deep-space - Latest News on deep-space | Read Breaking News on Zee News

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:31

NASA and Boeing have inked a USD 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way for manned missions to Mars.

NASA`s Hubble captures `most colorful view of the Universe`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 22:52

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has released a comprehensive picture of the evolving Universe - a glimpse of some 10,000 of the 100 billion galaxies spread across space.

NASA testing lighter, more mobile spacesuits for asteroid mission spacewalks

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:11

NASA is talking steps to make spacewalking on an asteroid a reality, as it is testing lighter and more mobile spacesuits for astronauts.

`Exotic minerals` behind China`s obsession with Moon mission

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 21:10

Why is China so fixated on the moon? Well this obsession with the Moon is seemingly because of the moon being a `beautiful` source of minerals and energy, as said by a top Chinese scientist.

Gold rush in space? Asteroid miners prepare, but eye water first

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 09:00

Mining in space is moving from science fiction to commercial reality but metals magnates on this planet need not fear a mountain of extraterrestrial supply - the aim is to fuel human voyages deeper into the galaxy.

NASA probe to determine hazards of deep-space radiation

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 10:19

Scientists have published comprehensive findings on space-based radiation as measured by a University of New Hampshire led detector aboard NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).

‘Orion’ deep space vehicle on time for 2014 test: NASA

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 11:23

The first test mission of a new deep space capsule that could one day take humans to Mars is on track for September 2014, the US space agency said Tuesday.

From Elvis to ET! The Voyagers` extraordinary tale

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 21:34

Voyager 1 has become the first spacecraft to leave our neighbourhood and venture into the loneliness of interstellar space, according to data published on Thursday.

Radar images of Near-Earth Asteroid 2005 WK4 captured by NASA

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 19:20

The images of the asteroid were taken on August 8th, 2013 using 230-foot (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, CA.

Advancing asteroid could be worth $ 195 bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 14:00

The asteroid that is due to whizz past the Earth this week could be worth up to 195 billion dollars in metals and propellant, if it were in a different orbit.

US space company to mine asteroids for precious metals

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 15:23

US space company Deep Space Industries has announced that it will send a fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft out into the solar system to hunt for resources to accelerate space development to benefit Earth.

NASA’s Voyager 1 enters `magnetic highway` in deep space

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 15:53

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists refer to as a magnetic highway.