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Spacewalk To Repair International Space Station Successful

Spacewalk To Repair International Space Station Successful

Two NASA astronauts have completed a scheduled spacewalk to make necessary repairs to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission was the 206th spacewalk supporting the station’s assembly and maintenance. It was the first... 
New Spy Satellite Launched in U.S. by Atlas V Rocket

New Spy Satellite Launched in U.S. by Atlas V Rocket

The United States launched a second spy satellite in the last three weeks over the weekend. The NROL-52 satellite was blasted into orbit Sunday October 15 riding on top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, with lift off at 3:28... 
Giant Rat That Eats Coconuts Discovered in Solomon Islands

Giant Rat That Eats Coconuts Discovered in Solomon Islands

A new species of rat, which is four times the size of the rodent that is found across cities in North America, has been discovered in the Solomon Islands. This discovery is just the first in 80 years that a new species of rat was found... 
Life Did Exist On Mars Suggests New Discovery

Life Did Exist On Mars Suggests New Discovery

Scientists said they found new evidence that suggests life might have existed at one time on Mars. The Curiosity rover of NASA detected boron, which is an essential ingredient for life, on the surface of Mars. This discovery is a big... 
Sixty-Six Million Year Old Skull May Reveal Triceratops Secrets

Sixty-Six Million Year Old Skull May Reveal Triceratops Secrets

News spread quickly in Thornton, Colorado this week about a rare dinosaur fossil that was unearthed at the site of a construction project last week. People in Thornton have called the finding one of the most exciting and biggest things... 
Total solar eclipse all set to woo sky gazers on August 21 – All you need to know!

Total solar eclipse all set to woo sky gazers on August 21 – All you need to know!

New Delhi: Sometime in the year 2014, American space agency NASA had confirmed the occurrence of a total solar eclipse in 2017. On Monday, August 21, many Americans will be able to witness the phenomenon right from their porches. Here... 
Two new earthworm species found in Kerala

Two new earthworm species found in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Scientists have discovered two new primitive species of earthworm in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala. Researchers at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala and Shoolini University in Himachal Pradesh named... 
Aimed to improve GPS accuracy, Japan launches third satellite ‘Michibiki’

Aimed to improve GPS accuracy, Japan launches third satellite ‘Michibiki’

New Delhi: In an effort to build a homegrown geolocation system and help improve the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres, Japan launched its third satellite – the “Michibiki”. Launched... 
ISS spacewalk comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

ISS spacewalk comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

The seventh spacewalk of 2017 outside the International Space Station (ISS) successfully ended after seven hour and 34 minute spacewalk on August 17. Led by Expedition 52 cosmonauts Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Sergey... 
Asteroid Florence to fly close to Earth on September 1

Asteroid Florence to fly close to Earth on September 1

NASA has said the Asteroid Florence – named in honour of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the founder of modern nursing – will be flying at a distance of about seven million kilometres from Earth. Asteroid Florence is about 4.4...