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Solar Eclipse: Will the last Surya Grahan of 2021 be visible in India today?

A Solar Eclipse takes place when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow on Earth, fully or partially blocking the Sun's light in some areas. 

Dec 04, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

Russia sues Astronaut who drilled spacecraft to reportedly be separate from partner

US-Russia spat seems to have reached space now. In a new development, Russian space agency Roscosmos has threatened to sue a NASA astronaut.

Dec 02, 2021, 16:16 PM IST

Avenge the dinosaurs with asteroid defence mission: SpaceX chief Elon Musk tells NASA

Elon Musk said that NASA's asteroid defence mission will avenge the wipeout of dinosaurs from the face of Earth. 

Nov 25, 2021, 19:14 PM IST

DNA: NASA launches mission DART to save Earth from asteroid attack

To protect the Earth from asteroid attacks, NASA launched the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission. The purpose of this mission is to change the direction of the spacecraft by colliding with the asteroid coming towards the Earth.

Nov 24, 2021, 23:24 PM IST

Longest Lunar Eclipse today! Check Chandra Grahan timings in India, do's and don'ts

Partial lunar eclipse or Anshik Chandra Grahan is coinciding with Kartik Purnima and Gurupurab today. On Purnima, devotees take a dip in the holy waters of the river Ganges and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu. 

Nov 19, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Longest Chandra Grahan on Kartik purnima today, check India timings and where to watch

A partial lunar eclipse takes place when the earth moves between the Sun and Moon but the three celestial bodies do not form a straight line in space.

Nov 18, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

How India’s Lunar Orbiter Chandrayaan-2 avoided collision with NASA’s LRO- Explained

The calculations by both ISRO and NASA showed that the radial operation between the spacecraft would be less than 100 meters and the closest approach distance would be 3km, at a certain time. 

Nov 17, 2021, 12:58 PM IST

Longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years on November 19, will it be visible from India?

The duration of this 'Chandra Grahan' is said to be 3 hours and 28 minutes.

Nov 16, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

Are you a real stargazer? Enter NASA's 'Nebula' zone and take on challenge

Keeping its social media game up to the mark, NASA has shared a clip comprising of mesmerising pictures of 6 Nebulas and asked its stargazers to name all.

Nov 14, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

Snoopy, the anthropomorphic dog, to ride on NASA's Artemis I Moon mission

Snoopy is an anthropomorphic beagle in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz and has contributed to the excitement for NASA human spaceflight missions. 

Nov 13, 2021, 16:43 PM IST

NASA’s spacecraft on way to sun bombarded with dust, debris in space

Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2018 and has completed nine full orbits of the sun. Before its prime mission ends in 2025, it will complete another 15 orbits.

Nov 11, 2021, 18:55 PM IST

NASA stuns stargazers with astonishing visualisation of Orion Nebula - Watch

The visualization showcases a flight through the Orion Nebula in visible-light as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. 

Nov 09, 2021, 19:02 PM IST

NASA's SpaceX crew returns to earth, ending 200-day flight

The four astronauts strapped inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule landed back on earth. This ended the six-month NASA science mission aboard the International Space Station and a daylong flight home.

Nov 09, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

NASA to launch spacecraft to deflect asteroid's path, its first mission in planetary defence

The DART mission is planned to take off on November 23 to hit Dimorphos, a moonlet asteroid. Currently, it doesn't pose a threat to Earth.

Nov 06, 2021, 15:50 PM IST

Scary & eerie! NASA posts sounds of Cosmic Reef, netizens left terrified

NASA shared the clip with caption: “The beautifully eerie “sounds” of the Cosmic Reef bring colour to life!”

Nov 05, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

NASA's new lunar mission: Ice-mining experiment to be launched in 2022

The NASA aircraft will land on a ridge on the lunar South Pole and data from spacecraft orbiting the Moon indicate this location, referred to as the "Shackleton connecting ridge", could have ice below the surface.

Nov 05, 2021, 17:35 PM IST

SpaceX crew launch delayed again over astronaut's undisclosed 'medical issue'

NASA said Thursday (November 4) that the astronaut whom they're not identifying should be fine before a possible launch attempt on Monday (November 8). 

Nov 05, 2021, 15:12 PM IST

NASA gives 'spooky' treat to all stargazers on Halloween, watch here

Keeping up its game on social media sites, the American space agency NASA shared a spooky image on Twitter to wish its stargazers a happy Halloween.

Nov 01, 2021, 23:09 PM IST

COP26: Indian cities face risk of submerging underwater

Coming up with a solution for climate change seems to have become inevitable as world leaders meet in Glasgow for UN's 'COP26' climate summit. If there is little action and more speeches, several Indian coastal cities will face risk of getting submerged underwater by 2.7 feet by the end of the century. NASA had predicted the calamity in a report some time back.

Nov 01, 2021, 17:38 PM IST

Significant solar flare likely to hit earth on Saturday, could disrupt GPS signals: NASA

A geomagnetic storm is set to hit Earth after NASA warned of a "significant" flare eruption from the Sun.

Oct 29, 2021, 15:36 PM IST