Heavy rains may have shaped Mars surface: Study

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Heavy rain on Mars may have reshaped the red planet’s impact craters and carved out river-like channels on its surface billions of years ago, a new study has found. Changes in the atmosphere on Mars made it rain harder and harder, which had a similar effect on the planet’s surface as seen on Earth, scientists said. The fourth planet from More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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China planning to install cabins on moon to test life sustainability

China plans to put people on the surface of the moon for extended periods within next two decades as Beijing advances its space programme. President Xi Jinping has called for China to become a global power in space More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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GSLV Successfully Launches South Asia Satellite

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South |Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) yesterday (May 05, 2017). Yesterday’s More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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ISRO to launch India’s gift to SAARC nations GSAT-9 satellite today

The South Asian satellite , GSAT-9, which PM Narendra Modi called India’s ‘gift’ to its South Asian neighbours, is all set to be launched on Isro’s GSLV-F09 rocket today. India on Friday will launch the More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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NASA images capture India illuminated at night

 NASA on Thursday released new global nighttime images of the Earth – including a detailed view of India and its surroundings that show how patterns of human settlement changed across the country between More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Sai Kiran wins Nasa ‘Moon’ Prize for Proposing An Elevator From Earth To The Moon

As kids, all of us have weaved several dreams and tales around the moon. But while drudgery kept us away from pursuing it, an 18-year-old Chennai lad bagged second position in the grade 12 category of the Nasa Ames More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Surface of Saturn’s largest moon Titan are electrically charged

The particles that cover the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, are “electrically charged”, show results of an experiment. The findings, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help explain an More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Pluto should be defined as a planet according to scientists

Pluto should be defined as a planet, along with over 100 celestial bodies in the solar system, including the moons of Jupiter and Earth, according to scientists who argue that the icy dwarf had been wrongly demoted. More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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NASA’s Dawn spacecraft have reveals the brightest area in the centre of Occator Crater

Scientists analysing data from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft have revealed that the bright area in the centre of Occator Crater on Ceres is approximately 30 million years younger than the crater in which it lies. Scientists, More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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China to launch 8 latest navigation satellites into space

China is planning to put up to 8 latest navigation satellites into space this year as part of its plan to form an orbitting network and offer worldwide navigation services by 2020. Compared to earlier generation More...