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20 June, 2018 2:47 PM Russia Warns Against Trump's "Alarming" Plans For US Space Domination

Donald Trump had called on the Pentagon to create a "Space Force" that would become the sixth branch of the American military. Moscow: Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump's call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his plan to create a separate branch of the military called a Space Force. Russian foreign 31

18 June, 2018 11:06 AM Mars To Come Closest To Earth Than It Has In Last 15 Years Next Month

Washington: Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July. During opposition, Mars is especially photogenic because it can be seen fully illuminated by the Sun as viewed from Earth. "Since Mars and the Sun appear on opposite 47

2 June, 2018 3:17 PM NASA’s IMAP to study cosmic rays in heliosphere

The mission will probe its boundary NASA is targeting 2024 for the launch of a new mission to learn more about the generation of cosmic rays in the heliosphere, a sort of magnetic bubble surrounding and protecting our solar system. Cosmic rays created locally and from the galaxy and beyond affect human explorers in space and can harm technological systems 37

22 May, 2018 1:25 PM News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

Moneycontrol brings to you select pictures that are making headlines across the globe… The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft and onboard at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The mission will measure changes in how mass is redistributed within and among 66

17 May, 2018 7:06 AM NASA astronauts successfully complete 6-hour spacewalk

Two NASA astronauts have successfully completed the fifth spacewalk of this year aboard the International Space Station, spending 6 hours, 31 minutes to undertake maintenance operations on the orbital outpost. Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of NASA moved the Pump Flow Control Subassembly (PFCS) from a spare parts platform 49

1 May, 2018 5:45 AM Kalpana Chawla An American Hero, Inspiration For Millions Of Girls: Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hailed Indian-origin Kalpana Chawla as an American hero for devoting her life to the space programme and inspiring millions of girls to become astronauts. Donald Trump's remarks came yesterday as he issued a proclamation declaring the month of May as 'Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month'. The US Congress 33

30 April, 2018 11:38 PM Aditi Ashok logs T-7 in LPGA for her best finish

San Francisco: Young Indian golfer Aditi Ashok registered her career-best finish on the LPGA with a superb Tied-7 finish at the MEDIHEAL Championship after shooting a three-under 69 in the final round. Aditi, whose previous best finish was T-8 at the Marathon Classic in 2017, finished at 7-under 281 as Lydia Ko ended a 22-month winless drought. It was also Aditi's 43

29 April, 2018 7:06 PM ‘Abacus, Vedic math need of the hour’

Indian mathematical experts have a played pivotal role in space organisations such as Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said Narasaraopet MLA G. Srinivasa Reddy. Speaking at the valedictory session of national-level competitions in Abacus and Vedic Maths organised by Raja Educational Academy 41

25 April, 2018 10:24 AM Planet darker than charcoal discovered

Named WASP-104b, it was discovered using NASA’s Kepler telescope “This is one of the darkest planets ever discovered – reflecting very little light from its host star,” said Teo Mocnik from Keele’s Astrophysics Group. “WASP-104b is interesting because it was not even seen. All planets reflect starlight from their host star. Some planets are highly reflective 29

21 April, 2018 2:46 PM Live streaming of Lyrid meteor shower: Watch it here

The Lyrids are classified as a medium-strength shower.  New Delhi: The Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak shortly before dawn on April 22, 2018. Up to 20 meteors per hour will likely be visible overnight on April 21-22, as per NASA`s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. According to Jet Propulsion Laboratory, "Lyrid meteors are active from April 14 through 63