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Chandrayaan 2 launch halted due to a fuel leak

The second mission Moon of ISRO was all set to take place. However, Chandrayaan 2 did not take off due to a fuel leak. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had to abort the mission less than an hour before its liftoff. As a measure of abundant precaution Chandrayaan 2 launch has been called off […]

NASA’s next spicy plan to grow Española chile pepper in space

NASA is all set to make space a little spicier. As the plan goes – researchers are trying to grow fruiting plant at the International Space Station. Researchers at NASA are working hard to launch Española chili pepper plants (Capsicum annuum), into space. It could be the first fruit that is grown and harvested in […]

Chandrayaan-2 shows anti-climax due to technical issues, fresh launch date soon

ISROS’s mega launch of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon has been put to hold just minutes ahead of its scheduled launch. A revised launch date for the mission will be announced soon. A “technical snag” was observed just an hour ahead of its launch. Chandrayaan 2 suffered a glitch in the early hours […]

Russia and German launch Spektr-RG to map X-Rays in space

A project lost in January has been a successful mission in a joint venture between Russia and German. Russia has successfully launched a space Telescope known as Spektr-RG from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 8:31 a.m. EDT in a mission to map X-rays across the sky. The mission was first scheduled on June 21 […]

India postpones launch of India’s moon mission Chandrayan2 due to technical snag

The Indian aerospace authorities have announced the postponement of their first mission to the surface of the Moon, the ‘Chandrayaan-2’, which had planned to take off on Monday to reach the south pole of the satellite, not yet explored, between days 6 and 7 of September. A technical problem has been observed in the launch […]

Virgin Galactic becomes the first company for human spaceflight

Virgin Galactic will become the first publicly-traded company dedicated to human spaceflight. The company will be listing its shares on the New York Stock Exchange through a minority acquisition made by Social Capital Hedosophia created by former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. The Wall Street Journal reported that the SPAC would make an $800 million commitment […]

SpaceX bags contract to launch IXPE for astrophysics mission

SpaceX wins a contract from NASA to launch Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer or IXPE that will help the researcher and scientists to study polarized light from sources like pulsar wind nebulae and supermassive black holes for more intricate observations. As per NASA, it has collaborated with Space X to launch Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) […]

Spire ‘Supercomputing’ Satellites blasted off on Russian Soyuz rocket

Aerospace firm Spire Global’s team sent dozens of small satellites aloft from Vostochny, including two supercomputing via Russian Soyuz rocket. Soyuz can fly from four launch sites worldwide: it currently has two launch pads operational at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, one each at the Plesetsk and Vostochny Cosmodromes and one at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in […]

Indian space station to soon have its own research and space station

India is planning to build its space station. Sivan, Head of ISRO, Indian Space Research Organization, told the media in New Delhi today that ISRO will send a large number of human carriers in space after completion of this super-plan project. He said that India will not be associated with the International Space Station. Under […]

Chandrayaan 2 online registration for launch to start from July 4

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch Chandrayaan 2 on July 14-15. The special thing is that you will now get the chance to see this launch. ISRO is arranging online for this. You can get online registration on ISRO and watch the launch live. ISRO has tweeted its information. ISRO has also facilitated a […]

Hubble and Spitzer reveals the chemical “fingerprint” of GJ 3470 b’s atmosphere

Two NASA space telescopes have joined hands together to identify the detailed chemical “fingerprint” of a planet which, in terms of its size, falls somewhere between the Earth and Neptune. One of such planets, named Gliese 3470 b aka GJ 3470 b, has a large rocky core underneath a hydrogen-and-helium atmosphere. The planet is larger […]

NASA marks 12 projects, to explore the lunar surface ahead of 2024 moon mission

As per reports, NASA is getting an assist from ESA’s Heracles rover, which will scout the lunar surface for possible landing sites as it collects samples to send back to Earth on NASA’s Orion spacecraft. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced its intention of sending humans back to that orbiting rock, and […]