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Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao: There is life all over the universe

Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao: There is life all over the universe

The existence of alien life has always interested people, and with every new space discovery, the question gains limelight. This is may be because after the discovery of so many things in the space it is hard to believe that Earth’s inhabitants are alone in the universe. Ex NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao said that it was nothing but arrogance.

Rosetta probe set to end its mission by crashing into Comet 67P later this month

Rosetta probe set to end its mission by crashing into Comet 67P later this month

For over a couple of years, the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has been orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. In the tenure, the probe has clicked thousands of measurements, captured high-resolution images, and even sent a tiny lander to the comet’s surface. But now, the time has come to say goodbye.

With increasing human invasion how Mars can be protected from being contaminated by Earth microbes

With increasing human invasion how Mars can be protected from being contaminated by Earth microbes

For so many years, Mars has been withstanding our invasion. Till now, Humans have sent six spacecraft to the Red Planet to collect data from its surface and four rovers to roam around, along with another orbiter and lander en route.

In the coming half-a-decade minimum three more rovers, a couple of landers and two orbiters are in plans for manned missions and even permanent settlements aren’t far behind. Thus, Mars has numerous interplanetary visitors.

Rosetta all set for final mission

Rosetta all set for final mission

Rosetta is all set to complete its final mission by end of this month, when a rocket will burn to stop Rosetta’s motion around 67P/C-G, which will pioneer it’s descending from 20 kilometers altitude.

US Astronaut and Two Russian cosmonauts safely return to Earth, closing out a 172-day mission

US Astronaut and Two Russian cosmonauts safely return to Earth, closing out a 172-day mission

Within a week after completing a successful spacewalk, space station commander Jeff Williams, the most experienced astronaut in America, has joined two Russian cosmonauts for a fiery come back to our planet on Tuesday, bringing to an end a 172-day mission with a Kazakhstanon-target landing.

Falling down under a billowing orange-and-white parachute,at 9:13 pm the charred Soyuz crew module finished a jolting rocket-assisted touchdown.

NASA's first-ever asteroid-sampling spacecraft all set for on-time liftoff Thursday evening

NASA's first-ever asteroid-sampling spacecraft all set for on-time liftoff Thursday evening

The US space agency NASA's first-ever asteroid-sampling spacecraft is waiting for an on-time liftoff on Thursday evening September 8. The team members of the missionare ready for the launch.

On September 6, the space agency officials said that there are no problems with the OSIRIS-REx probe's United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket or the range at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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