Why ISRO is best and better than NASA?

When we talk about technology, space, companies, we think about national agencies like NASA, ESA, and Roscosmos. We also talk about private companies like Space X and Rocket Lab. One entity we’ve refrained to talk about is ISRO, The Indian Space Research Organization. Today where does ISRO really fit in? And what makes it so special? First of all, […]

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Why Jupiter is a badass planet of our Solar System?

 If anyone asks about the Badass planet in our Solar system, we come to the fifth planet from the Sun. Jupiter. Some of you may recognize it from in the grade-school. An unlucky failed star orbiting Sun. Even some scientists claim that in actuality Jupiter is not orbiting the Sun! But they both are orbiting […]

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Why Pluto is no longer a planet anymore?

My very eager mother just served us nine pizzas. Ooh, yum! Hey, if you were in elementary school before 2006, there’s a good chance you had to memorize something similar to that sentence. This mnemonic device was used to teach children the order of the planets in our solar system; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, […]

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Why spacesuits are so expensive?

This spacesuit built-in 1974 was reported to cost between 15 million dollars to 22 million dollars. Today that would be about 150 million dollars. It has not delivered any new mission-ready extravehicular suits. Since then NASA is running out of spacesuits. In fact NASA down to just four flights ready suits. Since 2009 NASA has […]

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Why did NASA stop going to the moon after 1972?

  In July 1969, Neil Armstrong famously took “one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind”, becoming an American hero and a cultural icon. Apollo 11 was by all accounts a success, enabling humans to finally visit our closest celestial neighbor. But while the heady highs of 1969 gave us our first […]

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