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Boeing, SpaceX working on cheaper flights to ISS: NASA
Boeing, SpaceX working on cheaper flights to ISS: NASA

US space agency NASA has said that future manned spaceflights to the International Space Station (ISS) could save millions of dollars using spacecraft currently being developed by private US companies Boeing and SpaceX.

Long space missions induce blood shift in astronauts
Long space missions induce blood shift in astronauts

Long space mission induces a blood shift in astronauts from the bottom half of the body to the top that may lead to health problems, say researchers.

Space Pavilion of ISRO, VSSC opened at CUSAT

The ultimate goal of scientific research should be the benefit of mankind as well as nature, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Director M C Dathan Wednesday said.

Vanishing star used to measure space-time warp
Vanishing star used to measure space-time warp

In an interstellar race against time, astronomers have measured the space-time warp in the gravity of a binary star and determined the mass of a neutron star -- just before it vanished from view.

NASA finds most accurate position of Saturn, its moons
NASA finds most accurate position of Saturn, its moons

NASA researchers have pinpointed the exact position of Saturn and its family of moons to within about four km - a feat that will improve astronomers' knowledge of Saturn's orbit and benefits spacecraft navigation and basic physics research.

Historic Rosetta mission named 2014 'Physics world breakthrough of year'
Historic Rosetta mission named 2014 'Physics world breakthrough of year'

The first historic Rosetta mission has been named 2014 "breakthrough of the year" by the journal Physics World, it has been reported.

NASA's Mercury Spacecraft to attempt reboost to get bonus time
NASA's Mercury Spacecraft to attempt reboost to get bonus time

NASA's Mercury-orbiting MESSENGER spacecraft, which was due to end its four-year mission with a suicidal plunge into the innermost planet in March, will attempt a reboost to get bonus time for studying the planet, it has been reported.

Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic committed to safety of private astronauts
Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic committed to safety of private astronauts

In the wake of the Galactic's unfortunate SpaceShipTwo disaster, Richard Branson has reaffirmed his commitment towards safety of the astronauts as he continues to work on his dream to facilitate private space travel.

The Big Bang theory to be probed from Antarctica

A set of six telescopes collectively known as Spider - Sub-orbital Polarimeter for Inflation, Dust and the Epoch of Re-ionization - will circle Antarctica in a bid to observe a haze of faint, radio microwaves that envelops space.

India's Mars mission hits a century
India's Mars mission hits a century

India's Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said.

China launches meteorological satellite

China on Wednesday launched a meteorological satellite from Sichuan province.

New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth's soil
New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth's soil

New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth's soil

Meteoritic evidence of Mars water reservoir found
Meteoritic evidence of Mars water reservoir found

A new research has found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reservoir of water or ice near its surface.

Origin of long-standing space mystery solved
Origin of long-standing space mystery solved

Researchers from University of Southampton have helped solve a long-standing space mystery - the origin of the “theta aurora”.

NASA's Curiosity rover finds that Mars may harbour life
NASA's Curiosity rover finds that Mars may harbour life

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock, the first definitive detection of organics on the surface of Earth’s neighbor planet, scientists said on Tuesday.

Single pilots to fly commercial jets in future
Single pilots to fly commercial jets in future

In the era of automation, a new study by the US space agency is looking into whether single pilots can fly large commercial jets so that the shortage of trained airline pilots can be resolved.

Google Glass to enter space station next week

The wearable eye device from Google is all set to enter the International Space Station (ISS) for a flatworm study next week.

NASA's 'Fruit Fly Lab' to study immune function in spaceflight
NASA's 'Fruit Fly Lab' to study immune function in spaceflight

Aiming to understand how spaceflight affects the immune system's response to infection, the most advanced research to date for studying fruit flies in space is set to make its debut on the International Space Station (ISS).

Star dust may provide clue to life supporting planets
Star dust may provide clue to life supporting planets

Recreating isotopes that result when a star explodes can help physicists understand where life-supporting elements may be found in space, new research led by Indian-origin student Zena Patel shows.