Ames Research Center

NASA establishes virtual institute for small spacecraft systems

NASA establishes virtual institute for small spacecraft systems

NASA said it will establish a virtual institute to advance the field of small spacecraft systems at its Ames Research Center in the heart of Silicon Valley early in 2017.

Oct 22, 2016, 22:07 PM IST
How does smoke effect clouds in terms of climate? NASA flies to Africa to find out!

How does smoke effect clouds in terms of climate? NASA flies to Africa to find out!

NASA's Observations of Aerosols Above Clouds and their Interactions (ORACLES) mission will observe and measure how these particles interact with clouds and change their ability to warm or cool the planet.

Aug 25, 2016, 22:56 PM IST

NASA`s LADEE lunar exploration mission gets extension

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) will get more time to explore the Moon than primitively planned after getting approval for a 28-day extension from the US space agency, NASA.

Feb 03, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

Misaligned planets in distant planetary system discovered

Using NASA`s Kepler space telescope, an international team of astronomers have found a distant planetary system, which features multiple planets orbiting at a severe tilt to their host star.

Oct 18, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

NASA calls off attempts to fix Kepler space telescope

The Kepler space telescope`s planet-hunting days are over because its broken positioning system cannot be fixed, NASA officials said on Thursday.

Aug 17, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

NASA`s Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently

The Kepler space telescope - NASA`s primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently.

May 17, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

NASA finds new astronomical tool to trace evolution of cosmic carbon

Scientists at NASA`s Ames Research Center could be able to systematically investigate the molecular evolution of cosmic carbon.

May 15, 2013, 11:16 AM IST