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NASA ties up with lighting giant Osram for research in food production for space travel

The smart lighting software, coupled with a unique setup of connected grow light fixtures, will supplement the lighting technology used in NASA's Food Production.

published on : 5th June 2018

India's Mars mission completes 1,000 earth days in orbit

The Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft has completed 1,000 earth days in its orbit on June 19, 2017 well beyond its designed mission life of six months.

published on : 19th June 2017

Striking workers delay rocket launch in France

The launch of a French rocket called Ariane 5 which would have placed two communications satellites for Brazil and South Korea into orbit was delayed on Monday by striking workers.

published on : 21st March 2017

SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth

The Dragon capsule -- the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth -- remained docked with the ISS for nearly a month after delivering consumables.

published on : 20th March 2017

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new high-thrust rocket engine that Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough.

published on : 19th March 2017

Aerospace giant Boeing plans to cut staff in May: Media reports

Boeing has been cutting staff to reduce costs since early 2016, primarily through buyouts and the attrition of executives, managers and engineering staff.

published on : 18th March 2017

SpaceX launches communications satellite into orbit

The company's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at 2 am carrying the EchoStar XXIII, a commercial communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation.     

published on : 16th March 2017

After Jet Airways, London-bound Air India flight loses contact with ATC over Hungary’s airspace

German and Belgian fighter jets were scrambled to escort an Air India flight into Heathrow airport at London as it lost radio contact which sparked hijack fears.

published on : 10th March 2017

'Lost' Chandrayaan-1 found orbiting Moon: NASA

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost communication with Chandrayaan-1 on August 29, 2009, almost a year after it was launched on October 22, 2008.

published on : 10th March 2017

NASA Kepler space telescope hit by cosmic ray event while observing TRAPPIST-1

NASA says during Campaign 12, a cosmic ray event reset the spacecraft's onboard software causing a five-day break in science data collection.

published on : 9th March 2017

Hubble captures 'incredibly' massive galaxy

The galaxy and its halo together contain several hundred billion times the mass of the Sun -- four times the mass of the Milky Way, NASA said in a statement on Friday.

published on : 4th March 2017

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

The United States has not sent astronauts to the Moon since NASA's Apollo missions of the 1960s and '70s.

published on : 28th February 2017

NASA to put astronauts on deep space test flight Orion

NASA said today it is considering putting astronauts on an upcoming test flight of the agency's deep space Orion spacecraft as it aims to orbit the Moon.

published on : 25th February 2017

Google dedicates doodle to NASA’s Earth-sized exoplanets discovery

The doodle shows NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, which revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.

published on : 23rd February 2017

SpaceX cargo ship aborts rendezvous with International Space Station

The cargo ship is packed with more than 5,000 pounds (2,267 kilograms) of food, gear and science experiments for the six astronauts living on the orbiting space station.

published on : 22nd February 2017
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