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Sep 14 2019

Forget Superstitions, Friday The 13th Brings A Full Harvest Moon

You'll want to look up at the sky to see the next Harvest Moon , which is also being dubbed a "Micro Harvest Moon." . The moon is known as a harvest moon because it ap...

Sep 14 2019

PM Modi brought bad luck to ISRO, says Kumaraswamy on Chandrayaan-2

The spacecraft had fallen silent on 7 September, moments before its intended touchdown near the south pole of the moon. The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Ch...

Sep 06 2019

PM Modi in Bengaluru on Friday to witness Chandrayaan-2 landing

The Lander has now also performed two de-orbiting maneuvers using onboard propulsion system and is now just a step away before soft landing on the Moon's surface. ISRO no...

Sep 04 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Lander Vikram successfully undergoes de-orbit manoeuvre

On Vikram's course next were two de-orbit manoeuvres, of which it has already performed on Tuesday at 8:50 AM IST. The next de-orbiting manoeuvre is scheduled for Wedne...

Sep 01 2019

Hurricane Dorian winds strengthen; Landfall possible in Florida, Georgia or SC

With potential landfall still two days away, it's not yet clear if Dorian will strike Florida . The unnamed Category 5 hurricane crashed ashore along Florida's Gulf Coas...

Aug 31 2019

Kim Campbell apologizes for offensive Trump hurricane tweet

The weather watchdog says a slow-moving storm would put parts of Florida "at an increased risk of a prolonged, drawn-out event of strong winds, risky storm surge and heav...

Aug 30 2019

Mysterious Military Space Plane Hits Record 719 Days in Orbit

OTV-5 is nowhere near the overall spaceflight-duration record , however. The space plane itself, built by Boeing, is 29 feet long and 9.6 feet tall, boasting a wingspan ...

Aug 29 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges To Donate $5 Million To Amazon Aid Efforts

Di Caprio's organisation Earth Alliance will give the money to local groups and indigenous communities as they work to protect the Amazon . The money is used to kick...

Aug 25 2019

The first crime in space? Nasa investigates an unprecedented divorce case

After learning that McClain had accessed the account, Worden filed an identity theft complaint to the Federal Trade Commission; her family also filed a complaint to ...

Aug 25 2019

Tropical Storm Ivo weakening over cooler waters off Mexico

The system is moving northwestward toward Florida's east coast, which will likely increase rain chances for the weekend. We've only had three named storms so far this y...

Aug 25 2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station

Nasa said that the automated approach was aborted after "the craft was unable to lock onto its target" at the space station and that Russian flight controllers were asse...

Aug 24 2019

Russia Sends Robot Into Space to Test Out New Booster Rocket

Fyodor will only stay on the ISS for two weeks to undergo some tests and will return on the same Soyuz to head back to Earth on September 6th. In this photo taken on F...

Aug 22 2019

Space Command to Officially Launch on August 29

Speaking at the National Space Council meeting in Virginia, military leaders warned of a growing military threat in space from Russian Federation and China. Breaking De...

Aug 16 2019

Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Emitted A Mysterious Flash

While black holes regularly flicker, fluctuating slightly in brightness from moment to moment, large flashes like the one observed by scientists in May indicate that a la...

Aug 12 2019

Global Vegan Diet Can Stop Climate Change, Says New Report

The paper went on to note that more than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change , "which makes it imperative that all countr...

Aug 02 2019

The Mission Of Solar Sail Was A Success By Earth Using Sunbeams

LightSail 2 is the latest demonstration of solar sail technology , which uses the gentle pressure of photons - the particles of light - on a lightweight, reflective s...

Aug 01 2019

There's An Insane Meteor Shower Happening Tonight-Here's How to Watch

It is relatively mild and rarely produces more than five meteors per hour. However, while moonlight will wash out all but the brightest meteors before midnight on the n...

Jul 20 2019

SpaceX Starship could re-transport humans to the moon in few years

It's not clear why the craft all of a sudden burst into flames, or whether or not it was critically or even superficially damaged. The first private company to launch, ...

Jul 18 2019

Apollo 11 launched 50 years ago on July 16, 1969

They will mark the precise moment - 9:32am on July 16, 1969 - that their Saturn V rocket departed on humanity's first moon landing . Currently, the mission's only surv...

Jul 17 2019

Here is how to watch in India, timings

What is a lunar eclipse? The partial lunar eclipse occurs only on the night of full moon . The Royal Observatory Greenwich in the United Kingdom will live stream ...