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  • US must collaborate more on space research : NASA

    US and INDIA should collaborate more on space research programmes, a prominent scientist from the US space agency NASA stressed here as he felicitated two young Indian astronomers who created history by discovering asteroids in 2010 that are now recognised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in the US....
  • The Quadrofoil Q2S Is A Superb Personal Watercraft

    Unveiled just a couple of days before Christmas, the Quadrofoil Q2S might be the world’s most interesting personal watercraft, a limited-run machine that’s… fully electric! This stylish watercraft is actually a two-seater, so you can also bring a friend or your significant other along for the ride, in a vessel...
  • Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia: Russia

    An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said. The Progress MS-04 cargo craft broke up at an altitude of 190 kilometers (118 miles) over the remote Russian...
  • How to Win NASA’s $30,000 ‘Space Poop’ Challenge

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is now turning into crowd sourcing to solve the “dirty” problem being faced by astronauts stationed in space. Dubbed as the “Space Poop” challenge, NASA is willing to pay a handsome amount of cash to anyone who can propose a hands-free way...
  • Get ready for the biggest ‘supermoon’ in the sky tonight

    The most spectacular supermoon since 1948 will light up the sky, appearing 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than usual. The event on Monday November 14 – described as “undeniably beautiful” by American space agency Nasa – is the result of the moon coming closer to...
  • China launches pulsar navigation satellite

    CHINA: China today successfully launched a navigation satellite which will conduct in-orbit experiments using pulsar detectors to demonstrate new technologies. The X-ray pulsar navigation satellite — XPNAV-1 — weighing more than 200 kilogrammes, was sent skyward at 7:42 AM (local time) atop a Long March 11 solid-fuelled rocket from the...
  • NASA paper leaks claiming that the physics violating EM Drive works

    The publicly hidden results of NASA’s tests on the dubbed-impossible’ EM Drive has been leaked, and it reveals that the said controversial propulsion system really does work, and is able to generate an impressive thrust in vacuum, even after multiple error measurements have been made before they got it...
  • Asteroid mining startup lands 25M-euro investment from Luxembourg

    Luxembourg is investing 25 million euros ($37.1 million Cdn) in privately owned Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining startup also backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, the company said on Thursday. About half of the investment is a direct capital injection into the Redmond, Wash.-based firm, while the remainder will be in...
  • World’s biggest space telescope Builds: will launch in 2018

    The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the largest space telescope ever built. When it is launched into space it will be able to peer back in time 3.5 billion years, teaching us more than ever before about the start of the universe. Now it stands, completed and almost...