Water on Mars?

We have had this question for a while now. It is more like, someone please tell me what went on  that planet, and why...

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...

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...

PAZ – the new “peace” satellite

Paz is the Spanish word for “peace” and regardless of its meaning the PAZ mission indeed constitutes a flagship mission of the Spanish Space...

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...

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...

Things we learnt about Pluto in the last one week!

INCREDIBLE! One word to describe what New Horizon has sent us so far! Let us look at a quick timeline of events. Ten years and three...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rosetta’s Philae has a new address: Comet 67P! #CometLanding

The European Space Agency has landed a probe on the surface of the comet 67P. In other words, Rosetta chased a comet for 10...

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...

M.A.V.E.N – Next in line to make the 400 million mile journey!

2454 kg. 123ft. $671 million. 9 high end instruments. One mission! Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN - MAVEN, launching today from Cape Canaveral, Florida is...

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