Tag: space

France joins Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiative launched by India

India and France during ongoing visit of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, have decided to expand their Indo-Pacific partnership...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, NASA Team Up to Simulate Lunar Gravity

The two parties announced on Tuesday that they would collaborate on ways to test new technology bound for the moon. Grow Your Business, Not Your...

NSIL to invest Rs 10k-cr over 5yrs; in talks to acquire Isro’s sat fleet | India News

BENGALURU: Space PSU New Space India Limited (NSIL), whose mandate has now been expanded to own and operate capital-intensive assets — satellites and launch vehicles...

This India-born scientist is paving our way to Mars with space rocks | India News

Perseverance’s Martian crust samples won’t arrive until 2031, but Dr Meenakshi Wadhwa is improving our understanding of the red planet using meteorites and volcanic rocks.“Please...

View: India’s science diplomacy could take centre stage in 2021

Two time-honoured traditions this time of the year are an annual list of (ig)noble events of the past year, and predictions for the new. This...

Important to inculcate scientific thinking in younger generation: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the ultimate aim of science is to make people’s life comfortable and happier, as he asserted that it...

NASA sends Perseverance rover to Mars in stunning launch

Folks, we’re off to Mars again!  After a successful launch on Thursday morning at 7:50 a.m. ET, NASA’s new Perseverance rover is on its way...

The 20 best space movies you can launch right now

Although Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson would like to tell you otherwise, the vast majority of humans will never go anywhere near space....

NASA and ESA have released the closest ever images of the Sun, and they’re mesmerizing

NASA and the European Space Agency have released the amazing first images taken by the Solar Orbiter — including the closest pictures ever taken of...

Why we should explore Venus before Mars

There are some encouraging signs. Russia is working on its first Venus probe since 1983, the long-delayed and (to English ears) unfortunately-named Venera-D. Its goal...

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from...

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump’s reaction ‘hysteria’

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s “hysteria” about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years,...

SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to...

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in...

The 21 best science podcasts if you’re keen to learn how things work

Sure, you can listen to podcasts on politics, true crime, or even just chats about everything in between. “And then,” as Science Vs host Wendy...

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo completes flight from Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic‘s SpaceShipTwo commercial space plane has officially made its first successful test flight out of Spaceport America, its base in New Mexico. On Friday,...

Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA’s astronaut moon lander

(Reuters) – NASA on Thursday selected space firms SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics to build lunar landing systems that can carry astronauts to the moon...

The first, chilling images of Earth

When the Allies vanquished Nazi Germany in 1945, the U.S. captured many of the Germans’ powerful V-2 rockets which, after translation, is short for “Vengeance...