ALMA reveals intricate details of Orion Nebula

Combined powers of Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and the IRAM 30-metre telescope have led to revelation of intricate details of the Orion Nebula. The Orion Nebula is the nearest region of massive star formation to Earth, and is therefore studied in great detail by astronomers seeking to better understand how stars form and evolve in […]

20 satellites deployed by ISRO during 36th flight of PSLV !

Today at 03:55 GMT PSLV-XL rocket deployed twenty satellites including spacecrafts created by USA, Germany, Indonesia and Canada. Main payload on atop rocket launched from Launch Pad 2 in Satish Dhawan Space Centre was three Indian satellites: Cartosat-2C-third military optical reconnaissance satellite, SathyabamaSat and Swayam satellites. Objective of the mission planned for today was Circular Low […]

BOEING CST-100 DELAYED FOR 6 MONTHS

Boeing announced that their CST-100 Starliner manned spacecraft will be launched for the first time with 6 months delay. News came in pair with show of new aerodynamic concept of Atlas V/CST-100 combo. Boeing and United Launch Alliance have had problems with general aerodynamic conception of Atlas V/CST-100 Starliner combo from some time. Boeing announced […]

ANDROID IN SPACE – FIRST MISSION OF FEDERATION SPACECRAFT IN 2021

Roscosmos is planning to use their Federation spacecraft for unmanned mission in 2021. Spacecraft is still under development, just as second part of Vostochny Cosmodrome, where first mission of Federation will start. Federation, along with Angara launch vehicle and Vostochny Cosmodrome are fundaments of Russian space program after transformation of Federal Space Agency Roscosmos on […]

Life in the clouds of Venus? Research suggests possibilities of microbes

Extraterrestrial life could be living in the clouds of distant and not-so-distant planets, a new study published online in the journal Astrobiology suggests. According to a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Space Science and Engineering Center we may have to think beyond the traditional when hunting for extraterrestrial life. In the study researchers have […]