Three astronauts safely returned to Earth on Tuesday after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station.In pic: Expedition 59 NASA astronaut Anne McClain is helped out of the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft just minutes after she, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race.Bengaluru-based Bellatrix Aerospace, which wants to propel satellites into orbit using electric and non-toxic chemical thrusters, has raised $3 million from a group of investors, co-founder Yashas Karanam said.
If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.
Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic."I saw news of trash overflowing the world ... sea animals dying from eating plastic ... I felt I must do something," says the 48-year-old entrepreneur, who leads an online community of more than 20,000 people seeking to practise a waste-free lifestyle.
Earlier in 2018 Morocco signed Memoranda of Understanding with India on space and cyber security cooperation.
The planets are located only 12.5 light years away orbiting the Teegarden star.
Our natural satellite took shape, the theory goes, when a Mars-sized object smashed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago.
The programme is supplemented by funding from Chaudhary's New Jersey-based foundation Educators' Society for Heritage of India.
For a Bitcoin transfer to be executed and validated, a mathematical puzzle must be solved by an arbitrary computer in the global Bitcoin network.
Launched: September 12, 1959 Lunar impact: September 14, 1959 The first spacecraft to land on another celestial body transmitted information that helped scientists confirm the earth’s only permanent natural satellite has no magnetic field and that the radiation levels on its surface wouldn’t pose any threat to a future manned expedition. On October 4, the USSR’s Luna 3 probe took the first photographs of the far side of the moon.
Chandrayaan 2 will be testing some technologies for the first time, including mineral and water prospecting.
India is planning to launch its own space station, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday.
The ambitious project will be an extension of the Gaganyaan mission.
India's second sojourn to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation announced, as it is all set for the most complex mission ever undertaken by it.
The landing on the moon near the South Pole, an uncharted territory, would be on Sept 6 or 7.
India's second sojourn to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation announced Wednesday, as it is all set for the most complex mission ever undertaken by it. Under the nearly Rs 1,000 crore mission, the landing on the moon near the South Pole would be on September 6 or 7 on an uncharted territory, ISRO chairman K Sivan said.
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