12 Dec, 2023
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SpaceX’ Falcon Heavy wins $130 million contract from U.S. Air Force to launch a classified satellite

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company which made some pathbreaking launches over the course of few years has officially won the contract to launch a secret satellite aboard its Falcon Heavy rocket that was recently tagged as the world’s most powerful rocket. According to a published report, United States’ Air Force announced the $130 million contract […]

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JAXA Hayabusa 2 missions is just 100 km away from the object Ryugu

The Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) recently took a step forward in its Hayabusa 2 mission which has been orbiting in the space towards its destination i.e. a dark rock called Ryugu. Ater traveling for more than three years, it reached about 100 kilometers away from its target which is a 900 meters wide asteroid which […]

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RemoveDEBRIS spacecrafts deploys from ISS towards its space junk clean-up mission

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – marks the day when RemoveDEBRIS spacecraft was launched from the ISS en route to its mission to understand and study the increasing debris orbiting the Earth. Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev was able to capture the Star-Trek’s borg-shaped spacecraft orbiting the Earth after it was deployed from the ISS. RemoveDEBRIS, produced by […]

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Dust storms encircles the whole planet; Curiosity is safe but Opportunity rover has been turned off

Dust storm on the red planet is slowly encircling the entire planet ever since it started back on May 30 and could continue for a few months now. As per the latest update, NASA Mars rover Opportunity which reported about the giant dust storm went into radio silence mode in order to preserve its much-needed […]

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Ferry ‘Twin Capes’ sank near the coast of Cape May, New Jersey

A ferry sank off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey, but there’s nothing to worry about because Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) intentionally sank a retired ferry called Twin Capes off the coast at a specific artificial reef site adding another attraction for divers and fishes, sharks, and other aquatic animals as […]

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Mars will be closest to the Earth on July 31; It will be easily visible to naked eyes for whole June & July

Soon, stargazers and space enthusiasts will be able to have a glimpse of the red planet Mars with their naked eyes. In fact, in the coming six weeks in the month of June and July, Mars will shine brighter than ever compared to the last 15 years. The reason being its distance from the Earth […]

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ESA beams 6-min music of hope and peace during Stephen Hawking’ memorial service

On March 14, 2018, the world and especially the scientific community lost its star aka Stephen Hawking who died at the age of 76 years after developing health complications at his home in Cambridge. Today, Hawking ashes were interred at the Westminster Abbey in London. But that’s not all. European Space Agency (ESA) paid tribute […]

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‘Lost’ tapes from Apollo missions reveal astronauts might have caused hike in temperature on the lunar surface

NASA launched several Apollo missions in the early 1970s in which, twelve astronauts were able to step on the moon; Neil Armstrong made a history after being the first person to step on the moon. However, a recent study suggests that these astronauts might have contributed towards the increasing lunar temperature which shot to more […]