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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers 'Icarus', the farthest star ever seen

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers 'Icarus', the farthest star ever seen

The Hubble Space Telescope of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has discovered the farthest star ever seen, named Icarus.The enormous blue star is located over halfway across

Apr 03, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket in resupply mission to space station

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket in resupply mission to space station

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on

Apr 03, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Mars parachute sent high up in key NASA test

Mars parachute sent high up in key NASA test

A supersonic parachute designed for future missions to Mars has undergone a successful test in which it was sent very high up in the sky in a rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Apr 02, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
GSAT-6A satellite could become space debris if link not established

GSAT-6A satellite could become space debris if link not established

Indian communication satellite GSAT-6A would become a space debris if the Indian space agency does not reestablish communication link with it, said experts.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
SpaceX to launch its 14th resupply mission to space station on Monday

SpaceX to launch its 14th resupply mission to space station on Monday

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on Monday, April 2,

Apr 02, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth

Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth

The eight-tonne Tiangong-1 was mostly burnt up when it entered the Earth's atmosphere in the central region of the South Pacific at around 8:15 am Beijing time, China's Manned Space Engineering

Apr 02, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
NASA invests in technology for space exploration missions

NASA invests in technology for space exploration missions

NASA is investing in several next-generation technology concepts that will help the US space agency use them for future space exploration missions.

Apr 02, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
China's space lab 'Tiangong-1' set to re-enter Earth this weekend

China's space lab 'Tiangong-1' set to re-enter Earth this weekend

China's first experimental space lab, Tiangong-1, is expected to plunge back to the Earth's atmosphere this weekend.

Mar 30, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
NASA astronauts successfully complete 209th spacewalk outside space station

NASA astronauts successfully complete 209th spacewalk outside space station

Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of NASA successfully completed the fourth spacewalk of the year outside the International Space Station on Thursday, March 29.

Mar 30, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
NASA set to launch its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior

NASA set to launch its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to go on a journey to Mars to study the deep interior of the Red Planet and find traces of how it was formed.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08

Mar 29, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
ISS astronauts to take spacewalk outside space station today: Watch NASA's live streaming

ISS astronauts to take spacewalk outside space station today: Watch NASA's live streaming

Expedition 55 crew member Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will conduct a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space

Mar 29, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
NASA astronauts to conduct spacewalk outside space station today

NASA astronauts to conduct spacewalk outside space station today

NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of Expedition 55 will conduct a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, March 29.

Mar 29, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle- F08 (GSLV-F08) rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-6A will take off at 4:56 pm ISTtoday.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

The countdown for the launch of ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-6A, onboard GSLV-F08 rocket, began at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 1.56 pm on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
Astronomers discover hot Earth-sized planet outside our solar system

Astronomers discover hot Earth-sized planet outside our solar system

K2-229b is 20 percent larger than Earth but has a mass 2.6 times greater -- and a dayside temperature of over 2000 degrees Celsius.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
NASA delays launch of world's largest space telescope until 2020

NASA delays launch of world's largest space telescope until 2020

The most powerful space telescope ever built, the Webb telescope is considered to be the successor to NASA's 26-year-old Hubble Space Telescope.

Mar 28, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday, March 29 at 16:56 hrs (IST).

Mar 28, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Two astronauts of Expedition 55 gears up for Thursday spacewalk

Two astronauts of Expedition 55 gears up for Thursday spacewalk

The spacewalk will be performed by NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
'Artificial Meteor Shower' will soon be on sale—Here's how you can buy it

'Artificial Meteor Shower' will soon be on sale—Here's how you can buy it

The Japan-based private space company named Astro Live Experiences (ALE) is developing world's first artificial shooting star project.

Mar 27, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

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