space exploration

China, Russia to sign agreement to boost space cooperation

In 2020, China plans to send a mission to Mars with a robot vehicle for scientific research, and last year inaugurated the world`s largest radio telescope, half a kilometre in diameter.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Teen's choice of landing site for next Mars rover has won NASA's approval!

Teen's choice of landing site for next Mars rover has won NASA's approval!

Of course, several recommendations fell into the space agency's lap, however, there was one that caught their attention and that was from a teenager who hasn't even completed high school!

Sep 06, 2016, 23:16 PM IST
NASA working on laser technology that could send humans to Mars in 3 days!

NASA working on laser technology that could send humans to Mars in 3 days!

NASA scientists are currently working on a new laser technology that can take humans to Mars in flat three days.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:53 PM IST
X-ray observatory launched by Japan to study deep space

X-ray observatory launched by Japan to study deep space

The satellite has been released from the upper stage of the H-2A rocket to begin a three-year mission.

Feb 21, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
Space lover? NASA's asking for your artwork to be sent to an asteroid!

Space lover? NASA's asking for your artwork to be sent to an asteroid!

This US mission includes collecting a sample of an asteroid and return it to Earth for study and it will be the first of its kind.

Feb 20, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
 Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Take a look at some of the major Indian space missions this year.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:15 PM IST
Top five amazing space discoveries of 2015

Top five amazing space discoveries of 2015

Of the many significant breakthroughs, here’s a list of the top five amazing space discoveries of 2015.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:02 PM IST
NASA's mini satellites set to transform space exploration

NASA's mini satellites set to transform space exploration

Move over large satellites. NASA is working on miniaturised satellites, known as nanosatellites or CubeSats, that can fit in the palm of your hand and are providing new opportunities for space science.

Sep 09, 2015, 15:52 PM IST
NASA space apps challenge to spark innovation

NASA space apps challenge to spark innovation

NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the fourth annual "International Space Apps Challenge" which will be held online at more than 135 locations worldwide April 10-12.

Mar 10, 2015, 11:02 AM IST
Orion spacecraft dawn of new chapter in space exploration: US

Orion spacecraft dawn of new chapter in space exploration: US

The successful test flight of the Orion spacecraft is the dawn of a new chapter in space exploration, the White House on Saturday said after NASA's unmanned spacecraft completed its first test flight.

Dec 06, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

'Synthetic biology' promises to make space exploration 'more practical'

A new research has revealed that synthetic biology is a key to make manned space missions more practical.

Nov 07, 2014, 12:53 PM IST
NASA seeks new technology for space exploration

NASA seeks new technology for space exploration

In an effort to stimulate deep space capability development across the aerospace industry, NASA has sought proposals for technology development projects.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Soon, world`s first 3D-printed space camera

Come September, NASA plans to have the first 3D-printed space camera to give space exploration a new dimension.

Aug 12, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

NASA creates space engine like none other

In what could be a game changer in space exploration, NASA has successfully tested a "microwave thruster system" that requires no propellant to generate thrust.

Aug 04, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Artist develops first ever man-made leaf that could provide oxygen during space travel

In a path-breaking innovation, Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri developed the first man-made, biologically functional leaf that takes in carbon dioxide, water, and light and releases oxygen.

Jul 30, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

US may be in `worst position` of space exploration, fears Buzz Aldrin

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.

Jul 14, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

NASA green signal for 12 space exploration ideas

With an aim to boost big breakthroughs in space exploration, NASA has selected 12 futuristic space technology ideas for funding.

Jun 08, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

`Mars One` vows to defy fatwa by sending people to space

A space exploration company is planning to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars to fight against the fatwa issued by Islamic authorities which mentions that the trip was akin to suicide.

Feb 21, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

China may soon allow rich to step into space

Rich Chinese tourists will be able to go on a journey into space as China may send its spacecraft into space before the end of 2014.

Jan 13, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

China wants space collaboration with US

Buoyed by the successful landing of a rover on the Moon, China has sought global cooperation for space exploration, especially with the US which prohibits direct collaboration between NASA and Chinese space agencies.

Jan 11, 2014, 19:26 PM IST