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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures 'Earhart' propeller in Saturn's A ring
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures 'Earhart' propeller in Saturn's A ring

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of 'Earhart' propeller in Saturn's A ring.

Spacewalk mishap: Astronauts lose important piece of space station's protective shielding
Spacewalk mishap: Astronauts lose important piece of space station's protective shielding

The piece of shielding the astronuats lost, protects against micrometeorite debris and was one of four pieces that Whitson and Kimbrough were installing over the spot left by a relocated docking port.

Testing cost-cutting model, SpaceX to relaunch Falcon 9 rocket
Testing cost-cutting model, SpaceX to relaunch Falcon 9 rocket

Elon Musk's SpaceX is aiming to make history in space industry as it plans to relaunch its used Falcon 9 rocket at 6:37 pm EDT on Thursday.

PTSD has a cure – Playing video game 'Tetris' can ease symptoms
PTSD has a cure – Playing video game 'Tetris' can ease symptoms

Results showed that those who had played Tetris had fewer intrusive memories of the trauma in total over the week immediately following the accident than the controls.

Have you ever imagined astronauts video-conferencing from space? Scientists say it's possible
Have you ever imagined astronauts video-conferencing from space? Scientists say it's possible

LEMNOS, Laser-Enhanced Mission and Navigation Operational Services, may make these capabilities and more a reality in the near future.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

The orbiter, which is the most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars, continues to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.

How wrong-way asteroid avoids colliding with Jupiter
How wrong-way asteroid avoids colliding with Jupiter

The findings published in the journal Nature showed that the orbit has been stable for at least a million years and will be stable for at least a million years more. 

SpaceX set for Numero Uno recycled rocket launch
SpaceX set for Numero Uno recycled rocket launch

The goal of the launch, scheduled for 6:27 pm (2227 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is to send a communications satellite for Luxembourg-based company SES into a distant orbit.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson makes history, breaks record for most spacewalks by a woman!
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson makes history, breaks record for most spacewalks by a woman!

Whitson along with Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA will reconnect the cables and electrical connections on PMA-3 at its new home on top Harmony.

ISS astronauts Shane Kimbrough, Peggy Whitson to conduct second spacewalk on Thursday!
ISS astronauts Shane Kimbrough, Peggy Whitson to conduct second spacewalk on Thursday!

Two astronauts will conduct the second spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, March 30.

NASA officially launches its new searchable Image and Video Library for public use!
NASA officially launches its new searchable Image and Video Library for public use!

The website consolidates imagery spread across more than 60 collections into one searchable location.

NASA announces names of five astronauts for forthcoming ISS missions!
NASA announces names of five astronauts for forthcoming ISS missions!

Astronauts Joe Acaba, Ricky Arnold, Nick Hague, Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Shannon Walker all have begun training for missions launching later this year and throughout 2018.

Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes discovered
Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes discovered

Such galactic outflows are driven by the huge energy output from the active and turbulent centres of galaxies.

Planetary waves above Earth's surface exist on the Sun too!
Planetary waves above Earth's surface exist on the Sun too!

For a brief period, from 2011 to 2014, scientists had the unprecedented opportunity to see the Sun's entire atmosphere at once.

Sands covering surface of Saturn's moon Titan are 'electrically charged', say scientists!
Sands covering surface of Saturn's moon Titan are 'electrically charged', say scientists!

They maintain that charge for days or months at a time and attach to other hydrocarbon substances, much like packing peanuts used in shipping boxes here on Earth.

Juno successfully buzzes Jupiter's cloud tops in its fifth flyby
Juno successfully buzzes Jupiter's cloud tops in its fifth flyby

According to NASA, all of Juno's science instruments and the spacecraft's JunoCam were on during the flyby, collecting data that is now being returned to Earth. 

Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'
Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'

The researchers at Australian National University (ANU) called on amateur astronomers to help them find the so called 'Planet 9' 

NASA's Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter's cloud tops today
NASA's Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter's cloud tops today

At the time of closest approach, also called perijove, and traveling at a speed of about 129,000 miles per hour, Juno spacecraft will be about 2,700 miles above the Jupiter's cloud tops.

'Sensory skin' to detect damage outside spacecraft
'Sensory skin' to detect damage outside spacecraft

As space shuttle windows revealed, something as small as a paint chip moving at that velocity can punch through several layers of glass.

Scientists identify impact crater in connection with ancient Martian tsunamis!
Scientists identify impact crater in connection with ancient Martian tsunamis!

Growing evidence that tsunami waves washed over the boundary between the southern highlands and northern lowlands help strengthen the hypothesis.

NASA's Juno ready for fifth close flyby of Jupiter
NASA's Juno ready for fifth close flyby of Jupiter

At the time of closest approach, Juno will be about 4,400 km above the planet`s cloud tops, moving at a speed of about 57.8 km per second relative to the gas-giant planet. 

Efforts being made to restore Pluto to planet club: Scientists
Efforts being made to restore Pluto to planet club: Scientists

Six scientists from institutions across the United States argued that Pluto deserves to be a full planet, along with some 110 other bodies in the solar system, including Earth's moon.

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft set for its fifth flyby over Jupiter
NASA’s Juno Spacecraft set for its fifth flyby over Jupiter

The US space agency NASA’s Juno spacecraft is all set to make its fifth fly-by over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27 at 4:52 am EDT.

17-year-old British teen detects NASA data error, earns appreciation
17-year-old British teen detects NASA data error, earns appreciation

Miles Soloman, an A-level student at Tapton school in Sheffield, contacted scientists at NASA, telling them that radiation sensors on the ISS were recording false data.

Astronomers identify record-breaking brown dwarf located 750 light years away
Astronomers identify record-breaking brown dwarf located 750 light years away

The object, known as SDSS J0104+1535, is a member of the so-called halo - the outermost reaches - of our galaxy, made up of the most ancient stars.

Astronauts Shane Kimbrough,Thomas Pesquet complete spacewalk
Astronauts Shane Kimbrough,Thomas Pesquet complete spacewalk

US station commander Kimbrough, 49, and French flight engineer Pesquet, 39, floated outside the station`s airlock as the $100 billion complex soared 250 miles (402 km) above Earth.

Dunes of Southern Highlands look spectacular! NASA shares the pic
Dunes of Southern Highlands look spectacular! NASA shares the pic

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of sand dunes of Southern Highlands.

 ISS upgrade: Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet begin spacewalk — Watch
ISS upgrade: Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet begin spacewalk — Watch

Two astronauts are spacewalking outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday for upgrading the orbiting lab for the arrival of future space crews.

Post new feat, ISRO gearing up for launch of its nextGen rocket 'GSLV MkIII'
Post new feat, ISRO gearing up for launch of its nextGen rocket 'GSLV MkIII'

As per reports, the Indian space agency is preparing for two launches in the next two months from Sriharikota. 

Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core
Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core

Astronomers think this object is a very strong case. Weighing more than 1 billion suns, the rogue black hole is the most massive black hole ever detected to have been kicked out of its central home.