Monday, February 27, 2017

India Hopes to Set a New Space Record

India hopes to make history by launching a record 104 satellites into orbit on Wednesday, as it looks to cement its position as the...

Astronomers discover 60 new planets

A team of astronomers have discovered 60 new planets orbiting stars close to Earth’s solar system. At least one of those planets could be similar...

A Close Look at Jupiter’s Little Red Spot

NASA's Juno spacecraft snapped this shot of Jupiter's giant storm known as the Little Red Spot (lower left). Like Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the little spot...
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Fire tornado scorches in Australia

Amazing footage of a tornado breaking out from a bushfire was caught on camera ravaging the Australian outback. The 'fire tornado' was caught on camera...
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NASA Video Shows Pluto Approach

NASA released video of the view from the New Horizons spacecraft as it approached Pluto. Starting with a distant view of Pluto and its largest...

Incredible X-ray image of Supernova SN 2014C in NGC 7331

This visible-light image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey shows spiral galaxy NGC 7331, center, where astronomers observed the unusual supernova SN 2014C. NGC 7331 is about...

Japan launches first military communications satellite

Japan has launched its first military communications satellite to boost the broadband capacity of its Self Defence Forces. The satellite is designed to upgrade Japan's network in...

China To Launch Moon-Sampling Mission

China will launch a mission to bring lunar samples back to Earth later this year. The probe will be launched in November from the Wenchang...

More than half of all primates threatened with extinction

In a bleak new study, 60% of nonhuman primates could see a mass extinction. The study evaluated the survival of all 505 primate species known to...
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Atlas V rocket launch with missile warning satellite

United Launch Alliance is launching its first mission of the year with the launch of its Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The vehicle...

NASA is planning a mission to an asteroid worth $10000 quadrillion

NASA is planning to launch a new robotic mission to explore a giant metal asteroid, one of the most intriguing targets in the main...

Cosmic Wonderland of NGC 6357

Located in our galaxy about 5,500 light years from Earth, NGC 6357 is a diffuse nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The nebula contains many proto-stars...
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