- Astronomers spot a gigantic planet orbiting small stars
The new planet, named GJ 3512b, is seen revolving around M-type red dwarf. This kind of star is quite small, traditionally one fifth the size of the sun and up to 50 times dimmer. For comparison, our sun weighs roughly 333,000 times more than Earth while GJ 3512b's star only weighs 270 times more. Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, weighs around 1,047 times less than the sun.
- It's hardNASA tweets high resolution images, says Vikram had "hard landing"
The high resolution images of the landing site have been clicked by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft during its flyby on September 17. Since the images have been captured during the dusk, the scientists failed to get the picture of Vikram lander.SpaceYou inspire us: NASA to ISRO
The NASA on Saturday took to Twitter to commend ISRO's attempt to land its Chandrayaan-2 mission on the South Pole of the Moon.K Sivan Speaks OutChandrayaan 2: What K Sivan said as India ISRO loses communication with Vikram moon lander
Communication to the Chandrayaan 2's lander Vikram was lost. At 3.10 am, an ISRO scientist - not the chief - announced that a planned press conference had been called off.She did it!ISRO invites Pinjore girl to witness Chandrayaan 2 landing live from control room
The ISRO had organized an online quiz to increase the awareness about its space programme from August 10 to August 25. Only school children were allowed to participate in the quiz from class VIII to Class X.Chandrayaan 2 missionChandrayaan 2 to enter third lunar orbit today, Vikram Lander to detach on Sept 2
The second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully as planned, using the onboard propulsion system.Chandrayaan 2 landing soonChandrayaan 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.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.SpaceISRO 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.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.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.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.SpaceSpaceX Crew Capsule suffers failure in engine test, delay in first manned flight likely
The issue becomes more critical as the failure came at a time when the company hopes to start ferrying astronauts to the International space station by the end of this year under NASA’s "commercial crew program." Now, it looks like the dream is going to get delayed as the company is clueless on what might have caused the issue.SpaceUniverse'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.