Imtiaz Ali-Ida Ali’s pictures from Antarctica trip are all things dreamy, exotic and father-daughter goals
Not for the faint-hearted: Imtiaz Ali gives fans a glimpse into his life changing travel experience with daughter Ida Ali at the Antarctica, earlier this year and we can’t help but wish for a similar surreal trip to the snow-covered peaks and glaciers in the frozen wilderness of the South Pole
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi |Zarafshan Shiraz
Roughly 4 billion years ago, Mars was warm and wet, like Earth. But the red planet eventually morphed into the barren, dry world it remains today.
Published on Sep 29, 2020 12:18 PM IST
Cape Canaveral, Florida |Associated Press | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
The American astronaut is back on Earth after 328 days, having set a record for the longest single space flight by a woman
Published on Feb 21, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Anonna Dutt
India is witnessing the annular solar eclipse, the last one of the year.
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 11:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The lander might have been located but there are no pictures of it yet. That may all change in the next week when Nasa’s Lunar Reconnaissance orbiter passes over the part of the lunar surface where Vikram lander might be found.
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 01:07 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
ISRO chief Sivan said the lunar orbiter, going around the moon at an altitude of 100km, took a thermal image of the lander on the moon’s surface and that Isro was trying to re-establish communication with it.
Updated on Jun 27, 2020 07:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | Anonna Dutt
ISRO and NASA have a growing list of issues of cooperation, getting a boost from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2014 meeting with President Barack Obama.
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington |Yashwant Raj
The final moments of the mission, scientists had forecast, would be 15 minutes of terror.
Published on Sep 08, 2019 01:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Ajey Lele
Though the ISRO is still analysing the data, the lander may have travelled at a faster pace than planned after it lost contact with the station.
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 12:35 AM IST
The orbiter will, however, continue to revolve around the moon and collect significant scientific information on the lunar terrain, elements present on the moon, and the exosphere, the thin layer of atmosphere around the moon.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 11:54 PM IST
The New York Times lauded India’s “engineering prowess and decades of space development”.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 09:33 PM IST
Washington/London |Press Trust of India
With a mission life of one year, the Orbiter can take several pictures of the moon and send it to the ISRO. The Orbiter can also take pictures of the lander to know its status, the space agency official said.
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 04:09 PM IST
Chennai |Indo Asian News Service
ISRO Chairman K Sivan was seen engaged in intense discussions with some scientists. Soon he announced that the Vikram lander descent was as planned and normal performance observed upto altitude of 2.1 km.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 03:01 AM IST
Bengaluru |Press Trust of India
Chandrayaan 2 covered the distance of 384,400 kms to the moon in the 48 days since the launch on july 22, with scientists meticulously performing 15 complex planned manoeuvres to guide it to its destination.
Updated on Jun 27, 2020 06:05 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2 will attempt a soft landing at 1.55 am on September 7. A successful landing will make India the fourth country to land on the Moon, and the first to do so near the South Pole.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 01:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The Vikram lander of Chandrayaan 2, or Moon Chariot 2, is due to land in the lunar South Pole region, a region the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says is “completely unexplored”.
Updated on Jun 27, 2020 02:58 AM IST
New Delhi |Agence France-Presse
At 1:40 am on Saturday, scientists will initiate complex manoeuvres lasting 15 minutes that, if successful, will make India the first to land near the South Pole of Moon.
Updated on Jun 26, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The new launch timing, however, will leave no margin for error due to a shorter window period, according to a senior official from the space agency who asked not to be named.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 11:31 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2 Launch Mission: The lift-off of the three-component spacecraft weighing 3,850 kg and comprising an orbiter, the lander and the rover has been scheduled for 2.51 AM from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) here.
Updated on Jul 14, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Sriharikota |Press Trust of India
In January, the Chinese spacecraft Chang’e-4 -- named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology -- became the first ever craft to touch down on the far side of the lunar surface.
Updated on May 16, 2019 02:43 PM IST
Paris |Agence France-Presse
Mother of two, Aparna has already become the first officer of the All India Services to have successfully scaled Antarctica’s highest peak Mount Vinson Massif in 2016 and then climbed Mount Manaslu in the west-central part of Nepal in 2017.
Published on Jan 03, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow:
Colin O’Brady said he made the decision over breakfast to finish his journey in one continuous push.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 09:31 AM IST
Washington |Agence France-Presse