ISRO Launches PSLV-C23 Today; Watch Online

India Space Research Organization (ISRO) launches its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C23 on Monday, 30 June, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) - SHAR, Sriharikota. Jun 30, 2014

Astronomers Spot Earth-sized Diamond in Space

A team of researchers have detected the faintest and the coldest white dwarf star. Over the ages, the carbon content of the ancient lunar remnants has crystallized thus forming an Earth-size diamond in solar system. Jun 24, 2014

US Scientist Grows Asparagus in Alien Soil

A US scientist is trying to grow asparagus in alien rocks such as meteorites to prepare humans for space farming. In an attempt to grow microorganisms in space, Michael Mautner, a Virginia Commonwealth University researcher, hopes to terraform Mars and cultivate crops in the Martian soil that would make food, drink, and even oxygen available for any future human settlements. Jun 20, 2014

International Space Station Acquires its First Coffee Machine

Two Italian companies will be bringing brewed coffee to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time in November 2014. The companies have designed an exclusive machine that will allow ISS astronauts to sip hot coffee in space as an alternative to the instant coffee that has been the only choice aboard the space station. Jun 17, 2014
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