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India having space cooperation with 33 nations

India having space cooperation with 33 nations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:57

India has been working in cooperation with 33 countries in the area of peaceful use of outer space, the government Wednesday said.

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

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:23

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.

Russian space `sex geckos` are safe for now

Russian space `sex geckos` are safe for now

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:09

There is good news for the geckos aboard the Russian Foton-M4 space satellite meant to study the effects of microgravity on sex and reproduction.

Cool flames in space to lead better engines on Earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:21

A new space experiment can change the way humans travel. In a series of trials on board the International Space Station (ISS), researchers have discovered a type of cool-burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:19

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:40

The US space agency`s Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.

Now you can print your own 3D models of probes, asteroids with NASA

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:35

NASA has released STL files that would allow people to make their own 3D models of space probes, asteroids and the surface of the moon.

Office space absorption up 11% in Delhi-NCR

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:08

DTZ describes take-up as floor space acquired for occupation that includes offices let to an eventual occupier and developments pre-let or sold.

Three exoplanets nearly dry

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:32

In a significant discovery using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers, including an Indian-origin researcher, who went looking for water vapour in three exoplanets orbiting stars similar to our sun have come up nearly dry.

Russian `gecko sex` satellite lost in space

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:25

A Russian satellite with a crew of five lizards sent in space to understand the effects of weightlessness on sexual intercourse has gone missing.

`Challenges` in quest to find water on Earth-like worlds: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:53

A study of unprecedented detail has revealed astonishingly little water on three distant planets, hinting at potential obstacles in the search for Earth-like worlds rich in H2O, astronomers said today.

Did NASA`s Voyager 1 reach interstellar space?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:48

Researchers have recently raised questions regarding Voyager 1 not reaching in the interstellar space, after it was announced in 2012 that the spacecraft has traveled further from Earth than any other manmade object.