06 Mar 2023Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
ISRO to conduct a challenging experiment of satellite re-entry tomorrow
ISRO is headed for a challenging experiment of controlled re-entry of a now-defunct low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite, called Megha-Tropiques-1 (MT1), on March 7. The satellite is expected to crash down in the Pacific Ocean.
02 Mar 2023European Space Agency
Our Moon could soon have its own time zone
Space organizations across the world suggest Moon should have its own time zone and it will be necessary given that there are dozens of lunar missions planned in the coming decade.
01 Mar 2023James Webb Space Telescope
Glitch or mystery: JWST captures galaxy thrice in single image
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) makes exciting discoveries on a regular basis. Now, it has captured an image in which a galaxy within cluster RX J2129 appears thrice.
28 Feb 2023Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Chandrayaan-3: ISRO successfully conducts key engine test for propulsion
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has added yet another feather to its cap.
27 Feb 2023NASA
NASA-SpaceX Crew-6 mission to ISS canceled due to ground issues
The NASA-SpaceX Crew-6 mission which was supposed to head off to the International Space Station (ISS) today, has been scrubbed.
24 Feb 2023NASA
Massive sunspot has quadrupled in size raising solar flare warnings
A massive sunspot, called AR3234, has quadrupled in size, according to observations from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
22 Feb 2023Nature Communications
Rovers may not identify signs of life on Mars: Study
A new study reveals that the robots currently probing Mars might not be capable to hunt down traces of life on the Red Planet.
21 Feb 2023Jupiter
Jupiter, Venus, Moon will come together in rare conjunction today
A rare celestial event is bound to occur today just after sunset.
21 Feb 2023NASA
NASA's Hubble spots three galaxies that are set to collide
A new image captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals three galaxies that are set on a collision course.
21 Feb 2023Perseverance Rover
NASA's Perseverance Rover completes two years on the Red Planet
NASA's Perseverance Rover successfully completed two years on Mars on February 18.
20 Feb 2023China
China will send 2 crewed missions to Tiangong this year
China will send two crewed missions to its newly operational Tiangong space station this year, along with supplies on a Tianzhou cargo spacecraft.
17 Feb 2023Jupiter
Astronomers detect new aurorae on Jupiter's 4 largest moons
Astronomers have spotted new aurorae, at visible wavelengths, on all four major moons of Jupiter -Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
17 Feb 2023Japan
Japan's H3 rocket fails to lift off: Here's what happened
Japan's new H3 rocket did not lift off as planned from JAXA's (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Tanegashima Space Center.
16 Feb 2023Space Science
Unexpected CME to hit Earth tomorrow. Should we be worried
A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the Sun is expected to hit Earth on February 17.
14 Feb 2023Blue Origin
Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin makes solar cells from Moon dust
Blue Origin, a private aerospace company owned by Jeff Bezos, has come up with a technology that uses simulated Moon regolith to make solar cells and transmission wires.
14 Feb 2023Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia to soon send first woman astronaut to space
Saudi Arabia is set to send its first-ever woman astronaut to space later this year.
13 Feb 2023European Space Agency
Amateur astronomer discovers faint galaxy that computers missed
Giuseppe Donatiello, an amateur astronomer, spotted a faint galaxy that a computer algorithm failed to distinguish. This discovery was later confirmed using the Hubble Space Telescope.
13 Feb 2023NASA
Sun erupted with a major flare: What does it mean
A massive solar flare erupted from the Sun on February 11 and caused radio blackouts on some parts of Earth.
10 Feb 2023NASA
Part of the Sun breaks abruptly, puzzling scientists
The Sun has always been a ubiquitous and vital part of our lives, but a lot about it still baffles us. Now, it has done something peculiar by even Sun's standards.
09 Feb 2023Astronomy
Astronomers discover a strange ring around this little planet
A mini-planet called Quaoar has taken astronomers by surprise.
07 Feb 2023Perseverance Rover
New study sheds light on the habitability of Mars
A new study provides key insights into the conditions that could have supported life on Mars.
07 Feb 2023Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce is working on a nuclear engine for space travel
After the roads and skies, British brand Rolls-Royce is setting its eyes on space.
06 Feb 2023IIT Madras
IIT Madras-ISRO collaborate to work on India's astronaut training program
IIT Madras and ISRO's Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) have collaborated to work on an astronaut training module for Indian Human Spaceflight Program (IHSP).
06 Feb 2023SpaceX
SpaceX to attempt Starship's first orbital test flight in March
SpaceX might finally conduct the first orbital test flight of its Starship rocket in March.
06 Feb 2023Jupiter
Jupiter now has most moons in solar system; beats Saturn
Jupiter has surpassed Saturn to become the planet with the most moons in the solar system.
06 Feb 2023NASA
How NASA-ISRO's NISAR mission will track disasters and climate change
The NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar) mission, by means of a radar imaging system, will provide the most detailed view of Earth.
04 Feb 2023NASA
Historic first! NASA's Hubble measures mass of lone white dwarf
With the aid of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers for the first time, have directly measured the mass of a single, isolated white dwarf, which is essentially "the surviving core of a burned-out, Sun-like star."
03 Feb 2023International Space Station (ISS)
Astronauts complete construction job needed for upgrading ISS's power system
NASA astronaut Nicole Mann and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata have successfully completed upgrading the power generation system on the International Space Station (ISS).
02 Feb 2023James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's James Webb telescope captures spiral galaxy in stunning detail
A new image released by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) depicts a crowded field of galaxies and bright stars, while the spotlight is on a spiral galaxy.
01 Feb 2023James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope resumes operations after instrument glitch
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is back in form again.
31 Jan 2023NASA
NASA's Chandra Observatory captures chaotic galaxy merger
Astronomers have captured a striking image of ongoing collisions and mergers between at least three galaxy clusters, measuring 5.5 million light-years across.
31 Jan 2023Technology
Super-rare comet C/2022 E3's closest approach tomorrow: How to watch
A comet that was last seen 50,000 years ago will make its closest approach to Earth on February 1.
31 Jan 2023NASA
Historic! NASA's Perseverance Rover completes sample depot on Mars
Perseverance Rover has successfully finished constructing the sample depot on Mars. The rover dropped the last of the 10 sample tubes on January 29 to achieve the historic feat.
28 Jan 2023Asteroid
Attention! This 120-feet asteroid may pose a threat to Earth
A gigantic 120-feet wide asteroid, dubbed 2023 BC, is heading toward the Earth.
26 Jan 2023Perseverance Rover
NASA's Perseverance Rover has filed the first Martian weather report
We now have a better understanding of what the weather is like on Mars, thanks to Perseverance Rover.
26 Jan 2023Asteroid
Truck-sized asteroid to make "extraordinarily close approach with Earth" today
Asteroid 2023 BU, the size of a box truck, is estimated to make one of the closest approaches to our home planet, coming well within the orbit of geosynchronous satellites.
25 Jan 2023NASA
NASA to test nuclear-powered engine for future Mars missions
NASA is planning to test nuclear-powered spacecraft that could, one day, support crewed missions to Mars. It intends to do so "as soon as 2027."
25 Jan 2023James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's Webb unveils 'building blocks of life' in icy clouds
An international team of astronomers, using the James Webb Space Telescope, has obtained an extensive inventory of the deepest, coldest ice measured in a molecular cloud.
24 Jan 2023NASA
What are NASA Artemis Accords and why are they significant?
Artemis Accords involve a set of principles that will govern space exploration and were first launched in 2020.
23 Jan 2023Moon
Snow Moon in February 2023: What's special about it
The next full moon will occur on February 5 and it has an interesting name: Snow Moon.