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NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid programme delays

The US space agency has since had to rely on Russia’s Roscosmos program to ferry astronauts to the orbital space station

16 Feb 2019 10:02 AM

Japan's Kyushu Electric to scrap aging nuclear reactor

Kyushu Electric will scrap the No.2 reactor at the Genkai plant, about 930 km (580 miles) west of Tokyo.

14 Feb 2019 11:10 AM

NASA bids adieu to Mars rover Opportunity

The vehicle was built to drive six-tenths of a mile (1 km), but ended up covering 28 miles (45 km).

14 Feb 2019 11:09 AM

US: SpaceX no-load test is delayed

NASA has made SpaceX and Boeing responsible for transporting astronauts starting this year.

07 Feb 2019 12:18 PM

ISRO opens its first Human Space Flight Centre

The HSFC shall be responsible for implementation of Gaganyaan Project which involves end-to-end mission planning.

05 Feb 2019 12:17 PM


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin signs launch deal with Canada's Telesat

Blue Origin’s rocket will propel some undisclosed portion of the constellation into orbit over a number of launches.

01 Feb 2019 2:18 PM

Defect found on Russian rocket ahead of US OneWeb launch

The Russian Soyuz is scheduled to blast off from Guiana Space Centre carrying the first satellites into space for OneWeb.

31 Jan 2019 3:15 PM

Nuclear, climate threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

The Doomsday Clock, created by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists as an indicator of the world’s susceptibility to apocalypse.

27 Jan 2019 12:57 PM

ISRO puts world’s lightest satellite into orbit, made by Indian students

Kalamsat v2 is the world’s lightest satellite made by Indian students, and weighs just 1.2Kgs.

25 Jan 2019 12:21 PM

Countdown to ISRO launch of PSLV-C44 today

The launch at 11:37 pm is said to be unique as PSLV-C44 fourth stage will be re-used automatically to launch Kalamsat payload.

24 Jan 2019 10:33 AM


Scientists warn of climate 'time bomb'

Extreme weather events made worse by our heating planet could have another long-lasting impact.

23 Jan 2019 1:08 PM

Blue Origin to make 10th flight test of space tourist rocket

The liftoff is scheduled for 8:50 am Central time (1450 GMT) from a Texas launchpad.

23 Jan 2019 10:17 AM

Bitter cold cancels some lunar eclipse festivities

Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York had planned to gather at parks and observatories to keep their eyes on the sky.

21 Jan 2019 11:19 AM

Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

The new review concludes that in order to adequately protect America, the Pentagon must expand defence technologies in space.

20 Jan 2019 12:27 PM

Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport

The company based in Tucson, Arizona, aims to conduct a launch of its vehicle at the Alaska spaceport.

20 Jan 2019 12:17 PM


Strengthen the spine in case of slipped disc

According to researches, nearly 80% of the population suffer from low back pain once during their lifetime.

20 Jan 2019 12:31 AM

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Findings say that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago.

19 Jan 2019 11:07 AM

Show of the month: Super Blood Wolf Moon ahead

The total eclipse, which will begin minutes before midnight on the East Coast (0500 GMT).

19 Jan 2019 11:06 AM

Russian scientists find defect in new heavy lift space rocket engine

The Angara A5, which was test-launched in 2014, is being developed to replace the Proton M as Russia’s heavy lift rocket.

19 Jan 2019 11:05 AM

Mega tube under Geneva enters race to succeed CERN collider

The existing collider, which started up in 2008, smashes protons together in a 27-km circuit beneath the Swiss-French border.

17 Jan 2019 12:27 PM