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NASA to touch edge of the Universe using E-Sail technology in Spacecraft

E-Sail technology in Spacecraft
In a major new development, NASA has started testing segments of another framework that could see spacecraft ride the sun-based wind into interstellar space called the Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transit System (HERTS). This framework would comprise of 10 to 20 electrically charged, exposed aluminum...

ISRO asks private companies to ramp up PSLV production to put more satellites into space

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)
There's a conference in Bengaluru on April 21 in which heads of over 25 industries and top Indian space scientists will be participating. Companies will be given the opportunity to form a consortium to manufacture and fly the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). PSLV...

SpaceX to attempt ocean landing of Flacon 9 rocket from VAFB on Jan 17

SpaceX to attempt ocean landing of Flacon 9 rocket
SpaceX is going to try to land Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform one month after it accomplished the feat of returning the rocket first stage to an upright landing on a solid ground. It will be an exercise in cutting cost and...

SpaceX’s ORBCOMM-2 Mission successful, made landing upright on solid ground [+Video]

SpaceX's ORBCOMM-2 Mission
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket first stage made a successful landing upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral Florida. It was a culmination of efforts to start what will be a revolutionary new process of using reusable rockets in future. The 'SpaceX Falcon 9' rocket blasted...

ISRO to launch PSLV rockets lifting 6 Singapore satellites in December

ISRO to launch PSLV rockets lifting 6 foreign satellites
PSLV has become the most trusted ISRO rocket and has launched both Indian and foreign satellites successfully. It will once again launch six satellites of Singapore by mid-December 2015 including a 500 kilograms earth observation satellite. The satellite will be placed in a near equatorial...

NASA engineers develop first 3D printed copper rocket engine part

NASA – The engineers at NASA have printed the first ever-3D copper part of the rocket engine to operate pressures and temperatures. Termed as Combustion chamber liner it has been developed with additive manufacturing. According to the associate administrator for NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate,...

Plasma Rocket will take NASA astronauts to Mars in just 39 days

Washington - As part of their Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP), the US space agency, NASA has collaborated with twelve space technology to develop a revolutionary engine that is said to take 39 days to reach Mars. It is also likely that...