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This space selfie not to be missed!

This space selfie not to be missed!

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:20

While replacing a dead primary computer outside the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday, two astronauts did not mind taking a selfie which is now giving the earth dwellers goosebumps.

Radiation exposure puts astronauts at risk of cognitive impairment: Study

Radiation exposure puts astronauts at risk of cognitive impairment: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:52

Scientists have claimed that rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions that astronauts would face on a long-term deep space mission, show lapses in attention and slower reaction times, even when the radiation exposure is extremely low.

Manned mission to Mars necessary for our species to survive, says NASA chief

Manned mission to Mars necessary for our species to survive, says NASA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:44

NASA chief Charles Bolden, who is planning to land humans on the red planet by 2030, has said that a manned mission to Mars is necessary for our "species to survive."

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job outside ISS

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job outside ISS

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 09:04

Spacewalking astronauts replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station today and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.

Scientists show proof of 26 atomic bomb scale asteroid impacts since 2000

Scientists show proof of 26 atomic bomb scale asteroid impacts since 2000

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:17

Three prominent astronauts supporting the B612 Foundation have now presented a visualization of new data showing the surprising frequency at which the Earth is hit by asteroids.

Mysteries of nearby planetary system`s dynamics solved

Mysteries of nearby planetary system`s dynamics solved

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:30

Researchers have claimed to have solved mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved.

Implications of recent revelations about universe`s first light revealed

Implications of recent revelations about universe`s first light revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:12

Scientists last month announced first hard evidence for cosmic inflation, the process by which the infant universe swelled from microscopic to cosmic size in an instant.

Binary supermassive black holes discovered

Binary supermassive black holes discovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 09:46

An international research team has discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in orbit around one another.

MESSENGER completes 3,000th orbit of Mercury

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 11:52

MESSENGER has recently completed its 3,000th orbit of Mercury and moved closer to the planet than any spacecraft has been before, dropping to an altitude of 199 kilometers (123.7 miles) above the planet`s surface.

`Upside-down planet’ reveals new method of studying binary star systems

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:12

A student astronomer at the University of Washington has found an ‘upside-down planet’ which may pave way for new method of studying binary star systems.