23 Jul, 2024
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NASA to pay 15% more for resupply missions to ISS between 2020 and 2024

NASA, the U.S. space agency that looks after launching the resupply ships to the International Space Station will now have to pay more for comparatively lesser cargo to the space station. These findings came as a part of a new analysis was NASA will have to spend more to supply less cargo the station during […]

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CubeSats are the next big thing in the space industry

NASA has made some greater achievements and discoveries over the years, however, with the end of its Space Shuttle program back in 2011, there is no way NASA could put an astronaut in space or to the ISS without the help of Russia’s Roscosmos. Although NASA maintains a number of launches that take place every […]

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WASP-104b, the darkest planet detected with absorption of more than 99% of light

A team of researchers has made a fascinating discovery about a planet’s ability to absorb 99% of the light that reflects on it. The planet is the question is equivalent to the size of Jupiter located around 466 million light-years away from our planet. Its distinct feature is its blackness where it blocks 99% of […]

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NASA shares breathtaking photo of Saturn captured by Cassini before its death

The US space agency NASA has shared another stunning image of Saturn shot by the Cassini spacecraft before it plunged into the planet. In this image, NASA’s Cassini sees Saturn and its rings through a haze of Sun glare on the camera lens. If you could travel to Saturn in person and look out the […]

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The giant storm seen on Neptune is diminishing rapidly and will fade soon: NASA

Scientists have discovered a strange storm occurring in Neptune, which is shrinking rapidly and going towards an unusual direction. The dark-colored storm was first discovered by NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft when it zoomed past Neptune in 1989. The Voyager 2 not only saw one but many large dark storms present throughout the ice giant. But […]

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Watch breathtaking pics of Jupiter shot by NASA Juno during tenth science orbit

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Juno spacecraft has shot amazing images of the Jupiter during the tenth science orbit of the gas giant, revealed scientists at the US space agency. The remarkable feat was achieved during Juno probe’s 11th close flyby of Jupiter where the spacecraft made the closest approach at 6:36 a.m. PST (9:36 a.m. […]

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Let’s meet DeeDee, new dwarf planet of Solar Syatem

Researchers have never stopped looking for more dwarf planets, even when Pluto’s planetary status is endangered. Scientists were even successful in finding out new planets and named them as Sedna, Makeman and Erik. DeeDee is the newest of its kind and termed as the newest dwarf planet discovered by the scientists. However, proper designation of DeeDee […]

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Earth 2.0: Does TRAPPIST-1 host another “Earth”

Here’s the biggest discovery of the century – a dim star system, consisting of seven Earth-sized planets, called “TRAPPIST-1”. In the most recent celestial breakthrough, scientists have stumbled upon seven tightly-packed Earth-sized planets, orbiting around a muted star called TRAPPIST-1. The number of planets and the intensity of radiation the planets are receiving from their […]