NASA Publishes Images of the Meteor No One Saw

  NASA on Friday published satellite photos of a powerful meteor which appeared just above the Bering Sea on December 18 but went unnoticed until months later. The explosion unleashed around 173 kilotons... Read more »

Artificial Intelligence Can Help Improve Understanding of Earth Science

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can significantly improve our understanding of the climate and Earth science, says a study by German scientists. AI can be applied to data related to extreme events such as... Read more »

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves on to new sights on the Red Planet “Curiosity... Read more »

ISRO Says Launch Countdown for Microsat R, Kalamsat Satellites Starts

The countdown for the flight Thursday night of an Indian rocket carrying the Microsat R imaging satellite of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Kalamsat student satellite will begin... Read more »

ISRO Counts Down to Kalamsat, Microsat-R Satellite Launch Today

Just before midnight on Thursday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44), to put into space Microsat-R, an imaging satellite and Kalamsat,... Read more »

Inability to rapidly test technology is the greatest barrier to PM Modi’s vision of Digital India

An inability to carry out the speedy testing of products was the greatest barrier faced by companies that were striving for the digital transformation of India in 2018 . Nearly 53 percent of... Read more »

NASA’s Cassini Probe Reveals New Details on Saturn’s Rings

The rings of Saturn may have formed much later than the planet itself, according to a new analysis of gravity science data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The findings, led by scientists from... Read more »

China’s Chang’e-4 Lunar Probe Sends Panoramic Image of Moon’s Far Side

China’s lunar probe has sent the first panoramic image of its landing site since its historic arrival on the far side of the moon, showing the cratered landscape it is exploring. The Chang’e-4 mission... Read more »

Space Microbes Adapting to Survive, not Turning Into Superbugs

Genetic evidence has shown that despite its seemingly harsh conditions, bacteria on the International Space Station (ISS) are adapting to survive, and not turning into dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers said. The ISS houses thousands... Read more »

ISRO Said to Be Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country’s second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday. “We are all trying hard.... Read more »