Astronaut captures stunning pictures of ‘blood moon’ from International Space Station

  An astronaut captured some stunning pictures of Friday’s total lunar eclipse from the International Space Station. Friday’s total lunar eclipse is also called as a blood moon because of its orange-red colour. German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is a geophysicist and spaceflight veteran, launched towards the ISS on June 6. Gerst clicked the pictures […]

chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-II to spend 14 days on lunar surface, says ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) historical moon mission Chandrayaan-II is all set to mark India’s first lunar landing. Though it is not the country’s first mission to the Moon, it is the government’s most ambitious Moon research project. The Chandryaan-II mission will be launched in April this year. ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan has come […]

RIP Neil Armstrong: First man on the moon passes away

American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon passed away on Saturday. He was 82. According to reports, he died after he underwent a heart-bypass surgery and suffered complications from it. Armstrong died just two days after his birthday on August 5. Armstrong was the commander of the Apollo 11 mission. […]