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  • 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.

    7 months ago
  • 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.

    7 months ago
  • 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.

    7 months ago
  • Ancient sea creature discovered with 18 mouth tentacles
    EnvironmentAncient sea creature discovered with 18 mouth tentacles

    In a study of newly discovered fossil, scientists have found an ancient sea creature with 18 tentacles surrounding its mouth. The findings have solved a modern-day mystery about the origins of a gelatinous carnivore called a comb jelly. Scroll down the page to know interesting facts of the sea-creature which once lived 518 million years ago in Daihua sanqiong, now known as China.

    7 months ago
  • Largest dinosaur skeleton found in Canada: Details inside
    EnvironmentLargest dinosaur skeleton found in Canada: Details inside

    A fresh report from paleontologists claims that it has found the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex which is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, nicknamed 'Scotty,' lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago.

    7 months ago
  • Solar storm heading towards Earth: Date and time
    SpaceSolar storm heading towards Earth: Date and time

    Our galaxy witnesses many big events each new day. This time, it’s the solar storm which is heading towards our planet Earth. But, nothing serious, as scientists say that it is a small storm and no big light show can be expected.

    7 months ago
  • Scientists find ample of 500,000-year-old fossils in China: Rare treat to Science
    EnvironmentScientists find ample of 500,000-year-old fossils in China: Rare treat to Science

    The study of fossils gets a new chapter as scientists have found abundance of fossils which date back to 500,000-year-old. Palaeontologists in China made the discovery that hardly anyone would have imagined.

    7 months ago
  • Asteroid Bennu new discovery explains its decreasing rotation period: NASA
    SpaceAsteroid Bennu new discovery explains its decreasing rotation period: NASA

    NASA's OSIRIS-REx has come up with new discovery about the asteroid Bennu. In the asteroid sampling mission scientists have observed particle plumes erupting from the surface of Bennu. To inform, the asteroid bears the size of the pyramid at Giza and Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft began orbiting it on December 31.

    7 months ago
  • Last Supermoon of 2019 on March 21: Here's how and when to watch in India
    Science NewsLast Supermoon of 2019 on March 21: Here's how and when to watch in India

    March 21, on the day of Holi 2019, India will witness the last Supermoon of the year. According to astronomy, the full moon on March is special and rare and will coincide with the Spring Equinox. The phenomenon is generally known as ‘Super Worm Equinox Moon’.

    7 months ago
  • Meet Nambi Narayanan, an ISRO scientist & Padma Bhushan Awardee
    Science NewsMeet Nambi Narayanan, an ISRO scientist & Padma Bhushan Awardee

    While we are all set for our Monday schedule, let's give kick-start our week by reading the story of Nambi Narayanan, who is an ISRO scientists and a Padma Bhushan Awardee. The brilliant scientist has played a significant role in developing Vikas Engine which was used for the first PSLV launched by India. This engine has also been used as core vehicle parts engineered for missions like Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan.

    7 months ago