Auroras

NASA creating artificial clouds in space with rocket launch today

NASA creating artificial clouds in space with rocket launch today

The launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket for the vapor release mission is on schedule for Thursday, June 29, with the liftoff time has been refined to 4:25 – 4:48 a.m. EDT, says the US space agency.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
NASA scraps sounding rocket launch amid bad weather; will try again tonight

NASA scraps sounding rocket launch amid bad weather; will try again tonight

The launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket is now scheduled for Tuesday night, June 13, with a launch window from 9:04 to 9:19 p.m. EDT.

Jun 13, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

The US space agency NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured auroras on the Uranus.

Apr 11, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Spectacular night view of brightly glowing auroras from space station – Must see pic

Spectacular night view of brightly glowing auroras from space station – Must see pic

The latest picture that has captured the attention of mankind, especially netizens, came from none other than Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA).

 

Apr 05, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Hubble spots fascinating auroras on Jupiter - See pic!

Hubble spots fascinating auroras on Jupiter - See pic!

Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is best known for its colorful storms, the most famous being the Great Red Spot. 

Jul 02, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
Japanese scientists unlocks `auroral mystery`

Japanese scientists unlocks `auroral mystery`

The researchers found that auroras originate from plasma from the sun, known as the solar wind.

Dec 22, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Auroras spotted on Uranus for first time

Scientists have for the first time captured images of auroras above the giant ice planet Uranus.

Apr 14, 2012, 14:28 PM IST