In its very first operational flight, India’s most powerful rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) – MkIII-M1 launched the Chandrayaan -2 into an earth orbit. The 3840 kg lunar satellite is successfully injected into orbit on July 22, 2019.Read more
Today, July 2, parts of South America and South Pacific regions will be witnessing the total solar eclipse. Sky watchers and astronomers can witness the eclipse from the parts of Chile and Argentina.Read more
On this day in 1975, Aryabhata – India’s first satellite soar into the skies on a Russian launch vehicle. This successful experimental launch plays a significant role in shaping India as a space power in the later days.Read more
How about taking a flight to place satellites into orbit and coming back?
Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, California based new-gen space company is all set to do that. On 13 April 2019, the company proved it with the successful first fight of a mammoth aircraft, The Stratolaunch. This aircraft is the world’s biggest all-composite aircraft.
Black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not escape. It is a place where our known laws of physics get void. The boundary of this region is called an event horizon.Read more