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.
Los Angeles: After spending about 22 months orbiting the Earth on a secret mission, a US Air Force X-37B unmanned, reusable space plane has finally returned.
The spacecraft which
Washington: Researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to inexpensive and more efficient biofuels.
Led by Professor Yong Wang from the Washington State University, the
Tokyo: In a finding that may have important implications for the evolution of massive stars, a group of researchers presented a model that provides the first characterisation of the progenitor
Washington: The US space agency, NASA Friday announced it has successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent that may provide critical engineering information
London: Scientists have developed a metal ball shaped fusion reactor that may be able to save the world by powering it forever.
The little ball of metal has been created by boffins at
Washington: The space telescope IRIS researchers have found evidence of such short-lived heat pockets in the Sun and showed that the temperature distribution within the Sun's outer layers could
Washington: A new study has suggested that the wobbles of Mimas, the closest of Saturn's regular moons, indicate that the moon either contains a weirdly shaped rocky core or has a sub-surface
Washington: A new space study detected mysterious dark matter-'axions' in the X-Ray sky.
As first author, Late Professor George Fraser from the University of Leicester had said that
Washington: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest
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