Tag archive for ‘space’
InSight Lander
By Vipul Kumar On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
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What’s Next After Curiosity : 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 More...

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

Components of Mini Ion Thrusters
By Vipul Kumar On Sunday, August 19th, 2012
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MIT: Little Thrusters That Can Make CubeSats Clean Atmosphere

Components of Mini Ion Thrusters The big rockets get all the attention when they are launched into the space. But people generally ignore the important tiny stowaways known as CubeSats that accompany the rocket More...

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

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

Water on Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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Mars May Have More Water Than We Can Guess

Recently the scientists have discovered that there could be much more water on Mars (or at least some parts of Mars) than we had thought earlier. Scientists examined the water content in meteorites from Mars with More...

Indian Navy
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Indian Navy launching Satellite to help armed forces

Indian Armed Forces after setting its roots into the three elements, air, water and land now moves one more step forward into space with the first ever dedicated military satellite which is to be launched soon More...