Space

Presence of methyl chloride around infant star may impact search for aliens

Presence of methyl chloride around infant star may impact search for aliens

Methyl chloride - a chemical commonly produced by industrial and biological processes here on Earth - is one of a class of molecules known as organohalogens. 

Oct 03, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Madhavan trains at NASA for 'Chanda Mama Door Ke' and the pic is making us excited

Madhavan trains at NASA for 'Chanda Mama Door Ke' and the pic is making us excited

The upcoming Bollywood science fiction drama 'Chanda Mama Door Ke' is creating the buzz slowly and how. The space fiction stars Sushant Singh Raput, R Madhavan, Shraddha Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
NASA launches 'TDRS-M' satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

NASA launches 'TDRS-M' satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

The US space agency NASA on Friday launched the latest in a series of satellites to ensure the astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) can communicate with Earth.

Aug 18, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have sent spacecraft towards the Moon and Mars -- and now have their sights on Venus.
 

Aug 17, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

 SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
This 9-year-old self-proclaimed 'Guardian of the Galaxy' wants to join NASA to defend Earth from aliens!

This 9-year-old self-proclaimed 'Guardian of the Galaxy' wants to join NASA to defend Earth from aliens!

A nine-year-old boy named Jack Davis from New Jersey, who self-proclaimed as "Guardian of the Galaxy" has reached out to NASA in a letter expressing his interest in serving as their Planetary Protection Officer.

Aug 05, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
NASA to hire new 'planetary protection officer' for protection of Earth from aliens

NASA to hire new 'planetary protection officer' for protection of Earth from aliens

The US space agency NASA is hiring a new planetary protection officer to defend Earth from aliens and it comes with a six-figure salary.NASA

Aug 03, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Israel launches its first spatial environmental research satellite

Israel launches its first spatial environmental research satellite

Israel has successfully launched its first spatial environmental research vehicle designed for orbital monitoring of Earth's vegetation, the Israel Space Agency (ISA) said on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Sushant Singh Rajput living his mother's dream, 'Chanda Mama Door Ke' takes him to Space!

Sushant Singh Rajput living his mother's dream, 'Chanda Mama Door Ke' takes him to Space!

Bollywood generation next actor Sushant Singh Rajput is all gung-ho about his upcoming projects. The actor has some amazing work in store and his fans can't be happier.

Jul 23, 2017, 10:53 AM IST
NASA's Cassini captures breathtaking close view of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

NASA's Cassini captures breathtaking close view of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

The image was captured by NASA's Cassini Spacecraft narrow-angle camera on February 21, 2017

Jul 06, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
India, Israel elevate ties to strategic partnership level, vow to combat terrorism, growing radicalisation

India, Israel elevate ties to strategic partnership level, vow to combat terrorism, growing radicalisation

India and Israel on Wednesday decided to scale up their relationship to that of a strategic partnership in the fight against terror.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi ​in Israel, Day 2: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Trump signs order to re-establish National Space Council

Trump signs order to re-establish National Space Council

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to re-establish the National Space Council in a bid to coordinate commercial, technological and national security opportunities for the country, NASA said in a statement issued on Saturday.
 

Jul 02, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
China to launch its second heavy-lift carrier rocket into space on Sunday

China to launch its second heavy-lift carrier rocket into space on Sunday

The Long March-5 Y2 would be launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in China's southern Hainan Province on Sunday.

Jul 01, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
NASA detects drop in prevalence of fires worldwide

NASA detects drop in prevalence of fires worldwide

The researchers found that in some parts of the world including in India, China and Brazil, the amount of land being burned by fire has increased.

Jun 30, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
NASA, Italian Space Agency to probe cosmic X-ray mysteries

NASA, Italian Space Agency to probe cosmic X-ray mysteries

NASA has signed an agreement with Italian Space Agency for the launch of a probe that will provide important clues about the origins of cosmic X-rays, their interactions with matter and gravity as they travel through space.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Quantum breakthrough? Chinese scientists beam back 'entangled' photons from space

Quantum breakthrough? Chinese scientists beam back 'entangled' photons from space

Quantum entanglement, which Einstein referred to as "a spooky action at a distance," is a curious phenomenon in which particles are "linked" together in such a way that they affect one another regardless of distance. 
 

Jun 16, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Worm regenerates into rare two-headed creature in space

Worm regenerates into rare two-headed creature in space

Flatworms in space are helping researchers to study how an absence of normal gravity and geomagnetic fields can have anatomical, behavioural, and bacteriological consequences.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
NASA picks 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, for Earth orbit and deep space missions

NASA picks 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, for Earth orbit and deep space missions

The 12 new astronaut candidates - seven men and five women - were chosen from more than 18,300 people who submitted applications from December 2015 to February 2016.  

Jun 08, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
China preparing for manned mission to Moon

China preparing for manned mission to Moon

The project is expected to receive government approval and funding shortly, said Yang Liwei, Deputy Director General of China Manned Space Agency, who in 2003 became the first Chinese astronaut to travel to space, reports Efe.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:44 PM IST