Category: Solar system

Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the Solar System.

November 23, 2022

This high-resolution image of Io, Jupiter’s fifth moon, taken by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft was published on December 18, 1997. Io’s surface is dotted with hundreds of volcanoes, some of which spew sulfurous plumes hundreds of miles high.

Aurora phenomenon

November 20, 2022

Aurora is mainly seen in colors like green, red, blue and pink in South Pole. Their color appears as particles coming from the sun collide with various gas particles in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Milestone in India’s Space Exploration history

November 19, 2022

India’s first privately-built rocket successfully test-firedThe launch was from Sriharikota on November 18, 2022 at 11.30 am.Hyderabad-based Skyroot Aerospace is the manufacturer of the VIKRAM-S rocket. While the rocket was named after Vikram Sarabha, the power source engine was named KALAM-80 as a tribute to India’s Missile Man Abdul Kalam. The single-stage sub-orbital vehicle VIKRAM-S…

NASA to torch the moon

November 11, 2022

NASA is preparing to launch a torch to the moon. The agency aims to find water in the moon’s south polar region in a mission called Lunar Flashlight. NASA is confident that water is present in craters in the south polar region of the Moon. In the future, the agency plans to focus on this…

The smiling sun

November 2, 2022

Today, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught the Sun “smiling.” Seen in ultraviolet light, these dark patches on the Sun are known as coronal holes and are regions where fast solar wind gushes out into space.

The InSight Mars Lander will soon come to rest

October 31, 2022

NASA has announced that the work of InSight Lantern, which was sent by NASA to study the interior of Mars, will soon stop. The lantern only has enough energy to function for four to eight weeks. After the storm, the solar panels that collect energy for the lantern are getting dusty. With this, the charge…

Rashid Rover is ready for a historic mission.

October 23, 2022

Rashid rover, the U.A.’s lunar mission, is in full swing. The Crown Prince of Dubai has also been appointed to the Executive Council. Sheikh Hamdan bin Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is from Yarman. All required tests have been successfully completed. The history of being the first Arab state to reach the moon is…