Watch: A trip to the Red Planet will do this to your brain!

Watch: A trip to the Red Planet will do this to your brain!

In possibly one of the most well-known experiments, Mars500 had six men spend 520 days in a pressurized facility in Russia – the longest simulated space mission to date.  

ISRO to release Mars Orbiter atlas on Mangalyaan's first anniversary

ISRO to release Mars Orbiter atlas on Mangalyaan's first anniversary

India's momentous Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), which is set to mark its first anniversary in the Martian orbit on Thursday, September 24, will last for many years, according to ISRO.

DNA: SC orders CBI probe into Vyapam scam

The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation into the criminal cases related to the Vyapam scam and more than 40 deaths linked to it.

Smart plan to send humans to Mars

Smart plan to send humans to Mars

A step-wise approach can send humans to Mars in a much efficient and cheap way, scientists say.

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

The country's low-cost Mars mission spacecraft that is in a rendezvous with the Red planet for an extended period has enough fuel for it to last "many years", Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Kiran Kumar said today.

ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission

ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission

The country's low-cost Mars mission which is in rendezvous with the red Planet for an extended period has been presented with the Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 by the US' National Space Society.

Mangalyaan's communication blackout phase: What you should know!

Mangalyaan's communication blackout phase: What you should know!

Starting today, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with Mars for an extended period will enter the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase

India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase

Starting today, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with Mars for an extended period has entered the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.

Mangalyaan to enter 15-day "blackout" phase from Monday: ISRO

Mangalyaan to enter 15-day "blackout" phase from Monday: ISRO

Starting tomorrow, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with the red planet for an extended period will enter the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.

UAE gears up for Mars mission

UAE gears up for Mars mission

State-owned Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is ramping up its efforts to support the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in achieving its goal of sending an unmanned space probe to Mars by 2021, a media report said on Saturday.

Mars mission makes India top ranking space power: China report

India's accomplishment in becoming the only Asian country to send a spacecraft to Mars has earned it a place in the top rankings of space-faring nations, a report by a Chinese research institution has said.

 India to launch heavy satellite by December next year

India to launch heavy satellite by December next year

With the successful testing of indigenous cryogenic engine, India has attained the capability of putting heavy satellites in orbit and the first one is expected to be launched by December next year, government told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Silver catalysts may aid long-term space travel

Silver catalysts may aid long-term space travel

Silver electrocatalysts may help enable long-term space travel, such as manned missions to Mars, by recovering oxygen from carbon dioxide, scientists say.

Mineral that has implications for Mars mission identified

Mineral that has implications for Mars mission identified

A mineral that breaks down organic compounds when it is flash-heated has key implications for the Mars Curiosity Mission, scientists reported.

Simulated Mars mission gutted in fire

Simulated Mars mission gutted in fire

A simulated Mars mission held in the Utah desert in the US came to an abrupt end, when the research station was gutted in fire, media reported on Wednesday.

ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission team wins Space Pioneer Award

ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission team wins Space Pioneer Award

ISRO's Mars Mission team has won the prestigious 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category in recognition of achieving the rare feat in its very first attempt.

India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies

India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies

India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars, the government said Wednesday.

DNA: Army prepared to counter threat during J&K polls

The Indian Army said it was ready to ensure a safe environment for conduct of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

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PM Modi thanks Fiji for helping in India's Mars Mission

Suva: Expressing confidence that his visit to the island nation will mark the start of a new era in the relations between India and Fiji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked Suva for extending help in his country's Mars Mission.

A book that reveals India's journey to `Mars and Beyond`

A book that reveals India's journey to `Mars and Beyond`

"Reaching for the Stars: India's Journey to Mars and Beyond", a book penned by scribe-writer duo of Pallava Bagla and his wife Subhadra Menon reveals a lot that never made it to the newspapers.