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Soyuz MS-10 mission to the ISS failed; Crew managed to land safely

Soyuz MS-10 mission to the ISS failed; Crew managed to land safely

After months of training, astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin took their position in the crew module on the Soyuz MS-10 mission that took off yesterday on October 11 at 4:40 am EDT...
NASA puts Hubble telescope on 'safe mode' after gyroscope failure

NASA puts Hubble telescope on ‘safe mode’ after gyroscope failure

On Friday, the Hubble Space Observatory, which gave us phenomenal images of the celestial bodies in your milky way and beyond, has been put on a ‘safe mode’ after one of the three gyroscopes...
A pyramid-sized asteroid will zip past the Earth on Wednesday

A pyramid-sized asteroid will zip past the Earth on Wednesday

This Wednesday, encounter a giant asteroid that will whiz closest to the Earth at a phenomenal speed of 20,000mph. Dubbed as 2016 NF23, the asteroid has a diameter of 500 ft which is bigger...
NASA scientists fear hibernated Opportunity rover might not phone home ever again

NASA scientists fear hibernated Opportunity rover might not phone home ever again

A colossal dust storm broke out on the Martian surface in June and that’s when NASA’s Opportunity rover, the longest-living robot on Mars, was switched to hibernation to conserve energy so that it can...
NASA's Parker Solar Probe en route to Sun, deploys instruments to gather data

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe en route to Sun, deploys instruments to gather data

NASA’s much-anticipated space mission to the Sun was recently launched on August 12, Sunday, from Cape Canaveral when a small car-sized spacecraft dubbed as Parker Solar Probe was launched atop United Launch Alliance Delta-4...
Curiosity finds an interesting 'foreign object' on the Martian surface

Curiosity finds an interesting ‘foreign object’ on the Martian surface

A false alarm went off recently when Mars Curiosity rover photographed an image of an odd, flat shaped object on the Martian surface on August 13. The object was named as Pettegrove Point Foreign...
A 62-feet asteroid NM 2018 will zip past the Earth tomorrow morning

A 62-feet asteroid 2018 NM will zip past the Earth tomorrow morning

A space rock the size of two London red buses will hurtle past the Earth at a velocity of 6.7 kilometers per second or 14,987mph and could cause grave damage if it were to...
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...
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...
NASA conducts flights experiments that produce 70 percent less sound

NASA conducts flight experiment that produces 70 percent less sound

The inception of airplanes made the world a small place where the people could commute from one place to another located hundreds and thousands of miles away within hours thus, cutting the excess time...

NASA’s planet seeker Kepler Space Telescope could be retiring soon

NASA officials made an announcement on July 6 which stated that the Kepler Space Telescope was put in a hibernation-like state after finding out that it was running out of fuel. On Monday, the...

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