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NASA’s TESS Mission witnesses first Star-shredding Black Hole

Black Hole is probably the most mysterious force of the universe. Recent studies have helped us to know this mysterious energy-consuming giant much better, yet we still have a long way to go. A recent report from NASA has given us the opportunity to observe the power of this gigantic force for the first time, […]

NASA’s Shapeshifter: Mini robots to explore distant Saturn’s Moon

According to NASA a transformer collection of mini-robots called Shapeshifter is under testing mode at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It is a collection of mini-robots that can form one machine or act independently. NASA Shapeshifting robot is a novel system concept which is capable of mobility including rolling on a smooth surface, flying in the […]

NASA will hire data scientist with blockchain and cryptocurrency skills

NASA put up a job advertisement on September 20, 2019, stating that they are offering “an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist I” to join their team. Along with a bunch of qualification skills, they have particularly mentioned that they will consider the candidate having “experience with cryptocurrency and Blockchain” a plus. They will give […]

NASA tests its autonomous drill to dig deep under Mars surface

NASA announced a new tool that will be for drilling the surface of Mars. The tool is attached to a rover which is being tested in the Atacama Desert in Chile called ARADS. The aim of the drill is to trace tiny, living microbes or their fossilized remains on Mars that indicate the life on […]

Astronomers detect interstellar comet hurtling through solar system

Astronomers have detected Comet Borisov (C/2019 Q4), the second interstellar minor body to enter the solar system. First, there was ‘Oumuamua, discovered nearly two years ago. Now we might be in store for another interstellar flyby, this time by the recently discovered comet. Astronomers have almost certainly detected a second interstellar comet, but there is […]

NASA successfully conducts Pad 39B water flow test for the launch of Artemis I

NASA did a water flow test on the mobile launcher at Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39B, and the test was successful, egging NASA on to their 2024 venture to send a woman and a man to the lunar surface. The first water flow test was done in July, and taking the important measures from there […]

NASA Lunar Orbiter will fly over Vikram lander’s landing site today

The Chandrayaan-2 mission was launched on its course to the Moon from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on July 22, 2019, at 2.43 PM IST. The craft reached the Moon’s orbit on August 20, 2019, but on September 7 a few hundred meters above the Moon Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 lost […]

HAPSMobile successfully completes first HAWK30 solar HAPS Test Flight

HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. and minority-owned by AeroVironment, Inc., today announced its successful completion of the first HAWK30 solar-powered high-altitude platform system (HAPS) test flight on September 11, 2019 (PT) at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California. HAWK30 is designed to serve as a stratospheric telecommunications platform system […]

Scientists discover black hole devouring 3 meals per day

NASA has found a black hole at the center of a galaxy called GSN 069 with the help of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton. The black hole is located 250 million light-years from Earth and is about 400,000 times the mass of the sun. The data obtained from both the […]

Super-Earth K2-18b sits within the habitable zone as water vapor detected by scientists

Scientists for the first time have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of Super-Earth K2-18b habitable planet which is beyond our solar system. Such a discovery has raised hopes that the planet might be within the habitable zone, thus supporting the possibility that it could support alien life. It is suspected that the temperature is […]

Europe and the U.S. collaborate for asteroid deflection

Asteroid researchers and spacecraft engineers will gather in Rome next week for a three day International AIDA workshop will be held from September 11 to 13  in the historic surroundings of the ‘Aula Ottagona’ in central Rome, part of the Baths of Emperor Diocletian which went on to serve as a planetarium in the last century. […]

NASA Artemis program: To land first woman and next man to the moon by 2024

A new ongoing crewed spaceflight program is carried out by NASA, the Artemis program with the aim of landing “the first woman and the next man” on the lunar South Pole region by 2024. “With our goal of sending humans to Mars, Artemis is the first step to begin this next era of exploration.”- NASA […]