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  • NASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission  title=
    NASA 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.

  • Israel's Beresheet moon lander arrives lunar orbit: Details inside  title=
    Israel'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.

  • US wants astronauts to land on Moon, NASA accepts challenge  title=
    US 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.

  • ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA's laser probe  title=
    ISRO'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.

  • Last Supermoon of 2019 on March 21: Here's how and when to watch in India  title=
    Last 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’.

  • Space travel causes dangerous herpes viral disease: NASA  title=
    Space 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.

  • Holi 2019: History, Importance and Significance of Colorful festival in India  title=
    Holi 2019: History, Importance and Significance of Colorful festival in India

    Are you ready with your 'pichkaaris'? Confused, don't be! We're talking about Holi, the festival of colors. Though every festival has its own charm, Holi is unique in terms of splashing vibrant hues into each other. It's all about throwing water baloons, colored waters into the people around and say ' bura na maano Holi hai'. Before you set yourself to play with green, pink, red, blue, yellow colors, you should know the importance of Holi and its history.

  • NASA finds water molecules moving on Moon surface  title=
    NASA 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.

  • Israeli spacecraft sent first selfie on the way to moon mission; more signals to come   title=
    Israeli 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.

  • Decoded: NASA discovers how Moon got 'sunburns' swirls  title=
    Decoded: 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.