New Horizons – Getting to Pluto’s doorstep!

After a grand voyage of three billion miles that took nine years, NASA's spacecraft New Horizon has been woken up from its sleep! This...

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...

Interview with the CEO of ShootCapsule – a startup that wants to send your...

Recently I had the pleasure of having an interview with Patrick Gajda - the CEO and founder of ShootCapsule, an amazing company which started...

Thiner ice over Antarctica and Greenland

The improvement of spaceborne radar technology has prompted the cryosphere research in recent years. So called radar altimeters are used to examine the thickness...

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...

Remember Rosetta?

Ten years and a 4 billion mile journey! That's what it took for Rosetta to hang out with a comet. Rosetta is a probe...

Explore the Earth from Space: Geoawesome Map of “space” photos

Pictures of the earth taken from space are always breath-taking! It's always amazing to see how vibrant and colourful our little blue planet is! Explore the world...

GOES-R new geostationary weather satellite launched

GOES-R the first of four high advanced weather satellites was launched on November 19, 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. GOES –R, -S, -T and...

Mangalyaan says Jai Ho!

September 24, 2014 - A day that will be recorded in Indian history as one of the greatest breakthrough in space research. Today the...

Want to know where to dig in Mars?

Here you go! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quZMhSohIEU USGS has released their latest, most beautiful geologic maps of Mars, thanks to 16 years of continous data collection! Though Mars doesnt...

Flying Saucers !!

It so happens that you are chilling on the beaches of Hawaii, and all of a sudden you happened to spot a UFO. No matter...

Google and Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX

Google has been showing a keen interest in the Space technologies for a while now and since the last week, the news media was...

PocketQube: 5cm Cube Satellite that is even smaller than a CubeSat

On October 4th, 1957, former USSR launched Sputnik-1, a 58cm artificial satellite that made Space history by being the first man-made object to orbit...

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...
Image on NASA's stunning time-lapsevideo

This stunning time-lapse from NASA shows 1 year of the life on Earth

In February 2015 NOAA and NASA joined forces and launched a DSCOVR satellite. The orbit of the satellite has been placed at Lagrange point 1, approximately...

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