NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

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NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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NASA has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to Join International Space Station

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to join the crew of the International Space Station in 2018. Epps will become the first Black crewmember to represent More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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NASA is investing in the development of technology research institutes

NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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NASA Announces Awards to Develop Oxygen Recovery Technologies for Future Deep Space Missions

NASA has selected two proposals for the development of oxygen recovery technologies that could help astronauts breathe a little easier on deep space, long-duration missions. The agency will invest as much as $2 More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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India created a world record by successfully putting into orbit 104 satellites,in a single mission.

Feb 15 (IANS) India on Wednesday created a world record by successfully putting into orbit 104 satellites, including the country’s own Cartosat-2earth observation satellite, in a single mission. With the launch, More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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ISRO hopes to set an enviable benchmark for the spacefaring nations.

India will boldly go to Venus for the first time and revisit the Red Planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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China to launch its first remote-sensing night light observing satellite this year

China is set to launch its first remote-sensing satellite capable of detecting large lighted structures on the ground at night. The Luojia-1A, a 10-kilogramme mini satellite, is being developed by scientists at More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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The Indian-American boy Chaitanya Karamchedu develops a revolutionary process to convert sea water into fresh water

The Indo-American boy Chaitanya Karamchedu from Portland, Oregon found a cheap, easily accessible way to provide clean water from salt water. The boy studying in Jesuit High School/Portland State University used More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft completes fourth flyby of Jupiter

As per NASA, Juno skimmed about 2,670 miles (4,300 kilometers) above Jupiter’s cloud tops at 7:57 a.m. EST (1257 GMT) on Tursday morning (February 2), zooming by at 129,000 mph (208,000 km/h) relative to the More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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This Indian space startup will fly your name to the moon for Rs 500

Bengaluru-based aerospace startup Team Indus , the only Indian team vying to be the first private entity to soft-land their spacecraft on the moon, as a part of the Google Lunar X-Prize , has come up with an unique More...