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NASA's Perseverance rover launch today – India timing, live streaming and more

NASA's Perseverance rover launch today – India timing, live streaming and more

NASA's Perseverance rover Liftoff is expected at 7:50 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Jul 30, 2020, 10:54 AM IST
NASA's Perseverance rover launch today – Here is how to watch live streaming

NASA's Perseverance rover launch today – Here is how to watch live streaming

Perseverance will bring all human senses to Mars. 

Jul 30, 2020, 10:15 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 data to be released from October; all 8 payloads performing well: ISRO on 1st anniversary of launch

Chandrayaan-2 data to be released from October; all 8 payloads performing well: ISRO on 1st anniversary of launch

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, 2019. 

Jul 21, 2020, 21:36 PM IST
Asteroid 2011 ES4 to shuttle past Earth soon at a much closer distance than moon

Asteroid 2011 ES4 to shuttle past Earth soon at a much closer distance than moon

Measuring 22 meters to 49 meters in diameter, NASA considered the asteroid as 'Potentially Hazardous', although there is no threat associated from it due to its amall diameter.

Jul 16, 2020, 15:24 PM IST
AI solves calculations that astronomers since Newton have struggled with

AI solves calculations that astronomers since Newton have struggled with

To make sure a planetary system is stable, astronomers need to calculate the motions of multiple interacting planets over billions of years and check each possible configuration for stability -- a

Jul 14, 2020, 13:05 PM IST
Huge UFO, 25 times the size of Earth spotted near Sun, claims UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring

Huge UFO, 25 times the size of Earth spotted near Sun, claims UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring

Waring, analysed images from NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite to arrive at this conclusion.

Jul 10, 2020, 09:52 AM IST
International Asteroid Day 2020: History, significance and other details you should know

International Asteroid Day 2020: History, significance and other details you should know

Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the sun.

Jun 30, 2020, 11:18 AM IST
NASA offers $35,000 prize money for designing toilet for Artemis astronauts on moon

NASA offers $35,000 prize money for designing toilet for Artemis astronauts on moon

NASA said that the astronauts exploring on the Moon will need a smaller, lighter, simpler toilet inside their lunar lander, because every ounce of mass on the lander is carefully allocated.

Jun 27, 2020, 13:51 PM IST
SpaceX's Starship SN4 explodes during ground test

SpaceX's Starship SN4 explodes during ground test

SpaceX's latest Starship prototype exploded just during a ground test in south Texas on Friday (May 29,2020), erupting in a dramatic fireball. The explosion comes as the company is counting down to

May 30, 2020, 12:59 PM IST
NASA selects Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build astronaut moon lander

NASA selects Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build astronaut moon lander

The three companies, which include firms of tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, will share $967 million from NASA, though specific amounts each company will receive were not immediately known

May 01, 2020, 12:12 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST
'Cloaked' black hole discovered in early universe

'Cloaked' black hole discovered in early universe

According to current theories, a dense cloud of gas feeds material into the disk surrounding a supermassive black hole during its period of early growth, which "cloaks" or hides much of the quasar's

Aug 09, 2019, 15:44 PM IST
How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

Scientists and engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center are developing a way to make use of the mass on board the Orion spacecraft to protect the crew who venture into deep space.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:16 PM IST
Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

The programme includes an unmanned mission around the Moon in 2020 and a manned mission that also will orbit the Moon two years later.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
Moon plot owner sees his dream coming true

Moon plot owner sees his dream coming true

Rajeev Bagdi is the true and legal owner of the property located at Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) 32.8 degree north latitude, 15.6 degree west longitude track-30.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
Man who created NASA's Mission Control dead

Man who created NASA's Mission Control dead

America has truly lost a national treasure today with the passing of one of NASA's earliest pioneers -- flight director Chris Kraft.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:19 PM IST
Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth

Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth

The first study to demonstrate that astronauts do not experience dizziness or fainting during routine activity after landing, as long as they participate in certain types of exercise training while

Jul 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST
NASA prepares to send 'first woman and next man' on Moon

NASA prepares to send 'first woman and next man' on Moon

"Artemis" is named after the twin sister of Apollo who is also the Goddess of the Moon and the hunt.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Musk envisions SpaceX Starship's lunar landing by 2021

Musk envisions SpaceX Starship's lunar landing by 2021

Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility.

Jul 19, 2019, 18:09 PM IST