ISRO'S Mars Orbiter Mission Completes 1000 Days in Orbit

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Indias indigenous Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the maiden interplanetary launch of ISRO, which was launched on November 5, 2013, completes 1000 earth days in its orbit.MOM is credited with many laurels like cost-effectiveness, a short period of realisation, economical mass-budget, miniaturisation ...

NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets that could support life

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New Delhi: NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered 219 new planet candidates outside our Solar System, 10 of which may be about the same size and temperature as the Earth, indicating the possibility of life. "Of those, 10 are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which...

Last month was second hottest May on record: NASA

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Last month was the second-warmest May in 137 years of modern record-keeping of average global temperatures, according to NASA. The two top May temperature anomalies have occurred during the past two years. 2016 was the hottest on record, at 0.93 degrees Celsius warmer than the May mean temperatur...