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ISRO to launch advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch the GSLV-F05 carrying advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR from  the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 110...

Photos of Jupiter’s poles released by NASA

NASA published on Friday (Sept 3) the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft's first orbital...

Waterproof gadgets make a splash at Berlin’s tech fair

From smartphones that can survive a dip in the sink to sweat-resistant earphones and floating speakers for your next pool party, waterproof gadgets are...

Habitable planet found in solar system next door

Scientists on Wednesday (August 23) announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of...

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

 To deal with expected increase in private spaceship traffic at the International Space Station in the coming years, two US astronauts are set to...

Snapchat ‘Yellow Face’ lens slapped as offensive

  Snapchat was forced to remove a photo lens after drawing severe online flak that dubbed the vanishing message app an offensive stereotype of Asians...

Indian-American’s Moon Express to take human remains to moon

An Indian-American has co-founded a private firm that will launch a spacecraft and land on the moon. The company has acquired license and plans...

Monsoon Project: India and UK scientists collaborate

BRITISH and Indian scientists have collaborated as part of an ambitious £8 million joint project to gain a greater understanding of the southern Asian...

This year to be one second longer: US Naval Observatory

On December 31 this year, a 'leap second' will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time, the...

Indian school students to participate in finals of NASA competition

Twelve students from a Delhi school have been selected to participate in the finals of the prestigious International Space Settlement Design Competition (ISSDC) at...