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  • 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.

    1 month ago
  • 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.

    3 months ago
  • Israel's Beresheet moon lander arrives lunar orbit: Details inside
    SpaceIsrael's Beresheet moon lander arrives lunar orbit: Details inside

    An Israeli spacecraft is expected to swing into orbit around the moon today. But, the history making event will take place if the spacecraft aces a six-minute engine firing, a critical maneuver that will set up for the privately-funded probe’s historic landing attempt April 11.

    3 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.

    4 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’.

    4 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.

    4 months ago
  • NASA finds water molecules moving on Moon surface
    SpaceNASA finds water molecules moving on Moon surface

    NASA's highly engineered spacecraft Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has recorded water molecules moving around the day side of the Moon. This important discovery may be beneficial for the agency to plan a trip to lunar surface.

    4 months ago
  • Israeli spacecraft sent first selfie on the way to moon mission; more signals to come
    SpaceIsraeli spacecraft sent first selfie on the way to moon mission; more signals to come

    An Israeli spacecraft which is on its mission to moon has sent its first selfie back to Earth, mission chief confirms. The selfie image shows a part of the Beresheet spacecraft with Earth.

    4 months ago
  • Decoded: NASA discovers how Moon got 'sunburns' swirls
    SpaceDecoded: NASA discovers how Moon got 'sunburns' swirls

    The US-based NASA has discovered that the Moons 'sunburns are a result of interactions between the Sun's damaging radiation with lunar magnetic field. One must know that every object, planet or person travelling through space has to contend with the Sun's damaging radiation. Therefore, the lunar swirls could be the result of solar wind interactions with the Moon's isolated pockets of magnetic field.

    5 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.

    5 months ago