NASA’s rover Curiosity completed a Lustrum

NASA's rover Curiosity has successfully completed its Lustrum on red planet Mars. In the span of 5 years exploration Curiosity found out that the Mars had the right chemistry to support living microbes. In year 2012 on August 5, rover  landed at the Gale Crater, (Gale Crater is an ancient lake). The rover is now examining the Mars... Continue Reading →

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Sun’s core rotates faster than its surface

Chandigarh: A new study shows that Sun's core rotates nearly four times faster than its surface. This shocking finding may uncover what the solar body was like when it formed. The past assumption was that the core and surface rotate almost at the same time also old evidence and research also point at this. "The most... Continue Reading →

NASA discover 7 Earth like Planets, may have possible life

Chandigarh: Its first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting around a single nearby star and astronomers also shows possibility that these new worlds could hold life. This gang of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets orbiting tightly around... Continue Reading →

PSLV-C37 / Cartosat -2 Series Satellite Summery of Launch

India scripted a new chapter in the history of space exploration on Wednesday with the successful launch of a record 104 satellites by Isro's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in a single mission. PSLV-C37 carrying the 104 satellites lifted off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.28am. It was PSLV's 39th flight.... Continue Reading →

ISRO created history with 104 satellites launch: Here 10 facts

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. 3.... Continue Reading →

India sets eyes on Venus and Mars, Isro attempts mega world record

For the first time India is set its eyes on Venus and planning to re-visit on Mars the red planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold inter-planetary sojourns to Earth's immediate... Continue Reading →

ISRO’s PSLV-C36 Successfully Launches RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

On its thirty eighth flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on (December 07, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV.  After PSLV-C36 lift-off at 10:25 am IST from the First Launch Pad with the ignition of... Continue Reading →

NASA Spinoff 2017

Each year, Spinoff highlights NASA technologies that are benefiting life on Earth in the form of commercial products. Since 1976, Spinoff has annually profiled an average of 50 commercial technologies with origins in NASA missions and research. Issues of Spinoff published since 1996 can be read online in HTML or downloaded in PDF. Scanned copies... Continue Reading →

ISRO’s eyes on world record: Launching 83 satellites on a single rocket

Indian space agency ISRO is setting its eyes on world record by putting 83 satellites into orbit in a single Rocket. It will carry 2 Indian and 81 foreign satellites on a single rocket in early 2017, a top official of Antrix Corporation said. He said the company’s order book stands at Rs 500 crore... Continue Reading →

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