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NASA creates space engine like none other

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 10:07

In what could be a game changer in space exploration, NASA has successfully tested a "microwave thruster system" that requires no propellant to generate thrust.

Give space burial to your dead pets

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:52

Huston based company Celestis inc. is going to launch an all new service called `Celestis Pets` for pet lovers who can now send their dead pets into space for a space burial.

Galaxy that acts as cosmic magnifying glass discovered

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 10:30

Using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass.

India having space cooperation with 33 nations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:57

India has been working in cooperation with 33 countries in the area of peaceful use of outer space, the government Wednesday said.

Artist develops first ever man-made leaf that could provide oxygen during space travel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:23

In a path-breaking innovation, Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri developed the first man-made, biologically functional leaf that takes in carbon dioxide, water, and light and releases oxygen.

Russian space `sex geckos` are safe for now

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:09

There is good news for the geckos aboard the Russian Foton-M4 space satellite meant to study the effects of microgravity on sex and reproduction.

Cool flames in space to lead better engines on Earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:21

A new space experiment can change the way humans travel. In a series of trials on board the International Space Station (ISS), researchers have discovered a type of cool-burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:19

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:40

The US space agency`s Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.

Now you can print your own 3D models of probes, asteroids with NASA

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:35

NASA has released STL files that would allow people to make their own 3D models of space probes, asteroids and the surface of the moon.

Office space absorption up 11% in Delhi-NCR

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:08

DTZ describes take-up as floor space acquired for occupation that includes offices let to an eventual occupier and developments pre-let or sold.

Three exoplanets nearly dry

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:32

In a significant discovery using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers, including an Indian-origin researcher, who went looking for water vapour in three exoplanets orbiting stars similar to our sun have come up nearly dry.