3w ago| Space Science

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida’s coast on Saturday (Sept 18), completing a three-day...

4w ago| Tech & Startup

What life is like aboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule

The first space tourism mission by Elon Musk's SpaceX blasted off from Florida on Wednesday and the four crew members -- a billionaire and three other Americans -- have already seen more than...

4w ago| Space Science

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew set for splashdown

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission were due to splash down in the Atlantic off Florida on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first...

Potential sign of life detected on inhospitable Venus

Scientists have said they detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth’s inhospitable neighbor, a tantalising sign of potential...

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

The United Arab Emirates has launched its first mission to Mars as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities and reduce its reliance on oil.

SpaceX’s astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station

SpaceX has delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company.

December 5, 2020
December 5, 2020

China becomes second nation after US to plant flag on the Moon

China has planted its flag on the Moon, becoming only the second nation to do so after the US, reports BBC.

October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020

Trio who lived on space station return to Earth safely

A trio of space travelers safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a six-month mission on the International Space Station.

September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020

Potential sign of life detected on inhospitable Venus

Scientists have said they detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth’s inhospitable neighbor, a tantalising sign of potential...

July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

The United Arab Emirates has launched its first mission to Mars as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities and reduce its reliance on oil.

May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020

SpaceX’s astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station

SpaceX has delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company.

May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020

NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from...

December 19, 2019
December 19, 2019

Annular solar eclipse on December 26

A partial solar eclipse will be visible on December 26 in Bangladesh if the sky remains clear, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

August 4, 2019
August 4, 2019

ISRO releases images of Earth taken by Chandrayaan 2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) releases five images of the Earth taken by Chandrayaan 2, the country’s second unmanned lunar mission, two weeks after its launch.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Lunar eclipse marks Moon landing's 50th anniversary

Fifty years to the day since mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it, the Moon is set to treat Earthlings to a partial lunar eclipse on Tuesday.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

India’s second lunar mission called off due to technical glitch

India's second unmanned mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, has been called off due to a technical glitch, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says.