Massive moons of exoplanets can sustain life: Study
Massive moons of exoplanets can sustain life: Study

The moons of exoplanets may have all the right conditions to support alien life, suggests a new study.

Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space programme

Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse -- with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.

Cabinet nod to PSLV continuation programme

The union cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for the constinuation of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) programme for 15 operational flights (PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50).

India to launch special satellite for strategic applications soon

 India will launch an advanced communications satellite (GSAT-6) in July or August for strategic applications, its space agency chief said on Wednesday.

Develop models to forecast unseasonal rains: ISRO chief

Indian meteorologists have to develop new models to predict unseasonal rains, which damaged rabi crops in many parts of the country causing huge losses, the space agency chief said on Wednesday.

Students invited to design NASA's 3D space containers

 NASA is calling students in the age group from five to 19 to help the space agency design 3D containers that could be used in space.

NASA test materials to fly on air force space plane
NASA test materials to fly on air force space plane

Building on more than a decade of data from International Space Station (ISS) research, NASA is expanding its materials science research by flying an experiment on the US Air Force X-37B space plane, the US space agency said in a statement.

NASA seeks public inputs for longer human stay on Mars
NASA seeks public inputs for longer human stay on Mars

The US space agency has sought ideas from people about what is necessary to ensure a continuous human presence on the Red Planet.

Flying cars will soon help you soar over traffic jams

You will now soon be able to choose whether to drive on road or to fly up in sky as German engineers are developing a practical flying car.

Space radiation may harm astronauts' brains: Study

Flying people to deep space -- like Mars or an asteroid -- is high on NASA's wish list, but research on mice suggested on Friday that extended radiation exposure permanently harms the brain.

'ISRO should become economically viable, earn more revenue'
'ISRO should become economically viable, earn more revenue'

Claiming that commercial wings of space research organisations around the world were growing at a rapid speed, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Friday said ISRO should become more economically viable and earn more revenue by exploiting its space programmes commercially.

Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week
Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week

An unmanned Russian spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and will crash into the Earth's atmosphere in about a week.

Plenty of water may have existed in space in first billion years after Big Bang

A new study has revealed that plenty of water may have existed in space in first billion years after the Big Bang.

Astronomers locate eleven 'runaway' galaxies
Astronomers locate eleven 'runaway' galaxies

Researchers have identified 11 runaway galaxies, for the first time that escaped their original homes and have been flung into space.

New NASA coalition to lead search for life on distant worlds

A new NASA initiative is embracing a team approach to the quest for life on planets around other stars.

India role model in space science benefiting common man: Ex- ISRO Chief
India role model in space science benefiting common man: Ex- ISRO Chief

Former ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan has said India is the "role model" in the world in harnessing space research and explorations for the benefit of the common man.

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrives at space station
SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrives at space station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived today at the International Space Station, carrying a load of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.

Chandrayan-2 will be completely indigenous: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Wednesday said the 'Chandrayan-2', which would be developed in the next two to three years, would be completely indigenous.

Chile to host 70 percent of world's astronomical infrastructure by 2020

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that by 2020 Chile should host about 70 percent of the global astronomical infrastructure.

First doughnut launched into space from Norway

Two Swede brothers in Norway have launched the first doughnut into the edge of space, sending the confectionery 32 km above the surface of the Earth in a weather balloon.