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CUSAT: Chandigarh University launches North India's first Satellite Designing Program

CUSAT: Chandigarh University launches North India's first Satellite Designing Program

The virtual inauguration session of CUSAT was held on May 14 which was attended by distinguished Aerospace Engineering Scientists and Professionals.

May 14, 2021, 15:02 PM IST
US holds double standard on this issue, says China over landing of Chinese rocket debris into Indian Ocean

US holds double standard on this issue, says China over landing of Chinese rocket debris into Indian Ocean

China was slammed by US space agency NASA for 'failing to meet responsible standards' regarding their space debris.

May 11, 2021, 11:47 AM IST
Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

Remnants of China`s biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, with most of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the atmosphere, ending days of speculation over where the debris

May 09, 2021, 19:50 PM IST
How do proteins affect processing of information in brain: Study

How do proteins affect processing of information in brain: Study

A research team revealed that variety of proteins are required to facilitate the process of passing information from one neuron to another.

May 09, 2021, 17:38 PM IST
NASA shares ‘new sounds from Mars’, listen to Perseverance Rover’s audio clip here

NASA shares ‘new sounds from Mars’, listen to Perseverance Rover’s audio clip here

Once again NASA's Perseverance rover has made history by recording the low-pitched whirring of the Ingenuity helicopter's blades. This milestone was achieved during the Ingenuity helicopter’s fourth

May 08, 2021, 12:20 PM IST
Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry this weekend

Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry this weekend

China`s foreign ministry has said that most debris from the rocket will be burned up on re-entry and is highly unlikely to cause any harm.

May 08, 2021, 10:46 AM IST
Scientists construct model to explain unique magnetic field of Saturn

Scientists construct model to explain unique magnetic field of Saturn

Scientists at New Johns Hopkins University assembled a model that provides fascinating information about the interior of Saturn along with the characters that influence its magnetic field of the

May 06, 2021, 16:00 PM IST
NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month

NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month

The US space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) celebrates the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander  (AAPI) Heritage Month to honor the contribution of its

May 05, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Dangerous chemical pollutants found on disposable face masks, researchers say

Dangerous chemical pollutants found on disposable face masks, researchers say

Masks are the best personal weapon to fight the COVID-19 pandemic but researchers have revealed that disposable masks accumulate high levels of pollutant within their plastic fibres.

May 05, 2021, 16:22 PM IST
Hidden air pollutants level in India's cities rising, reveals UK-based study

Hidden air pollutants level in India's cities rising, reveals UK-based study

A UK based study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, found that hidden air pollutants like fine particles- PM2.5 and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), both hazardous to health, are

May 02, 2021, 23:51 PM IST
SpaceX Dragon capsule heads home with four astronauts from ISS

SpaceX Dragon capsule heads home with four astronauts from ISS

NASA's four astronauts will be coming back to the earth from International Space Station (ISS) by SpaceX Dragon capsule. It is the same aircraft that delivered the astronauts to the ISS, last

May 02, 2021, 10:08 AM IST
NASA's Apollo 11 mission astronaut Michael Collins dies at 90

NASA's Apollo 11 mission astronaut Michael Collins dies at 90

During the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, Collins remained in lunar orbit while fellow crew members Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the moon`s surface in the lunar module.

Apr 29, 2021, 13:16 PM IST
COVID-19 cases likely to peak at 38-48 lakh in mid-May, predict IIT scientists

COVID-19 cases likely to peak at 38-48 lakh in mid-May, predict IIT scientists

The IIT researchers had last week reportedly predicted that the pandemic may peak between May 11-15 with 33-35 lakh total active cases and decline steeply by the end of May. Earlier this month, their

Apr 26, 2021, 19:31 PM IST
NASA awards Elon Musk's Space X $2.9 billion contract to bring astronauts to moon by 2024

NASA awards Elon Musk's Space X $2.9 billion contract to bring astronauts to moon by 2024

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded SpaceX led by billionaire Elon Musk a $2.9 Billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the moon as early as 2024.

Apr 26, 2021, 08:55 AM IST
NASA shares amazing images of Earth ahead of the Earth day

NASA shares amazing images of Earth ahead of the Earth day

NASA shared impressive images of earth on its official Instagram page to notify the upcoming events for the Earth day celebration.

Apr 19, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
NASA to attempt first controlled flight of Ingenuity Mars helicopter today

NASA to attempt first controlled flight of Ingenuity Mars helicopter today

NASA to mark a historic moment by conducting the first controlled flight of Ingenuity Mars helicopter on Martian land, today.

Apr 19, 2021, 09:27 AM IST
NASA Scientists may detect extra-terrestrial life soon with new telescope

NASA Scientists may detect extra-terrestrial life soon with new telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope is the world`s largest, most powerful, and complex space science telescope ever built.

Apr 17, 2021, 15:19 PM IST
SpaceX Crew-2 scheduled to be launched by NASA on April 22

SpaceX Crew-2 scheduled to be launched by NASA on April 22

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is all set for its second flight to International Space Station (ISS). NASA will launch the Crew-2 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 22.

Apr 16, 2021, 16:48 PM IST
'Melting Thwaites' raises global concern along with sea level

'Melting Thwaites' raises global concern along with sea level

The contact of warm water at several pinpoints under the Thwaites is causing it to melt. Researchers are concerned as it has the potential to raise the world sea level by more than half a meter.

Apr 12, 2021, 14:52 PM IST
NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter to make first flight attempt on April 14

NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter to make first flight attempt on April 14

Ingenuity Mars helicopter to fly no earlier than April 14, the delay in the attempt of first-flight was announced by NASA on Twitter.

Apr 11, 2021, 16:01 PM IST