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Soviet cosmonaut Major Yuri Gagarin, first man to orbit the earth, is shown in his space suit. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space 60 years ago.(AP file photo)

60 years since first human spaceflight

Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2021 08:26 AM IST
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet pilot who became the first human to enter into outer space.
The collaboration between WhiteHat Jr and EnduroSat will facilitate applied science opportunities for students who will be able to send commands to, and access data from a satellite operating in space.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The collaboration between WhiteHat Jr and EnduroSat will facilitate applied science opportunities for students who will be able to send commands to, and access data from a satellite operating in space.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Whitehat Jr partners EnduroSat to offer learning opportunities related to space

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Ed-tech firm WhiteHat Jr on Tuesday announced a collaborative partnership with satellite company EnduroSat, a move that will facilitate applied science opportunities for students.
This NASA photo obtained on March 24, 2021 shows an illustration depicting Mars Helicopter Ingenuity during a test flight on Mars. (AFP)
This NASA photo obtained on March 24, 2021 shows an illustration depicting Mars Helicopter Ingenuity during a test flight on Mars. (AFP)

NASA's Mars copter mission next month may pave the way for interplanetary flight

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 04:39 PM IST
A tiny swath of wing fabric from the original Wright Brothers plane has been fastened underneath the helicopter's solar panel to pay homage to aviation history.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)

Need to work to overcome language barriers for allowing talent to flourish: PM

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 06:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said work needs to be done on a mission mode to overcome linguistic barriers in the education system so that the talent of those from rural areas and the poor is allowed to flourish.
European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton speaks at a news conference.(Reuters)
European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton speaks at a news conference.(Reuters)

EU to initiate launcher alliance to enhance space autonomy

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 10:59 AM IST
The European Union (EU) needs to develop a "more offensive, aggressive, coherent global strategy" about the launchers, according to the commissioner.
IIT- BHU campus. (HT File)
IIT- BHU campus. (HT File)

ISRO to open Regional Academic Centre for Space at IIT BHU

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:35 PM IST
ISRO and the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday and the move can help propel the culture of research and development among students, the statement said.
A number of web shows/films are showcasing the life and struggles of stand-up comedians of late. This includes Comedy Couple, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, and Four More Shots Please.
A number of web shows/films are showcasing the life and struggles of stand-up comedians of late. This includes Comedy Couple, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, and Four More Shots Please.

OTT effect: Onscreen space warming up to cool stand-up comic portrayals

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Saw actors Saqib Saleem, Shweta Basu Prasad, Maanvi Gagroo, and Swara Bhaskar portray stand-up comics onscreen? Looks like this trend is here to stay.
The long-exposure photograph was taken by a crew member aboard the International Space Station.(Instagram/@nasa)
The long-exposure photograph was taken by a crew member aboard the International Space Station.(Instagram/@nasa)

NASA shares picture of snow-covered Himalayan mountains from space. It also captures Delhi’s bright city lights

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 08:52 PM IST
“Brilliant photography and fascinating image!” read one comment under the post.
One of the images shared in the post by the International Space Station.(Twitter/@Space_Station)
One of the images shared in the post by the International Space Station.(Twitter/@Space_Station)
The image shows Andros Island, the largest island in the Bahamas from space.(Instagram/@nasa)
The image shows Andros Island, the largest island in the Bahamas from space.(Instagram/@nasa)

‘Would you rather be on the beach or gawk at it from space?’ asks NASA while sharing this image

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 03:00 PM IST
NASA shared this space shot of Andros Island, the largest island in the Bahamas from their official Instagram account.
China’s National Space Administration released pictures of the five-starred red flag on the moon, taken by the Chang’e-5 spacecraft’s camera(REUTERS)
China’s National Space Administration released pictures of the five-starred red flag on the moon, taken by the Chang’e-5 spacecraft’s camera(REUTERS)

China plants its flag on moon as lunar probe takes off for earth

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 01:05 PM IST
The Chang’e, named after the Chinese moon goddess, is also scheduled to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades. China is now the third nation in the world, after the United States and the Soviet Union, to collect lunar samples for scientific purposes
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Vice President and Director General for Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate Hiroshi Sasaki speaks to the press.(Reuters/ File photo)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Vice President and Director General for Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate Hiroshi Sasaki speaks to the press.(Reuters/ File photo)

Japan awaits spacecraft return with asteroid soil samples

Tokyo | By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:42 PM IST
Hayabusa2 spacecraft is making its final approach on its planned trajectory and is scheduled to separate the capsule Saturday afternoon from 220,000 kilometers (136,700 miles) away in a challenge requiring precision control. The capsule is programed to land in a remote, sparsely populated area of Woomera, Australia, on Sunday.
With plans to visit the Moon and Mars, future astronauts will need a regular, fresh source of food as they take on these missions farther away from home.(Unsplash)
With plans to visit the Moon and Mars, future astronauts will need a regular, fresh source of food as they take on these missions farther away from home.(Unsplash)

Nasa grows radishes in space under microgravity

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 07:02 PM IST
Located in Europe’s Columbus module, the NASA experiment is the latest in the study of plants growing in microgravity.
To make cities women-empowering, we need more imagination and will.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/HTPHOTO)
To make cities women-empowering, we need more imagination and will.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/HTPHOTO)

Redesigning urban spaces for women

UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:57 PM IST
To make cities women-friendly, urban planners must focus on two core issues —greater safety from violence and adequate childcare support.
Continuing his association with NASA, Carl Sagan assembled the first two physical messages sent into space by NASA.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Continuing his association with NASA, Carl Sagan assembled the first two physical messages sent into space by NASA.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)

Carl Edward Sagan: Iconic US astronomer who demystified space

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Renowned American Pulitzer Prize winner astronomer and astrobiologist who researched on extraterrestrial life. He was also associated with space missions like Voyager and Galileo.
The image shows, now retired, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg.(Reddit/@nickolsonjack)
The image shows, now retired, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg.(Reddit/@nickolsonjack)

Ever wonder how astronauts wash hair in space? This video has the answer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 08:40 AM IST
“More makeup/hair care tutorials in space!” read one comment under the post.

MPowered steps in to fill up the white space in the real estate asset management industry

UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 06:03 PM IST
The brand works with clients on various revenue sharing models and can lend them operational support in terms of logistics, staffing, etc., as required.
Tahira suggests one must enjoy the fame but not overthink it
Tahira suggests one must enjoy the fame but not overthink it

Tahira Kashyap: Trappings of fame and personal space

Hindustan Times | By Tahira Kashyap Khurrana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 07:09 AM IST
The author and thought leader thinks human beings can falter and learn from their own mistakes and to each his own
Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan’s Marathi film Bittersweet will be premiered at the prestigious Busan Film Festival at the end of this month.
Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan’s Marathi film Bittersweet will be premiered at the prestigious Busan Film Festival at the end of this month.

Ananth Mahadevan hails theatres reopening: Smaller films that didn’t get space earlier can be the saviour

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Filmmaker and actor Ananth Mahadevan says it was time that theatres opened up and is hopeful that things will work out fine.
The video was shared by October 10.(Instagram/@nasahubble)
The video was shared by October 10.(Instagram/@nasahubble)

Sounds of space: Video by NASA shows how cosmic sights can be experienced through other senses

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 03:07 PM IST
This recording was shared on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope’s official Instagram account.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Homebound amid the pandemic? Increase your home’s space with these storage options

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 06:15 PM IST
All of us are making improvements to our homes now that we are spending more time at home on account of the coronavirus pandemic. And our desire for revamping and improving our personal spaces makes the lack of storage space a huge struggle.
NASA’s space telescope gives a taste of dreaminess in latest picture(Instagram/nasa)
NASA’s space telescope gives a taste of dreaminess in latest picture(Instagram/nasa)

Pocketful of stars: NASA’s space telescope gives a taste of dreaminess in latest picture

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 12:02 PM IST
NASA’s latest picture from Hubble Space Telescope promises a feeling of refreshing tranquility and that is all the escapism we need this weekend
This illustration provided by LIGO/Caltech in September 2020 depicts two black holes of about 66 and 85 solar masses spiralling into each other to form the GW190521 black hole. Gravitational waves from the merger were detected by the LIGO and Virgo observatories in May 2019.(AP)
This illustration provided by LIGO/Caltech in September 2020 depicts two black holes of about 66 and 85 solar masses spiralling into each other to form the GW190521 black hole. Gravitational waves from the merger were detected by the LIGO and Virgo observatories in May 2019.(AP)

Indian scientists part of international team that discovers first-of-its-kind intermediate mass black hole

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:56 PM IST
An intermediate mass blackhole consists of mass in the range of 100 to more than 1,000 solar masses. It tends to be bigger than stellar black holes with a mass range within 100 solar masses.
One fo the pictures shared by astronaut Chris Cassidy.(Twitter/@Astro_SEAL)
One fo the pictures shared by astronaut Chris Cassidy.(Twitter/@Astro_SEAL)

Astronaut shares pics of Galapagos Islands from space, leaves netizens awe-struck

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 03:29 PM IST
“Beautiful pass over the Galapagos Islands today!” astronaut Chris Cassidy tweeted.
Colonel Doug Hurley shared the image on Twitter.(Twitter/@Astro_Doug)
Colonel Doug Hurley shared the image on Twitter.(Twitter/@Astro_Doug)

Astronaut shares picture of Earth from space, calls it ‘beautiful blue marble’. It’s mesmerising

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 12:11 PM IST
With a simple yet captivating caption,Colonel Doug Hurley shared the image of the Earth taken from the space on Twitter.
Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner shared this photo of Comet NEOWISE which he captured from International Space Station.(Photo Credit : Ivan Vagner / Twitter)
Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner shared this photo of Comet NEOWISE which he captured from International Space Station.(Photo Credit : Ivan Vagner / Twitter)

‘Last night fireworks’: Astronauts capture photos of comet NEOWISE from space

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 04:28 PM IST
NASA astronaut Bob Behnken took pictures of Neowise as it came into the view of earth and tweeted them from ISS,describing them as “last night’s fireworks”.
Image of Korolev crater on Mars(Image Credit: ESA/ DLR/ FU Berlin)
Image of Korolev crater on Mars(Image Credit: ESA/ DLR/ FU Berlin)

Watch: ESA’s stunning video of icy Korolev crater on Mars

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The movie is based on images taken by European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express orbiter and showcases the 82 km wide water-ice-filled crater on the Red Planet.
Astronaut Bob Behnken shared a few images of Comet NEOWISE.(Twitter/Bob Behnken)
Astronaut Bob Behnken shared a few images of Comet NEOWISE.(Twitter/Bob Behnken)

‘Fireworks’ in space: Astronaut shares incredible pictures of Comet NEOWISE

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 01:16 PM IST
“Outstanding - what a seat to the fireworks show!” wrote a Twitter user expressing their wonder.
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