Mapping the Moon: The Jumping-Off Point in GIS Space Exploration

The power of geographic information systems (GIS) is undisputed in every field it has been applied to. From climatologists using the software to determine...

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...

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...

India’s Mars Mission : Indian Space Technology in the spotlight

"India Launches its maiden mission to Mars": Google "Mars" today and chances are that you'll end up reading about India's Mars Mission! The "Mars Orbiter...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Space Race; the startups’ Insight

BACKGROUND Several startups are taking part in the space race with their notable visions to demilitarize the satellite imagery access. In 2009, Skybox Imaging thought...

New Horizon’s first stages of Pluto encounter

Not a long time ago, we wrote about the New Horizons mission to Pluto! You will get it right if you want to guess...

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...

CubeSats in Deep-Space: ESA’s Asteroid Mission offers the ultimate hitchhiking opportunity

The European Space Agency is offering the "ultimate hitchhiking opportunity"; the agency plans to carry 6 CubeSats onboard its Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) that...

Has India joined the elite space group?

The simple answer after GSLV-D5* launch on January 5th is YES! Only five countries in the world - US, Russia, France, Japan and China...

Space X unveils Dragon V2: The GenNext Manned Spacecraft is here

Space X has unveiled its 1st manned dragon spaceship - The Next Generation Space X Dragon V2. The private spaceflight industry has been making...

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...

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