Red Planet Day

Earth dwellers have been fascinated by our next door neighboring planet for many generations. And the NASA space program has been seeking to explore and learn more about it for many decades. This so-called red planet appears in the sky as a slightly red color due to its rusty iron on the surface. Red Planet…

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Lunar City- A Futuristic City

 Lunar tourism may still sound like an unrealistic idea but it may become a reality in the future, given the advancements in space technology. Trips to the moon made available to a private audience have only been proposed by several companies. Some have even started accepting bookings. Many space tourism start-up companies are planning to offer tours on or…

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Moonbow

A moonbow (also known as a moon rainbow or lunar rainbow) is a rainbow produced by moonlight. Other than the difference in the light source, its formation is the same as for a solar rainbow. It is caused by the refraction of light in many water droplets, such as a rain shower or a waterfall, and is always positioned in…

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Strawberry Moon

This Strawberry Moon is a special treat because it isn’t an ordinary full moon. It is more of a supermoon, appearing larger and brighter. WHAT IS A ‘STRAWBERRY’ MOON? June’s full moon is commonly known as the strawberry moon. The Old Farmer’s Almanac says that each Full Moon of the year goes by several names. In…

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Discovery of water on the Moon

Discovery of water on the Moon In September this year, the Chandrayaan-2 mission made for an international spectacle for its technological leap — before losing its Vikram lander. But its success came on the back of India’s first moon mission, Chandrayaan-1, which entered the lunar orbit exactly 11 years ago.For most of the 20th century, scientists thought the…

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