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NASA names new bacteria after India’s Missile Man

In a tribute to India’s missile man Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, NASA scientists have named a new organism after him. The researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have discovered a new bacteria and named it Solibacillus kalamii to honour India’s former president. Senior research scientist, Biotechnology and Planetary Protection[Read More…]

NASA probes found a man-made BUBBLE surrounding Earth

Since ages human have been shaping Earth’s setting, but now NASA scientists have found that we can also shape our near-space surroundings with radio communications. Effects of such communications extended beyond our atmosphere that created a bubble surrounding Earth, revealed NASA’s Van Allen Probes. The Van Allen Probes are meant[Read More…]

Mars may have had rings and they may come back

Mars could once have had rings, and the red planet may regain them again, according to a new study. A new model developed by scientists at Purdue University in the US  suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago[Read More…]

Chandrayaan 2 Updates: ISRO finds location of Vikram lander; trying to build contact

NASA finds India’s lost Chandrayaan-1 orbiting Moon

Using a new ground-based radar technique, NASA scientists have found India’s first lunar probe – the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft – which was considered lost. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost communication with Chandrayaan-1 on August 29, 2009, almost a year after it was launched on October 22, 2008. Now, scientists at[Read More…]

NASA orbiter detects Martian spiders

Using the Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO), researchers have detected cumulative channel growth of troughs, each carved through years of erosion. Researchers said the trough might be the infant versions of larger features known as Martian “spiders,” which are radially patterned channels found only in the south polar region of the[Read More…]

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