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 of the space station, including two space labs, which will dock with the core module while in space, in the next four years or so, he said, More...

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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...

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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...