Google celebrates water on the moon with a doodle

Google celebrates water on the moon with a doodle
Google has been updating their homepage logo to celebrate events. And the latest one highlights one of the most important scientific findings.
NASA has just confirmed that they discovered large amount of water on the moon.
And Google has a new doodle on their homepage celebrating this [...]

NASA names the crew for the last Space Shuttle flight next year

NASA names the crew for the last Space Shuttle flight next year
Space Shuttle program would end next year.
NASA has named the crew that would fly in the last flight on the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station.
This mission is scheduled to take place in September next year.
It would be headed by [...]

India terminates its first unmanned moon mission

India terminates its first unmanned moon mission
Indian Space Research organisation has announced that the nation’s first unmanned moon mission is now finished.
ISRO is no longer able to connect to the spacecraft Chandrayaan.
ISRO Chief G Madhavan Nair said in a statement: “We are disappointed with what has happened, but we have managed to salvage [...]

Space Shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch next week

Space Shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch next week
US space agency NASA is now scheduled to launch their next space shuttle mission next week.
They are working on launching Discovery space shuttle on a mission to the international space station.
It would carry a crew of seven astronauts.
They would carry equipments and other supplies including [...]

NASA delays Endeavour launch for the fifth time

NASA delays Endeavour launch for the fifth time
NASA just is not getting any support from the nature as weather problems led to another delay in the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour.
This is the fifth delay on this latest mission for NASA.
NASA said that they are now taking a one day break [...]

Space Shuttle Endeavour launch delayed again

Space Shuttle Endeavour launch delayed again
Space Shuttle launch has been delayed once again.
NASA decided to abort today’s launch because of the emerging stormy weather.
The launch is now postponed for another day.
NASA had some good news however as there was no other major problems.
Launch Director Pete Nickolenko spoke about the postponed flight: [...]

NASA to launch space shuttle Endeavour on July 11

NASA to launch space shuttle Endeavour on July 11
US space agency NASA is now scheduled to launch space shuttle Endeavour on a space mission on July 11.
This means that this latest mission has been delayed by around a month’s time.
The scientists at NASA have managed to fix the potentially dangerous hydrogen gas leak.
NASA [...]

NASA launches two probes for the moon!

NASA launches two probes for the moon!
US space agency NASA is aiming for the moon once again.
NASA has launched two unmanned space probes which would travel to the moon looking for suitable places for astronauts to land in the future.
This is incidentally the first such attempt in almost 10 years for the [...]

ISRO: Oceansat-2 is all set to launch in coming months

ISRO: Oceansat-2 is all set to launch in coming months
Indian Space Research Organisation has announced that they are prepared to launch their latest satellite, Oceansat-2 into the orbit of the Earth.
ISRO said that this new satellite would enable them to keep an eye on the cyclones. They would also get the ability to better predict [...]

Charles F. Bolden Jr. Could be the next NASA boss

Charles F. Bolden Jr. Could be the next NASA boss
US president Barack Obama has nominated Charles F. Bolden Jr. to serve as the next chief of NASA.
Bolden is a former astronaut who was involved in several critical missions for the US Space Agency.
He is also a former combat pilot and Marine Corps major general.
Obama spoke [...]

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