After the Ukraine conflict prevented Western access to Russian Soyuz rockets, the European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical conversations with Elon Musk's SpaceX that could result in the temporary use of its launchers.
Kumar was commenting on the failure of the first demonstration flight of Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) to put an earth observation satellite (EOS2) and AzaadiSat, built by girl students from across the country, into the desired orbit on Sunday.
South Korea joined the stampede to the moon on August 4 with the launch of a lunar orbiter that will scout out future landing spots. The satellite launched by SpaceX is taking a long, roundabout path to conserve fuel and will arrive in December.
The Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday that India makes up about 2% of the estimated USD 360 billion global space economy.
It will be a replay of two earlier launches of the same rocket, the Long March 5B, which is one of the largest currently in use and designed to carry massive modules of China’s Tiangong space station to orbit.
The first satellite in the Landsat series launched on July 23, 1972. Eight others followed, providing the same views so changes could be tracked over time, but with increasingly powerful instruments.
For future generations currently in gestational mode, these photographs bring the vastness of heavens into doable telescopic nearness.
U.S. astronaut Frank Rubio will launch to the space station from Kazakhstan with two Russians in September. That same month, Russian cosmonaut, Anna Kikina, will join two Americans and one Japanese aboard a SpaceX rocket flying from Florida.
Webb's use of the infrared light spectrum allows the telescope to see through the cosmic dust and see light from faraway light from the corners of the universe
The White House sneak peek of Webb's first high-resolution, full-color image came on the eve of a larger unveiling of photos and spectrographic data that NASA plans to showcase on Tuesday at the Goddard Space Flight Center in suburban Maryland.
More than 500 industries are involved in the launch of Gaganyaan with several research modules, including the indigenous health research module.
Space mining is yet to become a reality, but the technology that will eventually enable the use of the rich resources of asteroids is increasingly being developed. There is an almost unfathomable amount of resources waiting to be utilized in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
At present, India constitutes less than 2 percent of the global space economy
Bruce McCandless II was the first astronaut to have walked in space while being untethered from the spacecraft.
Witnesses came up with theories about what could have caused the spiral to appear. Was it aliens at work? A UFO? A black hole?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) headquarters here on Friday, which was established to stimulate private investment and innovation in the space industry.
A new study published in peer-reviewed journal 'nature' throws some light on the baffling phenomena.
Katya Echazarreta was among the six people who boarded a tourist space flight belonging to Blue Origin -- which set off on its journey on June 4.
The cabinet also approved increasing the authorized share capital of NewSpace India to Rs 7,500 crore from Rs 1,000 crore.
Astronauts posted at the International Space Station 400 kms above the Earth make sure to treat themselves to delicious dinners.
China launched a spacecraft on June 5 carrying three astronauts to the Chinese space station, due to be completed by the end of the year
Researchers used soil samples collected by Apollo 11, 12, and 17 missions to grow Arabidopsis, which is a relative of mustard greens.
“Space jellyfish” is essentially a cloud of lit-up gases, strikingly visible against the darkness before dawn. The source of the spectacle was SpaceX’s Falcon launching 53 internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center before sunrise.
In December 2021, researchers tried out their ideas with synthetic oil and found that they were able to...
Three businessmen and a former NASA astronaut had spent more than two weeks on the International Space Station on a history-making mission organized by startup company Axiom Space.