NASA Explains Hazards of Manned Mission to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual basis on the Red Planet. The space agency’s Human Research Programme (HRP) used ground-based analogues, laboratories, and the International Space Station (ISS), to evaluate human performanceRead More

Discovery of Oxygen on Comet 'Big Surprise'

Stunned scientists announced Wednesday the unexpected discovery of large quantities of oxygen on a comet which streaked past the Sun in August with a European spacecraft in tow. The find came as a “big surprise”, and challenges mainstream theories on the formation of our Solar System, said scientist Andre Bieler of the University of Michigan.Read More

Nasa Astronauts Kick Off Spacewalk for Upgrades at ISS

Two Nasa astronauts stepped out on a spacewalk Wednesday for upgrades and maintenance at the orbiting International Space Station, the US space agency said. Spaceflight veteran Scott Kelly, who is in the midst of a year-long stint at the ISS, began the first spacewalk of his career at 8:03am (12:03pm GMT or 5:33pm IST), accordingRead More

Isro's GSAT-15 to Be Launched on November 10

Isro’s latest communication satellite GSAT-15 is all set to be launched on November 10 from French Guiana on board Ariane 5. The Indian space agency, as part of augmenting telecommunication services, had earlier launched communication satellites GSAT 14 and GSAT 6, respectively. GSAT 14 was launched in January 2014 while GSAT 6 on GSLV inRead More

Blue Lola Headphones Announced

Blue has launched its latest headphones, the Blue Lola which will be available in December and will retail for £199.99 or about $250. The Blue Lola headphones are the company’s second M-Fi headphones, although these new ones are designed to be more streamlined than the previous model. “With Lola, we are excited to bring aRead More

Official Raspberry Pi Customised Versions Available Soon

In London today the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Element14 have announced that custom Raspberry Pi mini PC versions will soon be made available. Thanks to a signed global exclusive agreement whereby Element14 will provide “design and manufacturing services to OEM customers to create bespoke designs based upon the Raspberry Pi technology platform’ explains the agreement.Read More