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SpaceX has launched numerous cargo payloads and astronauts to the International Space Station for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

SpaceX to raise $750 million at $137 billion valuation

Jan 04, 2023

SpaceX, which counts Alphabet Inc and Fidelity Investments among its investors, had raised about $1.68 billion through equity financing in June.

In 2020, he secured an All-India Rank (AIR) 11 in ISRO Cyberspace Competition and AIR 706 in Vedantu Master Scholarship Test (VSAT).

This 17-year-old student from West Bengal works as Research Assistant with Tesla

Dec 02, 2022

At 17 years of age, Roy is working with Tesla as a Research Assistant in its food printing project. Read this story to know more about him

Skyroot Launches India’s First Privately Made Rocket Into Space

Nov 18, 2022

Even as the spacetech sector is abuzz with the news of Elon Musk's SpaceX bagging a $1.5 billion NASA contract to transport humans to the Moon, the Vikram-S rocket made by an Indian start-up will be taking off within two years of the world’s fifth largest economy opening up its space sector to private sector participation. Developed by the Kondapur (Telengana)-based spacetech start-up, Skyroot, the Vikram-S suborbital vehicle will be launched from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) spaceport at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota off Andhra Pradesh coast. The mission named ‘Prarambh’, meaning “the beginning” in Sanskrit, heralds a new era for start-ups in the country’s spacetech sector. Co-founded by former ISRO engineers Pawan Kumar Chandna and Naga Bharat Daka, the four-year-old Skyroot has successfully built and tested India’s first privately developed cryogenic, hypergolic-liquid, and solid fuel-based rocket engines. Made of composite materials, Skyroot’s Vikram-S rocket utilises 3D-printed solid thrusters or engines for spin stability.

Nasa Launches The Artemis-1 Mission To The Moon After Months Of Delays

Nov 17, 2022

Nasa launched the Artemis-1 mission to the Moon after months of delays and several unsuccessful attempts. The American space agency launched the spacecraft in a two-hour window on a journey that will take the Orion spacecraft on top of the Space Launch System beyond the Moon and back. NASA's new moon rocket blasted off on its debut flight with three test dummies aboard early Wednesday, bringing the U. S. a big step closer to putting astronauts back on the lunar surface for the first time since the end of the Apollo program 50 years ago.

Artemis blasts off from the Kennedy Space Centre

NASA’s new moon rocket Artemis blasts off 50 yrs after end of Apollo programme

Nov 16, 2022

Artemis launch: Launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson said, “For the Artemis generation, this is for you,” referring to those born after Apollo.

 Artemis, a NASA's program to return astronauts to the Moon, is the first one in five decades since Apollo 11 in 1969.  (Photo: TWITTER)

NASA prepares to launch Artemis 1 mission next month; check details

Oct 12, 2022

Artemis 1 million: Inspections and analyses done so far confirm that the rocket and spacecraft will be able to roll it back onto Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida once the minimum required work is done. Artemis 1 stack was rolled back on September 27 to protect it from Hurricane Ian.

NASA-hit asteroid leaves 10,000 kilometre-long trail of debris  (Photo: AP)

NASA-hit asteroid leaves 10,000 kilometre-long trail of debris

Oct 05, 2022

Lowell Observatory and the US Naval Academy astronomers took an image of Dimorphos, which showed how the Sun’s radiation pressure has pushed the dust trail in one direction.

Google celebrates NASA DART mission with a cool animation, just do a Google search

Sep 27, 2022

Google celebrates NASA DART mission with a special animated Doodle. Google search NASA DART and the page changes its angle after the collision.

Image source: Nasa.gov

NASA debuts as 'defender of Earth' against asteroids; Google celebrates with doodle

Sep 27, 2022

The mission of NASA's DART spacecraft was to demonstrate the space agency's planetary defence system, which is designed to smash directly into an asteroid and deflect it away from causing a potential Armageddon-style doomsday collision with Earth.

These 3D annotations will also be available for cells, biological concepts (like skeletal systems), and other educational models on Google Search.

Google, NASA to bring the solar system in 3D to mobile screens

Sep 14, 2022

Google has identified Augmented Reality as an area of investment and is creating multiple integrations and experiences for users. Its latest AR offering is space exploration via a partnership with NASA.

There was no immediate word on when NASA might try again. (Reuters)

NASA calls off second attempt to launch moon rocket Artemis

Sep 03, 2022

The first attempt earlier in the week was also marred by escaping hydrogen, but those leaks were elsewhere on the 322-foot rocket, the most powerful ever built by NASA.