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Space around Pluto nearly dust free: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Mar 18, 2016

Space around Pluto nearly dust free: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Space environment around Pluto and its moons is almost empty, containing only about six dust particles per cubic mile, according to data collected by a student-built instrument riding on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. #NewsTracker #spacecraft #Pluto #Space #New Horizons #Southwest Research Institute
Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

Mar 16, 2016

Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

John H Glenn Research Centre at Nasa is going to light a "large scale fire" in space as part of an experiment that seeks to understand how fire spreads in a micro-gravity environment. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #Shareworthy #John H Glenn Research Centre #Orbital ATK
Mysterious infrared light from space detected by ALMA

Mar 11, 2016

Mysterious infrared light from space detected by ALMA

Astronomers have detected the faintest millimetre-wave source ever observed using ALMA, the world's largest ground-based facility for observations in the millimetre/submillimetre regime in Chile. #didyouknow #NewsTracker #science #Space #FScience #ALMA #Infrared #rays
India's space power status delayed due to international conspiracy: ex-ISRO official

Feb 26, 2016

India's space power status delayed due to international conspiracy: ex-ISRO official

S. Nambinarayanan, former Project director of ISRO's Liquid Propulsion Systems, made the revelations citing the US as a major offender in the conspiracy. #ISRO #CBI #TheySaidIt #Nasa #USA #IB #Space #Mangalyaan #Chandrayaan #India Space mission #S Nambinarayanan #Liquid Propulsion Systems
#TIL Thursdays:  Asteroids that are hazardous to life on Earth are destroyed far away from Sun, says study

Feb 18, 2016

#TIL Thursdays: Asteroids that are hazardous to life on Earth are destroyed far away from Sun, says study

Near-Earth objects (NEOs)- asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard to life on Earth — are destroyed very far from the Sun rather than ending their existence in a dramatic plunge into the solar body, a new study suggests. #Sun #Space #Asteroids #University of Helsinki #Shareworthy #css #NEO #Robert Jedicke #FScience #Near Earth
Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Jan 21, 2016

Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Scientists reported on Wednesday they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system. #Life #NewsTracker #science #Planet #Pluto #Space #Solar System #Neptune #cosmos #Shareworthy #Planet 9
The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Jan 18, 2016

The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have taken their green finger one step further by growing the first flower in space - an orange zinnia. #didyouknow #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #ISS #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy #The Martian #Zinnia #Space flower
The International Space Station took some awe-inspiring images of the Earth's surface

Dec 29, 2015

The International Space Station took some awe-inspiring images of the Earth's surface

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station looked near the sun’s reflection point to shoot this high-contrast grid pattern of fish farms on the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaoning. #United States #China #Australia #Argentina #ImagesOfTheDay #India-Pakistan #International Space Station #Space #Mekong River #Pakistan’s Indus River valley
Rumble on the Red Planet: NASA releases image of landslide on Mars

Dec 29, 2015

Rumble on the Red Planet: NASA releases image of landslide on Mars

NASA has released an image of a relatively fresh landslide on Mars that shows boulder-covered landslip along a canyon wall. #Life #ThingsWeLike #Nasa #Mars #Space #MRO #Landslide #Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter #Red planet #HiRISE #Shareworthy
Another win for ISRO: India launches six Singaporean satellites; 50th launch from Sriharikota

Dec 17, 2015

Another win for ISRO: India launches six Singaporean satellites; 50th launch from Sriharikota

India on Wednesday put into orbit in copybook style six Singaporean satellites that will hover about 550 km above the Earth for up to five years. #ISRO #NewsTracker #Singapore #Orbit #Earth #Space #Satellites #Shareworthy