Voyager

NASA fires up Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

NASA fires up Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

The Voyager team assembled a group of propulsion experts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, for the job. 

Dec 03, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

NASA`s Voyager 1 spacecraft -- cruising interstellar space billions of miles from Earth -- was back on the right track Friday thanks to thrusters that were fired up for the first time in 37 years.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Origin of Saturn's ring, satellites revealed

Origin of Saturn's ring, satellites revealed

Japanese researchers have revealed that Saturn's F ring and its shepherd satellites are natural outcome of the final stage of formation of Saturn's satellite system.

Sep 13, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

Google rolls out new features for Google Earth as it turns 10

Google has released new features for Google Earth which has turned 10.

Jun 30, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

Saturn: 10 interesting facts about the jewel of the solar system

Saturn is certainly a ‘royal’ planet, adorned with thousands of beautiful ringlets around it as its jewellery and hence is also nicknamed as “the jewel of the solar system.”

Aug 27, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

NASA’s Voyager spacecraft to soon enter interstellar space

It took more than 30 years for NASA’s Voyager to reach the edge of our solar system, but now the twin probes are about to enter interstellar space.

Apr 29, 2011, 18:50 PM IST