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How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have sent spacecraft towards the Moon and Mars -- and now have their sights on Venus.
 

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

The Mars Exploration Program with a planned launch in 2020 builds on the success of prior rovers, to make coordinated measurements that could detect signs of ancient life - or bio-signatures - in their original spatial context.

NASA's Curiosity beams back most clear images of Martian clouds – Check it out!

NASA's Curiosity beams back most clear images of Martian clouds – Check it out!

The clouds in the new images are the most clearly visible so far from Curiosity, which landed five years ago this month about five degrees south of Mars' equator, NASA said.

Five years of Curiosity: NASA goes back in time to celebrate Mars rover's anniversary - Watch

Five years of Curiosity: NASA goes back in time to celebrate Mars rover's anniversary - Watch

The droid, which landed near Mount Sharp five years ago, is examining clues on that mountain about long-ago lakes on Mars.

NASA's Opportunity captures breathtaking view above 'Perseverance Valley' on Mars

NASA's Opportunity captures breathtaking view above 'Perseverance Valley' on Mars

As per NASA, the scene includes a broad notch in the crest of the crater's rim, which may have been a spillway where water or ice or wind flowed over the rim and into the crater. 

NASA's Hubble captures Mars' tiny moon Phobos photobombing the Red Planet! - Watch video

NASA's Hubble captures Mars' tiny moon Phobos photobombing the Red Planet! - Watch video

NASA says that Hubble wasn't aiming for Phobos, but its observations were intended to photograph Mars, and the moon's cameo appearance was a bonus.

No commands to Mars rovers, orbiters later this month: NASA

No commands to Mars rovers, orbiters later this month: NASA

Data will keep coming from Mars to Earth, although loss or corruption of some bits is anticipated and the data will be retransmitted later.

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Aldrin, 87, established the Apollo 11 Anniversary Gala to commemorate his moon mission, which blasted off at 13:32:00 UTC from Kennedy Space Center 48 years ago on July 16, 1969. 

Are there worms on Martian surface? NASA image reveals bizarre subsurface patterns on red planet!

Are there worms on Martian surface? NASA image reveals bizarre subsurface patterns on red planet!

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured some breathtaking images of the Mars where a worm-like fissures were blanketing the floor of a mysterious crater on the surface of the red planet.

4 Delhi students among winners in Mars Art Contest 2017

4 Delhi students among winners in Mars Art Contest 2017

Four students from Delhi secured second and third positions in the US-based Mars Society's international "Student Mars Art (SMArt) Contest 2017", where they depicted a phase of humanity's future on the planet Mars, from first landing to full settlement.

Presence of toxic chemicals on Mars can wipe out living organisms, alien life

Presence of toxic chemicals on Mars can wipe out living organisms, alien life

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK investigated the behaviour of chemical compounds, called perchlorates, which are found on the surface of Mars.

NASA's MRO captures breathtaking view of ancient 'lava falls' on Mars

NASA's MRO captures breathtaking view of ancient 'lava falls' on Mars

The image was captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and reveals the incredible structures left behind, in a region reminiscent of Niagara Falls.

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a "walkabout" survey of the area above it.

Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

The image was taken on June 5, 2017, two months before the fifth anniversary of Curiosity's landing near Mount Sharp on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6, 2017, EDT and Universal Time).

Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

He is convinced that humans need to leave Earth if they have to survive for another million years.

Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

The spacecraft is expected to circle the planet for another five years as it has still got about 15kg of fuel left.

NASA’s MAVEN reveals how Sun stripped Mars' atmosphere

NASA’s MAVEN reveals how Sun stripped Mars' atmosphere

Since its launched in November 2013, MAVEN has come up with multiple discoveries, revealing how the Sun stripped Mars of most of its atmosphere.

Shifting home to MARS could soon be possible, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Shifting home to MARS could soon be possible, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Musk, who has outlined his vision for a self-sustaining city on the red planet, believes that human colonies on Mars could be built within our lifetime.

Reproduction in space 'a concerning matter'; babies born on other planets could be 'vastly different'!

Reproduction in space 'a concerning matter'; babies born on other planets could be 'vastly different'!

The point he put forward was that if humans are seeking long-term settlement in deep space, sex cannot be forgotten.

NASA rover finds diverse minerals in Martian rocks

NASA rover finds diverse minerals in Martian rocks

Curiosity landed near Mount Sharp in Gale Crater in August 2012. It reached the base of the mountain in 2014. Layers of rocks at the base of Mount Sharp accumulated as sediment within ancient lakes around 3.5 billion years ago.