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'Lunar pioneer': Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of few men who walked on the Moon, passes away

Feb 06, 2016

'Lunar pioneer': Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of few men who walked on the Moon, passes away

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of just 12 people to have walked on the Moon, has died aged 85, his family and Nasa said Friday, calling him a "pioneer." #Nasa #Moon #Astronaut #InMemoraim #Shareworthy #Edgar Mitchell #Apollo 14
How Isro is 'recycling' to build a cost-effective satellite at 60% the cost and one-third the time

Feb 05, 2016

How Isro is 'recycling' to build a cost-effective satellite at 60% the cost and one-third the time

In typically ingenious manner, Isro has built a satellite at 60 percent of the actual cost and within one-third of the expected time. #ISRO #Nasa #Satellite #Mars #Indian Space Research Organisation #Mangalyaan #Shareworthy #SAC #ScatSat-1 #Space Applications Centre
The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Feb 05, 2016

The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous 'floating' hills that may be fragments of water ice, giving an insight into the dwarf planet's fascinating and abundant geological activity. #didyouknow #Nasa #Pluto #New Horizons #Shareworthy #Sputnik Planum
Holy smoke! Nasa images of Deonar fire indicate extent of Mumbai's pollution scare

Feb 03, 2016

Holy smoke! Nasa images of Deonar fire indicate extent of Mumbai's pollution scare

Close on the heels of the publicity surrounding Delhi's odd-even scheme, a massive fire at the Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai shifted the focus to the commercial capital. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Nasa #Maharashtra #Pollution #Deonar fire #Mumbai pollution
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
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
Houston, we already have a problem: Nasa suspends 2016 launch of InSight mission to Mars

Dec 23, 2015

Houston, we already have a problem: Nasa suspends 2016 launch of InSight mission to Mars

Nasa has announced that it has suspended the March 2016 launch of its InSight mission to Mars because of problems with a key scientific component. #NewsTracker #Nasa #Mars #Shareworthy #John Grunsfeld #Mars Misson #InSight mission
Full moon on Christmas to light up December skies for the first time since 1977 : Nasa

Dec 18, 2015

Full moon on Christmas to light up December skies for the first time since 1977 : Nasa

A full moon will light up the skies this Christmas, a rare event which has not occurred since 1977 and will not happen again till 2034, according to NASA. #NewsTracker #Nasa #Christmas #December #Full moon