NASA's Mars helicopter takes flight, first powered flight on another planet

 NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the planet's thin air on Monday, achieving the first powered flight on another planet.

published on : 20th April 2021

Four Indian scientists challenge Big Bang Theory

In what could dramatically change the way astrophysicists look at the birth of the Universe, four Indian scientists, including one from Bengaluru, have challenged the Big Bang theory related to its origin.The theory holds that the Universe was born out of a highly compressed, dense and microscopic point (called singularity) which exploded with a huge force some 13.8 billion years ago, resulting in everything arising from that singularity moving outwards in all directions. From this, all cosmic matter (as we know it today) was formed at different stages through time until now.

published on : 6th March 2021

ISRO launches PSLV-C51 carrying Brazil's Amazonia-1, 18 other satellites

India's Polar rocket on Sunday successfully launched Amazonia-1 satellite of Brazil from the spaceport here, in the first mission of the year for space agency ISRO.

published on : 28th February 2021

Four astronauts reaches ISS in historic NASA-SpaceX mission

As part of NASA’s first commercial human spacecraft system in history, a crew of four astronauts successfully docked to the #InternationalSpaceStation (ISS), onboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft called Resilience.

published on : 17th November 2020

SpaceX capsule with NASA astronauts returns to Earth after historic mission

US astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, who flew to the #InternationalSpaceStation in SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on August 2 after a two-month voyage that was Nasa’s first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Mars Mission: NASA launches Perseverance Rover to red planet

Nasa's Mars rover Perseverance has left Earth on a mission to try to detect life on Mars. The one-tonne, six-wheeled rover was launched out of Florida on March 30 by an Atlas rocket on a path to intercept the #Mars in February 2021.

published on : 31st July 2020

This Tamil Nadu girl is all set to visit NASA in May 2020

K Jayalakshmi, a Class 11 government school student, is all set to visit the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in May next year.

published on : 23rd December 2019

RIP Alexei: First person to walk in space no more

On March 18, 1965, at the age of 30, Leonov made history when he left a spacecraft during the Voskhod 2 mission for a spacewalk that lasted 12 minutes and nine seconds.

published on : 15th October 2019

Black hole rips apart doomed star in 'rare' event

Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star.

published on : 30th September 2019

NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing

U.S. space agency NASA will review the workplace safety culture at SpaceX and Boeing, as the two companies gear up to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

published on : 22nd February 2019

NASA warned SpaceX, Boeing about rocket design

NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems.

published on : 22nd February 2019

'Mission complete' for Mars Opportunity rover

NASA lost touch with 'Oppy' on June 10, 2018 following a global dust storm.

published on : 14th February 2019

NASA releases new images of snowman-shaped rock

NASA's New Horizons mission sent home close-up images of Ultima Thule, a 20-mile-long space rock in the uncharted heart of the Kuiper Belt. Chris Dignam has more.

published on : 3rd January 2019

US slams China for espionage

US prosecutors charged two Chinese nationals with computer hacking attacks on American government agencies and corporations, including the Navy and NASA.

published on : 21st December 2018

Mission aborted, astronaut ready to try again

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, one of the two crew members of a failed October launch to the International Space Station.

published on : 13th December 2018
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