Solar flare

Scientists find new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

The hydrogen can then be used as a fuel, with the potential to power everyday items such as homes and vehicles. Hydrogen is considered to be a promising alternative fuel source that is clean -- its only by-product is water -- and is capable of replacing fossil fuels. Apr 29, 2018
Super Blue Blood Moon

Scientists in shock as NASA junks first-ever robotic mission to Moon

NASA pulled the plug on Resource Prospector that aimed to be the first mining expedition on another world. NASA issued a statement, saying that "some of the instruments from the Resource Prospector mission would be used in other missions that would land on the moon later". Apr 28, 2018
Comet 67P, oxygen, space, discovery,

Viral video from surface of a comet corrected to keep stars stationary

Rosetta, a space probe by European Space Agency, had performed a detailed study of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P) in 2014. The spacecraft had ended its mission after a hard-landing on the comet in September 2016. Here is a video of the surface of the comet. Apr 27, 2018

India recalls GSAT-11 satellite for tests from Arianespace's rocket port

GSAT-11 was designed, assembled and integrated by the ISRO, and will have an estimated lift-off mass of 5,870 kg. This advanced communications satellite is to provide multi-spot beam coverage over the Indian mainland and nearby islands, bringing significant advantages to the user community when compared with India's existing INSAT/GSAT satellite systems. Apr 26, 2018
Merging Galaxies

Watch: Hubble footage of 2 galaxies crashing into each other

Two spiral galaxies, about 80 million light-years away, is crashing into each other in a slow, gradual merger that will last millions of years. This Hubble footage combines visible light with infrared and X-ray wavelengths to offer the best possible view of this slow dance of the cosmos. Apr 24, 2018
ISRO PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I mission

From Chandrayaan-2 to GSAT-7A, ISRO set for a busy launch season

The Indian Space Research Organization is set to launch five satellites -- GSAT-11, GSAT-29, GSAT-7A, Chandrayaan-2, and Risat-2A -- in the next few months. These satellites will reportedly help the forces secure the land and sea and aid them when it comes to guarding the country's borders. Apr 23, 2018