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See pic: NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a dazzling Rhea during its Saturn probe!

See pic: NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a dazzling Rhea during its Saturn probe!

NASA just released a beautiful image of Rhea shining in the full sunlight, the reason being the water ice that forms most of the moon's surface.

NASA's Juno all set to reach Jupiter; 'We are ready', say spacecraft investigators

NASA's Juno all set to reach Jupiter; 'We are ready', say spacecraft investigators

After the main engine burn, Juno will be in orbit around Jupiter.

NASA's CORAL mission to map coral reefs from 23,000 feet!

NASA's CORAL mission to map coral reefs from 23,000 feet!

Up till now, scientists have been studying coral reefs up close in the water. But now, NASA has decided to study them differently – from 23,000 feet above.

See pic: Colourful Nili Fossae region of Mars

See pic: Colourful Nili Fossae region of Mars

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of the Nili Fossae region of Mars.

Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

The findings showed “the glaciers in Greenland are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.

NASA reschedules, announces possible Red Planet probe in 2018!

NASA reschedules, announces possible Red Planet probe in 2018!

The spacecraft launch that was supposed to happen this month had to be delayed due to a vacuum leak in its prime science instrument in December.

NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

This is of direct benefit be it for India or California where we see tectonic activity.

Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

 A small asteroid that is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on March 5 will pass peacefully without disturbing our world at a distance of between 9,000-17,000 km.

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

Cassini, which is in final phase of the mission, performed a 35-second engine burn on Saturday, January 23.

99 per cent probability of Los Angeles-area quake: Study

There is a 99.9 per cent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more the USD 12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers.

NASA, Microsoft to help scientists work virtually on Mars

 NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop a new technology that will enable researchers to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology.

NASA lander to carry tiny spacecrafts for Mars fly-by

NASA lander to carry tiny spacecrafts for Mars fly-by

When NASA launches its next mission on the journey to Mars - a stationary lander in 2016 - the flight will include two revolutionary CubeSats.

How Earth's atmosphere distorts GPS communications

How Earth's atmosphere distorts GPS communications

Signals travelling between GPS (global positioning system) satellites and your communication device can get distorted in Earth's upper atmosphere especially at high latitudes, reveals a study.

Sun-like stars not all that dusty

Sun-like stars not all that dusty

Sun-like stars are not all that dusty, reveals a new study, adding that less dust means better odds of snapping clear pictures of the stars' planets in the future.

NASA tool to identify drought-resilient plants

The US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants.

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled the first sample-collection hole in Mount Sharp, a layered mountain in Mars.

NASA`s longest-serving Mars spacecraft shifts orbit for new observations

NASA`s Mars Odyssey spacecraft has shifted its orbit to help scientists make the first systematic observations of how morning fogs, clouds and surface frost develop in different seasons on the Red Planet.

NASA rover Curiosity feels heat on Mars

All is not well with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. The wear and tear in its wheels owing to rough Martian landscape has been a cause of concern for mission managers.

Air pollution boosts NW Pacific cyclones

Surging air pollution from China and other fast-growing Asian economies has intensified winter cyclones in the northwest Pacific, scientists said Tuesday.

Clay-like minerals found on Jupiter`s icy moon Europa

Researchers studying the data received from NASA’s Galileo mission found clay-type minerals on the surface of Europa, Jupiter`s icy moon.