NASA Satellite Finds 16-km High Monsoon Storms Over Bay of Bengal

The GPM core observatory satellite passed over the Bay of Bengal on May 23, 2017 at 0251 UTC (May 22 at 10:51 p.m. EDT). GPM measured rain falling at a rate of over 108 millimeters or 4.3 inches per hour in some storms reaching heights above 16 km (9.9 miles). Credits: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce

Storms associated with the advancing monsoon in the Northern Indian Ocean’s Bay of Bengal were detected by NASA with the GPM or Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite that passed ...

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ISS Computer, Antenna Replaced in Emergency Spacewalk, Functioning Normal

Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have completed the emergency repairs to the orbiting spacecraft and replace a failed computer on the outer side involving the unique ...

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Watch Live: ISS Crew to Conduct Emergency Spacewalk Today to Replace MDM Box

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to conduct the 201st spacewalk to repair the MDM box for communications maintenance. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA will undertake its an urgent repair work outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, May 23 with expedition 51 Commander Whitson and Flight Engineer Fischer replacing a malfunctioning ...

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Qasar-Based Map of Universe Prepared by Space Scientists

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Based on the position of quasars, astronomers have prepared the first map of the universe large-scale structure of the universe. They have made use of the Sloan Foundation Telescope for ...

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NASA Names New Space Bacteria on ISS After Dr. Abdul Kalam

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A new radiation-resistant bacteria found on the filters of the International Space Station (ISS) has been named ‘Solibacillus kalamii’ to honour the late Indian President, Dr Abdul Kalam. Dr Kalam ...

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Alien Megastructure’s Flip-Flop Brightness Intrigues Space Researchers

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Initially thought an “Alien Megastructure”, the recently named Tabby Star suddenly started dipping brightness that send the oberservs of the celestial body intrigued about its mystrious source of light and ...

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The deaf-blind can now ‘watch’ television via GoAll app

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A project called PervasiveSUB has come out to help the blind and deaf people to get all television info on their finger tips literally. The program compiles all the subtitles ...

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What is Doomsday Vault? Will Preserved Seeds Face Destruction in Arctic

In an eye-opener to those who had not anticipated any threat to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a giant seed bank 130 meters deep inside the frozen mountain in the ...

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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive ...

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Scientists Find Moon Orbiting 3rd Dwarf Planet in Kuiper Belt

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope astronomers found a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, 2007 OR10. The pair resides in the frigid outskirts of our solar system the Kuiper ...

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Antarctica Turning Green, Why Should We Worry?

If other regions go green it’s time to rejoice but not when Antarctica, an icy edge on the other side of the earth goes green, repleting its ice. Scientists cry ...

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It Rained Fish on Oroville Elementary School, Baffling Phenomenon Explained

An elementary school in Oroville, US, was found covered with a huge dump of dead fish on Tuesday raising concerns whether it was a prank but experts clarified that it ...

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KalamSat, World’s Smallest Space Cube for Experiment, Not Orbiting Satellite: Clarifies NASA

  The space experiment by India’s 18-year-old student Rifath Sharook weighing just 64 grams will be launched as part of the payload of NASA’s next mission on June 22, 2017, ...

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Reckon High-Speed Internet as ISRO Prepares to Launch GSAT-19 in June

Indian space agency is all set to launch its prestigious GSAT-19 satellite, third in GSAT series to complete the mission to provide the sleepy Internet in India a significant boost ...

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Top Israeli Dan David Prize 2017 Goes to Astrophysicist Shrinivas Kulkarni

Indian astrophysicist Shrinivas Kulkarni has been named for Israel’s prestigious Dan David prize this year, making him share the honour along with other Indian recipients such as author Amitav Ghosh, ...

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SpaceX All Set to Launch Today Heaviest INMARSAT 4th Communication Satellite

SpaceX is launching its sixth Falcon 9 rocket in 2017 with Inmarsat-5 F4 communications satellite into orbit but not attempting recovery of the used rocket after its takeoff as it ...

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How Ancient Habitability Helped Migration from Kabul to Goa, Orissa? TIFR Study Traces

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Human migration during the prehistoric period was driven by several pressures but mainly relied on the habitability of available new land, said a Tata Institute of Fundamental Research study. The ...

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5-Million-Year-Old Winged Snake Fossils Found in US

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US researchers have identified a new species of snakes with projections of what might have been the unique broad wings that roamed five million years ago in the form of ...

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Indonesia Hulung Beach Turns Red as Mysterious Giant Carcass Washes Ashore

Seen the video? This giant carcass of squid washed on the shore of Hulung Beach in Indonesia on May 10 and surprisingly the waters of the sea turned red, raising ...

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Forget Mars, First Learn to Live on Moon: China to ‘Lunar Palace’ Inmates

As the US space agency NASA is making moves to live on Mars by 2030, China is keen to send its space scientists to the Moon first and built a ...

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