Philae about to land on comet

Several times we reported on the Rosetta mission run by ESA. In August 2014 the spacecraft drew to within 100 km of the Comet...

Nepal earthquake deformations

Radar images can be used to examine deformations of the land surface. Therefore an area of interest has to be recorded before and after...

Friends In Space: The first-ever social network for tracking and communicating with an astronaut

Over the last few months, the International Space Station has evolved as an interesting platform for social media interactions and discussions about Space. Be...

The history of space exploration on a single space map

Humans have always dreamed about spaceflights but only in the second half of the 20th century we developed rockets that were powerful enough to...

Rosetta: The Ambition to create Space history!

Rosetta marks the beginning of a new era in Space exploration! An Era, where we are able to collect scientific data from a comet...

NASA needs your help!

Crowdsourcing has been a huge deal in the recent past. Be in trying to map the disaster affected region in Phillipines or searching for...

Kazakhstan launches KazEOSat-1

Kazakhstan launched its first satellite KazEOSat-1 on 29 April 2014 from French Guyana Space Centre. After several postponements the satellite was carried into space...

Starting a space business: initiatives that can help you

Space is widely associated with science. Indeed, space and the technology around it imply a lot of research and testing. Public or international organizations...

International Space Apps Challenge: The Space Science Hackathon!

Space Agencies across the world are working on some incredible projects be it India's Mars Mission or ESA's Comet Chasing Spacecraft or NASA's Internet...

Mission failures

In her last article, Rohini reported on the failured orbit injection of two Galileo satellites. I came across the same news at the end...

Welcome Back Orion!

After a successful launch on Dec 5, 2014, the Orion space capsule spent four and a half hours around the planet before a triumphant...

Rosetta’s data suggests that water came from asteroids, not comets!

Our pretty blue planet! We all admire this picture, and every now and then wonder what a marvel it is! Source: NASA For years, scientists have...

Satellite Swarms – The New Paradigm to Earth Imaging

The concept of having small satellites launched into orbit as a constellation of earth imaging satellites is swiftly changing the game. Some smart startup coys...

Lunar Mission One: Crowdfunding a Lunar mission through Kickstarter

Earlier today, a group of British scientists announced the launch of a KickStarter project "Lunar Mission One", a £600,000 mission to Moon and in...

The LittleBits Space Kit: Build your own Mars Rover!

From ancient Egyptians, to Galileo, to Neil deGrasse Tyson, the secrets of the cosmos have kept us wondering, observing and learning. - LittleBits. Space organizations...

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