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111-foot asteroid to zoom past Earth on Tuesday morning at over 22,000 miles per hour

A 111-foot huge asteroid is zooming towards Earth at a gut-wrenching speed of 22,000 miles per hour and will be 50 times closer to Earth than the closest neighbouring planet Mercury, according to the space agencys Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS)

14 Oct 2019 8:27 pm
Chandrayaan-2 orbiter observes solar flares, analyses Sun's X-ray emissions: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said that the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter detected a series of solar flares using Solar X-ray Monitor (XSM) of Chandrayaan 2 and the US Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-15) between September 30 to October 1.

11 Oct 2019 6:54 am
Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander possibly hiding in shadow on lunar surface, yet to determine location: NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) informed it is possible that the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 is hiding in a shadow on the lunar surface after it had a hard landing. It added that the precise location of the spacecraft in the lunar highlands is yet to be determined.

27 Sep 2019 2:37 pm
Chandrayaan-2 orbiter doing extremely well: ISRO chief K Sivan

A national-level committee is now analysing what really went wrong with the lander said Sivan. He said after the committees submit the report, the ISRO might work on the future plan.

26 Sep 2019 2:02 pm
Extreme flooding-like events will occur every year by 2050, says UN report

Extreme sea level events including flooding, that used to occur once in every 100 years will strike every year on many low-lying areas by 2050, revealed a United Nations report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

26 Sep 2019 1:45 pm
Air pollution can cause mental health disorders in children, research concludes

A new study has found out that children living in polluted environments are more vulnerable to mental health issues such as anxiety disorders and suicidal tendencies.

25 Sep 2019 4:53 pm
The final call: ISRO makes last attempts to connect with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander before Lunar Night falls

Once the Lunar night falls, the lander which is designed to operate on solar power will receive no sunlight to generate energy.

21 Sep 2019 8:56 am
Humans will learn how to live and operate on celestial bodies: NASA on Artemis moon mission

United States' space agency NASA took to microblogging site Twitter and said that its Artemis moon mission programme aims to explore the possibility of humans living and operating on other celestial bodies. This comes as NASA had donned the task of answering some of the frequently asked questions related to its manned moon mission- Artemis.

19 Sep 2019 11:43 am