- Universe's first molecule detected in the space
Operating the GREAT far-infrared spectrometer onboard the flying observatory SOFIA, an international team reported unambiguous detection of the molecule towards the planetary nebula NGC 7027.
- SpaceNASA's TESS spots earth sized planet
"It’s so exciting that TESS, which launched just about a year ago, is already a game-changer in the planet-hunting business," said Johanna Teske, Carnegie Institution for Science in the US.SpaceThe first 'groundbreaking' pictures of a black hole to be unveiled on Wednesday
Called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), the project's ultimate goal is baked into its name: take pictures of the event horizon, or point-of-no-return for a black hole.SpaceAll 'Mission Shakti' debris to decay in 45 days from March 27: DRDO chief
On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India has successfully tested an A-Sat missile under 'Mission Shakti'; and India has now entered the elite group nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.SpaceNASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission
In a bid to make a successful moon mission in near future, NASA has successfully tested a mega rocket engine, marking a major milestone in its aim to return astronauts to the lunar surface in the next five years. The statement was confirmed by US space agency today. The latest test was conducted on April 4 at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St Louis, Mississippi, US, NASA said in a statement.SpaceIsrael's Beresheet moon lander arrives lunar orbit: Details inside
An Israeli spacecraft is expected to swing into orbit around the moon today. But, the history making event will take place if the spacecraft aces a six-minute engine firing, a critical maneuver that will set up for the privately-funded probe’s historic landing attempt April 11.SpaceNASA rejects 'mission shakti', space debris raised risk for ISS
ISRO scientists are hit by tough allegations as NASA claims that the waste from anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test has increased 44 percent collision risk to the International Space Station (ISS), thereby condemning the 'mission shakti'.SpaceDRDO official rejects NASA's claims, says 'A-SAT debris will disappear in 45 days'
Nasa on Tuesday raised concerns over the debris formed due to India's destruction of one of its own satellites; the agency called it a 'terrible thing' as over 400 pieces of orbital debris have been created and are dangerous for the astronauts in the International Space Station.SpaceISRO's EMISAT spy satellite: From head to toe, all you need to know
ISRO spy satellite, EMISAT will intercept signals not only on the ground and at high-resolution from space but also for the Indian NavySpaceISRO's EMISAT spy satellite: From head to toe, all you need to know
ISRO spy satellite, EMISAT will intercept signals not only on the ground and at high-resolution from space but also for the Indian NavySpaceWhat is ISRO's EMISAT? Why is the mission so special?
India's space agency ISRO has launched its electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh today. Along with the master satellite, 28 nano satellites have been lifted off and with this the country claims to have located a new surveillance satellite in the space.SpaceNASA will pay you $19,000 if you stay in bed for two months
The US-based NASA and the European Space Agency will pay you $19,000 to lie in bed for two months. But before you get excited about the news be sure to know the condition of the challenge.SpaceNASA Hubble Space Telescope captures asteroid Gault coming apart
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a small asteroid that is spinning fast and throwing out debris in a process of splitting apart.SpaceMars helicopter ready to take off for Red Planet: NASA
"The next time we fly, we fly on Mars," MiMi Aung, Project Manager for Mars Helicopter at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a statement.SpaceDid you know Mercury is our closest neighbour? Here's how
If you are asked which planet is closest to Earth, then what would be your answer? Your common sense may say that it's Venus or Mars. And, you may be right theoretically. But, actually, you're answer is not entirely true. The answer is Mercury. Strange, isn't it!SpaceScientists find vast Jupiter-like exoplanet hanging 129 light years from Earth
Scientists have discovered a vast exoplanet which is located 129 light years from Earth. They have found a “super-Jupiter” like planet in the depth of space using a new technique for scanning the stars.SpaceLife on Mars: Scientists find ‘mushrooms’ in Mars photos
In a major breakthrough, scientists claim to have seen 'proof' of life on the surface of Mars. They say that they have seen 'growing algae, lichens and ‘Martian mushrooms’ in images taken by NASA rovers Opportunity and Curiosity. Meanwhile, the US space agency is yet to respond to the conclusion drawn by the Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science.SpaceUS wants astronauts to land on Moon, NASA accepts challenge
Regarding the development in space sector, the US Vice President Mike Pence has asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to accelerate the agency’s lunar exploration plans. He announced to speed up the mission to land astronauts within five years "by any means necessary,". The challenge was put forward during a National Space Council meeting held at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama on March 26.SpaceNASA cancels all women spacewalk due to lack of spacesuits
Sadly, NASA has scrapped the pre-planned spacewalk mission by two women astronauts, due to lack of spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station. The space agency has re-scheduled the task which is likely to be performed in coming Friday.