- 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.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.