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Retired NASA astronaut Hadfield, whose career included a stint as the International Space Station commander, hosted a recent call-in program for CBC Radio, in which he fielded a question from five-year-old Timor, who expressed his fear about satellite Voyager. “What if it gets broken outside of our Solar System, and there’s nothing to fix it?” Timor asked. ...

September 28th, 2014 • 9:41 AM

This week, visiting Russian Vice-Minister of Education and Science and Technology Alexander Povalko is in New Delhi to discuss closer collaboration between Russia and India in scientific education and economic growth.

September 26th, 2014 • 11:47 AM

India's Mission control center for the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) received confirmation that the spacecraft was in Mars orbit at 10:30 PM EDT yesterday, eliciting cheers from the scientists and engineers, and congratulations from Prime Minister Narenda Modi, who witnessed the historic moment with them. This is the first time a fully successful mission to Mars has been carried out on a nation's first try. It is the first spacecraft launched from Asia that arrived safely at the red planet...

September 24th, 2014 • 1:06 PM

As the Trans-Atlantic system crumbles, and Obama's continued presence in the White House threatens the near term outbreak of War, raising the threat of a thermonuclear confrontation, the BRICS nations continue to make progress on building up a new paradigm for mankind. They have continued to develop their alliances, amongst themselves and with an ever expanding circle of sovereign nations. Here are some of those developments from the recent days.

September 16th, 2014 • 12:29 PM

NASA and India Are Discussing Setting up a Joint Mars Working Group

September 12th, 2014 • 9:05 AM

The following message of Congratulations to the people of India upon the success of its orbital mission to Mars, was written by Kesha Rogers, former candidate and Democratic nominee for the 22nd Congressional District of Texas in 2010-2012, and former candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014. She writes:

Greetings,

September 27th, 2014 • 9:04 PM

The ebullient scientific and cultural optimism uncorked by India's successful placement in Mars orbit on Sept. 23 of its Mars Orbiter Mission, was properly summed up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he told the gathered scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization, and a world which watched the historic event live over the internet:

September 24th, 2014 • 9:28 PM

India's Mars orbiter, which is scheduled to be captured by Mars' orbit on Wednesday, September 24th, carried out a critical test earlier today when its engine was successfully fired for 4 seconds, after having been idled for 300 days, en route to Mars.

September 22nd, 2014 • 9:37 AM

The annual meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) began on Thursday in Dushambe, Tajikistan, where this important subsector of the new, extended world order launched by the BRICS meeting in July, will bring about yet more strategic and economic initiatives as part of the new world paradigm now shaping world history.

September 12th, 2014 • 9:33 AM