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India earned 40 million euro for launching 15 foreign satellites

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.

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.

Curiosity traversing ancient glaciers on Red Planet

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:04

NASA has revealed that the Martian crater Gale, through which the NASA rover Curiosity is currently traversing, was covered with glaciers about 3,500 million years ago.

100 days for India`s Mars spacecraft`s tryst with red planet

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:09

Exactly 100 days from today, India`s Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target covering almost 70 per cent of its journey.

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover clicks pic of Mercury passing in front of Sun

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:34

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover has imaged the planet Mercury passing in front of the Sun, visible as a faint darkening that moves across the face of the Sun.

NASA to test giant saucer on earth for Mars landing

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:41

What will it take to land heavier spacecraft on Mars? How will engineers slow large payloads travelling at supersonic speeds in the thin Martian atmosphere?

Giant Mars Volcano had a habitable environment

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:06

According to a new study, scientists have discovered that eruption of a volcano covered may have created large lakes on the surface of Mars which may have had a habitable environment.

NASA orbiter captures new crater on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 21:38

Researchers have discovered the largest fresh meteor-impact crater on Mars which was firmly documented with before-and-after images captured by NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO).

NASA to begin construction of new Mars rover InSight

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 18:41

NASA will begin work on its new rover that will examine the deep interior of the Mars. The US space agency have got the approval to start constructing the third Mars lander along with its global partners after it passed a Mission Critical Design Review last week.

Primeval lava flows formed Mars` massive canyons, not wate

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 19:32

A geoscientist has said that primeval lava flows may have formed Mars ` massive canyons and gorge systems, as water was far too scarce on the red planet to have cut these gigantic valleys into the landscape.

44 Indians, including 17 women, shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:47

Forty-four Indians, including 17 women, are among 705 aspirants shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four people on a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to colonize the red planet.

NASA’s Curiosity rover drills hole into 3rd Martian rock for sample test

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 14:07

Last week NASA’s Curiosity Rover conducted a successful test bore into a sandstone slab at “Kimberley”. This week it decided to go for a deep drill excursion into the Martian rock target called “Windjama.