Journey to the Sun: NASA successfully launches Parker Solar Probe

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Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible. Roughly More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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NASA preparing to send probe to the Sun; expected launch on August 11

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)  seems to have taken the idiom “aim for the stars” quite literally. The space agency is preparing to make its spacecraft reach the life sustaining More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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ISRO sucessfully conducts flight testing of Crew Escape System

ISRO carried out a major technology demonstration today, the first in a series of tests to qualify a Crew Escape System, which is a critical technology relevant for human spaceflight. The Crew Escape System is an More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of 21st Century to fall on 27th July

Exactly one month from now i.e July 27th is going to be the longest and full moon eclipse of the 21st century . This time the lunar eclipse will be of 1 hour and 43 minutes duration. During this time the Earth’s More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away

A scientific team lead by Professor Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad has made a remarkable discovery. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has a detailed report on how More...

By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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NASA launches Twin Spacecraft to Track Earth’s Water Movement

A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth’s mass on and beneath the planet’s surface successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT Tuesday from the California More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Solar storm to hit Earth in 48 hours; could disrupt communication satellites

A Solar Storm can hit the Earth in the next 48 hours. According to the scientists, there will be a coronal hole in the sun, which will release a lot of energy from the sun. This energy will also have cosmic rays, More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Earth’s Geomagnetic activity to dazzle up Canada’s night sky tomorrow

here is no massive solar storm headed for Earth, despite some recent reports to the contrary, but aurora chasers are still expecting a good show this weekend, due to the effects of an immense coronal hole, and a More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Vodafone planning to launch 4 G network on moon by 2019

Vodafone is planning to expand its 4G network to the skies quite literally. The British telecom major is setting up the first 4G network on the moon to support a mission by PTScientists in 2019. “The moon More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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ISRO planning to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission around April this year

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said More...