• These Earth-like planets could be our new homesThese Earth-like planets could be our new homes

    Imagine a life outside the blue planet, Earth, where there is no sunrise, no sunset! Well, we cannot but astronomers have some different words to say. They believe that most of the planets in our galaxy that have Earth-like temperatures may be suitable for humanity. Because their orbital period is the same as their period of rotation, these planets will always present the same face to their sun, just like we see the moon as it orbits the Earth.

  • NASA sends astronauts to Moon again; long stay this time
    SpaceNASA sends astronauts to Moon again; long stay this time

    The moon mission begins, yet again! Jim Bridenstine, the chief administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced that the space agency is sending astronauts to Moon again and this time they are going to stay there for long time. The bold statement has been made by him through an essay published in a website.

  • SpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?
    SpaceSpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?

    So now, let's get set for a trip to Mars. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to send humans to the red planet within the next decade and the cost of ticket to Mars will be affordable for 'most people in advanced economies", as revealed on Monday. The tech entrepreneur claims that the ticket fare will be feasible enough to allow people to give up their Earth-bound dwellings and move to Mars.

  • ISRO's GSAT 31 successfully launched from French Guiana
    SpaceISRO's GSAT 31 successfully launched from French Guiana

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully launched its 40th Communication Satellite GSAT 31 from the European spaceport in French Guiana at 2:31 AM.

  • NASA Rover Curiosity discovers Mars rocks more porous than predicted
    SpaceNASA Rover Curiosity discovers Mars rocks more porous than predicted

    In the latest 'Red planet' observation, scientists with the help of data from NASA's Curiosity rover found that the rocks on Mars are more porous and less compacted than expected.

  • Supermoon in February 2019: Date, time, how to watch
    SpaceSupermoon in February 2019: Date, time, how to watch

    After the stunning Super Blood Wolf Moon that occurred last month, astronomers around the world are waiting to welcome the supermoon in February 2019. Those who have missed to see the rare Supermoon lunar eclipse in January can now experience the celestial night-time show in the following dates, this month.

  • NASAs asteroid sampling probe snaps picture of asteroid Bennu
    SpaceNASAs asteroid sampling probe snaps picture of asteroid Bennu

    NASA's first asteroid-sampling mission OSIRIS-REx, which went into orbit around asteroid Bennu on New Year's Eve, has captured incredible photographs of the smallest ever celestial body to be orbited by a spacecraft.

  • Trash bag like long object is floating above Earth, say scientists
    SpaceTrash bag like long object is floating above Earth, say scientists

    While studying the inside-out of the Earth, astronomers have spotted a mysterious "empty trash bag" floating above Earth.

  • World's largest digital sky survey brings biggest astronomical data ever
    SpaceWorld's largest digital sky survey brings biggest astronomical data ever

    Astronomers during the largest digital sky survey have revealed the biggest astronomical information, which is over 1.6 petabytes. It is the second edition of data, scientists say.

  • NASA's Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge
    SpaceNASA's Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

    After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves on to new sights on the Red Planet "Curiosity rover has taken its last selfie on the Vera Rubin Ridge and descended toward a clay region of Mount Sharp. The twisting ridge on Mars has been the rover's home for more than a year, providing scientists with new samples and new questions to puzzle over," NASA said in a statement on Monday.

  • NASA's Opportunity Rover might have died on Mars, fear scientists
    SpaceNASA's Opportunity Rover might have died on Mars, fear scientists

    NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover that, once, went into hibernation in June 2018 might have died in Mars, fears scientists. The rover went into sleeping mode after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching its solar panels to generate power.

  • Discovered: Earth's oldest rock found in Moon samples
    SpaceDiscovered: Earth's oldest rock found in Moon samples

    Scientists reveal that the moon rock samples once collected by Apollo 14 astronauts have the origin from Earth. The rock found on Moon is presumed to be the oldest known rock of the Earth. It was formed around the same time our planet was formed, according to an analysis in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

  • This how life came to Earth and Moon was born
    SpaceThis how life came to Earth and Moon was born

    Though science and technology is paving ways to explore the universe, life on earth remains a mystery, yet. Scientists give different definition and assumption behind the evolution of life on Earth. Now, a new study claims that mysterious planet impact some billion years ago brought forward life on the Earth and created the Moon.

  • ISRO launches student-made satellite Kalamsat named after Abdul Kalam
    SpaceISRO launches student-made satellite Kalamsat named after Abdul Kalam

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday launched its 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) to put Microsat-R, an imaging satellite and student-made Kalamsat, a communication satellite named after former President Abdul Kalam, into the space. The rocket took flight from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • Launch date of Microsat R, Kalamsat satellites begin today: ISRO
    SpaceLaunch date of Microsat R, Kalamsat satellites begin today: ISRO

    The launch countdown for an Indian rocket carrying the Microsat R imaging satellite of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Kalamsat student satellite has begun, said an ISRO official.

  • Humanoid Rashmi may travel space, soon: Report
    SpaceHumanoid Rashmi may travel space, soon: Report

    The chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO), K Sivan revealed that the agency's first unmanned mission to space will have a humanoid. Sources confirmed that ISRO has approached Ranchi-based engineer Ranjeet Srivastava, who has developed the world’s first multilingual social humanoid, Rashmi, to be used for space mission, Gaganyaan in 2022.

  • ISRO to launch India's first student-made satellite from Sriharikota space center
    SpaceISRO to launch India's first student-made satellite from Sriharikota space center

    Inspiring students across the globe, ISRO will launch India's first student-made satellite into the space. Yes, the space agency will lift off Microsat-R, an imaging satellite for DRDO, and Kamalsat, is a small communication satellite developed by students and Space Kidz India. The satellite launch will be been carried by a new variant of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket.

  • Saturn ring ripples explains how long a day lasts on planet
    SpaceSaturn ring ripples explains how long a day lasts on planet

    We can hardly imagine, how long Saturn spins, just by watching the clouds swirling at its surface. But the ripples in the ring have all the explanations about how fast the planet rotates. Well, its day flies by in 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds.

  • Strange orbits in outer solar system are not shaped by 'planet nine' reveals new study
    SpaceStrange orbits in outer solar system are not shaped by 'planet nine' reveals new study

    A recent space research claims that the mystery orbits of unknown in the outermost reaches of our solar system are not caused by the hypothesised ‘Planet Nine'. The phenomenon can be explained by the gravitational force of small bodies orbiting the Sun beyond Neptune.