This is a move that has not been made by anyone or any nation before and with this mission, China will outdo the historical achievements of the US and the USSR.Jan 03, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Goa is one of the most popular beach and nightlife tourism destination in the country and attracts more than five million tourists every year, especially in the period from Christmas to New Year.Dec 31, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
The New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object, referred to as 2014 MU69, on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, 2019.
US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip.Dec 12, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
A supermoon is a Full Moon when it is also at its closest point to the Earth on its orbit.
Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Atomic Energy and Space claimed that the launch will take place in the first quarter of 2018.Oct 25, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Scientists believe that it would shelter astronauts from dangerous radiation and wild temperature swings.Oct 21, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
When one looks up at the Moon, dark surfaces of volcanic basalt can be easily seen to fill large impact basins.Oct 06, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
The firm aims to launch its spacecraft in three to six months in an attempt to win the "Google Lunar XPRIZE", a competition to challenge and inspire engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world to develop low-cost methods of robotic space exploration.Oct 06, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
NASA will land humans on the Moon and establish presence on the lunar surface before sending astronauts to the Red Planet, US Vice President Mike Pence has said.Oct 06, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans expand economic activities beyond low-Earth orbit, even while Mars remained the “ultimate destination”.Sep 29, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2 will be launched aboard GSLV Mk 2, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.Sep 28, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Space exploration is one of the few areas where international cooperation between Russia and the US has not been wrecked by tensions over Ukraine and Syria.Sep 27, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Lava tubes can form in two ways: 'overcrusted' tubes form when low-viscosity lava flows fairly close to the surface, developing a hard crust that thickens to create a roof above the moving lava stream.Sep 26, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Scientists used a new calibration of data taken from NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper, which flew aboard Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, to quantify how much water is present on a global scale.Sep 14, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Researchers believe it would have been so hot that any water, or other compounds and elements that are volatile under conditions on the Moon, such as zinc, would have evaporated very early in the Moon's history.Aug 22, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have sent spacecraft towards the Moon and Mars -- and now have their sights on Venus.
Scientists are working towards deploying the same cellular technology we use on earth on the lunar surface, and transmit data back to the earth using Audi lunar quattro rovers.Aug 14, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
Stunner in the night sky: ISS astronaut Randy Bresnik captures the rising moon in all its glory! - See pic
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik pointed his camera toward the rising Moon and captured a beautiful image.Aug 09, 2017, 14:52 PM IST