Beijing: Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will support a new mission to the moon by countries other than the US, and is looking forward to a manned mission to Mars.
One of the icons of
Washington: A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point
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New Delhi: NASA on Wednesday announced that Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded multi-billion dollar contract from the US space agency to carry astronauts in space
Washington: US space agency NASA said Tuesday it will make a "major announcement" regarding the awarding of contracts to build commercial spaceships that will send the country's astronauts to
New York: US space agency has aproved a "global selfie" project that aims to send a special message from earth to space via NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
Bangalore: The Indian space agency has a contingency plan to insert its spacecraft into Martian orbit Sep 24 in case its main engine fails to re-start and fire, a senior official said Monday.
Washington: The US multinational Boeing Co is poised to beat two other rivals in the race to get a multi-billion dollar NASA contract to carry astronauts in space taxis, Wall Street Journal (
Washington: Conditions on the Earth for the first 500 million years after its formation may have been surprisingly similar to present day conditions - complete with oceans, continents and
London: Rosetta's lander Philae will target 'Site J' on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for its landing, it has been reported.
Site J was on the "head" of the comet, an irregular
London: Analysis of 1.3 billion years old Martian meteorite has helped researchers provide more evidence of the possibility of life on Mars.
Dr Elias Chatzitheodoridis of the National
Cape Canaveral: NASA won`t meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter, the agency’s
Beijing: Astronauts from around the world have expressed interest in China's future space laboratory and station which is expected to be operational by 2022.
Meeting in Beijing for
New York: A giant balloon fitted with a new NASA telescope to spot black holes is set to take off this month.
Scientists at the Washington University in St Louis and NASA's Columbia
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New Delhi: K Koteshwar Rao, Scientific Secretary, ISRO on Monday said that India will be the first country to be successful in maiden attempt to go to
Paris: The European Space Agency (ESA) has planned to reveal the site selected for the first landing of a comet this week.
Philae, a landing module weighing about 100 kg that is part
Bangalore: As the country's Mars orbiter mission nears its destination, scientists at ISRO are gearing to undertake a "challenging task" on September
Washington: Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and display a mysterious diversity in their appearance that has puzzled astronomers for over two decades. Scientists believe that
Washington: New research by NASA shows a glimpse of giant holes in the electrically charged layer of the Venusian atmosphere, called the ionosphere.
These holes give additional clues
Washington: NASA has unveiled the largest spacecraft welding tool - the Vertical Assembly Center (VAC) - at its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
The 170-feet-tall, 78-feet-
Washington: Evolutionary thinking is not just about the past anymore. It is about the present and the future and addressing societal challenges such as food security, emerging diseases and bio-
London: Gaia has recently discovered its first ever stellar explosion in another galaxy while scanning the space.
This powerful event, now named Gaia14aaa, took place in a distant
Chennai: India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled to enter the Mars orbit later this month, is in the "pink of health" and sending vital information from a distance of 211 million km
Washington: The US space agency has approved to launch a $800 mission in 2016 to return sample from an asteroid that may collide with the Earth in the 21st century.
"In 2019, the
Washington: NASA has said that astronomers searching the atmospheres of alien worlds for gases that might be produced by life can't rely on the detection of just one type, such as oxygen, ozone
Washington: A new research has revealed about the giant holes in the electrically charged layer of the Venus' atmosphere called the ionosphere.
The findings at National Aeronautics
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