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NASA reveals new images from Cassini’s latest dive through Saturn’s rings

Cassini, NASA’s spacecraft has sent pictures from its second voyage that saw it go along Saturn’sspacecrafta statement, Nasa said as Cassini was crossing through the rings surrounding Saturn, its Radio and Plasma Wave Science (RPWS) device detected several "ring particles." According to Nasa, this was expected,...

The US Military AF X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle 4 comes back to Earth after 2 years in Space

The US Military secretive untried X-37B spacecraft touched the grounds of Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida recently, after spending almost two years in the orbit. The intentions of the unmanned space plane in orbit remains a government top secret as the industry experts...

NASA finds a way to feed astronauts on Mars: Helium Balloon Greenhouse

In association with the University of Arizona, NASA has developed a helium balloon greenhouse that could feed the first humans to occupy Mars and other Planets. The invention of inflatable greenhouses on the Planet might help in resolving the major issues space explorers are...

India Space Research Organization to launch South Asia Satellite on 5th May

South Asia’s economy and development projects are poised to receive a major boost with the launch South Asia Satellite on May 5th by India Space Research Organization. Confirming the news, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, termed the launch as an invaluable gift that will go...

NASA plans to use Martian soil to make bricks for buildings at Mars

The pioneers who will inhabit Mars planet will first live in the houses made of bricks from the Planet’s own distinctive red soil. Fortunately, these people will not even undergo the long process of making the bricks or get additional building materials instead; they...

NASA Cassini spacecraft completes first-time trip through Saturn and its surrounding rings

NASA Cassini spacecraft successfully survived the first-time trip to Saturn and its rings. The spacecraft is now back into contact with the Earth after 13 years of the most daring mission in the orbit. The flight controller came into contact with Cassini recently after...

NASA scientists discover new Earth size exoplanet colder than Hoth

NASA scientists have discovered a new planet, which is almost the same size of the Earth but it’s colder for human habitation. The new planet which is allocated the OGLE-2016- BLG- 1195Lb, orbits its star at a similar distance that the Earth takes to...

NASA facing shortage of Spacewalking suits for Astronauts due to lack of funds

A recent news reporting revealed that there is currently a shortage of the NASA spacewalking suits. The discouraging thing about the whole issue lies in the fact that despite the large chunks of money directed to new technology, the replacement remains years away. According...

Europe and China collaborates to build a Space base human outpost on Moon

China and Europe are seeking to have a human outpost on the moon. The Chinese and European space agencies are discussing an alliance on a moonbase as well as other likely joint endeavors as indicated by media reports and spokespeople. Tian Yulong, the secretary...

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson to do first ever 4K Video Live Stream from ISS today

The NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson, has scheduled to talk to her audience in one of the highest resolution video broadcast live from the space. The US astronaut recently broke the record for cumulative time spent in the space, an occasion that was celebrated and...

NASA Cassini spacecraft captures Earth as a bright dot between Saturn’s Rings

A new photo released by NASA shows planet earth as a tiny bright dot between Saturn icy rings. A zoomed-in version of the photo also shows Earth-Moon to the left of the planet. The agency’s Cassini spacecraft captured the images on April 12, at...

India’s Venus Mission: ISRO invites proposals for space experiments

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has made an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) requesting the proposals from the Indian scientists and researchers to conduct space-based experiments. The last day for the proposal submission is May 19, 2017, and the people eligible to send them will...

SpaceX to make Falcon 9 Rockets 100% reusable by next year

After successfully reusing the first stage of the Falcon 9, SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk has said that the company is planning to use 100% of the rocket part by the next year. The first stage of the rocket is said to cover about 75% of the...

Earth-like planet GJ 1132b discovered by Chile Astronomers 39 Light Years away

About 39 light years away from the Earth, stands a planet that has been found to have a lot of similarities with our home planet. The GJ1132b has similar size and mass to that of the Earth, and recently it has been discovered that...

Latest NASA discovery shows Black Holes swallowing Stars in the form of spaghetti

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Astronomers have captured tidal disruption flares from a Supermassive Black Hole gulping the stars. This is the fourth potential light echo based on WISE data has been reported by Ning Jiang, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Science and Technology of China. Gargantuan black holes...

International Space Station gets a new docking adapter installed

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Two American astronauts have successfully attached a brand new docking adapter to the International Space Station. Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins from NASA have gone out in the space for a duration of about six hours to install the International Docking Adapter (IDA). The...

New theory suggests Matter may pass right through Black Holes

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A new research paper has surfaced speculating a possibility that matter may survive a fall into the deep center of a black hole. The theory has been prepared by astrophysicists from University of Lisbon and University of Valencia located in Spain and Portugal respectively. According...

Video: ISRO launches ‘Made In India’ Space Shuttle

India has successfully launched its first indigenous space shuttle today. The first scaled down model the Re-Usable Launch Vehicle - Technology Demonstrator or RLV-TD rose majestically from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 7 am. After 20 minutes beaming ISRO scientists were seen congratulating one another...

ISRO to launch First ever ‘Made-in-India’ space shuttle on Monday

It will be an epoch-making moment on Monday, May 23, 2016, when India will test its first Made In India reusable launch vehicle. The mission which has been named hypersonic flight test experiment will last for approximately 10 minutes from liftoff to splashdown. The success...

NASA releases sixteen years old image of Atlantis Shuttle liftoff for ISS

NASA has released a 16 years old image of Space Shuttle Atlantis lifting off for the Internal Space Station (ISS) on 19th May, 2000 on the STS-101 mission from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center occurred on time at 6:11 a.m. EDT. The mission took a crew of Six...

Nili Fossae – NASA captures fascinating images of most colourful part of the Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona - Captured on the 5th of February by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera installed on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Nili Fossae is one of the most colourful regions on the Martian Surface. NASA has reasons to believe that it...

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