What’s Next After Curiosity : InSight Lander

InSight Lander

InSight (Interior exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) Lander After Curiosity, NASA’s next mission to Mars would be a stationary probe to drill into the planet. The probe is called InSight Lander and will rival the Mars Curiosity’s lasers in terms of penetration. It would be drilling 30 feed into the crust More...

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ChemCam Laser On Curiosity: An Artistic View
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, August 20th, 2012

Curiosity Blasts Rocks On Mars With Its Laser

ChemCam Laser On Curiosity: An Artistic View NASA’s space rover, Curiosity on Mars successfully completed the testing of its lasers by zapping its first rock with its laser beam on Sunday. It is an important More...

Curiosity On Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

NASA updates Curiosity’s software from 350 million miles away

Just as we like to keep our computers and smart phones up to date  with the latest software, same is the case with NASA. NASA is trying to keep the Curiosity rover’s software up to date from 350 million More...

An image of Mars taken by Curiosity
By Vipul Kumar On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Curiosity Will Get A Software Upgrade Soon

An image of Mars taken by Curiosity The Mars Science Laboratory has landed on Mars with its cameras all set to discover Mars like never before. Those “7-minutes of terror” are history now. The breaking More...

A Meteor Shower
By Vipul Kumar On Friday, August 10th, 2012

Historic Meteor Shower On Sunday: Don’t Miss The Action

A Meteor Shower The prodigious Perseid meteor shower will cover the Bangalore sky this Sunday morning, illuminating it much more than the clearest of starry nights. So make sure you wake up early to witness the More...

NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, August 6th, 2012

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover cleared the Martian skies and landed on a giant mould of layered rock inside an ancient crater at 1:32 AM EDT. The rover landed on the More...

India Will Set Its Feet On Mars Too Next Year
By Vipul Kumar On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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India Set to launch March mission by 2013

Meanwhile when US is waiting for its Mars Curiosity Rover to land on Mars on 5th August, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has confirmed that it plans to send an orbiter to Mars in 2013. It would be More...

Satellit Made By Song Ho-Jun
By Vipul Kumar On Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Your Own Do It Yourself Satellite – by Song Ho-Jun

Satellit Made By Song Ho-Jun Song Ho-Jun, a South Korean artist has been working for years on his very own DIY sputnik, a homemade satellite cobbled together from electronics store parts. It is supposed to be the More...

By Vipul Kumar On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Indian Students Launch Satellite, Win Second Prize Internationally

A group of students from SRM University won second prize in a competition held last month. They successfully launched CanSat, a model satellite to read atmospheric conditions. The American Astronautical Society More...

Stephen Hawking
By Vipul Kumar On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Scientists Trying To Hack Into Stephen Hawking’s Brain

Stephen Hawking A team of scientists from Stanford are planning to sit Stephen Hawking down in a room, place a device on his head, and literally hack his brain to figure out what is going on there inside it. The More...