Outer space

Granite on Moon

Scientists have made a remarkable discovery beneath the surface of the Moon, uncovering a massive chunk of granite that sheds light on a unique form of lunar volcanism.   Unveiling the Hidden Granite  The chunk of rock was discovered through ..

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What is Crab Nebula?

NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) released a breathtaking image of the Crab Nebula, a celestial object that has intrigued astronomers for centuries. NASA’s IXPE and the Crab Nebula NASA’s IXPE is a spacecraft that is designed to study the ..

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International Liquid Mirror Telescope

Recently, India inaugurated the largest International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) in Devasthal, Uttarakhand. This four-meter telescope is designed exclusively for astronomical observations and is the first optical survey telescope in India. The observatory will explore the deep celestial sky, classifying ..

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World Space Week 2022

World Space Week is observed from October 4 to 10 every year. Key facts World Space Week is observed to create awareness about space activities, inspire next generation to contribute to those activities and promote international cooperation in space outreach ..

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India-Bhutan MoU in use of outer space

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bhutan for peaceful use of outer space. The MoU was signed between the countries on November 19, 2020. What is India-Bhutan MoU in use of Outer Space? ..

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World Space Week, 2020: Key Facts

The World Space Week is celebrated between October 4, 2020 and October 10, 2020. The week is being celebrated under United Nations resolution that was passed in 1999. Highlights The week celebrates contributions of space science and technology. This year ..

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