- Chandrayaan 2 closer to Moon landing as it moves to second orbit: ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organisation on Wednesday revealed that the India's Chandrayaan 2 successfully performed a critical manoeuvre that lasted about 20 minutes as it moved more close to the Moon.
- Chandrayaan 2 updateIndia's 'Chandrayaan 2' successfully placed in Lunar orbit: Report
India's second moon mission achieved the "biggest milestone" as the scientists successfully placed it in the lunar orbit on August 20. The lunar-rover will now start a descent to the moon on September 7.Sea TinkleWhat made Chennai beaches sparkle blue in night?
As per scientific explanation, the lights are produced with the chemical reactions in the presence of oxygen involving an enzyme called “luciferase”. Bioluminescence can also be noticed in the fireflies.Indian soil on MoonIndian soil may have reached Moon on crashed Israeli lander
Nova Spivack, co-founder of AMF, told The Hindu that the Lunar Library contained a small sample from the Bodhi tree in India, along with material on learning Hindi, Urdu and information on music.Earth PicturesISRO shares first pictures of Earth from Chandrayaan-2
Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) shared first pictures of Earth clicked from Chandrayaan-2 from the space.EnvironmentSpider with human like face on its back is a must watch
A viral video of a spider with human-like face structure on its back is buzzing the social media these days. The interesting species have been spotted in China. The arachnid has managed to leave a lot of netizens scared with its unrealistic body prints.SpaceNASA tweets thumbs up to ISRO after Chandrayaan 2 launch
Hours after India successfully launched Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch. Tweeting about it, NASA mentioned that they are looking forward to see the findings from the mission.SpaceChandrayaan 2: India's second moon mission launched successfully
After technical glitch on July 15, ISRO on Monday (July 22) launched India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on a powerful GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket from its spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover.SpaceApollo 11 original moonwalk tapes sell for $1.8 mn
A NASA intern who had paid $217.77 for the original videotapes of the Apollo 11 moonwalk turned into a millionaire by selling them for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s auction on Saturday. The amount happens t be 8,000 times what Gary George had paid for the 1,150 reels of tape in a government surplus auction at the Johnson Space Center in 1976.Science NewsISRO all set for Chandrayaan 2 lift off, countdown to launch time underway
With all glitches fixed, ISRO is all set for the lift off of Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota launch pad on Monday. The 20-hour countdown will end at 2:43PM when the rover will embark on its journey to explore new things on the moon.Science NewsChandrayaan 2 relaunch date set as July 22: ISRO
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Thursday said that it will launch the Chandrayaan-2 on July 22.SpaceISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 launch after technical snag, next date soon
The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was scheduled to take off at 02:51 am from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, the country’s only launch site.Science NewsDonald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars
The United States (US) President Donald Trump, on Friday, suggested NASA to stop focusing on Moon and shift their efforts on much bigger things including Mars. Sharing his views in a tweet, Donald Trump said that the Moon is a part of Mars; Twitter users started sharing their reactions from all over the world.Science NewsNASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020
From 2020, the NASA will be opening the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as it aims to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab, read a official statement.EnvironmentFlightless bird reappears 1,36,000 years after its extinction
Researchers from the United Kingdom’s Natural History Museum and the University of Portsmouth revealed how the bird has re-evolved from the same ancestral species on a group of four coral islands in the Indian Ocean. The findings have been published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society this week.Science NewsNASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani
US space agency NASA on Thursday released some images showcasing the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst storms to hit India in two decades, over Odisha. With millions of people with no electricity, the state was covered under the dark layer visible from the skies.EnvironmentIndian Army confirms spotting Yeti footprints in the Himalayas
In the tweet, they mentioned that an Indian Army mountaineering expedition team ‘cited the mysterious footprints’ of a Yeti, measuring 32x15 inches near the Makalu Base Camp.SpaceMarsquake: First quake on mars recorded by NASA
This is for the first time when the instrument has recorded trembling that is believed of coming from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind, NASA said in a statement.Space85% of the Hope Probe project for Mars complete: Scientists
In a statement released from Dubai Media Office, it has been confirmed that the mission is under the testing phase as less than 500 days are left for its launch. The project has been planned in a way that it will reach Mars by 2021, the year when UAE will celebrate its 50th anniversary of foundation day.