm to the International Space Station (ISS) to test what happens when it gets exposed to zero-gravity environment.

Apr 09, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
NASA to launch Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first flight to Sun in July

NASA to launch Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first flight to Sun in July

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its humanity's first mission to the Sun, Parker Solar Probe, in July.

Apr 09, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
NASA tells Boeing to fly three people for six months to ISS

NASA tells Boeing to fly three people for six months to ISS

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has updated its commercial crew contract with Boeing to let the US-based aerospace company fly three people to the International Space

Apr 09, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
World's first ever luxury hotel in space 'Aurora Station' to launch in 2021

World's first ever luxury hotel in space 'Aurora Station' to launch in 2021

Want to spend a night up in the sky away from the Earth? Well, this may sound bizarre at first, but your wish may actually come true. 

Apr 06, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12.

Apr 06, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Heart of Milky Way may host thousands of black holes: Study

Heart of Milky Way may host thousands of black holes: Study

There may be tens of thousands of black holes at the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy, say scientists who have discovered a dozen of them, lending support to a decades-old prediction.

Apr 05, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Hubble precisely measures distance to globular star cluster

Hubble precisely measures distance to globular star cluster

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have for the first time precisely measured the distance to one of the oldest objects in the universe -- a collection of stars born shortly after the

Apr 05, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, carrying 2,630 kg of research, crew supplies and hardware, has finally arrived at the Internation Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, April 4.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Artificial intelligence may help predict alien life: Study

Artificial intelligence may help predict alien life: Study

Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) may help us to predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a study.

Apr 04, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build quiet, supersonic plane

NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build quiet, supersonic plane

NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic "X-plane" that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials said today.

Apr 04, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

Indian space scientists and engineers are making all-out efforts to establish a link with the communication satellite GSAT-6A launched on March 29, said an official on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers 'Icarus', the farthest star ever seen

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers 'Icarus', the farthest star ever seen

The Hubble Space Telescope of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has discovered the farthest star ever seen, named Icarus.The enormous blue star is located over halfway across

Apr 03, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

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