• 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.

  • World first artificial meteor shower: Japan launches satellite to blasts into space
    SpaceWorld first artificial meteor shower: Japan launches satellite to blasts into space

    Japan space agency has booked a special place in the world record book by delivering artificial meteor shower on Friday. A rocket carrying a satellite blasted into space to create an artificial meteor shower, Japanese scientists confirmed.

  • NASA's Cassini spacecraft: Scientists finally know how long a day is on Saturn: 10:23:38
    SpaceNASA's Cassini spacecraft: Scientists finally know how long a day is on Saturn: 10:23:38

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed that a day on Saturn is just over 10 and-a-half-hours-long, a finding that solved a long-standing mystery of solar system science.

  • Indian Space Research Organisation launches Young Scientists programme
    SpaceIndian Space Research Organisation launches Young Scientists programme

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced a Young Scientists programme under which three school students will be selected from each state and union territory and will be given lectures on space and hands-on experience in building small satellites.

  • ISRO Gaganyaan mission: Astronauts will be chosen this year
    SpaceISRO Gaganyaan mission: Astronauts will be chosen this year

    India's first manned mission to space, Gaganyaan is scheduled to be launched on early 2022. A source close to the development confirms that astronauts to fly in the said space mission will be selected this year. And, the air force is getting ready to identify a pool of ace pilots who would undergo a battery of tests, including psychological assessments.

  • Gaganyaan to use 'made in Vadodara' space suit
    SpaceGaganyaan to use 'made in Vadodara' space suit

    India and the entire world are talking about the upcoming Gaganyaan space mission to be launched by Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO). While the people are excited to see the witness the grand spaceflight mission, ISRO scientists are at breakneck speed to accomplish the mission by Decemeber 2021 deadline. Sources confirmed that the space suit to be used in the mission include the tag ' Made in Vadodara', the third largest city in Gujarat. The suit is 20% lighter and one hundredth of the cost of its foreign competitors.

  • There is rainfall in Saturn's largest moon Titan: Details inside
    SpaceThere is rainfall in Saturn's largest moon Titan: Details inside

    The data collected from Cassini spacecraft reveals that there is methane rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. Scientists say that the rainfall may be the indication of the start of a summer season in Titan's northern hemisphere.