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Universe's first molecule detected in space

Helium hydride ion (HeH+) was the first molecule that formed when, almost 14 billion years ago, falling temperatures in the young universe allowed recombination of the light elements produced in the Big Bang.

Apr 18, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Pentagon defends India's ASAT, says nation concerned over 'threats from space'

On March 27, India achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power.


Apr 12, 2019, 07:14 AM IST

ISRO propelled satellites and nation's ambitions to new highs in 2018

India's premier space research body, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), had many feathers in its cap and continued to make the country proud by not just launching satellites for India but also for global customers. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 01, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Deshhit: Three Indian astronauts to spend 7 days in space

Three Indian astronauts will be sent to space for up to seven days by 2022, as part of India's ambitious Gaganyaan project by ISRO, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced this evening.

Dec 28, 2018, 21:16 PM IST

NASA Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth

The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spacecraft to study Mars' deep interior.

Nov 26, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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