Author: Mary Cottrell

China rocket

China fails in its second heavy-lift carrier rocket launch

China’s space ambitions have been increasingly lately with multiple missions being signed off as well as launched. The country is garnering success in its missions, but in its latest’s attempt to launch its second heavy-lift carrier rocket ‘Long March-5 Y2’, China didn’t remain successful. The launch on Sunday failed after abnormity was detected during the

Jupiter, Juno

Juno spacecraft all set to fly over the Great Red Spot on July 10

NASA has revealed that its Juno spacecraft that is orbiting the gas giant will be flying directly over the planet’s Great Red Spot on July 10. The Great Red Spot, which is Jupiter’s best known feature, is actually a massive 16,000-kilometer-wide storm that is said to be raging for more than 350 years now. As


Ice free regions on Antarctica to increase over next several decades

Areas of Antarctica devoid of ice, also known as ice-free regions, will most likely increase over the course of next few decades, a new study has suggested. The increase in ice-free areas will be as much as 25 per cent by the end of the century because of climate change, leading to drastic changes in