• What is ISRO's EMISAT? Why is the mission so special?
    SpaceWhat 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.

  • NASA will pay you $19,000 if you stay in bed for two months
    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.

  • NASA Hubble Space Telescope captures asteroid Gault coming apart
    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.

  • Mars helicopter ready to take off for Red Planet: NASA
    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.

  • Did you know Mercury is our closest neighbour? Here's how
    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!

  • Scientists find vast Jupiter-like exoplanet hanging 129 light years from Earth
    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.

  • Life on Mars: Scientists find ‘mushrooms’ in Mars photos
    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.

  • US wants astronauts to land on Moon, NASA accepts challenge
    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.

  • NASA cancels all women spacewalk due to lack of spacesuits
    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.

  • ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA's laser probe
    SpaceISRO's Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA's laser probe

    The much-talked about Chandrayaan 2 mission is all set to be launched in April, this year. It would be carrying a NASA science probe, a source close to the development reports. The second moon mission of ISRO will NASA-owned laser retroreflector arrays that will help scientists to make exact measurements of the distance to the Moon, the US space agency officials said.