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NASA to study ocean ecology

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:28

In a bid to improve satellite-based estimation of atmospheric carbon dioxide absorption by the oceans, NASA is embarking on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the US this week.

Mars was warmer and wetter 3.7 bn years ago

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 16:54

Scientists have revealed that images and data captured by the rover Curiosity suggest that Mars would have been warmer and wetter some 3.7 billion years ago.

Giant holes in Moon could shelter future astronauts

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:13

According to the new observations from NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft, there are over 200 lunar pits that could provide shelter to the future astronauts.

Antrix has earned Rs 4,408 crore since 1992: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:31

Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has generated Rs 4,408 crore since 1992 by rendering different services, government told the Rajya Sabha today.

Asteroids key to future Mars missions: NASA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:56

Near-earth asteroids provide a unique opportunity to test the new technologies and capabilities we need for future human missions to Mars, NASA has said.

NASA develops new air traffic management software

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:50

US space agency NASA has developed a new air traffic control software that would enable better management of the spacing between planes.

Mystery behind `Comet of the century` ISON`s final hours revealed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:01

A new data analysis from ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed the final hours of comet 2012/S1 (ISON).

GE designs iconic Moon boot-inspired sneakers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:58

GE has designed sneakers that have been inspired by the space boots worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when they set foot on the moon.

Mysterious, giant Siberian crater discovered at `end of world`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:30

A puzzling giant crater has been recently discovered in the remote area of North Siberia.

Brazilian earth station to get data from Indian satellites

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:37

India and Brazil Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), the Prime Minister`s Office said.