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ISRO successfully carries out second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chadrayaan-2

ISRO successfully carries out second Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chadrayaan-2

The image shows two major landmarks on the moon, the Apollo crater and the Mare Orientale basin. The process of landing Chandrayaan 2 on the moon is very complex since it blasted off at a velo...

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The Russian Humanoid Robot

The Russian Humanoid Robot "Fyodor" Has Been Sent into Space

It will depart in a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome today, and dock at ISS on Saturday. Chief of Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin congratulated the android rob...

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NASA Astronauts to Install Docking Adapter on ISS During Spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA Astronauts to Install Docking Adapter on ISS During Spacewalk on Wednesday

They successfully installed the second of two worldwide docking adapters (IDAs) that will be used for the future arrivals of Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon commercial crew spacecraft....

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Space Command to launch August 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape

Space Command to launch August 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape

Pence stood below the regal Space Shuttle Discovery to announce the debut department's birth and declare that the United States Space Command will officially launch at the end of the month. Pence al...

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Starman on Tesla Roadster makes first orbit around sun, braces for loneliness

Starman on Tesla Roadster makes first orbit around sun, braces for loneliness

Two more Falcon Heavy launches are planned for 2020. As Starman begins his second lap around the sun, experts believe he'll return close to home somewhere around November 2020 although by close, t...

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U.S. Space Command to start August 29, officials say

Joseph Dunford said Tuesday. The US military has announced that it will launch Space Command, a new organization dedicated to space, later this month. The Senate confirmed Gen. Jay Raymond to lead ...

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Pop star Pink latest celebrity to defend Harry and Meghan

Pop star Pink latest celebrity to defend Harry and Meghan

The heated exchange between Georgie and Piers comes just days after Elton John lashed out at British press following heavy criticism of Harry and Meghan's first foreign holiday with baby Archie,...

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Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man'

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man'

The event, referred to as S190814bv, was detected Wednesday by two LIGO detectors in the U.S. (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) and the Virgo detector in Italy. OzGrav is part of...

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Chandrayaan 2 successfully shifts into Moon’s orbit

Chandrayaan 2 successfully shifts into Moon’s orbit

The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission is a prestigious one as it is aimed to make India the fourth nation in the world to land and ride on the moon after the US, Russia and China. Dr. Sivan said, "...

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European Union rejects Johnson's demand to scrap Irish backstop

European Union rejects Johnson's demand to scrap Irish backstop

The backstop should be replaced with a commitment to put in place "alternative arrangements", as far as possible before the end of the transition period, as part of the future relationship between the...

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ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters the Moon’s orbit

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters the Moon’s orbit

All the systems of Chandrayaan-2 are healthy, said the space agency. "With this, Chandrayaan-2 was successfully inserted into a Lunar orbit", ISRO said. Following its exit from the Earth orbit, it was...

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Chandrayaan-2 to be inserted into lunar orbit on Tuesday

Chandrayaan-2 to be inserted into lunar orbit on Tuesday

This is Chandrayaan 2 with a special update. The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday said it will fire India's second mission to the moon Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to put...

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Indian-American Raja Chari Selected Among 12 NASA Astronaut Candidates

Indian-American Raja Chari Selected Among 12 NASA Astronaut Candidates

She spins around in microgravity and says, "This is the most, I can guarantee, the most unique environment that you will ever work in". U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence welcomed the group during a tel...

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Microplastic in the atmosphere is making its way to the Arctic

Microplastic in the atmosphere is making its way to the Arctic

But it can be broken up into smaller and smaller pieces until it becomes microplastic, fragments that are smaller than 5 millimeters in size. They also gathered samples around cities in Europe and fro...

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Virgin's Spaceport is Finished But Obviously Not Launching Anything

Virgin's Spaceport is Finished But Obviously Not Launching Anything

Company executives offered a guided tour of two of the center's three floors, including the facility's huge spacecraft hanger, a social gathering area on the ground floor and mission control on the se...

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NASA data suggests early Jupiter smash

NASA data suggests early Jupiter smash

Shang-Fei Liu, associate professor of astronomy at Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China opined that the protoplanet may have had a less massive core than ice giants like Uranus and Neptune and it w...

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'Not that special' Greta won't try convincing Trump on climate change

'Not that special' Greta won't try convincing Trump on climate change

Climate Action Summit on September 23, before moving on to South America for more U.N. climate talks in Santiago, Chile, in December. With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedis...

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The dazzling Perseid meteor shower is happening over Vancouver Island TONIGHT

The dazzling Perseid meteor shower is happening over Vancouver Island TONIGHT

Because the moon will almost be full, the best chance to see the meteors will be when the moon is low in the west, or the brief period after it sets. You will need to be keen though - the best viewing...

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Aug 14 2019 Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Aug 14 2019 Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

According to ISRO scientists, it carried out the mission process "Trans Lunar Inernity" (TLI) at 2.21 a.m. The spacecraft's liquid engine will be fired to insert Chandrayaan-2 into the impending lun...

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Astronomers Spot Mysterious Flash From Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole

Sgr A* grew 75 times brighter as it was spewing out a mysterious flashing burst of energy , and then declined to its normal brightness levels. You don't usually think of a supermassive black hol...

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Chandrayaan 2 Set To Reach Moon's Orbit By 20th August

Chandrayaan 2 Set To Reach Moon's Orbit By 20th August

By this maneuver, the Chandrayaan-2 will leave the Earth and move towards the Moon. "On August 20, we will be reaching the moon", said Dr Sivan . Dr Sivan was in the Indian city of Ahmedabad , t...

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How Best to Watch Perseid Meteor Shower Over Connecticut

How Best to Watch Perseid Meteor Shower Over Connecticut

Eastern Oregon will suit that better than the northwest portion of the state. A display of celestial fireworks is set to peak late tonight as the Earth flies through a cloud of cometary dust. Don't ...

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Asteroid 2006 QQ23 Pose No Threat Of Impact With Earth

Asteroid 2006 QQ23 Pose No Threat Of Impact With Earth

According to NASA , at least 95% of asteroids have been catalogued and none of pose a direct threat to Earth. Asteroids flying past Earth, even big ones, are now more common than before - especi...

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Perseid Meteor Shower To Put On An Extravagant Show Tonight

Perseid Meteor Shower To Put On An Extravagant Show Tonight

That time in between will be the best opportunity to possibly more than 60 meteors per hour. The shower runs until August 26 and is best seen after dark and before dawn. NASA representatives also ...

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UN Says Meat Production Destroys Land and Water Sources

UN Says Meat Production Destroys Land and Water Sources

In all, it's about a quarter of all greenhouse emissions from all human activity worldwide. "Recent coverage of this latest United Nations report depicts animal agriculture as a key problem in t...

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Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower this weekend

Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower this weekend

Cloudy skies could also be an issue. Most of the meteors seen in this composite are Perseids. The hours at Jones Beach State Park, Sunken Meadow State Park and Montauk Point State Park are also ex...

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NASA shows off a attractive new image of Jupiter

NASA shows off a attractive new image of Jupiter

The Great Red Spot storm, which has lasted 150 years that we know of, is continuing to shrink - but astronomers don't know why. Violently-spinning brown and white storms can be seen peppering the ...

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NOAA releases outlook for 2019 hurricane season

NOAA releases outlook for 2019 hurricane season

Last year, there were 15 named storms and 8 hurricanes. "Armed with our next-generation satellites, sophisticated weather models, hurricane hunter aircraft, and the expertise of our forecasters, w...

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Perseid meteor shower peaks August 12th

Perseid meteor shower peaks August 12th

WA's outback skies will put on a show next week as a popular annual meteor shower reaches its peak. "Perseids are not only numerous, they are attractive". When can I see it? Usually, the Persei...

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Things to Know About Falcon 9 Rocket Launched On Tuesday

Things to Know About Falcon 9 Rocket Launched On Tuesday

But Mother Nature eventually cooperated, and the liftoff occurred without a hitch. Manufactured by Boeing Satellite Systems International, Amos-17 is a high-power, high throughput satellite create...

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