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ISRO plans 58 missions in 5 years

ISRO plans 58 missions in 5 years

India’s premier space agency ISRO plans to undertake 58 satellite and launch vehicle missions in the 12th Five year period and sees larger role for industries in realising these ventures.…

‘NASA rover will prove life was found on Mars 30 years ago’

‘NASA rover will prove life was found on Mars 30 years ago’

The findings of NASA’s ‘Curiosity’ rover on Mars will prove that life was discovered on the Red planet 30 years ago, an American scientist has claimed. Gilbert Levin, who led…

Scientists create largest ever 3-D map of the Universe

Scientists create largest ever 3-D map of the Universe

Scientists have released the largest ever three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes in our universe. The new map produced by Sloan Digital Sky Survey III pinpoints the…

NASA releases color photo, video of Mars rover landing

NASA releases color photo, video of Mars rover landing

NASA’s Curiosity rover has transmitted its first color photo and a low-resolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its white-knuckle dive through the Martian atmosphere, giving earthlings a…

Russian booster rocket fails to put 2 communications satellite in orbit

Russian booster rocket fails to put 2 communications satellite in orbit

  A Russian booster rocket on Tuesday failed to place two communications satellites into a designated orbit, officials said, marring the prestige of the nation’s space program a day after…

Astrophile: The Most Cruel Death of Cupid and Belinda

Astrophile: The Most Cruel Death of Cupid and Belinda

A pair of star-cross’d lovers orbits Uranus, and when they rush to meet their fate, the duo could leave the cosmic stage littered with more bodies than the final scene…

How to spot Mars on eve of NASA Curiosity’s arrival

How to spot Mars on eve of NASA Curiosity’s arrival

As NASA’s curiosity isall set to land on Mars, not many people are aware of the fact that you can go out after sunset and spot the red planet for…

NASA’s latest Mars mission ‘a big gamble’

NASA’s latest Mars mission ‘a big gamble’

It’s the U.S. space agency’s most ambitious and expensive Mars mission yet — and it begins with the arrival to the red planet Sunday of the smartest interplanetary rover ever…

Moon explorer latest in Chinese space plans

Moon explorer latest in Chinese space plans

Chinese state media says the country will attempt to land an exploratory craft on the moon for the first time next year. State-run news agency Xinhua reports China’s third lunar…

India aiming for international synergy in space missions:ISRO

India aiming for international synergy in space missions:ISRO

India is aiming for more international synergy to assuage the huge costs and enormous human resources involved in taking up space missions, ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said today. “India is…