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France conducts first military exercises in space

March 10, 2021 5:00 pm

The French military will carry out drills to test the capabilities of its Space Command in tackling threats to its satellites. The exercises are part of France's strategy to become the world's third-largest space power.

Samosa launched into space makes a crash-landing in France

January 12, 2021 12:23 pm

Chai Walla, a popular restaurant in Bath, UK, completed the space mission in three tries!

Orionids Meteor shower formed by Halley’s comet will be at its peak this week

October 23, 2020 10:12 am

The incessant sight of dazzling shooting stars will be going to be a tantalizing experience for enthusiastic sky gazers.

Space is getting filled by junk and debris, posing a grave risk

October 16, 2020 8:37 pm

Certain mitigation steps that have been developed by researchers are that of using Reusable Rocket technology during the initial phases itself and also the building of spacecrafts that can withstand the harsh environment of space without getting disintegrated into pieces.

Eau de Space: This October, know the smell of space on Earth

June 30, 2020 6:52 pm

The one-of-the-kind fragrance was first created by Steve Pearce, a chemist and the founder of Omega Ingredients, when NASA reached out to him in 2008 to help astronauts know how outer space smells. 

Scientists track origin of mysterious signal coming from deep space

February 12, 2020 3:53 pm

Researchers have found mysterious radio signals coming from deep space that is repeating every 16 days. Here is what it means.

'Terminator Tape' can pull down dead satellites, minimise space debris

February 03, 2020 4:44 pm

A company Tethers Unlimited has made the Terminator Tape that can pull down dead satellites, in order to clear up the space debris.

Food in space: From ISRO’s Gaganyaan mission to NASA, what astronauts eat

January 09, 2020 6:21 pm

The Defence Food Research Laboratory, a Mysuru-based lab under DRDO, has prepared the packaged food items for the Gaganyaan mission. Here's how astronauts eat in space, how space food is prepared and more.

New laser-based system to accurately spot space junk

December 26, 2019 2:53 pm

Researchers in China have developed space junk identification systems, however, it has proven tricky to pinpoint the swift, small specks of space litter.

Bengaluru science educators say space is the next frontier for students

October 29, 2019 5:18 pm

"Most kids in India seem to have the desire to work in the space sector but are deprived of real ways to get there," Gabe Gabrielle, a former engineer at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA said in Bengaluru.

SPACE PHOTOS

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.

SPACE VIDEOS

Francois Hollande's visit aims at strengthening relations: French Ambassador

January 22, 2016 11:02 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): France Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Friday said France President François Hollande's second visit to India would be a great occasion to strengthen India-France relations. He added that there were several agendas such as energy restoration, space projects that would be the prime agenda of the talk. On the Rafale deal, Richier said discussions are going on and the outcome was yet not known. He added that there would also be an internal meeting with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi. Regarding the threat received on Hollande's visit, Richier said it was being investigated and such threats are just to create disorder.