Spacecraft

Chandrayaan-2 further nearer to the moon

Chandrayaan-2 further nearer to the moon

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Sunday evening successfully completed the fifth and final lunar bound orbit change for the Chandrayaa...Read More

Chandrayaan-2: India's spacecraft to the moon successfully enters its final orbit

Chandrayaan-2: India's spacecraft to the moon successfully enters its final orbit

Chennai: India's spacecraft to the moon Chandrayaan-2 on Wednesday successfully entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory (LTT) after its orb...Read More

Lessons learnt from Chandrayaan are faith, fearlessness: PM Narendra Modi

Lessons learnt from Chandrayaan are faith, fearlessness: PM Narendra Modi

In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' address, Modi said the way scientists rectified technical issues, which caused ISRO to defer its launch by ...Read More

Japanese spacecraft lands on asteroid to collect samples

Japanese spacecraft lands on asteroid to collect samples

Tokyo: Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft on Friday landed on the surface of an asteroid located 340 million km fromthe Earth to collect space-...Read More

NASA spacecraft breaks record for smallest space object ever orbited

NASA spacecraft breaks record for smallest space object ever orbited

Washington: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft broke a record after successfully entering into orbit around the asteroid Bennu — the smallest c...Read More

NASA’s Mars CubeSat paves way for deep space probes

NASA’s Mars CubeSat paves way for deep space probes

Washington: NASA’s MarCO CubeSats, the first-of-its-kind, briefcase-sized spacecraft to travel into deep space, successfully relayed info...Read More

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Tokyo: European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit on Sa...Read More

 European spacecraft set to unravel mysteries of Mercury

 European spacecraft set to unravel mysteries of Mercury

London : A UK-built spacecraft will set off for Mercury this week in a first mission of its kind to determine if the nearest planet to th...Read More

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Washington: Using data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have spotted a surprising feature emerging at Saturn’s northern pole as...Read More

NASA’s InSight spacecraft crosses halfway mark to Mars

NASA’s InSight spacecraft crosses halfway mark to Mars

Washington: NASA’s InSight spacecraft that is en route to Mars, has passed the halfway mark to its destination and all its instruments ar...Read More

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab crashes in Pacific Ocean

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab crashes in Pacific Ocean

Beijing [China]: China’s prototype space station Tiangong-1 crashed in the Pacific Ocean, according to the country’s space agency. The sp...Read More

NASA spacecraft captures farthest images away from Earth

NASA spacecraft captures farthest images away from Earth

Washington: NASA’s New Horizons probe has captured the farthest images from Earth by a spacecraft, surpassing Voyager 1’s record of click...Read More

ISRO launches GSLV MK III: 9 interesting facts

ISRO launches GSLV MK III: 9 interesting facts

The over 25-hour countdown for the launch of India’s heavy-lift rocket GSLV MkIII, carrying communication satellite GSAT-19, from the spa...Read More

Juno will remain and probe in Jupiter’s current orbit

Juno will remain and probe in Jupiter’s current orbit

Washington: NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft, which has been probing Jupiter since July last year, will remain in its current 53-day ...Read More

Uranus may have two undiscovered moons: Study

Uranus may have two undiscovered moons: Study

Washington: Uranus may have two tiny, previously undiscovered moons orbiting near two of the planet’s rings, researchers using data from ...Read More

NASA mission tests thrusters on journey to asteroid

NASA mission tests thrusters on journey to asteroid

Washington, The US space agency has successfully maneuvered its spacecraft on way to asteroid Bennu, fine-tuning its trajectory to reach ...Read More

NASA asteroid mission on track despite SpaceX rocket explosion

NASA asteroid mission on track despite SpaceX rocket explosion

Washington, Despite the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explosion at the neighbouring Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US space agency NASA was co...Read More

China develops material for spacecraft to withstand high temp

China develops material for spacecraft to withstand high temp

Beijing: China has developed a cutting-edge ultralight aerogel, believed to be the lightest solid material ever developed by humans, to b...Read More

Spectacular meteor shower to light up skies this week: NASA

Spectacular meteor shower to light up skies this week: NASA

Washington: A cosmic display of “shooting stars” will light up the night skies this week during the annual Perseid meteor shower, when up...Read More

SpaceX launches space station docking port

SpaceX launches space station docking port

Washington: Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spa...Read More

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in