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  • Chandrayaan 2 to enter third lunar orbit today, Vikram Lander to detach on Sept 2
    SpaceChandrayaan 2 to enter third lunar orbit today, Vikram Lander to detach on Sept 2

    The second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully as planned, using the onboard propulsion system.

    20 days ago
  • Donald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars
    Science NewsDonald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars

    The United States (US) President Donald Trump, on Friday, suggested NASA to stop focusing on Moon and shift their efforts on much bigger things including Mars. Sharing his views in a tweet, Donald Trump said that the Moon is a part of Mars; Twitter users started sharing their reactions from all over the world.

    3 months ago
  • 85% of the Hope Probe project for Mars complete: Scientists
    Space85% of the Hope Probe project for Mars complete: Scientists

    In a statement released from Dubai Media Office, it has been confirmed that the mission is under the testing phase as less than 500 days are left for its launch. The project has been planned in a way that it will reach Mars by 2021, the year when UAE will celebrate its 50th anniversary of foundation day.

    5 months ago
  • 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!

    6 months ago
  • 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.

    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
  • Space travel causes dangerous herpes viral disease: NASA
    SpaceSpace travel causes dangerous herpes viral disease: NASA

    A latest study by NASA scientists confirms that space travel caused herpes viruses in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS). The findings came as shocking news to scientists who are planning for future Mars mission and alike.

    6 months ago
  • Closest planet to Earth, its Mercury, not Venus; say scientists
    Science NewsClosest planet to Earth, its Mercury, not Venus; say scientists

    A very common general knowledge question ' What is the closest planet to Earth?' gets a new twist. While most of us may consider Venus as the answer but, actually, it may be Mercury.

    6 months ago
  • First person to land on Mars; NASA answers, its woman
    SpaceFirst person to land on Mars; NASA answers, its woman

    NASA Mars mission, scheduled to send humans to Mars in the 2030s, will allow woman as the first person to land in the Red planet. Yes, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine confirms that the first person to set foot on Mars is likely to be a woman.

    6 months ago
  • Astronomy events to look in March 2019
    Science NewsAstronomy events to look in March 2019

    March of the year marks the change of seasons. This 2019, the month will bring great opportunities to see some wintertime constellations and the last supermoon of 2019. If you are avid sky watchers then note down the three astronomy events to look forward in March.

    7 months ago