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Mars orbiter spacecraft to reach target in 75 days

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:01

Exactly 75 days from today, India`s Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target.

India earned 40 million euro for launching 15 foreign satellites

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 19:46

India`s Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said that the country has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date.

First men on Mars should never return, says Buzz Aldrin

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:48

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on Moon, feels that the first men to land on Mars should never return to Earth.

South America records Mars-like levels of UV radiation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:18

Scientists have recorded the highest level of ultraviolet radiation on earth in South America -- at levels akin to what may be expected on Mars.

Salt melted ice to form water on Mars?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:04

Researchers have discovered that water could have flowed on the surface of Mars with the help of salt present in the Martian soil that can melt ice.

NASA says UFO on Mars mere hot pixel

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:07

NASA has recently stated that the bright light recorded by the Curiosity rover on Mars was just a `hot pixel` and not a UFO.

New Mars map provides insight into water modifying planet`s surface

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:47

A new geological map of mars has revealed new insight into surface modified by water over much of planet`s history.

India, Australia experiment man-robot tasks on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:52

Indian and Australian space scientists and students are carrying out experiments to compare how well human astronauts and robotic vehicles can work together and perform tasks on Mars.

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:31

NASA and Boeing have inked a USD 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way for manned missions to Mars.

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft completes 75 percent of journey

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 14:19

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft has completed 75 percent of its journey for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24.

Bruno Mars dedicates song to fan who survived car crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:43

Singer Bruno Mars gave a special performance to a little girl who recovered from car crash incident with the help of his songs.

Russia building super-heavy space rockets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:36

Russia is designing a carrier rocket of the super-heavy class, capable to deliver spacecraft for missions to the Moon and Mars, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Monday.