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How bigger galaxies eat smaller ones

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:33

Astronomers studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal have found how bigger galaxies absorb smaller ones.

Titan`s ocean may be as saline as Earth`s Dead Sea: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:24

Scientists have revealed that NASA`s Cassini mission have provided firm evidence that ocean inside the Saturn `s largest moon, Titan, might be extremely salty like Earth`s Dead Sea.

NASA may send small drone to explore Saturn`s moon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:33

Saturn`s giant moon Titan has become one of the most fascinating bodies in the solar system because of its potential similarities to the atmosphere of primordial Earth, and NASA has now announced plans to release a small drone from an interplanetary balloon to explore the moon`s surface.

NASA delays carbon-hunting satellite launch by a day

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:17

The launch of NASA`s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket was postponed Tuesday less than a minute before lift-off when the launch pad`s water system failed, NASA said in a statement.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Russia building super-heavy space rockets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:36

Russia is designing a carrier rocket of the super-heavy class, capable to deliver spacecraft for missions to the Moon and Mars, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Monday.

PLSV-C23 launch: From "Yeh dil maange more" to "Gravity", all in Modi`s speech

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:40

From the famous catch phrase `Yeh dil maange more` to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech today saluting Indian space scientists.

NASA successfully tests `saucer shaped` vehicle for future Mars missions

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:49

NASA has recently tested an effective saucer shaped vehicle technology that could be used for future Mars missions.

PSLV-C23 launch: SPOT-7 can cover areas 10 times the size of France

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:35

French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7, which has been successfully launched into orbit today, June 30, by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C23, along with four other co-passenger foreign satellites, can cover an area of 10 times the size of France.

President Pranab congratulates ISRO on successful rocket launch

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:11

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. The achievement was a "significant milestone" in the progress of India`s space capabilities, he said.