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Elon Musk's SpaceX to raise $250mn, to hit $36bn in valuation

The company raised $1.33 billion during 2019 and has raised more than $3 billion in funding to date

Published on 22nd February 2020
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NASA is trying to create livable homes using fungi for future Moon and Mars missions

The focus is on myco-architecture

Published on 18th January 2020
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Top 5 space moments of 2019: Chandrayaan 2 to the first all-women spacewalk

From India's Chandrayaan 2 mission to the first all-women spacewalk and commercial crew milestones by US-based companies, 2019 offered several exciting moments for space enthusiasts.

Published on 28th December 2019
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2019 in review: Several new beginnings, Indian space sector on Mission 2.0 mode

The year 2019 witnessed the ISRO touching the mark of 319-foreign satellite launches

Published on 21st December 2019
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NASA plans hasty return to Earth as off-kilter mission clock throws Boeing's Starliner capsule into wrong orbit

Boeing's new Starliner capsule ended up in the wrong orbit after lifting off on its first test flight Friday, a blow to the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year.

Published on 21st December 2019
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Boeing Starliner gears up for its maiden uncrewed flight test on Dec 20

Lift off is from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida

Published on 19th December 2019
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SpaceX makes early holiday delivery of 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

SpaceX made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station on Sunday, dropping off super muscular “mighty mice,” pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot.

Published on 8th December 2019
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Irving Burgie, songwriter of calypso hit Day-O (The Banana Boat Song), dies at 95

Composer Irving Burgie, who helped popularise Caribbean music and co-wrote the enduring Harry Belafonte hit Day-O (The Banana Boat Song), has died at the age of 95.

Published on 2nd December 2019
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Artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy's moonwalk over street potholes in Bengaluru goes viral

A video by Bengaluru-based artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy, showing a man dressed as an astronaut walking on potholes in the city shown as the Moon's surface has gone viral on social media.

Published on 2nd September 2019
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin (AP Photo, File)

A story untold: When Hawaii greeted Apollo 11 astronauts on first stop back from the moon

Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and Michael Collins' trip to the moon concluded with a stay in Hawaii.

Published on 29th July 2019
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Low blood pressure? NASA study recommends daily one-hour exercise, proper hydration

Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts.

Published on 20th July 2019
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Former NASA astronaut Don Thomas, en route to Chennai, tells Indulge about his space missions 

Ever wondered what it would be like to venture out into space? We speak to former NASA astronaut Don Thomas prior to his India visit about spending 44 days in the final frontier

Published on 19th July 2019
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#Apollo50: Why has the human race remained in love with the moon?

Renowned British documentary filmmaker James Van Der Pool explains.

Published on 19th July 2019
Special photo tribute: Rare, prized pictures of the 50 years of moon landing, Apollo 11 mission (AP Photo)

Who owns the moon? Did the landing signify an American colony? A space lawyer answers

Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?

Published on 12th July 2019
Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin Jr on the surface of the moon (Image: The MeT)

Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography goes on show at The Met

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents visual representations of the moon from the dawn of photography through the present.

Published on 15th July 2019

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