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ISRO releases first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan-2

The ISRO had on August 4 released a first set of images of the earth captured by Chandrayaan-2 satellite. The Male Orientale Basin is a lunar mare (large, d...


Russian Federation launches humanoid robot to ISS

Fedor was first unveiled in December 2016 and is part of Vladimir Putin's strategic plan to conquer the moon for Russian Federation. In this photo taken on T...


Two Astronauts Go Out into Outer Space

This photo provided by NASA , astronauts Andrew Morgan and Nick Hague (not seen) begin to install a docking port delivered by SpaceX last month outside the...


Pence: US Space Command Will Launch Next Week

The official launch of the Pentagon's new combatant command for space is set for next week, officials announced on Tuesday. U.S. Space Command will formal...


Scientists to Find a Black Hole Swallowing a Neutron Star

Like neutron stars, black holes are also the remnants of stars that die as supernovae. Neutron stars are the collapsed core of a giant star. The Zadko teles...


Amazon Fires Visible From Space And Causing Blackouts In Sao Paulo

This news comes just weeks after President Bolsonaro controversially sacked the head of the agency amid rows over its deforestation data. According to the ...


India's Chandrayaan-2 on course to Moon

Even a minute difference in speed could have resulted in either Chandrayaan-2 speeding away into outer space or crashing into the Moon . Sivan said NASA's Ar...


Chandrayaan-2 reaches Moons orbit, just about two weeks away from landing

ISRO chief K. Sivan will be briefing media today at 11 AM on the occasion of the successful Lunar orbit Insertion of Chandrayaan-2. "The duration of manoeuvre w...


A few muggy, unsettled days before a nice stretch

The slow moving front will most likely stall-out across parts of central Kansas Wednesday bringing more, off and on showers and storms, especially overnight. ...


Indian Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

The maneuver that enables the spacecraft to leave the Earth's gravitational pull and head towards the moon is an important one, he pointed out, adding that expe...


Jupiter collided with a protoplanet early in its life say scientists

An artist's impression of a collision between a young Jupiter and a massive still-forming protoplanet in the early solar system . Their results showed that a...


Perseid showers put on a show tonight and tomorrow

In previous years, where the moonlight was not prevalent, one could catch over 150 meteors per hour during their peaks but because of the bright moonlight thi...


Perseid Meteor Shower 2019 Peak Tonight: When And Where To Watch

Regarded as one of the best meteor showers of the year , its something space buffs won't want to miss. As a result, the number of visible meteors streaking...


Our most reliable meteor shower

They're the result of a trail of space dust that a comet called 96P/Machholz leaves behind as it circles the Sun. And you don't need a telescope to enjoy ...


Hubble Image Gives Close-Up Look at Jupiter's Turbulent Atmosphere

One notable feature of the image is the vibrant color of the clouds moving towards the Great Red Spot . They are created by ammonia ice clouds that vary in h...


Perseid Meteor Shower: How and When to Watch

When the Earth travels through its debris, each year, the night sky offers a spectacular show via the Perseids. Its peak is said to be around the 11, 12, and 13...


NOAA increases numbers in updated hurricane outlook

The likelihood of an above-normal hurricane season rose to 45%, according to seasonal forecasters with NOAA's Climate Prediction Center - just in time for t...


Successful launchs for Amos-17, Intelsat I-39

The Falcon 9 booster supporting the mission previously flew in support of the Telstar 19 VANTAGE in July 2018 and Es'hail-2 launch in November 2018. SpaceX i...


ULA successfully launches fifth US Air Force protected communications satellite

For ULA, this is another win in an unbroken streak - it's the 90th Atlas V launch to date, with 100% success across all those launches. AEHF-5 complete a ge...


Two Meteor Showers Will Brighten the Skies on Monday

On August 12, the summer Perseids meteor shower will be the biggest one. Every year the Earth flies a meteor storm, causing a lovely phenomenon of the meteor ...


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 carrying Spacecom AMOS-17

After he attended and watched the launch of NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission it gave him what is known in the space community as "rocket fever". The launch was initi...


NASA satellite locates possibly habitable super-Earth 31 light years away

The planet was discovered with others in the GJ 357 solar system through what are known as "transits", when the planet's orbit places it in between the Earth ...


Hubble reveals egg-shaped exoplanet so hot it's venting vaporized iron into space

Not only that, its temperatures are so extreme that heavy metal gases are escaping into space from the exoplanet's atmosphere - a phenomenon never seen before...


Two hurricanes, one a Category 4, are moving toward Hawaii

While Erick is expected to miss Hawaii, current tracking has Flossie hitting the island chain in some manner early next week, though it's still unclear how ...


Universal's Epic Universe Announced as Universal Orlando's New Theme Park

Guests will venture beyond their wildest imagination, traveling into beloved stories and through vibrant lands on adventures where the journey is as astounding ...


NHC: Tropical depression could form in Atlantic by next week

The hurricane center is also watching a tropical wave closer to the United States. While weak tropical disturbances, called tropical waves, have been moving w...


Confirmation of toasty TESS planet leads to surprising find of promising world

This infographic illustrates key features of the TOI 270 system, located about 73 light-years away in the southern constellation Pictor. "This technique is pr...


Rare black moon Wednesday offers exceptional skygazing chance

In addition to being the second of two new moons, according to EarthSky , Black moons can also describe when there is no full moon at all during a month - an e...


Space agency’s TESS satellite spots 'missing link' planets — NASA exoplanet survey

The planet orbits just one of its three red dwarf stars, circling it every five days. "It is the second nearest transiting exoplanet system found to date, a...


Three reasons to look up at tonight's sky

The Capricornids are active from July 3 through August 15 and peak tonight. Alpha Capricornids is a weak shower with bright fireballs in the sky. The Per...


Defying Trump, auto giants strike emissions deal with California

The agreement is different from plans the Trump administration is expected to put in place that would relax national emissions standards. "Ensuring that Am...


Apollo 11: This Is Goddard

Nasa's long-promised announcement about Orion Spacecraft development and activity has been stated. Nasa needs a lander that is part into three sections: a...


Its Getting There! Chandrayaan-2 Completes Second Orbit Successfully!

The third orbit raising maneuver is scheduled on 29 July between 2.30 and 3.30 pm. On July 22, the Chandrayaan-2 was injected into an elliptical orbit of 170x...


A Jumbo Jet-Sized Asteroid Just Flew between the Earth, Moon

In a separate comment to the Herald, Dr Brown said: "This is one of the closest approaches to Earth by an asteroid that we know of". Though the chances of a...


SpaceX launches research facilities to Int'l Space Station

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from its Florida launch pad. Even though the CRS-18 mission launch was scheduled yesterday, the Air Force's 45th Sp...