04 Mar 2021
Two astronomers from the Paris Institute of Astrophysics, who were reportedly searching for a giant black hole in the globular cluster NGC 6397 using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Earth-based telescopes, came across something they were not expecting at all.
28 Feb 2021
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched the primary satellite Amazonia-1 of Brazil along with 18 co-passenger satellites.
23 Feb 2021
Yesterday, NASA's 2020 Perseverance rover relayed video and audio feeds from Mars. The rover had landed successfully on Mars' Jezero Crater on February 18. It has now sent footage of the landing and a brief audio recording of the sounds from the red planet.
11 Feb 2021
On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled a ten-year space program for his country. The program includes plans for missions to the moon, manned missions for Turkish astronauts, and development of "world-class" satellite systems.
11 Feb 2021
India's ambitious space initiative Gaganyaan will launch its second unmanned mission sometime in 2022-23 as per a statement by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. The actual human spaceflight module will be launched at an unspecified time thereafter.
10 Feb 2021
NASA's early mockup of the Pathfinder Space Shuttle orbiter was lowered from its outdoor display in Huntsville, Alabama on Monday. The model will undergo a multi-year, multi-million-dollar restoration.
30 Jan 2021
Elon Musk's Mars mission has hit a regulatory hurdle. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has launched a probe into the failed December landing of the Starship prototype.
18 Jan 2021
Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit launched 10 satellites into orbit on Sunday in a successful test of its key air-launched rocket.
04 Jan 2021
S Riyasdeen, a second-year Mechatronics engineering student from SASTRA University hailing from Karanthai in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur, won the global competition "Cubes in Space" for creating the world's lightest femto-satellite.
21 Dec 2020
Jupiter and Saturn will merge in the night sky on Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo's time in the 17th century.
17 Dec 2020
China's Chang'e-5 probe successfully touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing home the first samples of the moon in over 40 years.
28 Sep 2020
NASA is gearing up to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon.
28 Sep 2020
SpaceX is inching closer to the first-ever 'high altitude' test flight of Starship, the rocket expected to fly to Mars one day, making humans a multi-planetary species.
20 Sep 2020
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.
13 Sep 2020
SpaceX's next Starship prototype will soon be attempting a major high-altitude flight.
26 Aug 2020
In a major development, an AI algorithm has discovered as many as 50 new planets.
19 Aug 2020
In a major development, Bengaluru-based space tech start-up Pixxel has raised $5 million in seed funding.
05 Aug 2020
After months of pressure tests and development efforts, the prototype of SpaceX's Starship deep-space rocket has gotten off the ground.
02 Aug 2020
SpaceX has moved into the final phase of the "Launch America" mission - bringing NASA astronauts safely back to Earth in its Crew Dragon capsule.
30 Jul 2020
In a major development, US space agency NASA has launched a robotic rover to Mars.
28 Jul 2020
In a major development, two Indian schoolgirls, hailing from the city of Surat, have discovered an asteroid.
23 Jul 2020
Merely days after the UAE, China has also started its journey to Mars.
02 Jul 2020
In a strange development, a humongous (and turbulent) star sitting millions of light-years away from Earth appears to have vanished in thin air.
02 Jul 2020
In an unexpected turn of events, NASA has delayed the launch of its next Mars rover.
29 Jun 2020
NASA is going back to the Moon, with the hopes of landing the first woman and the next man there by 2024.
18 Jun 2020
We all know the ambitions of Elon Musk's SpaceX.
10 Jun 2020
America's first woman spacewalker has now become the first-ever woman to reach the deepest known point in our planet's oceans.
08 Jun 2020
In a major development, a team of researchers has discovered an Earth-like exoplanet revolving around a Sun-like star.
16 May 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the government will boost private participation in the space sector.
07 May 2020
Astronomers have discovered a new black hole, and it is not really far away.
02 May 2020
By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.
28 Apr 2020
In a matter of days, a humongous space rock will zoom past Earth.
01 Apr 2020
Apple's iPhone 9 (aka iPhone SE 2), which has seen a delay due to the global coronavirus pandemic, would finally be launched later this month.
10 Mar 2020
After spending nearly two decades building and launching rockets, Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of SpaceX, has expressed concerns over his company's speed of progress.
07 Mar 2020
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
05 Mar 2020
Even though Earth and Mars are two very distant worlds, Earthlings are doing some incredible stuff on the neighboring planet.
01 Mar 2020
Astronomers have detected the biggest known cosmic explosion since the Big Bang - the event that kick-started our ever-expanding universe about 13.8 billion years ago.
27 Feb 2020
Earth has a new friend in the darkness of space: a 'mini-moon'.
21 Feb 2020
Asteroids pose a major threat to Earth and all of life.
19 Feb 2020
We know Apple is expected to launch the iPhone SE 2 (or iPhone 9) sometime next month, and if the latest rumor is anything to go by, the new low-cost iPhone could go official by March-end.