Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify the safest and most accessible spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample.
The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The Indian space agency has done some hard work on the ground so that its moon lander — Vikram — can soft-land safely and rover — Pragyaan — can move around, said a senior retired official. “The surface of the earth and that of the moon are entirely different. So[Read More…]
The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted less than an hour before takeoff on July 15, 2019 due to technical glitch.
Chennai: The Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its lift off. While there is no official word about the status of the rocket since the flight was called[Read More…]
The technology has a module that sits outside the head and wirelessly receives information from “threads” embedded in the brain.
The launch was called off nearly one hour before the actual time of launch which was 2.51 AM.
Sivan, who was accompanied by some ISRO scientists, visited the temple along with the replica of Chandrayaan-2 to receive the “benign blessings of Almighty”, said Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam
The Chandrayaan-2 mission, that takes off exactly 50 years after the astronauts of Apollo II made their historic voyage to the Sea of Tranquillity on the Moon, will attempt a historic touchdown near the Moon’s south pole
The study, published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, adds to the intriguing story of planet PDS 70 c — a still-forming gas giant about 370 light years from Earth that was first revealed last month in visible light images
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Space tourism does not pose a significant threat to the environment, former NASA astronaut Mary Ellen Weber said here, stressing that the US space agency is already working on more environmentally friendly propulsion systems. “Many things affect the environment and I am not sure that we will be[Read More…]
There are a number of websites and organizations that live stream the eclipse. With the total solar eclipse, just a few hours away, let’s know the list of websites to watch the Surya Grahan live
The complete blocking out of the sun’s light can be seen from the area on the earth’s surface that enters the moon’s umbra which is the smaller shadow
The solar eclipse falling on July 2 is likely to last longer than two minutes and 40 seconds which happened in August 2017
The Russian Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft would undock from the ISS at 5 a.m. (India time) on Tuesday morning and land in Kazakhstan later in the night.
The richest man in the world discussed his vision during the JFK Space Summit that was held in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday.
The atmosphere on Mars is mostly carbon dioxide and extremely thin, about 100 times less dense than the Earth’s, with no breathable oxygen
“We have to sustain the Gaganyaan programme after the launch of (the) human space mission. In this context, India is planning to have its own space station,” Mr Sivan told reporters.