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SpaceX all set to attempt Resupply Launch to ISS

If weather permits this Tuesday, SpaceX will mark its fifth resupply launch to the International Space Station (ISS). The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is all set to lift off from the launch pad to deliver a cargo capsule to the ISS.

There are 60% chances of favorable weather on Tuesday to let... read more

Venus could have supported oceans of carbon dioxide fluid in the past

Venus could have supported oceans of carbon dioxide in liquid form in the past, according to research team from Cornell University. Venus, the second planet from the sun in the solar system has many similarities to our planet earth. However, the current environment on Venus is unbearably hot,... read more

ISS will be Visible from Earth

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) team has said that International Space Station (ISS) will be seen from earth for three days starting today. According to the space agency, the space station will be visible on Friday for just three minutes. From 6:38pm, people will be able to... read more

ISS will be Visible from Earth for three days

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) team has said that International Space Station (ISS) will be seen from earth for three days starting today. According to the space agency, the space station will be visible on Friday for just three minutes. From 6:38pm, people will be able to... read more

Stunning display of Northern lights on Christmas Eve

A dazzling display of the Northern lights was visible to naked eye across parts of the UK in the early hours of Christmas Eve. These dancing lights appeared in colors of green and pink.

The Northern lights are known as Aurora Borealis. This natural wonder is caused when the charged... read more

Astronomers find Pluto-sized objects using ALMA

Harvard astronomers have found Pluto-sized objects moving around the sun. According to the published paper, these objects can be closely related with stars too. The discovery was made by using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a radio telescope setup in Chile.

With... read more

NASA’s MESSENGER finds Signs of Meteor Showers on Mercury

Earth offers a beautiful view to stargazers who can experience meteor showers. According to a recent report, these meteor showers can be experienced from planet Mercury as well, in the same way that earth experiences them. The experience has been provided by the National Aeronautics and Space... read more

Scientists to study Moon’s South Pole during Lunar Mission One

Earlier, British scientists had announced a mission to the moon. The aim of the mission is to study the Lunar South pole to learn more about the moon's geology. The project has been funded by donations from public. According to organizers, the mission could pave the way for the construction of a... read more

Europe aims at Ariane deal to fund its workhorse Ariane rocket

After landing a probe on a comet, Europe now targets a deal for funding the workhorse Ariane rocket. The rocket will replace the Ariane 5 next to the Vega and Russia's veteran Soyuz at the European Space Agency (ESA) base in Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane 5 is a heavy to medium launcher... read more

Rosetta’s Lander Philae Runs out Of Power Soon after Sending Details from Comet

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) spacecraft Rosetta’s lander Philae landed on the surface of the Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko and created history. Rosetta has become the first spacecraft to orbit a comet and land a probe on the comet.

It took almost 10 years for the spacecraft to... read more

NASA Contracts Two Companies for Asteroid Mining Mission

Two aerospace companies have been contracted by NASA for its mission that aims for asteroid mining. The companies have also been tasked to study asteroid redirection.

The companies, Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources, in combination with NASA will pursue the project. Through... read more

Dual Tragedies may make some to put off Idea of Space Tourism

After seeing the tragedies, including the Antares rocket explosion on October 28 and the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crash on October 31, there is a possibility that some people may give a second thought to be part of space tourism.

In the SpaceShipTwo crash, one test pilot, Michael... read more

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