Tag: Space

  • 15 years on International Space Station #15YearsOnStation

    15 years on International Space Station #15YearsOnStation

    Today marks 15 years of continuous human habitation on the International Space Station. Its a remarkable human achievement. For me the lasting legacy of ISS will be the partnership forged with nations like United States, Russia, Europe, Japan, and Canada. The ISS enables countless scientific discoveries that  are not only related to space but also on earth. It improves water purity, […]

  • Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror: Getting to Mars

    Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror: Getting to Mars

    At 10:31 p.m. Pacific Time, NASA that will attempt to land a 2,000-pound Mars rover called Curiosity on the surface of Mars using a complex system of parachutes and rockets. Currently en route to the planet, it is scheduled to land in Gale Crater at about 05:31 UTC on August 6, 2012. This mission is […]