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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wants To Be First Iranian In Space

02/04/2013, I am very sure that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s intention to be the first person to be sent into space via their fledgling space programme will be hailed with anticipation by different people all around, regardless on which side of the...

Iran’s Space Monkey Was Retrieved Successfully

01/28/2013, Remember our story sometime in the middle of this month concerning how Iran will be sending a monkey to space as part of their space program? Well, instead of the original February “launch date”, it seemed that the monkey already made its way to space...

Space Radiation Accelerates Alzheimer’s Disease

01/03/2013, It looks like insomnia isn’t just a problem for astronauts in space. According to a new research, space radiation may speed up the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists have discovered that a specific kind of space radiation known as...

NASA Plans To Drag Asteroid Into Moon’s Orbit

01/03/2013, According to researchers from the Keck Institute for Space Studies in California, NASA is reportedly considering a plan to capture a near-Earth asteroid and have it dragged into our moon’s orbit. The asteroid is named 1999 AO10, and it reportedly...

Astronaut Records First Original Song Composition In Space

12/25/2012, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is the first person to record an original song composition in space. Hadfield, who is currently training as the commander of Expedition 35, made a promise earlier this month on Reddit to record a song while on board the...

NASA Using LED Lights To Cure Insomnia In Space

12/21/2012, Being an astronaut is no easy job. But the job gets tougher when insomnia strikes in. Astronauts usually get around six hours of sleep, but the hectic and demanding schedule due to the unusual environment increases the factors that contribute to sleep...

NASA To Crash ‘Ebb and Flow’ Probes Into The Moon

12/13/2012, In what appears to be a worthy resting place for NASA’s probes, the space agency is announcing today that it will smash Ebb and Flow – NASA’s two tiny probes – into the Moon. NASA says that the probes will end their controlled...

Enjoy A Moon Holiday By 2020

12/06/2012, So you have brought your family for a holiday across all six continents on the earth, and are wondering just where would your next vacation be. Well, I guess it would make sense if you were to literally aim for the moon (stars would be a wee bit too far...

Japan’s LED-set cubesat will flash Morse code from space

10/05/2012, We reported earlier about the tiny Japanese satellite termed ‘FITSAT-1‘ by the researchers. This palm-sized satellite was earlier carried to the International Space Station. The original plan was to release FITSAT-1 to orbit the Earth and...

Boeing patents unique idea about removing space debris

10/05/2012, The sky at clear nights is usually a beautiful sight, lit with all those stars and other heavenly bodies. However, in real, it may not be all that heavenly, given the sheer amount of debris that is floating around in the space. Most of this debris has...

Comet headed towards Earth discovered by anstronomers

10/01/2012, When 2012 started, there were many who found it a rather indulgent pastime to frequently deem the Mayan calendar as the ultimate proof that this was the last year which this Earth may witness. And that before the end of 2012, it would all be doom and...

Curiosity finds evidence of water on Mars

09/28/2012, Curiosity, truly living up to its name, has been crawling all over the red planet, trying to sniff out the faintest signs of life that Mars may have. The rover has been at Mars for a while and is already working its way around the planet, analysing rocks...