Japan lands Robot Rovers on asteroid to collect Solar System Data

WASHINGTON: Japanese space agency JAXA has claimed that it created history on Saturday by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid. After the rovers separated from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft and landed on the asteroid Ryugu, JAXA, in a statement, said that the two rovers are in good condition and are transmitting images and data. Known […]

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Motorola Moto G5 Android Oreo update now rolling out in India

The Motorola Moto G5, like the rest of the Moto G series devices, is a really popular budget smartphone. Unfortunately, after Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, the company hasn’t been as great at rolling out updates to their devices. You can now only expect them to push only one major system update. But, it is what it is. The Android Oreo update […]

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NASA balloon captures electric blue clouds during weather forecasting mission

The images of a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds on the cusp of our atmosphere captured by a new NASA balloon mission may lead to improved weather forecasting, the US space agency has said. Data from these clouds, known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds (PMCs), may help scientists better understand turbulence […]

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Japanese businessman to become first private moon tourist

American company SpaceX revealed on Monday that Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire, would be the first private paying customer to ride around the Moon aboard the company’s next-generation rocket. Maezawa, the founder of Japan’s largest online clothing retailer site Zozotown, suggested the fly would take place in as early as 2023, and he would invite […]

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NASA’s TESS telescope shares first image from its planet hunt mission

NASA’s planet hunter telescope, TESS, has shared the first image that it captured on its initial round of data collection. The data from the telescope’s initial science orbit includes a detailed picture of the southern sky taken with all four of the spacecraft’s wide-field cameras, NASA said in a statement on Monday. The images include […]

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Ex-scientist dies Hours Before SC Cleared His Name in ISRO Spy Case

NEW DELHI: Former space scientist K Chandrasekhar slipped into coma hours before the Supreme Court dismissed the 1994 espionage case as a frame-up on Friday. Chandrasekhar was one of the six accused in the case, but was exonerated along with others in 1998. In its verdict, the apex court held that former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist Nambi Narayanan […]

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India successfully launches Two UK Satellites

NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched two British satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. This is a fully commercial launch by ISRO where the whole rocket has been hired by an overseas company. I am extremely happy that the PSLV-C42 precisely launched two of our customer […]

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PUBG Mobile now has over 20 million daily active users

The mobile incarnation of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG Mobile has been creating waves with its popularity all over. It has quickly breached the top tier of all games on mobile and can safely be said to be one of the most popular games on mobile right now. It has in fact become so popular that it has breached the […]

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NASA launching ‘Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2’ on September 15

NASA is set to launch its Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2 on September 15.  The satellite will track Earth’s melting poles and disappearing sea ice according to NASA. ICESat-2 is the NASA’s most advance laser instrument — the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System, or ATLAS. The satellite will provide critical observations of […]

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