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Indo-American Sunita Williams headed to space in July

Once again, the world record setting astronaut female, who’s record of the longest spaceflight (195 days) never broken by anyone till yet, is headed to the International Space Station a space mission in July, as per reports. Yes we are talking about Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams. In 2006, Wiliams has spent her six months to [...]

Venus to cross between Sun & Earth today

One of the biggest celestial events the “Venus Transit” will held on Tuesday, that will happen once-in-a-lifetime when Venus passing in front of the sun, directly between the sun and Earth. All the astronomic lovers are in wait to see the rare transit that will come after a huge waiting period of 105 years, in [...]

SpaceX takes off its flight into space

Headed to the International Space Station, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s a private space capsule Dragon was flew on Tuesday just after 10 minutes of the Falcon9 rocket launch into the night sky for the space station’s orbit to line up with the launching pad. However all eyes are on the Dragon that will first perform [...]

SpaceX Dragon ship calls off launch

As per latest news, U.S. historical launch of SpaceX Dragon ship, the first unmanned commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station has been delayed by at least three days. The American SpaceX led by billionaire Elon Musk’s mission to make history by sending Dragon with the station was aborted just a half second ahead of [...]

China, Japan, US to experience ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse

Amazing scene of ring of fire around the surface of moon as it passes in front of the fiery globe will have to been seen in sky in next week as a partial solar eclipse in which the moon pass in front of the sun. Since 1994, the event will be for first time in [...]

Three-man Soyuz crew lefts for space station

Russia’s first manned spaceship Soyuz carrying two Russians and one American blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) today. NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba, Russians Gennady Padalka and Gennady Padalka, started their space journey by launching the Soyuz TMA-04M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to source.

NASA trains Astronauts for Asteroid Mission

In yet, it is for first time that Nasa, the US space agency, plans to train astronauts for a asteroid mission as sending them three million miles away in space for making contact with an asteroid. This most dreadful but challenging manned mission will proceed by the end of the next decade in which the [...]

NASA Scientists Discovers History of Asteroid Impacts in Earth Rocks

The latest research study of US space agency NASA concludes that billions of years ago, giant asteroids hit Earth with more frequency that was higher than the previously thought. These asteroids, similar or larger than the one is the cause of the dinosaur extinction, believed to have killed the dinosaurs, would have seemed to be [...]

Sachin Kukke wins Space Lab Contest

In the first ever history, Sachin Kukke, an Indian student of mechanical engineering at the BMS College for Engineering in Bangalore record his name in the winner list of YouTube Space Lab 2012 contest. Asia Pacific region contest was designed for young people all over world to introduce their experiments, one best out of that [...]

Biggest solar storm ever to pound Earth

As a part of Sun’s normal 11-year cycle, the largest storms flare in five years. Is racing toward Earth and seems to disrupt utility grids, airline flights, satellite networks and GPS services, especially in northern areas. As per forecasters, the sun erupted Tuesday evening, and the effects should start smacking more blasts Earth’s way around [...]