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Space

Lighter than ‘Gravity’: Why the world should take note of India’s Mars mission
India's maiden Mars mission, launched in November 2013, has covered about 80 percent of its journey, and is likely to hit the Red Planet after the 540 million km journey on September 24 as slated.

29.07.2014 13:37

US launches 2 spy geo-satellites to track ‘nefarious capability’ of other nations
The US Air Force has successfully orbited two geosynchronous satellites to monitor all other space devices operating on the same strategic orbit, because of the “nefarious capability” other nations might try to place up there, an American general said.

29.07.2014 04:57

Gecko sex satellite back online as Russia restores contact
Russia’s space agency has re-established communication with its Foton-M4 satellite in Earth’s low orbit, three days after losing contact. The robotic spacecraft contains geckos participating in experiments on how space conditions impact reproduction.

26.07.2014 15:35

NASA eyeing largest ever telescope to trump Hubble
If there was ever a conclusive key to finding alien life, NASA’s new monster telescope concept could be it. It is said that the new device will rival the famed Hubble 2,000-to-1 in accuracy and provide answers to crucial questions.

26.07.2014 13:26

Mysterious black holes may be exploding into ‘white holes’
A new scientific theory suggests that when black holes reach the end of their lifespan, they explode into “white holes” and release all of their matter into space.

25.07.2014 02:45

Alien pollution might allow scientists to narrow in on extraterrestrial life
A group of scientists say they might have found a way to detect if alien life exists on faraway planets. First, however, they’ll have to find out if extraterrestrials pollute as much as the inhabitants of Earth.

24.07.2014 19:21

‘Welcome to Aerospace’: NASA lacks funds for deep-space rocket
Budget shortfalls rather than technical challenges may prevent NASA from launching its new $12 billion deep-space rocket by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors said.

24.07.2014 12:22

​‘Saddest photo yet’: Astronaut photographs Gaza offensive from space
A German astronaut managed to capture the Gaza war zone from space while aboard the International Space Station. He called it his “saddest photo yet.”

24.07.2014 04:59

​Russian gecko satellite unresponsive in transit orbit
The Russian space agency Roscosmos is struggling to re-establish contact with the Foton-M satellite, launched last Saturday. The spacecraft is not responding to commands from the ground, probably indicating mission failure.

24.07.2014 07:00

Paranormal activity: Police force gets 71 ghost busting calls in three years
Zombies, witches and ghosts have been reported to an English police force 71 times over the past three years. There were also 19 calls to the force about UFO sightings.

23.07.2014 08:40

200 Moon pits could accommodate future astronauts (VIDEO)
Scientists have found more than 200 pits on the Moon some of which might lead to caves that could potentially shelter astronauts protecting them from harsh temperatures, radiation and dust, according to a new NASA study.

19.07.2014 19:04

​‘Doomsday sputnik’: Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite
After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also double as an emergency communication satellite.

19.07.2014 12:46

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