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China's Zhurong rover celebrates one month on Mars, snaps selfie with lander - See pics

China's Zhurong rover celebrates one month on Mars, snaps selfie with lander - See pics

China's first-ever rover to land on another planet, the Zhurong rover is celebrating its first month on Mars and China National Space Administration (CNSA) released a selfie. 

Jun 13, 2021, 15:55 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse, Supermoon and red blood moon in India, check date, time and other details

Lunar Eclipse, Supermoon and red blood moon in India, check date, time and other details

The first lunar eclipse of 2021 will be on May 26, but it will be a super celestial event with three lunar events will coinciding all at once; an eclipse, a supermoon and a red blood moon.

May 23, 2021, 15:18 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2021: Super Blood Moon on May 26, here's all you need to know

Lunar eclipse 2021: Super Blood Moon on May 26, here's all you need to know

On May 26, 2021, the full moon will enter earth’s shadow — and, when the moon is not in on earth's shade, it will appear even bigger and brighter than usual. 

May 19, 2021, 22:21 PM IST
China’s unmanned spacecraft Tianwen-1 lands successfully on Mars

China’s unmanned spacecraft Tianwen-1 lands successfully on Mars

An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft carrying the country’s first Mars rover landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday (May 15, 2021) as per reports by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). 

May 15, 2021, 12:01 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
China is failing to meet responsible standards: NASA after Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

China is failing to meet responsible standards: NASA after Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

The US space agency said that the spacefaring nations must minimize the risks to people and property on Earth of re-entries of space objects. 

May 10, 2021, 08:08 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
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
On 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, President Vladimir Putin vows Russia will remain space power

On 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, President Vladimir Putin vows Russia will remain space power

Yuri Gagarin became the first human in outer space in 1961.

Apr 13, 2021, 07:16 AM 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
Football-field sized asteroid '2021 AF8' nears Earth, likely to pass by May 4

Football-field sized asteroid '2021 AF8' nears Earth, likely to pass by May 4

Asteroid AF8 is much smaller than other large asteroids that have passed by the Earth.

Apr 07, 2021, 17:09 PM IST
NASA detects new Asteroid 2021 AF8 moving towards Earth at speed of 9 km per second

NASA detects new Asteroid 2021 AF8 moving towards Earth at speed of 9 km per second

Scientists have said that this asteroid will pass safely from a distance of about 3.4 million kilometers from the Earth.

Apr 06, 2021, 17:50 PM IST
NASA Perseverance rover captures sounds of it driving around Mars

NASA Perseverance rover captures sounds of it driving around Mars

NASA's rover to the Mars has sent back an audio file containing sounds of the Perseverance driving on the Red Planet. This is the first such audio recorded of any vehicle driving around in Mars.

Mar 18, 2021, 19:11 PM IST
Chandrayaan-3 launch planned by mid 2022, working on electric propulsion satellites: ISRO

Chandrayaan-3 launch planned by mid 2022, working on electric propulsion satellites: ISRO

ISRO Chief Dr Sivan spoke in detail about ISRO’s Chandrayaan-3 (Moon mission 3) and also the ambitious Human Spaceflight programme (Gaganyaan).

Mar 14, 2021, 13:39 PM IST
NASA and ISRO's NISAR space mission launch by January 2023, Dr Sivan tells Zee Media

NASA and ISRO's NISAR space mission launch by January 2023, Dr Sivan tells Zee Media

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has shipped its satellite components to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labaratory for a joint satellite mission known as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR

Mar 09, 2021, 16:16 PM IST
NASA sources US universities to develop new lunar power tech

NASA sources US universities to develop new lunar power tech

The University of California in Santa Barbara will research wireless power transfer feasibility from a base station to multiple distant assets on the Moon.

Mar 09, 2021, 15:44 PM IST
NASA posts stunning picture of big, beautiful blue galaxy, shares interesting facts

NASA posts stunning picture of big, beautiful blue galaxy, shares interesting facts

The barred spiral galaxy stretches an immense 200,000 light-years across and was discovered in 1876 by German astronomer Wilhelm Tempel.

Mar 08, 2021, 12:35 PM IST
NASA's Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars, posts pic on social media

NASA's Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars, posts pic on social media

US Space agency NASA`s Perseverance rover took its first drive on Mars and covered 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape.

Mar 06, 2021, 07:05 AM IST
Isro successfully launches 19 satellites including one carrying Bhagavad Gita, PM Modi’s photo

Isro successfully launches 19 satellites including one carrying Bhagavad Gita, PM Modi’s photo

The 637-kg Amazonia-1 is the first Brazilian satellite to be launched from India. The satellite with along with 18 other co-passenger satellites was launched as per schedule at 10:24 AM. Notably, one

Feb 28, 2021, 15:36 PM IST
NASA's Perseverance Rover posts stunning panoramic photo of Mars

NASA's Perseverance Rover posts stunning panoramic photo of Mars

The NASA shared a magnificent panoramic photo of Mars taken from its Perseverance Rover that landed on the red planet recently. The photo shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched

Feb 27, 2021, 17:56 PM IST