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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:02

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 19:25

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:20

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

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 17:26

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

Watch video: NASA`s Juno captures cosmic waltz of Earth and Moon

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 17:52

NASA’s spacecraft Juno captured the celestial dance of Earth and Moon during its flyby of our planet on October 9, 2013.

NASA app shows effects of climate change on Earth

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 21:57

NASA has launched a new app that gives users a glimpse into how climate change and natural disasters are quickly transforming the landscape of the Earth.

Curiosity suffers glitch, halts operations on Red Planet

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 18:50

NASA’s Mars rover, Curiosity has suffered a glitch on November 17, halting all roving and science observations for a few days on the Red Planet.

Carbon worlds may be waterless: NASA

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 14:56

Planets rich in carbon, including so-called diamond planets, may lack oceans, according to a NASA study.

Deep Impact comet research mission ends: NASA

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 08:31

The US space agency has announced an end to its eight-year Deep Impact mission that included an unprecedented impact, comet flybys and the return of approximately 500,000 images of celestial objects.

Life on Mars hopes fade after rover finds no sign of methane

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 08:25

Hopes of finding life on Mars suffered a setback after new findings from NASA`s Curiosity rover detected only trace amounts of methane gas in the Red Planet`s atmosphere, a study said Thursday.

NASA`s future `smart` rovers to take own decisions

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 21:12

Space rovers may soon be able to take decisions on their own, thanks to NASA`s new `smart` camera system that can not only take pictures of alien rocks, but also draw meaning out of them.

New software to help Mars rovers drive safely on Red Planet

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 12:14

Researchers have developed a model called Artemis that accurately simulates rover mobility over various types of soil and terrain.