Tag Archives: Space

Sunita Williams takes off on second space mission

According to latest reports, the Indo-American Sunita Williams has today taken off her second space odyssey. Earlier, Sunita Williams had lived and worked in the International Space Station [ISS] for six months in 2006. As per the statement released by NASA, it said, “The spacecraft carrying the 46-year-old Williams blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome [...]

Massive Solar Storm rising; may hit Earth today

As per latest news, today a big solar explosive has hit a coronal mass ejection and it has been said that this mass ejection is claimed to trigger the Earth. The most powerful second major flare is within less than a week to erupt from Active Region 1520, a giant sunspot facing towards Earth, up [...]

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 [...]

US Space Shuttle returns after 15 months in orbit

After spending 15 months in the Earth’s orbit, an unmanned Air Force space ship had safely completed its top secret mission and return Saturday morning, and landed at the Vandenberg Air Force Base. It a report issued by the W.J. Hennigan, “the autonomous X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force [...]

Shenzhou-9 set to dock with Tiangong-1 in two-days

An historical moment for China, Shenzhou-9 (Divine Craft) space ship, one of the longest and heaviest rocket China’s long range missile launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province. The launch has made on Saturday, successfully carrying three astronauts – one of them is 33 years old Liu Yang, China’s first woman in [...]

Transit of Venus in India, next time after 105 years

A very special and rare celestial spectacle, transit of Venus, the first and last for all the people on this earth, unfolded in the morning sky allover India on Wednesday, enthralling the astro enthusiasts. Scientists as well as amateur astronomers are enjoying the amazing creation of the transit of Venus, looking up to the skies [...]

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 [...]

Partial lunar eclipse today, can not be seen in India

Gracing the night sky today, a partial lunar eclipse will be seen with a real fascination of hidden Moon. While the historic transit of Venus across the sun is a must awaited event for skywatchers, but one day ahead celestial event — a partial lunar eclipse of the June is take place a lot. Monday’s [...]

16-foot asteroid just missed Earth by 8,900 miles on Tuesday Morning

As per recent tragedy in the field of science, the newly-discovered 16-foot wide asteroid crossed as much as missed close to the earth by a mere 8,900 miles on Tuesday. The distance between the surfaces was just about 14,000 km as the same distance as a flight from New York City to New Zealand, however [...]

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 [...]