- World's largest airplane makes test flight, can deploy satellites in space
The world's largest airplane - a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines - on Saturday made a test flight in California.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.What 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.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.Meet 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.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.SpaceX 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.China 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.Trash 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.World 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.Top Stories