Sept. 11, 2019

67: India Fails to Land on The Moon

67: India Fails to Land on The Moon

India has failed in its attempt to land a spacecraft onto the lunar surface plus other astronomy and space news.

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*India fails to land on the Moon

India has failed in its attempt to land a spacecraft onto the lunar surface.


*872 asteroids considered risky to Earth

The European Space Agency’s Near Earth Objects co-ordination centre says there are now some 872 known Near Earth Objects or NEOs that pose a risk to planet Earth.

*Wind mystery inside gas giant Saturn begins to unravel

A new study suggests Saturn’s interior flows like honey due to its magnetic field.

*Another claim of Microbial fossils discovered in a Martian meteorite

There’s been another study suggesting possible fossilized evidence of past microbial life has been discovered inside a Martian Meteorite.

*Iran missile test failure confirmed

Iran has now confirmed that a missile exploded on the launch pad at its top-secret Imam Khomeini Space Centre due to a malfunction during testing last month.


*The Science Report

The CDC getting reports of people dying from severe respiratory illnesses after vaping.

A new study has concluded that there is no single “gay gene”.

Scientists find an association between drinking sugary or artificially-sweetened drinks and early death.

Mystery explosion at secret Russian Naval research station was linked to nuclear reactor explosion.

911 firefighters show greater risk of cardiovascular disease.

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