ISRO created history with 104 satellites launch: Here 10 facts

ISRO created history with 104  satellites launch: Here 10 facts

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1. Out of the 104 satellites there’re 101 are foreign, smaller satellites and three Indian satellites.  ISRO launched today.

2. The space agency used the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) for the launch. It carried a 714 kilogram main satellite for earth observation and 103 smaller “nano satellites” which weighed a combined 664 kilograms. Continue reading “ISRO created history with 104 satellites launch: Here 10 facts”

Why is Universe known as Space?

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What is space? is it a void place, gap between two objects, persons. according to Wikipedia Space is “Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. Physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions“. But what space mean in cosmology? why our universe known as “Space”. Continue reading “Why is Universe known as Space?”

SpaceX stint to Harmony

spaceX stint to harmonyThe spaceX Dragon is seen shortly after it was mated to the harmony module. The Cygnus cargo spacecraft with as circular solar arrays and the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft (Bottom right) are also seen in this view.

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was bolt down into the Harmony module of the International Space Station (ISS) at 9:57 a.m. EDT as the station flew 250 miles over Southern Algeria.

The spacecraft is delivering about 7,000 pounds of Science and Research Investigation , cum Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, also know as BEAM.

To keep up the conversation on the space station at www.nasa.gov/station

Spot the International Space Station

Right now, there are astronauts living and working off the earth on the International Space Station. They’re orbiting the planet from 250 miles above every 90 minutes, which means the crew sees 16 sunrises and sunsets every day. Pretty cool, right?

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A Saturn like planet found

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Researchers have detected what appears to be a Saturn-like planet residing near the Milky Way galaxy’s bulge. The newly discovered exo-planet (or extrasolar planet is a planet that orbits a star other than the Sun). This planet recorded has a mass somewhere between Saturn and Jupiter and orbits a star with half the mass of the Sun, says, scientists. Continue reading “A Saturn like planet found”

A 3-D Printer ‘Gecko Grippers’ head to Space Station

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Cape Canaveral: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket loaded with supplies and science experiments take off from Florida on Tuesday, boosting an Orbital ATK cargo capsule toward the International Space Station. Continue reading “A 3-D Printer ‘Gecko Grippers’ head to Space Station”