Pluto should be defined as a planet according to scientists

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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. The definition approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 2006, demoted Pluto to “non-planet,” dropping the number of More...

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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...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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China will launch a space station core module in 2018

China will launch a space station core module in 2018 as the first step towards completing its first space outpost, a top official said. The core module will be followed by a series of launches for other components More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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First image of mysterious solar activity captured by NOAA

NOAA’s Solar Ultraviolet Imager or SUVI instrument aboard solar observatory GOES-16 satellite that was launched on November 19 last year has become operational and has captured its first ever image of mysterious More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

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 More...

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...