Space

NASA's Osiris-Rex: ’Historical meeting' in space

A NASA probe orbiting an asteroid over 100 million miles from Earth snatched a sample from the celestial body's rocky surface.

Oct 22, 2020, 10:06 AM IST

VIDEO: Now Preparations are going on for 'boarding pass' of Mars

NASA is preparing to fly helicopters on Mars.

Jul 30, 2020, 08:18 AM IST

NASA's Roman Space Telescope ground system clears major review

The plan for science operations has met all of the design, schedule, and budget requirements, and will now proceed to the next phase: building the newly designed data system, NASA said on Friday.

Jul 26, 2020, 18:19 PM IST

Four mysterious circular objects made of radio waves spotted in deep space

Four mysterious circular objects made of radio waves have been found by astronomers in deep space. The mysterious objects were detected by kectes Ray Norris, Professor of Applied Data Science in Astrophysics for Western Sydney, with his colleagues by using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope. 

Jul 09, 2020, 15:01 PM IST

Reforms in space sector get Cabinet nod to boost private sector participation

This will not only result in the accelerated growth of the sector but will enable the Indian Industry to be an important player in the global space economy. 

Jun 24, 2020, 17:55 PM IST

DNA Analysis of space's biggest puzzle

DNA Analysis of space's biggest puzzle with Sudhir Chaudhary. #SudhirChaudhary #DNA

Sep 30, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Watch: Comet dives into directly into sun, completely evaporates

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) space telescope recorded a comet dive directly into the sun, which did not appear on the other side of it.

Aug 17, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

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

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 in flight and receive IV fluids when they return to earth.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Red wine can help astronauts stay strong on Mars trip

 Astronauts who wish to undertake the nine-month journey from Earth to Mars in the future would be better off sipping red wine during the trip.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 mission: All you need to know

Chandrayaan-2: All you need to know about India’s 2nd Moon mission. Watch full video to know more.#IndiaMoonMission #Chandrayaan2Laucnh

Jul 14, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 launch: Here is all you need to know

ISRO chairman K Sivan spoke to media and said that all arrangements for Chandrayaan-2 have been completed. GSLV Mk 3 will fly into the space at 2.51 am on Monday. The lander will reach the south pole of moon in two months, he said.While speaking to ANI, PK Ghosh, Space Strategist, ISRO said, “We are going to be the fourth country in the world. It is going to be a very big break through. It will be something that each Indian should be proud of. I would like to salute the ISRO scientists for coming up to this stage.”

Jul 14, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

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