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NASA confirms that perseverance Mars rover is in standby mode, but healthy

NASA has confirmed that its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is healthy and on its way to the Red Planet even after entering into a standby mode due to a temporary issue

Published on 31st July 2020
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SpaceX launch a step ahead into human exploration of Moon, Mars: NASA

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley was on its way to the orbiting laboratory in the space

Published on 31st May 2020
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Scientists probe Jupiter's violent storms, lightning strikes

Three years of imaging observations using the international Gemini Observatory have probed deep into Jupiter's cloud tops

Published on 8th May 2020
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Astronaut Sunita Williams does live session with Indian students stranded abroad, compares situation to living in spacecraft

Organised by the Embassy of India Student Hub on Friday, the interaction was watched by 84,000 people on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the first 24 hours

Published on 5th May 2020
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Bobbie Vijayakkar's five cool origami art that will keep you busy during the Lockdown

Everyone today knows what origami is all about. Whether you're a kid or an adult, Bobbie Vijayakkar can teach you how a few bits of paper can keep boredom at bay during the lockdown

Published on 27th April 2020
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Gaganyaan being flight-tested at IISc’s 61-year-old wind tunnel facility

The first crucial stage, the ascent, is when the rocket cuts off from from the umbilical tower that stands next to it before launch

Published on 2nd March 2020
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After launching 1.5 lakh rockets, this ISRO alum has developed DIY rocket kits for kids

Divyanshu Poddar, Founder of Rocketeers, India’s first solid fuel-powered model rocket kit manufacturer, tells about the nuances of building rockets and how their kit is skilling students 

Published on 24th October 2019
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Chandrayaan 2 update: NASA's lunar orbiter captures images of Moon landing site, but Vikram lander not spotted yet

The lander was expected to make a soft landing at Moon's south pole on September 7, but it agonisingly fell short from a meagre distance of 2.1 km

Published on 20th September 2019
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'First discovery of many potentially habitable planets': Researchers discover vapour in exoplanet's atmosphere

The search also detected signs of water vapour in the atmosphere and Earth-like temperatures that could potentially support life

Published on 12th September 2019
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Why is Chandrayaan 2 landing on the South Pole: 10 things you need to know about the mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the landing of Chandrayaan 2 Lander Vikram live with 60 kids from across the country from Bengaluru

Published on 6th September 2019
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NASA finally assembles Hubble's successor James Webb Space Telescope to explore cosmos

NASA's most powerful and complex space telescope has now been mechanically connected. The next step will be to electrically connect the two halves and test the electrical connections

Published on 29th August 2019
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Chandrayaan-2 closer to the moon as ISRO performs second lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre, 13 more to go

The next Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on August 28, 2019 between 5.30 - 6.30 hrs IST and this will take the spacecraft one step closer to the moon

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Meet M Vanitha, the College of Engineering, Guindy alumnus who is at the helm of Chandrayaan-2

At ISRO, Vanitha has earned the reputation for handling the data sent by Indian remote sensing satellites and managing a team of about 60 officials

Published on 20th August 2019
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Moon may have more frozen water than previously thought

The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience

Published on 5th August 2019
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Orbit raised further, Chandrayaan-2 now another step closer to moon

The fourth orbit-raising manoeuvre is scheduled on August 2 between 1400 hrs to 1500 hrs

Published on 29th July 2019

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