- Universe's first molecule detected in the space
Operating the GREAT far-infrared spectrometer onboard the flying observatory SOFIA, an international team reported unambiguous detection of the molecule towards the planetary nebula NGC 7027.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.Pentagon defends India's A-Sat missile test
The India struck down its own low-orbit satellite with its ground to space missile. With the test, India has become the fourth nation in the world after the US, Russia and China to have A-Sat capabilities.All 'Mission Shakti' debris to decay in 45 days from March 27: DRDO chief
On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India has successfully tested an A-Sat missile under 'Mission Shakti'; and India has now entered the elite group nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.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
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.NASA rejects 'mission shakti', space debris raised risk for ISS
ISRO scientists are hit by tough allegations as NASA claims that the waste from anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test has increased 44 percent collision risk to the International Space Station (ISS), thereby condemning the 'mission shakti'.DRDO official rejects NASA's claims, says 'A-SAT debris will disappear in 45 days'
Nasa on Tuesday raised concerns over the debris formed due to India's destruction of one of its own satellites; the agency called it a 'terrible thing' as over 400 pieces of orbital debris have been created and are dangerous for the astronauts in the International Space Station.Four Pakistan F16 fighter jets detected on Indian radar near Punjab border
The Indian Air Force scrambled Su-30MKI and Mirage jets in response following which the Pakistani jets retreated further into their territory, the sources added. The incident took place at 3am today.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.Top Stories