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 solar system, the US space agency said. “NASA is establishing STRIs to research and exploit cutting-edge advances in technology with the potential More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

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...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, February 17th, 2017

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...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, February 13th, 2017

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

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

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

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...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

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...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, January 27th, 2017

NASA Juno clicks fascinating little red spot on Jupiter

A stunning picture of planet Jupiter has yet again been captured by Juno Cam, a NASA space probe. The image reveals a magnificent little red spot on marbled surface of the planet that observers have tracked for More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

China to launch first return probe mission to Moon this year

China will launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe later this year, its first return mission, as part of the Communist giant’s ambitious efforts to conduct a record number of 30 space launch missions. The probe More...