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US Senate confirms Jim Bridenstine as new NASA chief

US Senate confirms Jim Bridenstine as new NASA chief

The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump-nominated Representative Jim Bridenstine to lead the US space agency.

Apr 20, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its first satellite named Aryabhata into space on April 19, 1975. 

Apr 19, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Spaceflight may harm muscles of astronauts: Study

Spaceflight may harm muscles of astronauts: Study

The inactivity of astronauts during spaceflights presents a significant risk to their muscles, according to a study which simulated the impact of low gravity environments such as the Moon or Mars on body.

Apr 18, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
Huge asteroid gives Earth surprise flyby

Huge asteroid gives Earth surprise flyby

If you are not aware that a giant asteroid the size of a football field flew past Earth over the weekend, you are not alone as even NASA scientists got to know about the flyby only a few hours before it happened, media reported.

Apr 17, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
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
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
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
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
GSAT-6A satellite could become space debris if link not established

GSAT-6A satellite could become space debris if link not established

Indian communication satellite GSAT-6A would become a space debris if the Indian space agency does not reestablish communication link with it, said experts.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Launch of two missions to explore nearest space also on NASA's 2018 agenda

Launch of two missions to explore nearest space also on NASA's 2018 agenda

One of the missions' goals is to measure how upper atmosphere changes in response to hurricanes and geomagnetic storms.

Jan 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
Sometimes even children have their own agenda: Karan Johar

Sometimes even children have their own agenda: Karan Johar

Karan said that it is the duty of every parent to give time to their children otherwise if parents don't give time and understand their children, children tend to take revenge. They also, in turn, don't give time." 

Dec 20, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Space-like environment can produce life's building blocks: Study

Space-like environment can produce life's building blocks: Study

The researchers used several advanced techniques including electron stimulated desorption (ESD), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and temperature programmed desorption (TPD).
 

Dec 13, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
This is what NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has to say about his time in space

This is what NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has to say about his time in space

Responding to a query put by a student, Jack Fischer said, "Walking in space gives an amazing and transfixing experience".

Dec 09, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
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

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