Articles about Space News
06 May 2022Technology
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully brought four astronauts home with a midnight splash off the coast of Florida.
03 Apr 2022India
A blistering streak of light slashing through the night sky caught skywatchers off guard in regions of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, leading them to believe it was a meteor shower.
16 Mar 2022Technology
The fifth asteroid ever discovered before colliding with Earth crashed near Iceland on March 11.
14 Dec 2021Lifestyle
Comet Leonard, also known as the once-in-a-lifetime comet, is one of the brightest comets of the year.
25 Nov 2021Technology
NASA has launched a spacecraft on a direct collision course with an asteroid, intentionally. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission intends to test technologies for defense against potential asteroid collisions.
21 Nov 2021Technology
California Bay Area start-up Astra, on November 20, joined the big league of private companies that have successfully put spacecraft in space.
18 Nov 2021Technology
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.
08 Nov 2021Business
Since earlier this year, Elon Musk-led SpaceX's satellite internet service, called Starlink, has been in the news for its ability to offer high-speed internet in the remotest parts of the world, including in rural India.
05 Nov 2021Technology
In July, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos penned an open letter to NASA, opposing the space agency's decision to award the Artemis lunar lander contract to Elon Musk-led SpaceX.
28 Oct 2021Technology
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin has unveiled plans to build a "space park" that would be launched into low Earth orbit.
26 Oct 2021Technology
Were you praying you would witness the day no billionaire wanted to pay for a trip to space? Well, that day is here.
17 Oct 2021Technology
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.
14 Oct 2021Technology
NASA might be planning to launch the Lucy spacecraft to investigate the Jupiter Trojan asteroid belt but few cosmic events come close to the one we are about to witness on Friday.
11 Oct 2021Technology
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.
04 Oct 2021Technology
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.
03 Oct 2021Technology
Two linked spacecraft built by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together known as BepiColombo, snapped their first close-up pictures of Mercury.
26 Sep 2021Technology
NASA released its first digital, interactive graphic novel Saturday in a two-pronged effort to commemorate National Comic Book Day as well as to encourage more youngsters to sign up as astronauts for the planned Artemis manned lunar missions.
21 Sep 2021Technology
In May, NASA announced the VIPER mission to the moon under the Artemis program to look for water, its deposits, or at least signs of it on the dark side of the moon.
20 Sep 2021Technology
In a milestone for private Indian aerospace start-ups, the government's Department of Space (DoS) has inked a Framework MoU with IIT-Madras start-up AgniKul Cosmos for access to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) facilities.
19 Sep 2021Technology
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.
17 Sep 2021World
A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to the Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission yet.
16 Sep 2021Technology
SpaceX has successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission's Crew Dragon spacecraft on September 15 using a Falcon 9 rocket.
14 Sep 2021Technology
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is the latest to join the likes of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson in the privatization of space with his new company, Privateer Space.
12 Aug 2021India
Veteran space scientist G Madhavan Nair expressed shock over the unsuccessful GSLV-F10 launch mission but said the ISRO is resilient enough to bounce back.
12 Aug 2021Technology
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday that its mission to place Earth Observation Satellite EOS-03 by a GSLV rocket could not be fully accomplished due to "performance anomaly."
02 Aug 2021Technology
At 11:30 AM (IST) today, Saturn and Earth will be the closest to each other this year. People who would witness this rare phenomenon during nighttime would be able to see the ringed planet clearly.
05 Jul 2021Technology
Following in the footsteps of legendary astronauts Rakesh Sharma, Kalpana Chawla, and Sunita Williams, Indian-origin aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla is all set to fly to space.
02 Jul 2021Technology
Aerospace pioneer Wally Funk, 82, will be joining Amazon boss Jeff Bezos on Blue Origin's crewed space flight of its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft.
23 Jun 2021Technology
May and June have been an absolute treat for skywatchers and astrophotographers. The northern hemisphere is in for another treat with the last (almost) supermoon of 2021 set to bathe the night sky in its glory on June 24.
20 Jun 2021Technology
The NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope, which is behind some of the most incredible pictures of distant galaxies to date, is reportedly defunct for the past few days.
17 Jun 2021Technology
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.
17 Jun 2021Technology
China put the first module of its space station into orbit late in April. On June 17, the country announced that it has successfully launched a space vehicle carrying three astronauts who would man the space station for a period of three months.
16 Jun 2021World
China is all set to send three crew members to its new space station for three months on Thursday morning, the country's space agency announced on Wednesday.
12 Jun 2021Technology
Following in the footsteps of Jared Isaacman-led civilian crewed mission and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's plans to attain escape velocity this year, NASA has announced that it is welcoming proposals from commercial establishments for two private crewed missions to the International Space Station (ISS).
10 Jun 2021Technology
A solar eclipse is set to occur during the second half of the day today. This will be the first solar eclipse of the year.
09 Jun 2021Technology
On June 7, NASA's Juno spacecraft zoomed past Jupiter's largest moon called Ganymede. The spacecraft snapped incredible close-up pictures of the celestial body as it passed by at a distance of 1,038 kilometers from Ganymede, the closest any spacecraft has been to the moon in 20 years.
25 May 2021Technology
NASA appears to have found enough evidence of water in lunar soil to warrant an exclusive mission as a prerequisite for sustained human presence on the Moon.