Chennai: India's Mars Orbiter is expected to send clearer pictures in two months' time, said a senior official of the Indian space agency Friday.
A.S. Kiran Kumar, director, Space
Beijing: China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission and return to the
New Delhi: Images from INSAT-3D, which became operational in January this year, played an important role while tracking Cyclone Hudhud which hit the east coast of India on October 12, according
Washington: Astronomers have recently observed a star escaping, with only a small part of its mass torn off, after almost being captured by a black hole.
The star was situated some
Washington: The smell of comets is quite strong, with the odor of rotten eggs (hydrogen sulphide), of horse stable (ammonia) and the pungent, suffocating odor of formaldehyde, it has been
Beijing: China Friday launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in order to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the
Washington: In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn.
New maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large
Washington: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has recently captured images of the third substantial Solar flare, which occurred on Oct. 22 in the lower half of the sun, in two days.
New Delhi: Scientists have recently discovered that organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are enthrallingly shifted away from its north and south poles.
These misaligned features
Cape Canaveral (US): Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men today, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station.
Beijing: China will launch its latest lunar orbiter in the coming days, state media said Wednesday, in its first attempt to send a spacecraft around the moon and back to Earth.
Washington: NASA has released fascinating photos of comet Siding Spring captured by one of its orbiters and a rover as it whizzed past the Mars planet on Sunday (October 19, 2014).
Washington: A rapid-fire "storm" of high energy explosion from extremely magnetized neutron star, also called as a magnetar, detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope on Jan. 22, 2009
Washington: A new study has helped scientist understand that cosmic rays can threaten deep-space astronaut missions in the future.
Associate professor Nathan Schwadron of the UNH
Washington: A new study has provided deeper insight into how big black holes can block formation of new stars in the aging galaxies.
The study found that massive black holes spewing
Cape Canaveral: North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new
New York: The US space agency is developing drones that will not only detect fires but also help extinguish the flames before they get out of control.
Researchers at NASA's Langley
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Washington: A fossilised crocodile-like creature has been spotted on Mars, reaffirming the belief that there was once life on the red planet.
Washington: A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter
Washington: Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, which is the size of a small mountain, passed extremely close to the planet Mars on Sunday (19 October 2014).
Wowing space enthusiasts
New York: A new study focused on the interior of Saturn's icy moon Mimas suggests that its icy surface cloaks either a rugby ball-shaped rocky core or a sloshing sub-surface ocean.
Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully conducted the second orbit raising operation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)-1C.
Washington: NASA has successfully captured thermal images of a commercial rocket on its descent, a development that may provide engineering inputs for future missions to Mars, the US space
Washington: A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.
The distance is less than one-tenth that of any
Beijing: China has completed construction of its most advanced space launch centre, designed to handle next generation rockets and space station modules, and it will be operational soon.
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