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What Is It Like to Live in Space?

Living in space has been the long-time dream of both children and adults alike. Other than astronauts, those who never went beyond the earth’s atmosphere can only dream about what it is like to go out there, in the void of space, look at the earth from up above. Many...

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When is the Next Supermoon and How Can You Photograph It?

The Moon has been the subject for both landscape photographer as well as astrophotographers for quite a long time. If you are intrigued by the dramatic moon photographs, here is a guide on how to photograph the next supermoon no matter what camera gear you have. But first, let’s have...

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5 things you need to know about Kalpana Chawla

Today is Kalpana Chawla’s 56th Birthday. The first Indian woman and the second Indian to go to space, Chawla lost her life in a tragic accident that also took the life of six other crew members. Born on 17th March, 1962 in Karnal, Haryana, she was more obsessed with drawing...

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NASA is sending a Superbug to the Space Station

An antibiotic resistant superbug will be launched by NASA from the Cape Canaveral launch pad using a SpaceX Facon 9 rocket to the international space station. The superbug is Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, sometimes called a staph. This is resistant to a lot of antibiotics, including antibiotic methicillin. It is...

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ISRO sets eyes on Venus, may partner with NASA

India is planning to impress the world by visiting Venus for the first time and will revisit the red planet again. The plans for another visit to the red planet was revealed a few months back. However, the visit to Venus was first noticed buried deep within the electronic budget...

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Apollo 1 Fire: The Tragic Accident at NASA 50 years Ago

This time of the year is always a gloomy one for NASA as they remember their first causalities – the three astronauts who died during the horrific space disasters. This year, January 27 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 1 Fire. On this day in 1967, a fire erupted...