Countdown begins for Mars Orbiter Mission to leave earth’s gravity at 12.49am

Countdown begins for Mars Orbiter Mission to leave earth’s gravity at 12.49am. HYDERABAD: The count down has begun. Tonight is the night Isro’s scientists are eagerly waiting for. Not with their fingers crossed but with the confidence that they can get on the feeling that they have done their job right. It’s not going to be a nail-biting […]

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Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ Campus Gets Final Approval From Cupertino

Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ Campus Gets Final Approval From Cupertino. Apple’s proposed project for a new campus in Cupertino, Calif., has received the final stamp of approval from the City Council, San Jose Mercury News reports. The Cupertino City Council approved Apple’s campus project in October 2013, two years after Steve Jobs announced the construction plans, but one final voting was needed […]

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NASA’s MAVEN Mars probe ROARS into orbit

NASA’s MAVEN Mars probe ROARS into orbit. NASA’s Mars probe MAVEN has successfully sneaked through its weather window and launched from Cape Canaveral at 13.28pm ET on Monday, before heavy weather could roll in and delay the launch. Scientists and engineers at the agency and Lockheed Martin have spent the last five years building the Mars Atmosphere […]

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India’s first mission to Mars, named the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)

India’s first mission to Mars, named the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). The Mars mission is a technology demonstrator that will be important in planning Isro’s future missions. India’s first mission to Mars, named the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), successfully began its journey to the red planet on November 5. By November 9, the third orbit raising manoeuvre […]

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Isro successful in raising orbit of Mars spacecraft

Isro successful in raising orbit of Mars spacecraft. Scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Thursday raised the orbit of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft, which was launched on Tuesday. This was the first in a series of five orbit-raising manoeuvres, which will eventually put the spacecraft on the trajectory towards Mars on December […]

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Olympic Torch Launches Into Orbit With New Space Station Crew

Olympic Torch Launches Into Orbit With New Space Station Crew. A torch for the 2014 Sochi Olympics lifted off for the International Space Station on Wednesday night, accompanied by three new crew members for the orbiting outpost. Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched […]

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Google secrets revealed: Barges to be interactive learning space

Google secrets revealed: Barges to be interactive learning space.Internet giant Google says it is exploring using two large barges on the East and West coasts as interactive learning centers. A statement released Wednesday from Google’s press center helps end weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, one being built in the San […]

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Curiosity is already on Mars, how about sending our Mars mission to Venus?

Curiosity is already on Mars, how about sending our Mars mission to Venus? “It’s going to be a bummer if Mars turns out to be like us.” ~ Newt Gingrich On November 5, at 3.28pm, India’s unmanned Mars orbiter mission will lift off for the red planet. It’ll be a cheap mission, by all accounts costing […]

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Astronaut Uses Single Strand of Hair to Move Around in Zero Gravity

Astronaut Uses Single Strand of Hair to Move Around in Zero Gravity. It doesn’t take much of a push to get around in space, as NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg recently demonstrated aboard the International Space Station. In a video to describe the effects of weightlessness, Nyberg used a single strand of her own hair to propel herself, tumbling […]

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Doomsday is on 16 March 2880?

Doomsday is on 16 March 2880? NASA scientists, the risk of collision is 0.3 per cent, but it is more than 50 percent of all other rates and the risk of asteroid should be taken seriously, he said. The impact, if you happen to Earth’s ecosystem will take a major blow to the extinction of the […]

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