Chennai engineer helps find Vikram Lander debris

Three months after India’s ambitious mission made a hard landing near the uncharted lunar south pole, an engineer from the city, Shanmuga Subramanian (33) also known as ‘Shan’ found the debris of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander. Continue Reading

Euphoria grips global scientists ahead of Chandrayaan-2 landing

Top space scientists, including those from NASA, are all over the moon as they await with bated breath for India’s ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2’s historic soft landing on the moon in the early hours of Saturday.
Chandrayaan-2’s landing module ‘Vikram’ will begin its final descent to pull off a historic soft landing on the lunar surface on Saturday. Continue Reading

A look at plans pitched by scientists to clear space debris

India became the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China with anti-satellite missile capabilities. Ever since the news came up, some western scientists voiced concern over the space debris that has emerged following the missile test. Continue Reading

NASA postpones for 24 hours launch of historic spaceship to Sun

NASA postponed until tomorrow the launch of the first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun on a mission to plunge into our star’s sizzling atmosphere and unlock its mysteries. Continue Reading