Who Is Nicole Mann, First Native American Woman Ever To Travel To Space? Husband, Children, Net Worth

Nicole Mann on Wednesday became the first Native American woman ever to travel to space after she joined two other astronauts and one cosmonaut for a trip to the International Space Station. Billed as ‘Crew 5,’ these astronauts and one cosmonaut lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida at noon ET (1600 UTC). … Read more

SpaceX launch: Private rocket company successfully sends two NASA astronauts into orbit

The private rocket company SpaceX sent two NASA astronauts namely Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken into orbit on Sunday (IST). This is the first of its kind pilot project by the US Space agency, which is seeking to explore a new business model for itself. By collaborating with tech billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX, NASA will … Read more

Chennai-based techie Shanmuga Subramanian helps NASA locate impact site and debris of Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander

US Space agency NASA has said that its moon mission had been able to locate the impact site and debris of Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram Lander. it also released a couple of breathtaking photos. The photos show the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots in the photo above indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely), … Read more

चंद्रमा की सतह पर दिखा चंद्रयान-2 के विक्रम लैंडर का मलबा, NASA ने जारी की तस्वीर

अंतरिक्ष में रुचि लेने वाले एक भारतीय द्वारा अमेरिका के ऑर्बिटिंग कैमरा से चंद्रमा की तस्वीरों का निरीक्षण करने के बाद नासा ने कहा कि उसे भारत के महत्वकांक्षी चंद्रयान-2 के विक्रम लैंडर का दुर्घटनास्थल और मलबा मिला है। नासा ने मलबा मिलने का दावा करते हुए उसकी एक तस्वीर साझा की है। इस जगह … Read more

चंद्रयान-2: NASA को नहीं मिला ‘विक्रम लैंडर’ का कोई सुराग, जताई ये संभावना

अमेरिका की अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी नासा ने कहा है कि चंद्रमा क्षेत्र के पास से हाल में गुजरे उसके चंद्रमा ऑर्बिटर द्वारा कैद की गई तस्वीरों में चंद्रयान-2 के ‘विक्रम लैंडर’ का कोई सुराग नहीं मिला है। यह ऑर्बिटर चंद्रमा के उस क्षेत्र से गुजरा था जहां भारत के महत्त्वाकांक्षी मिशन ‘चंद्रयान-2’ ने सॉफ्ट लैंडिंग का … Read more

चंद्रयान-2 के लैंडर विक्रम की हुई थी हार्ड लैंडिंग, नासा ने जारी की उस जगह की तस्वीरें

अमेरिका की अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी नासा ने अपने ‘लूनर रिकॉनिसंस ऑर्बिटर कैमरा’ से ली गईं उस क्षेत्र की ‘हाई रेजोल्यूशन’ तस्वीरें शुक्रवार को जारी कीं जहां भारत ने अपने महत्वाकांक्षी ‘चंद्रयान 2’ मिशन के तहत लैंडर विक्रम की ‘सॉफ्ट लैंडिंग’ कराने की कोशिश की थी। नासा ने इन तस्वीरों के आधार पर बताया कि नासा की … Read more

NASA says Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram had heavy landing, shares photos of landing site

American space agency NASAA has said that the Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander had a heavy landing on the lunar surface on 7 September when the Indian scientists lost communication with it. The NASA also tweeted photos of the site planned landing. “The Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram, attempted a landing Sept. 7 (Sept. 6 in the United States), on … Read more

Nasa chief slams India for A-SAT test, says safety of International Space Station under threat

Nasa has said that India shooting down a satellite using A-SAT missile was a ‘terrible thing’ adding that the development could pose serious threat to the safety of the International Space Station. Nasa Chief Jim Bridenstine said, “That is a terrible, terrible thing to create an event that sends debris in an apogee that goes above … Read more

TN CM announces Rs 10 lakh reward for Rifath and team

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh to Rifath Sharook and his team who developed ‘KalamSat,’ a 64 gram satellite that was launched by NASA. In a suo moto statement in Assembly, Palaniswami said “to further encourage,” Sharook and his team who brought laurels to India and … Read more

NASA’s Cassini spots mysterious ice cloud over Saturn’s largest moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted a mysterious ice cloud over Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, and its appearance challenges everything known about the moon’s atmosphere. The puzzling appearance of the ice cloud has prompted NASA scientists to suggest that a different process than previously thought – possibly similar to one seen over Earth’s poles – could … Read more

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole

An Indian astrophysicist says the recent observation by NASA scientists of giant flares of X-rays from a black hole confirms his theory that the so-called black holes are not “true” black holes but actually ultra hot balls of fire like our sun. According to mainstream astrophysicists, extremely massive stars collapse into ultra compact objects called … Read more

NASA’s ‘Chemical Laptop’ to search for life in alien world

NASA engineers are working on a unique “Chemical Laptop” – a portable, miniaturised laboratory that can help astronauts analyse samples for presence of life on the spot as they enter the alien world. Being developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, the device will help astronauts look for the signatures of life … Read more

Two NASA astronauts wrap up second spacewalk

NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren on the International Space Station ended their seven hour and 48 minute spacewalk, thus successfully completing some key tasks in the outer space. The astronauts restored the ammonia cooling system to its original configuration and also returned ammonia to the desired levels in both the prime and back-up … Read more

NASA’s Cassini captures Saturn moon Enceladus up close

Following a successful close flyby of Saturn’s icy, geologically active moon Enceladus, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images. (Also Read: Halloween asteroid looks like a skull: NASA)  During the dramatic flyby of Enceladus, a prime target for future exploration in search of habitable environments beyond our home planet, the probe passed about 49 … Read more