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India’s first human space mission ‘Gaganyaan’ will not be affected by COVID-19 pandemic: Dr. Jitendra Singh

3 days ago
Dr. Jitendra Singh assured that the launch of ‘Gaganyaan’ will take place as planned before the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence in 2022.

NASA names its headquarters after Mary.W.Jackson, agency’s first African-American female engineer

Jun 27, 2020
Mary.W.Jackson was an aerospace engineer and a mathematician who was part of a group of very important women who had NASA succeed in getting American astronauts into space.

Russia’s Energia Space Corporation plans to take first tourist on spacewalk in 2023

Jun 26, 2020
Energia, which is a part of Russia’s Space Agency, Roscosmos informed that there is a plan that one of the participants of the expedition will do spacewalk from the Russian segment, together with a Russian cosmonaut.

China launches final satellite in Beidou Navigation System

Jun 24, 2020
The launch of the Beidou satellite was announced in advance and it was also broadcasted live on TV and online platforms, with an English translation that was available on the state service provider CCTV.

Solar Eclipse 2020: Check date, timings and places in India to watch the deepest eclipse

Jun 18, 2020
The annual solar eclipse will be the deepest one that will be visible from Earth on June 21, 2020. The eclipse will occur on the longest day of the year and will continue for almost 6 hours. The event will be visible from many parts of Northern India.

Scientists observe Bose-Einstein Quantum “Fifth State of Matter” for the first time in space

Jun 17, 2020
Bose-Einstein condensates (BEC) are formed when the atoms of certain elements are cooled to near absolute zero (0 Kelvin, minus 273.15 celsius). At this point, atoms become a single entity with quantum property, whereas each particle also functions as a wave of matter.

Kathy Lueders become first female head of NASA’s Human Space Flight Program

Jun 15, 2020
Kathy Lueders was a commercial crew manager and has been directing NASA’s efforts to send astronauts to space on private spacecraft since 2014.

Saturn’s moon Titan drifting away faster than previously expected

Jun 9, 2020
The moon starts drifting away from its host planets because as a moon orbits, its gravity pulls on a planet which causes a temporary bulge in the planet as it passes.

Astronomers unveil Solar Corona’s magnetic field

Jun 5, 2020
The corona has been most easily seen during a total solar eclipse, it is when the moon is directly between the Earth and Sun which blocks the bright surface of the Sun.

Asteroid 2020 KE4, 4 Other Near-Earth objects to pass by earth today: NASA - All you need to know

Jun 3, 2020
Asteroids flying by Earth on June 3: Have a look at the details of the asteroids that will fly past the Earth today and also know here what are Near-Earth objects (NEOs) and Potentially Hazardous Object (PHO):

Astronomers confirm the existence of Earth Size Planet at Proxima Centauri

Jun 1, 2020
The researchers found that the Earth-like planet Proxima b is 1.17 times the mass of the Earth which is smaller than the older estimate of 1.3 times. The planet orbits its star in just 11.2 days.

NASA Astronauts enters International Space Station in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

Jun 1, 2020
Elon Musk’s Company SpaceX had launched the pair of astronauts from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida with a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft to orbit.

Coronavirus Vaccine in India: Six COVID-19 vaccines identified; 30 Groups involved - Check Details

May 29, 2020
Coronavirus Vaccine in India: Around 30 groups are working in India on the development of six COVID-19 vaccines for the treatment of novel Coronavirus. India has become the 9th most affected country with its total tally rising to over 1,65,000 COVID-19 cases.

Hydroxycholoroquine COVID-19 Trials Stopped: Why WHO suspends HCQ for Coronavirus Treatment? - 5 Reasons

May 28, 2020
Hydroxycholoroquine COVID-19 Trials Stopped by the WHO: Check here why the WHO halted the trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) drug for the treatment of Coronavirus.

Astrophysicists capture new class of astronomical transient objects

May 27, 2020
The newly identified FBOT which is called CRTS-CSS161010 J045834-081803 or CSS161010 in short has vastly overshadowed the previously discovered FBOT “The Cow” with the heaviness and sheer speed of its material outflows.

Cloud Atlas created by Astronomers for hot, Jupiter like exoplanets

May 27, 2020
This model will help the astronomers in studying the gases in the atmospheres of distant and strange worlds as clouds interfere in getting the measurement of the atmospheric composition.

NASA’s WFIRST Hubble Telescope renamed after astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

May 26, 2020
Nancy Grace Roman is considered as the mother of Hubble Space Telescope, which was launched 30 years ago.

Gaganyaan Mission: Four Indian cosmonauts restart their training in Russia

May 25, 2020
Roscosmos, Russian Space Corporation released a statement mentioning that on May 12, Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) has resumed the training of four Indian cosmonauts.

Sun enters ‘Solar Minimum’ state: Know all about the phenomenon

May 21, 2020
As per the Astronomer, Dr. Tony Phyllips, Solar minimum is underway and it’s a deep one. He also added that the sun’s magnetic field has become weak and has been allowing extra cosmic rays into the solar system.

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine first to show Positive Response: Know its results, Side Effects & Availability

May 20, 2020
Moderna vaccine has become the first Coronavirus or COVID-19 vaccine to show positive results after the it produced protective antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19). Know what results it showed, its side effects and get all details here.

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