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Science

SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

Billionaire Maezawa will take a trip around the moon planned for 2023 aboard its forthcoming Big Falcon Rocket spaceship.

18 Sep 2018 9:31 AM

PSLV-C42 launches two foreign satellites

The PSLV-C42 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SHAR at 10.08 pm.

17 Sep 2018 10:15 AM

Study shows carbon from polluted air is reaching placenta

Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time.

17 Sep 2018 9:03 AM

Eyes have natural version for night vision

Retinal circuits, that were earlier thought to be unchanging and programmed for specific tasks, are adaptable to different light conditions.

17 Sep 2018 8:54 AM

Russia offers to train Indian astronauts

The Russian state space corporation made a proposal for participation of Russian specialists in the training of Indian astronauts.

16 Sep 2018 12:04 PM

NASA satellite launched to measure Earth’s ice changes

The mission is a successor to the original Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite that operated from 2003 to 2009.

16 Sep 2018 11:02 AM

NASA tests foldable heat shield that could assist human Mars landing

The new technology - dubbed the Adaptable Deployable Entry Placement Technology - stores like a folded umbrella inside smaller rockets.

15 Sep 2018 8:48 AM

Stone in South African cave boasts oldest-known human drawing

The abstract design, vaguely resembling a hashtag, was drawn by hunter-gatherers who periodically dwelled in Blombos Cave.

15 Sep 2018 8:37 AM

Brazil space station opens for small satellite business

Space cooperation between the United States and Brazil took a big step forward when they signed a SSA agreement.

15 Sep 2018 8:13 AM

Scientists investigate icy streams for survival clues

Researchers will travel to the world’s largest mountain glacier systems, collecting microorganisms from hundreds of glacier-fed streams.

15 Sep 2018 8:04 AM