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Space mission shows Earth's water may be from asteroids: Study

The 5.4 grams (0.2 ounces) of rocks and dust were gathered by a Japanese space probe, called Hayabusa-2, that landed on the celestial body and fired an "impactor" into its surface.

Space mission shows Earth's water may be from asteroids: Study(NASA)
Space mission shows Earth's water may be from asteroids: Study(NASA)
Published on Aug 16, 2022 01:19 PM IST
AFP |

Debris from a Chinese space rocket is crashing toward earth: Report

Part of a Long March 5B rocket China launched on July 24 will make an uncontrolled re-entry around July 31, according to the Aerospace Corp., a non-profit based in El Segundo, California, that receives US funding.

Debris from a Chinese space rocket is crashing toward earth(Bloomberg)
Debris from a Chinese space rocket is crashing toward earth(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 27, 2022 02:10 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Aurora shows after solar storm hits Earth amid fear of global outages

The most intense geomagnetic storm ever recorded resulted in the 1859 Carrington Event when telegraph lines electrified, destroying operators and setting offices ablaze in North America and Europe.

Nasa handout image shows the sun acquired by the solar and heliospheric observatory. Reuters/SOHO/Nasa/Handout/File
Nasa handout image shows the sun acquired by the solar and heliospheric observatory. Reuters/SOHO/Nasa/Handout/File
Published on Jul 20, 2022 06:20 AM IST

Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about longest day of year

Summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere or the day with the longest period of daylight. Here are the date, time and other interesting facts about the astronomical event caused by Earth’s tilt on its axis this year

Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about the longest day of the year  (Image by Hulki Okan Tabak from Pixabay )
Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about the longest day of the year  (Image by Hulki Okan Tabak from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:18 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Astronaut’s video of aurora on Earth’s horizon captured from space wows people

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti posted a video on Twitter, showcasing aurora dancing on the horizon of Earth.

Aurora dances on the horizon of Earth in the viral video.(Twitter/@AstroSamantha)
Aurora dances on the horizon of Earth in the viral video.(Twitter/@AstroSamantha)
Published on Jun 16, 2022 09:08 AM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta
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