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Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

The Progress freighter blasted off Thursday from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

08 Apr 2019 10:34 AM

A-SAT debris will decay within 45 days, says DRDO chief

India’s recent test of anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile has been termed as “a terrible, terrible thing” by NASA.

07 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

Mission Shakti: Debris will decay within 45 days, says DRDO chief

India’s recent test of anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile has been termed as “a terrible, terrible thing” by NASA.

06 Apr 2019 5:49 PM

The first picture of a black hole to be revealed soon

It's a lot farther from Earth, but distance and size balance out, making it roughly as easy (or difficult) to pinpoint.

06 Apr 2019 10:28 AM

India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere: Pentagon

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said 400+ pieces of orbital debris from the test had been identified.

06 Apr 2019 10:14 AM


BYU researchers invent quieter airplane toilet

The BYU researchers have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet after two years of trial.

05 Apr 2019 12:47 PM

AI 'Stork' can help scan IVF embryos for faster implantation

Five different embryologists scored 394 embryos based on images taken from different labs.

05 Apr 2019 12:27 PM

Play Skrillex to prevent mosquito bites

Playing dubstep music, particularly Scary Monsters, and Nice Sprites by Skrillex, reduced mosquito attacks.

04 Apr 2019 10:54 AM

Researchers develop new material that changes colours like neon tetra fish

The material relies on the use of a magnetic field which changes the orientation of a formation of nanocolumns.

03 Apr 2019 11:22 AM

India's Mission Shakti a terrible thing, says NASA chief

The anti-satellite missile test could “endanger astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

03 Apr 2019 11:02 AM


ISRO launches electronic intelligence satellite with 28 others

PSLVC-45 successfully injected EMISAT into sun-synchronous polar orbit on Monday after its launch from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

01 Apr 2019 4:50 PM

ISRO to launch PSLVC-46 followed by PSLVC-47, Chandrayaan 2 in May: K Sivan

ISRO’s PSLVC-45 successfully injected electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 international customer satellites.

01 Apr 2019 2:12 PM

Watch: ISRO successfully injects EMISAT satellite, 28 others being ejected

PSLV was launched with India’s EMISAT defence satellite, along with 28 other satellites from around the world.

01 Apr 2019 10:01 AM

Here’s how you earn Rs 13.2 lakhs just for sleeping

A whopping US $19,000 will be paid for a bed rest study.

30 Mar 2019 1:22 PM

Aerion designing supersonic jet to run completely on biofuels

Aerion’s business jet AS2, with a USD 120 million list price per jet, would be capable of running on synthetic paraffinic kerosene biofuel.

29 Mar 2019 2:15 PM


US sees India space debris from weapons test eventually burning up

The comments came a day after India said it used an indigenously developed ballistic missile interceptor to destroy its own satellites.

29 Mar 2019 11:11 AM

India says space debris from anti-satellite test to "vanish" in 45 days

Critics say such technology raises the prospect of an arms race in outer space.

29 Mar 2019 10:31 AM

Anti-satellite weapons: rare, high-tech, and risky to test

The United States performed the first anti-satellite tests in 1959, when satellites themselves were rare and new.

28 Mar 2019 9:54 AM

Pakistan urges no militarization of space after India downs satellite

Pakistan issued a call against military threats in outer space.

28 Mar 2019 9:53 AM

US studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

India’s foreign ministry played down any risk of debris from its missile test.

28 Mar 2019 9:51 AM