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Deep space travel may impair brain functions: Study

The results, published in the journal eNeuro, highlight the pressing need to develop safety measures to protect the brain from radiation during deep space missions as astronauts prepare to travel to Mars.  Radiation is known to disrupt signalling among other processes in the brain, according to researchers, including those from the University of California, Irvine and Stanford University in the ... Read More »

TECNO forays into the E-commerce space with its Flagship offering ‘PHANTOM 9’

Udaipur : TECNO Mobile, the global premium smartphone brand today announced its plan to enter theE-commerce space with the launch ofGlobal Flagship ‘PHANTOM 9’to be available on Flipkart.During theGlobal partner summit which was held at Andaz Aerocity, the event alsomarked the live signing ceremony of ‘renewed multi-year Global partnership’ between Premium mobile phone brand, TECNO Mobile, and the Premier League’s ... Read More »

ESA’s Woerners warns space debris are endangering satellites

An estimated number of 700,000 objects larger than one centimeter and 170 million objects larger than one millimeter are expected to reside in Earth orbits, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). Due to the risk of collision, operators have been forced to change the direction of some satellites in use or change their position, included the International Space Station ... Read More »

First-ever picture of a black hole captured in historic space breakthrough

In a historic step, the first-ever image of a black hole was captured by the astronomers at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the result was announced on Wednesday at 6.30 pm (9 am ET). The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of ... Read More »

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

SpaceX’s 16-foot-tall Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, lifted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, carrying a test dummy nicknamed Ripley. During its five-day stay, U.S. astronaut Anne McClain and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will run tests and inspect Crew Dragon’s cabin. Following the lift-off, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told reporters he was exhausted, calling the project super ... Read More »

The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon cargo craft departed from the International Space Station

A SpaceX cargo craft departed after a successful mission to deliver scientific equipment and other supplies. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon transported more than 2,500 kilograms (5,600 pounds) of cargo to the space station and orbited Earth for five weeks. Dragon is expected to splash down just west of Baja, California. International Space Station crew member said :”As we all know nothing in space ... Read More »

ISRO launches ‘Samwad’ with students to engage them on space science

The Indian Space agency will engage youngsters across the country in activities concerning space science under this programme. The new conversation mission will inspire students cutting across schools and colleges. During the inauguration in Bengaluru, 40 students and 10 teachers from select schools interacted with ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan about the Indian Space Programme and their benefits to the common ... Read More »