Aditya-L1’s first earth-bound firing to raise orbit successful, says ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Sunday said the first launch from Earth to raise the orbit of Aditya-L1 has been successfully completed.The space agency has confirmed that the … Read More

India’s 1st mission to study the sun launches Sept. 2

The Aditya-1 solar mission launches hot on the heels of India’s first moon landing. Scientists hope the Aditya-L1 observatory will provide clues to these decades-long mysteries. The spacecraft is scheduled … Read More

The solar maximum could hit us harder and sooner than we thought. How dangerous will the sun’s chaotic peak be?

The sun is quickly approaching a major peak in solar activity. Experts warn it could potentially begin by the end of 2023, years before initial predictions suggested. This image shows … Read More