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ISRO Success of 104 Satellites at One Go Makes UAE Eye for Mars in 100 Years

UAE plans to colonize Mars by 2117 as a small beginning with Nayif-1 deployment was made on Wednesday by ISRO. (Photo courtesy: shekhmohammed.ae)

Forget Dubai, forget the Moon, United Arab Emirates has woken up to set up a future city on Mars riding high on the success of Indian Space Research Organisation’s deployment ...

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114 Earth-Like Planets Found, Possibly Supporting Life or Aliens

Astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire in England said they were astonished when found 60 new planets orbiting stars near the Earth’s own solar system, while another 54 planets were ...

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Indian-Origin Scientist Solves 10-year-old Mystery Over Fast Radio Busts From Universe

An Indian-origin scientist and his team from Cornell University found the origin of mysterious busts of radio waves from the cosmological source to more than 3 billion light-years away. The ...

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3 New Astronauts Set Sail to International Space Station

International Space Station Expedition 48/49 astronaut Kate Rubins of NASA, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi. Credits: NASA

Three astronauts, one each from NASA, Roscosmos and JAXA have set their space journey with the launch of Russian Soyuz MS-01 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International ...

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Perfect ‘Einstein Ring’ 10000 Light Years Away Discovered

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The phenomena of an Einstein ring that was predicted by Einstein’s theory of General Relativity but remained a mystery has recently been discovered by researchers. An Einstein ring is a ...

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ISRO to Open Space Park in Bengaluru Next Month, Second One at Sriharikota in Pipeline

Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to open a 100-acre Space Park in Bangalore for the private industry to set up manufacturing base of space satellites and sub-systems required ...

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All Set for ISRO’s ASTROSAT Launch Next Monday, Sept. 28

ISRO is all set to launch its nex ambitious indigenous astronomy satellite ASTROSAT on September 28 from Sriharikota buoyed with its success of Mars orbit mission or Mangalyaan, which is ...

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Forget Mars Visit Dream, Send Your Name in Nasa’s Next Mission for Now

NASA's next mission to Mars, the InSight lander, will study the deep interior of Mars to advance understanding of the early history of all rocky planets, including Earth. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Do you wish to send your name on a mission to Mars? So the deadline(8th September, Tuesday)  is nearing as NASA is inviting space enthusiasts to send in their names ...

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NASA’s LADEE Spacecraft Confirms Neon on Moon Surface For Sure

A speculation for decades that the moon’s thin atmosphere contains neon, which is known for use in electric signs on Earth with its typical characteristsics of intense glow has come ...

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NASA Opens Contest to Design Astronaut’s Watch with All-in-One App

NASA is going freelancer way to seek small projects from the public and is now seeking a new design for astronaut watch from developers that can work and help in ...

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Hubble Locates a New Gem in Space

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST), which is running its 25th year in the space currently, spotted a little gem – a planetary nebula, there. The planetary nebula known as “NGC ...

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Stephen Hawking Joins Russian Jewish Billionaire to Search for Aliens

London-based physicist Stephen Hawking has joined Russian Jewish billionaire Yuri Milner’s mega, first ever project in the world to trace and decode signals from aliens using two largest and powerful ...

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NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Finds Distant Planet, Using Microlensing Technique

NASA’s spitzer telescope has found a gas planet as far away as 13,000 light years away, the distant celestial body known in the category, called ‘Ogle-2014-BLG-0124Lb’. The gas giant planet is ...

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Future Power Source? China Plans Masive Solar Power Station in Sky

What science fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote in his 1941 short story “Reason” speculating space stations to transmit energy to Earth using microwave beams may become a reality soon, if ...

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Nitrogen, Water Traces on Mars Show Life Was Possible in Ancient Red Planet

The nitrogen sample analysis of Curiosity findings could have made it possible for life organism to survive on Mars. Since the nitrogen found on Mars doesn’t show any evidence of life ...

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Stunning Star Cluster NGC 6193 and Nebula NGC 6188 illuminate space

This image, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, shows a section of the Ara OB1 stellar association. In the center of the image is the ...

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Scientists reveal ocean acidification from space

In a technology that can revolutionise the way marine biologists and climate scientists study the ocean, British scientists have revealed ocean acidification from space. The new approach offers remote monitoring ...

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ALMA Telescope Data Shows How Some Galaxies ‘Burst’ ?

Some galaxies “burst” and to know the reason, a team of astronomers have dissected a cluster of star-forming clouds at the heart of NGC 253 and found that they are 10 ...

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Dawn Closing on Asteroid Ceres Sends Images to Help Study Universe Origin

As Dawn delves into the unknown orbit of Ceres next month, some photos of Ceres with a resolution of 8.5 miles per pixel have revealed the white spots clearly, heightening the mystery ...

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Mangalyaan, GSLV Mark III Success Pushes ISRO to Ponder Sending Manned Mission Into Space Next

The itinerari of Indian space agency ISRO is clear now with the successful launch of the Mars Mission Mangalyaan in September 2013 and the experiment of its re-entry capable GSLC ...

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