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 Space Settlement Contest, 2017. He proposed an elevator from the earth to the moon, making a human settlement possible on the latter. Sai More...

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By On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

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...

By On Monday, March 20th, 2017

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 On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

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 On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

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 On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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 On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

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...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

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 On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

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 On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

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...