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Soon 'space plane' that will fly people from anywhere to anywhere in 4 hours flat
Soon 'space plane' that will fly people from anywhere to anywhere in 4 hours flat

A plane that could one day fly anywhere in the world in four hours, and carry spaceships out of the atmosphere without using rockets will soon be a reality after it received approval from the European Space Agency (ESA).

ESA's Venus Express finally ends eight-year mission

European Space Agency's Venus Express has finally ended its eight-year mission after far exceeding its planned life.

Rosetta suggests Earth`s water came from asteroids, not comets
Rosetta suggests Earth`s water came from asteroids, not comets

Water on Earth is more likely to have come from asteroids that hit our planet billions of years ago than comets, European researchers said on Wednesday.

Space travelling is now bit `safer` than previously thought
Space travelling is now bit `safer` than previously thought

 A new research has revealed that cosmic radiations might not be as harmful as previously thought, making space travelling relatively safer for future.

ESA may soon send its next mission to Mercury
ESA may soon send its next mission to Mercury

European Space Agency is currently looking at Mercury for its next mission, it has been revealed.

Philae's comet landing 'thud' recorded
Philae's comet landing 'thud' recorded

Thud! The sound that Europe's space probe Philae made when it became the first to land on a comet last week.

Rosetta's spacecraft enters 'comet escort phase' post Philae going to sleep
Rosetta's spacecraft enters 'comet escort phase' post Philae going to sleep

Rosetta's spacecraft will continue its own extraordinary exploration by orbiting the comet as it arcs closer to the Sun.

Scientists 'confident' Philae comet lander will wake up
Scientists 'confident' Philae comet lander will wake up

There is a strong chance Europe's comet lander will wake up from hibernation as it nears the sun, raising hopes for a second series of scientific measurements from the surface next year, scientists involved in the mission said today.

ESA publishes first ever pics of Philae Lander's 'bouncy' touchdown
ESA publishes first ever pics of Philae Lander's 'bouncy' touchdown

European Space Agency has published the first ever pics of Philae Lander 's probe moments after its initial touchdown.

Images show Philae`s historic comet bounce

The AEuropean Space Agency (ES)on Sunday unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing on a comet last Wednesday.

Comet probe uploads last-minute data from `alien world`

 Robot probe Philae uploaded a slew of data to Earth Friday from a deep-space comet that it drilled into long after its onboard battery was feared to have died. 

Low-battery comet probe alive and uploading data: ESA

 Europe`s comet probe Philae was sending science data to Earth late Friday, said mission controllers who had feared its battery may run out before it could make final contact.

Rosetta mission: Philae begins drilling into comet's surface amid battery issue
Rosetta mission: Philae begins drilling into comet's surface amid battery issue

The Philae lander has started drilling into the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to collect scientific data, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday.

Rosetta comet mission: Scientists have limited time to save Philae
Rosetta comet mission: Scientists have limited time to save Philae

European scientists just have few hours left to save its robotic probe 'Philae lander' after it landed in a cave near the foot of the cliff on comet.

Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet

For the first time in history, a spacecraft from Earth has landed on the face of a comet speeding through deep space.

Philae lander faced trouble in initial landing; Rosetta comet mission now stable
Philae lander faced trouble in initial landing; Rosetta comet mission now stable

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) faced a few nervous minutes after the initial reports suggested that Philae bounced across the comet surface and faced trouble in its initial landing.

Rosetta's Philae sends first image of  Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - See pic
Rosetta's Philae sends first image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - See pic

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: After scripting history in space, ESA's Rosetta has now tweeted the first picture of the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by its robotic probe Philae after it landed safely on Wednesday.

Philae lander 'bounced twice' on comet but is now stable, confirm Rosetta mission scientists
Philae lander 'bounced twice' on comet but is now stable, confirm Rosetta mission scientists

Philae, the robot probe that made a historic landing on a comet is now stable after failing to attach to the surface.

Listen to the 'mysterious' song of Rosetta's comet
Listen to the 'mysterious' song of Rosetta's comet

A set of instruments on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft designed to analyse the plasma environment surrounding the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko have recorded a 'mysterious' song.

ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'
ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday released images of Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, taken by its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) last month.