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Soyuz capsule returns station crew to Earth after 204 days in space

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.

India's space startups ignite investor interest

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.

Superflare may end Earth one day

If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.

South East Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris

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.

India makes new foray in N African space sector through Tunisia

Earlier in 2018 Morocco signed Memoranda of Understanding with India on space and cyber security cooperation.

Two Earth-like planets discovered around dwarf star

The planets are located only 12.5 light years away orbiting the Teegarden star.

Sun's history hidden in Moon's crust: NASA

Our natural satellite took shape, the theory goes, when a Mars-sized object smashed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago.

NASA funds programme to produce videos to teach Hindi through Indian scientific innovations

The programme is supplemented by funding from Chaudhary's New Jersey-based foundation Educators' Society for Heritage of India.

Bitcoin use causing huge CO2 emissions: Study

For a Bitcoin transfer to be executed and validated, a mathematical puzzle must be solved by an arbitrary computer in the global Bitcoin network.

Here are six successful moon missions that helped earthlings get closer to their lone satellite

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.

How Chandrayaan 2 will add more teeth to ISRO's capabilities

How Chandrayaan 2 will add more teeth to ISRO's capabilities

Chandrayaan 2 will be testing some technologies for the first time, including mineral and water prospecting.

India planning its own space station: ISRO

India planning its own space station: ISRO

India is planning to launch its own space station, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday.

India planning to have own space station: ISRO chief

India planning to have own space station: ISRO chief

The ambitious project will be an extension of the Gaganyaan mission.

Chandrayaan-2: Here's how India's Moon mission looks like

Chandrayaan-2: Here's how India's Moon mission looks like

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.

Chandrayaan-2 Ready for moonwalk

Chandrayaan-2 Ready for moonwalk

The landing on the moon near the South Pole, an uncharted territory, would be on Sept 6 or 7.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO gears up for 'most complex' moon mission on July 15

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO gears up for 'most complex' moon mission on July 15

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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