The space sector is experiencing a boom in commercial space flights and tourism following advances promoted by billionaires of developed nations. The Indian space sector is lagging in the field of commercialisation of space following setbacks associated with private firms in the past. Private space startups are pointing...
Billionaires are engaging in a trend on race to space and taking costly flights to explore commercial opportunities in the field. Bill Gates appeared on television to voice his opinion regarding this trend and took a dig at Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos on their recent space ventures. ...
NASA has planned an Artemis program aimed at exploring the south pole of the moon This program aims to restart the cancelled NASA rover concept to discover possible sources of water in ice deposits on the lunar surface The VIPER rover will be launched by NASA in a...
The crew of the Inspiration4 mission launched on Wednesday by SpaceX, shared the first photos from their first day orbiting the earth. The crew shared images of floating in zero gravity inside the capsule and spoke to patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital about their experience so...
The James Webb space telescope will be launched by NASA into space on 18th December 2021. The telescope will succeed the Hubble Space Telescope but will not orbit the Earth, like its predecessor but rather the Sun. The telescope will find the first galaxies ever formed and will...
SpaceX has funded a mission, Inspiration4, which plans to carry four untrained civilians to space The launch is set to kick off at Cape Canaveral, Florida following which it will orbit the Earth thrice and in the end splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean SpaceX founder Elon Musk believes...
NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully drilled in a rock on the surface of the Mars and collected samples to be returned to Earth. The announcement of the achievement was made by Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, Adam Stelzner, through a Twitter post on Thursday, that read, 'I've never been more happy to...
Due to the latest pandemic surge, the demand for liquid oxygen has been increased due to the delta variant of COVID-19. The supply of liquid oxygen to other purposes has been kept down, resulting in a shortage of water purification, rocket launches, steel industries, metal productions, etc. The supplies to...
According to a new paper, prepared by an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine, a solar super storm has the tendency to severely affect our heavily internet-reliant world. The study claimed that a particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea internet cables, a crucial component...
Space scientists and researchers have found that humans should be able to safely travel to and from Mars, provided that the spacecraft has sufficient shielding and the round trip is shorter than approximately four years. Sending human travelers to Mars would require scientists and engineers to overcome a range of...
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