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Nasa cancels first all female spacewalk

Nasa has cancelled the first ever all female space walk outside the International Space Station after it emerged it did not have enough suits to fit women. A historic spacewalk was scheduled to occur this week, with only women operating outside the ISS for the first time ever. The agency said it made the change [...]

By |2019-03-26T17:26:34+05:30March 26th, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

Picture of the day

The bright clusters and nebulae of planet Earth's night sky are often named for flowers or insects. Though its wingspan covers over 3 light-years, NGC 6302 is no exception. With an estimated surface temperature of about 250,000 degrees C, the dying central star of this particular planetary nebula has become exceptionally hot, shining brightly in ultraviolet light but hidden from direct view by [...]

By |2019-03-02T11:01:24+05:30March 2nd, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

Testimonial by Leena Bokil

"Very interactive & interesting session, Students enjoyed thoroughly! all the sessions - IVS, Telescopy, etc were highly interactive. Totally enjoyed the stargazing experience" Testimonial by "Leena Bokil" Astro-Edu, NASA -Honeywell Educator Science & Technology Communicator NASA's STEM Education Partner #natskies #observatory #outreach #matoshreenationalschool #warje #telescopes #stargzing #ivs #amazing #latestpost #trending #testimonials #leenabokil #NASA #Honeywell #educators [...]

By |2019-02-22T13:32:52+05:30February 22nd, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

NASA Declares Opportunity Mars Rover Officially Dead

Opportunity's mission was planned to last just 90 days, but it worked for 5,000 Martian "sols" (which are about 39 minutes longer than an Earth day) and traversed more than 28 treacherous miles Opportunity launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket on July 7, 2003, on Jan. 25, 2004, Opportunity prepared to touch down [...]

By |2019-02-15T11:38:37+05:30February 15th, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

ISS Fact

The International Space Station is about the size of a football field. The International Space Station is the largest spacecraft ever built, and its assembly has been ongoing for two decades. Its first component, the Russian Zarya control module that provided the station's initial propulsion and power, was launched Nov. 20, 1998. International crews have continuously occupied it since [...]

By |2019-02-03T12:02:49+05:30February 3rd, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

A full NASA Space suit costs whooping 12,000,000$.

A spacesuit is more than clothes astronauts wear in space. The suit is really a small spacecraft. It protects the astronaut from the dangers of being outside in space. NASA's first spacesuits were made for the Mercury program. Mercury was the first time NASA astronauts flew into space. The Mercury suits were worn only inside [...]

By |2018-11-27T14:57:12+05:30December 8th, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments

NASA’s InSight spacecraft successfully landed on Mars

Completing a journey of nearly 500 million kilometers, NASA's InSight lander touched down safely on the Martian surface on 26th November 2018 starting a mission to study the planet’s interior. InSight launched on May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, in the first-ever liftoff of an interplanetary mission from the U.S. West Coast. Over the [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:13:25+05:30November 28th, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments