NASA finds ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan
NASA finds ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

Scientists have identified an unexpected, high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to the exotic clouds found far above the Earth's poles.

NASA captures largest sunspot in two decades
NASA captures largest sunspot in two decades

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has spotted an image of a gigantic sunspot - the largest in last 24 years.

Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn
Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn.

Scientists observe third significant Solar flare in 2 days
Scientists observe third significant Solar flare in 2 days

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has recently captured images of the third substantial Solar flare, which occurred on Oct. 22 in the lower half of the sun, in two days.

NASA's Mars spacecraft sends back images of comet Siding Spring
NASA's Mars spacecraft sends back images of comet Siding Spring

NASA has released fascinating photos of comet Siding Spring captured by one of its orbiters and a rover as it whizzed past the Mars planet on Sunday (October 19, 2014).

Magnetar 'Storm' provides hints of Starquakes

A rapid-fire "storm" of high energy explosion from extremely magnetized neutron star, also called as a magnetar, detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope on Jan. 22, 2009 has now provided hints of Starquakes to the astronomers.

NASA designing 'flying firefighters'
NASA designing 'flying firefighters'

The US space agency is developing drones that will not only detect fires but also help extinguish the flames before they get out of control.

Life on Mars? Fossil of crocodile-like creature spotted on Red Planet
Life on Mars? Fossil of crocodile-like creature spotted on Red Planet

A fossilised crocodile-like creature has been spotted on Mars, reaffirming the belief that there was once life on the red planet.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars planet
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars planet

Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, which is the size of a small mountain, passed extremely close to the planet Mars on Sunday (19 October 2014).

Does the Saturn moon hide a 'fossil' core or an ocean?
Does the Saturn moon hide a 'fossil' core or an ocean?

A new study focused on the interior of Saturn's icy moon Mimas suggests that its icy surface cloaks either a rugby ball-shaped rocky core or a sloshing sub-surface ocean.

NASA captures rocket's Mars descent data

NASA has successfully captured thermal images of a commercial rocket on its descent, a development that may provide engineering inputs for future missions to Mars, the US space agency said in a statement.

NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars
NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars

A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.

US plane on secret mission returns to Earth

After spending about 22 months orbiting the Earth on a secret mission, a US Air Force X-37B unmanned, reusable space plane has finally returned.

SpaceX  Falcon 9 rocket descent data may help NASA with future Mars Landings
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket descent data may help NASA with future Mars Landings

The US space agency, NASA Friday announced it has successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent that may provide critical engineering information for future missions to the surface of Mars.

Top-secret space plane lands on California coast

A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.

Temperature distributions in Sun cause explosions, scientists say

The space telescope IRIS researchers have found evidence of such short-lived heat pockets in the Sun and showed that the temperature distribution within the Sun's outer layers could occasionally turn topsy turvy.

NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest, and smallest galaxies ever seen.

NASA findings brighten up Sun like never before
NASA findings brighten up Sun like never before

New findings by NASA spacecraft about how the Sun’s atmosphere or corona or what causes solar winds that can impact technological infrastructure in space and on Earth has given the scientific community an unprecedented amount of information about our Sun.

NASA spots Kuiper Belt targets for Pluto mission

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) the agency's New Horizons spacecraft could potentially visit after it flies by Pluto in July 2015.