India’s space agency-ISRO, sets a world record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission !

PSLV-C37 lift off; sets a world record by launching 104 satellites

It’s impossible until it’s done ! – Nelson Mandela …and it’s done ! India sets a world record by launching 104 satellites in a single launch; just one go ! About PSLV-C37 / Cartosat-2 series Mission :- The satellites were carried by ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle (PSLV-C37) on 15th…

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Nat Geo’s new series – MARS, combines sci-fi drama & documentary

Some of the crew exploring Mars. The global event series MARS premieres on the National Geographic Channel in November 2016. (photo credit: National Geographic Channels/Robert Viglasky)

When the first humans set foot on Mars, the moment will be more significant in terms of technology, philosophy, history and exploration than any that have come before it, all because we will no longer be a one-planet species !  – Stephen Petranek, author of “How We’ll Live on Mars”…

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NASA’s Starshade to help find another Earth !

I mean seriously what do these engineers & scientists at NASA are made of ? How do they come up with such awesome cool stuff every time ! This time, it’s something you would not have even thought of. Yea… we are talking about NASA’s Starshade ! (watch the video…

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Formula racecar designed & built by students of Bangalore !

Designing a car & making it is not as easy as sitting & watching a movie on a couch. Making a car doesn’t just mean to join the parts we bought; it needs to have deep knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, dynamics & must also be able to do calculations…

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NASA’s next Mars rover mission – 2020

After an overwhelming success of Mars rover mission 2012, NASA’s next nuclear powered Mars rover is planned to launch in 2020. Scientists say that – it is gonna be way more smarter & efficient than Curiosity, which is currently exploring the red planet. Curiosity had an awesome design, heck lot…

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NASA’s raging RS-25 engine passes it’s sixth test!

NASA has performed a nearly 9 minute long test of the engine called RS-25 which will be used for next generation mega-rockets which will take the astronauts to Mars & other deep space missions. The agency successfully tested an RS-25 engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. A total of four RS-25…

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NASA’s new robotic vision – Windbots !

Engineers at JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) are working on a new class of robotic probe designed to stay aloft for a long time without wings or hot-air balloons in atmospheres of giant planets. There is no shortage of something different, challenging & cool things at NASA & we know that very well.…

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Boeing’s new laser powered fusion-fission jet engine

Get ready, for this highly UNREALISTIC jet engine… Boeing has received a patent, US 9068562, which combines inertial confinement fusion, fission, and a turbine that generates electricity. Currently this kind of engine is completely unrealistic given our mastery of fusion. But perhaps in future this might be an excellent idea.  …

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Robowar- U.S.A vs JAPAN

”Suidobashi, you have a giant robot, we have a giant robot. You know what needs to happen” says MegaBots – U.S.-based robotics company! MegaBots issued the challenge last month after giving a final touch to its Mark 2- America’s first fully-functional, giant piloted robot. Mark 2 weighs 6 tons &…

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