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NASA’s asteroid-bound spacecraft OSIRIS-REx takes some breathtaking images of Earth during its ‘flyby’

NASA's visionary unmanned spacecraft OSIRIS-REx recently got a gravitational slingshot for its journey towards the Sun orbiting asteroid, Bennu. On September 22, the fuel-saving Earth gravity-assist maneuver was done to alter the trajectory of OSIRIS-REx and the gravity boost would make the spacecraft move...

Scientists say, Climate Change is the main cause of Lucifer heatwave

Well. Europe has suffered from repeated attacks of heatwaves in recent summer. Now, scientists have revealed that it was the climate change which was mainly responsible for the scorching temperatures across the Mediterranean nations of Europe during g the summer months. Further scientists have...

Scientists expect that by 2050, minimum 1000 people would be living on the Moon

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According to scientists, By 2040, at least hundred people would be living on Moon by melting ice to get water, by 3D-printing the homes and tools, eating plants grown in the lunar soil as well as competing in low-gravity, ‘flying' sports. An expert named...

Elon Musk is all set to give a surprise update regarding his Mars missions

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Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, said that he is going to unveil major improvements as well as some unexpected applications, this week. He will be updating his plan of sending thousands of inhabitants starting in the 2020s, and the update will be revealed...

ULA ATLAS successfully places NROL-42 classified satellite into the orbit

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The Atlas V 541 rocket of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully lifted off from the Launch Complex 3 at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. The payload consisted of a NROL-42 classified satellite...

Mars photobombed by the Sun before its encounter with comet Siding Spring

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In October 2014, comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) swept past Mars at a very close distance and was also considered as the only known comet to come so near to Mars. At its closest approach, it was just 90,000 miles away from Mars that...

China to launch its ambitious Mars mission by 2020

China Mars
Well, it seems that the race to reach Mars has become intensified. Many top space agencies are now gearing up to land themselves on the red planet. And recently the China Daily newspaper reported that China has announced to launch a research space mission...

Asteroid-Bound OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms past Earth for Gravity Boost

A lot of research has been taking place to get more details about the Asteroids present in our solar system as well as outside it. And recently an unmanned spacecraft launched by NASA for an asteroid mission came nearer to Earth to get a...

Two asteroids detected orbiting each other in-between Mars and Jupiter

A team of astronomers has been able to visualize an unusual and intriguing object moving in the asteroid belt present between Mars and Jupiter. With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have successfully detected two asteroids, orbiting along with each other...

Milky Way is a different galaxy as compared to other galaxies, says study

Milkyway
Milky Way, the galaxy in which our planet is present, may not be as typical as it was previously thought. In a recent study, scientists have revealed that considering the rest of the universe by our galaxy model and environment might be quite misleading....

The superfast rotating bright star Regulus might ‘fly apart’ and destroy itself

The bright star Regulus of the Leo Constellation is considered as one of the brightest and biggest stars present in the night sky. And for the first time astronomers have been able to detect unique polarized light emitted from the star Regulus which spins...

Scientist discovered the most compact binary super-massive black hole

In an interesting discovery, astronomers have successfully found out the most compact double or binary supermassive black hole present in the galaxy which is situated about 400 million light-years away from Earth. The double supermassive black hole is situated inside the gas-enriched interacting spiral galaxy...

The Moon is ready to block three Planets along with a star

Whatever may be the situation in space, the moon manages to top the headlines of space research in most of the cases. And once again Moon is there to excite you. Yes, the Moon is now going to throw a historic block party in...

The mysterious, monstrous, pitch black exoplanet that reflects no light

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Astronomers have discovered that the exoplanet WASP-12b does not reflect any light. The recent study has revealed that the mysterious hot Gas Giant WASP-12b is a completely pitch-black, light eating exoplanet. The monstrous exoplanet has a unique ability to absorb or engulfing all the...

Astronomers found something interesting during the mysterious night of Venus

Venus is not considered as an easy to go planet in our Solar system. It's the 2nd planet close to the Sun after Mercury. So, it's obvious that its atmosphere must be sweltering, scorch and corrosive. It is considered as a toxic hellhole. And...