Articles about Space Science

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

18 Nov 2021

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

Recently, evidence of a ninth planet in our solar system has been found by British astronomer Michael Rowan-Robinson in data gathered back in 1983.

NASA's Lucy space probe blasts off to explore asteroids

17 Oct 2021

NASA's Lucy space probe blasts off to explore asteroids

American space agency NASA launched the Lucy Mission space probe strapped to a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16.

NASA's Lucy to launch soon, will explore primordial Trojan asteroids

11 Oct 2021

NASA's Lucy to launch soon, will explore primordial Trojan asteroids

In a bid to unveil the origin mysteries of our solar system, NASA is launching a mission for exploring the "fossils of planet formation," i.e. the Trojan asteroids in Jupiter's orbit.

Employees claim Blue Origin is fraught with sexism, safety concerns

04 Oct 2021

Employees claim Blue Origin is fraught with sexism, safety concerns

Several current and former Blue Origin employees have come forth to accuse the private space exploration company of rampant sexism, gender disparity, and fostering a toxic working environment.

Astronomer who demoted Pluto claims he's found new ninth planet

19 Sep 2021

Astronomer who demoted Pluto claims he's found new ninth planet

Pluto was controversially stripped of its designation as a planet in 2006. A planetary scientist who was the fiercest advocate of the celestial body's demotion claims he has now found another celestial body worthy of recognition as a planet.

Billionaires are flying to space, but where does it begin?

20 Jul 2021

Billionaires are flying to space, but where does it begin?

While Jeff Bezos prepares for a trip to space, let's not forget that just last week, his company Blue Origin took to Twitter to compare its mission and Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Unity 22 mission to space.

Spacesuit concerns briefly interrupt spacewalk to install solar panels

17 Jun 2021

Spacesuit concerns briefly interrupt spacewalk to install solar panels

Spacewalking astronauts resumed work to install powerful, new solar panels outside the International Space Station on Wednesday, after a brief interruption caused by problems with one of their suits.

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

24 Sep 2019

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

#CareerBytes: Didn't get good JEE-Advanced rank? Here's what to do

15 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: Didn't get good JEE-Advanced rank? Here's what to do

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the country's most difficult engineering entrance exam.

PSLV-C45 carrying India's EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites lifts off

01 Apr 2019

PSLV-C45 carrying India's EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites lifts off

ISRO's PSLV C45 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota today, carrying India's EMISAT satellite along with 28 nanosatellites of global customers.

8 popular engineering colleges in South India

22 May 2018

8 popular engineering colleges in South India

South India is home to some of the best engineering institutes in the country, making it one of the most preferred destinations for engineering aspirants.