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Boeing spacecraft’s toxic propellant leak could cause longer delays

Boeing’s new space capsule designed to carry astronauts to the International Space Station reportedly hit a setback last month. The aircraft firm faced an undisclosed issue in the month of June while performing a test event of the abort engines of the CST-100 Starliner. The abort engines are basically the major hardware, which is designed …

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Colossal dust storm has engulfed the entire red planet in thick haze

Colossal dust storm has engulfed the entire red planet in thick haze

Our planet has seen a number of pretty devastating dust storms in the history, however, not even one of the storms could envelop the entire planet since it would require a great amount of momentum and extremely unusual weather conditions to even initiate such a colossal dust storm. On the other hand, our neighbor planet …

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12 new moons found around Jupiter of which, one is an oddball

12 new moons found around Jupiter of which, one is an oddball

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system with 67 moons as of the last count. Jupiter has intrigued scientists for decades now and they have recently discovered 12 new moons orbiting the giant planet which takes the total moon count to 79. In March 2017, researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Sciences decided …

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Watch out for Venus tonight; Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and more will be visible this week

This week is great for skywatchers as there will be numerous celestial sightings one could glance upon during night both with naked eye and with aid telescopes or binoculars. On July 15, our neighboring planet Venus will light up in our nighttime sky. As Moon moves 13-degrees every 24 hours, Venus will appear near the …

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'Accidental' leak by Ice Universe gives insights about Galaxy Note 9

‘Accidental’ leak by Ice Universe gives insights about Galaxy Note 9

After series of leaks of yet-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the device has yet again scaled up the popularity with hundreds of headlines appearing in various websites and portal after an accidental photo leaked by Ice Universe was revealed on Twitter showing the first ever look of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9. As of …

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Audit reports from GAO suggest a gap in U.S' access to the ISS

Audit reports from GAO suggest a gap in U.S’ access to the ISS

As of now, NASA depends on Russia’s space agency Roscosmos to take its astronauts to the ISS ever since its Space Shuttle program ended in 2011. The current contract with Russia’s space agency will expire in November 2019 and what is why, NASA decided to build its own spaceflight launch system with crew module for …

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MeerKAT, world's largest radio telescope will capture 50 times sensitive image than Hubble

MeerKAT, world’s largest radio telescope will capture images more sensitive than Hubble

In a feat to discover the hidden truth and the unanswered questions that researchers have been studying for decades now, the world’s largest radio telescope with 64-dishes was inaugurated on Friday at a remote South African town named Carnarvon. The telescope is named as MeerKAT and it has 64-dishes arranged in a complex known as …

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Researchers found rare binary asteroids using radar & optical observatories

Researchers found rare binary asteroids using telescopes

Asteroid 2017 YE5 is the fourth near-Earth binary object that zoomed past Earth last month with an estimated size taller than the height of Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Back in 2017, the object was first discovered as a single object but a recent observation revealed that it’s actually a binary asteroid revolving around each other …

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Soyuz Progress 70 spacecraft reaches ISS in record time

Soyuz Progress 70 spacecraft reaches ISS in record time

The Russian resupply cargo ship Progress 70 became the fastest spacecraft to reach the International Space Station just under four hours. Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, launched its Progress 70 resupply ship aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket in MS-09 mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:51 pm ET. Although earlier Soyuz missions launched by the …

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Sun-bound Parker Solar Probe gets its heat shield for August 4th launch

Sun-bound Parker Solar Probe gets its heat shield that will withstand more than 2,500° F

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is being readied at one of the NASA’s facilities towards its mission to the sun scheduled to launch on August 04 after years of development, testing, and integration. After extensive testing that was being conducted since fall 2017, The sun-bound probe has finally received its own heat shield which is a …

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NASA puts Kepler Space Telescope in hibernation mode, might run out of fuel soon

NASA puts Kepler Space Telescope in hibernation mode, might run out of fuel soon

One of the greatest space telescopes may succumb to lack of fuel soon. NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope is running out of fuel, the agency stated in its March press release that at any time, Kepler’s fuel tank can run dry and the space telescope will be lost in the space forever with no contact to …

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