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  • NASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission
    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.

    6 months ago
  • 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.

    6 months ago
  • 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.

    6 months ago
  • SpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?
    SpaceSpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?

    So now, let's get set for a trip to Mars. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to send humans to the red planet within the next decade and the cost of ticket to Mars will be affordable for 'most people in advanced economies", as revealed on Monday. The tech entrepreneur claims that the ticket fare will be feasible enough to allow people to give up their Earth-bound dwellings and move to Mars.

    7 months ago
  • China launches world's first weather monitoring rocket
    Science NewsChina launches world's first weather monitoring rocket

    The space agency in China has launched a weather observation rocket from a semi-submersible drone ship. Scientists claim that it is the world's first ever weather monitoring rocket launched for the purpose of meteorological research.

    8 months ago
  • Trash bag like long object is floating above Earth, say scientists
    SpaceTrash bag like long object is floating above Earth, say scientists

    While studying the inside-out of the Earth, astronomers have spotted a mysterious "empty trash bag" floating above Earth.

    8 months ago
  • 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.

    8 months ago
  • Upcoming international space missions in 2019
    SpaceUpcoming international space missions in 2019

    Year 2018 has been a wonderful time for space agencies across the globe. Likewise, we are expecting that this 2019 will also offer a lot to all of us. Here is the list of upcoming space missions to be undertaken by ISRO, NASA and other international space agencies.

    9 months ago
  • NASA's Apollo 8 moon mission celebrates 50th anniversary
    SpaceNASA's Apollo 8 moon mission celebrates 50th anniversary

    The day December 19 holds a special significance in the rise of US-based space agency, NASA. Fifty years ago, the three Apollo 8 astronauts orbited the moon and booked a prestigious space in the 'Book of Genesis'.

    9 months ago
  • America's Rocket Lab launches 13 tiny satellites for NASA: Details inside
    SpaceAmerica's Rocket Lab launches 13 tiny satellites for NASA: Details inside

    Rocket Lab, a private American aerospace company has launched a batch of 13 small probes to space from New Zealand. The Electron rocket was lifted off on December 16 from the world's only private orbital launch pad on the Mahia Peninsula. The rocket carried a payload of 10-cm (3.9-inch) cube-shaped research satellites.

    9 months ago