August 25, 2011
Neil Armstrong, the first astronaut to set foot on the moon over four decades ago, takes pride in his historic achievement.During a rare public appearance in Sydney, Australia, Armstrong re...
August 12, 2011
NASA has released a Hubble Space Telescope image of a brightly glowing, giant cosmic necklace of a recently discovered planetary nebula, aptly named ‘Necklace Nebula’.The nebula, situated 1...
July 14, 2011
This year, a rocket will carry a boxcar-sized module into orbit, the first building block for a Chinese space station. Around 2013, China plans to launch a lunar probe that will set a rover loose o...
May 29, 2011
The shuttle Endeavour closed the hatch with the International Space Station for the final time on Sunday. Endeavour is making its final flight as NASA prepares to retire the ageing space shu...
May 16, 2011
Endeavour blasted off on NASA’s next-to-last shuttle flight, thundering through clouds into orbit on Monday morning as the mission commander’s wounded wife, U.S. congresswoman Ga...
February 3, 2011
London, Japan’s space agency and a 100-year-old fishing net company have designed a huge net to collect space junk, a British report said.Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Nitto S...
December 25, 2010
Describing the failure of the GSAT-5P communication satellite launch on Saturday evening as “very tragic”, India’s top space scientists said the launch vehicle going up in...
September 25, 2010
A Russian Soyuz space capsule with a crew of three landed safely on Saturday after an undocking glitch delayed their return to Earth by 24 hours.
On Friday, two cosmonauts and an astro...
July 21, 2010
Images were taken by the satellite's panchromatic camera, which has a 0.8 metre resolution
July 12, 2010
Congratulating ISRO for its success in placing the Cartosat -2B and four other satellites in orbit, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday said the space agency...
August 17, 2011
A research group has explained why Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, has what looks like an enormous white arrow about the size of Texas on its surface.The researchers use a global circulation...
August 12, 2011
Scientists have made an important step toward understanding the details of how Type Ia supernovae explode and the origin of their immense luminosity. Type Ia supernovae are violent stell...
June 2, 2011
GSAT-8 likely to be available for users from June-end
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May 21, 2011
The 12 astronauts circling the Earth received a blessing from Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday in the first ever papal call to space.The pope addressed the crews of the linked space shuttle En...
February 14, 2011
In what sounds like a plot from a science fiction, scientists are developing a spacecraft which they say can make its own decision and reason like humans.
British engineers, who are su...
February 2, 2011
Russia’s military says it has located a newly launched military satellite that went missing a day ago after entering into the wrong orbit.
The military’s Space Forces strug...
November 27, 2010
An advanced communication satellite HYLAS (Highly Adaptable Satellite), built by ISRO on a commercial basis in partnership with EADS-Astrium of Europe, was successfully launched today (November 27,...
August 16, 2010
Spacewalking astronauts installed a new ammonia pump to the International Space Station on Monday, accomplishing the urgent cooling-system repairs after more than two weeks of impaired opera...
July 20, 2010
The Anna Science Centre-Planetarium in the city celebrated the 41st anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing by US astronauts by holding a special interaction session for school students.
June 10, 2010
A South Korean rocket carrying a climate observation satellite apparently exploded 137 seconds into its flight early Thursday, the country’s second major space setback in less than a y...