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NASA’s Juno spacecraft beams back image of Jupiter's swirling clouds

NASA’s Juno spacecraft beams back image of Jupiter's swirling clouds

The image was taken on October 29 as the spacecraft performed its 16th close flyby of Jupiter.

Nov 13, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
NASA's Hubble telescope finds smiling face among colourful galaxies

NASA's Hubble telescope finds smiling face among colourful galaxies

The Hubble Space telescope has spotted a formation of galaxies that resembles a smiling face in the sky.

Nov 05, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

The space agency warned of more fires in the comings weeks.

Nov 01, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Star Wars? White House presses forward Donald Trump's planned US Space Command

Star Wars? White House presses forward Donald Trump's planned US Space Command

The Trump administration in August announced an ambitious plan to usher in a new "Space Force" as the sixth branch of the military by 2020.

Oct 23, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Russia suspends manned space program after Soyuz rocket makes emergency landing

Russia suspends manned space program after Soyuz rocket makes emergency landing

Russia has suspended its manned space program on Thursday until the investigation is pending into the rocket failure, ANI reported.

Oct 11, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing: NASA

Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing: NASA

The rocket took off from Kazakhstan and was on its way to the International Space Station.

Oct 11, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
NASA's Mars probe beams back selfie to mark four years in orbit

NASA's Mars probe beams back selfie to mark four years in orbit

Next year, researchers will initiate an aerobraking manoeuvre by skimming the spacecraft through Mars' upper atmosphere to slow it.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
'NASA satellite to measure Earth's melting ice'

'NASA satellite to measure Earth's melting ice'

NASA is set to launch a satellite equipped with the most advanced laser instrument of its kind into space, to provide critical observations of how the Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice are changing.

Sep 12, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
People flee as Hurricane Florence nears East Coast, emergency declared in US capital

People flee as Hurricane Florence nears East Coast, emergency declared in US capital

The US capital declared a state of emergency Tuesday as Hurricane Florence bears down on the US East Coast, threatening torrential rain and flooding in the Washington region.

Sep 11, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual basis on the Red Planet.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Mysterious Planet Nine exists in solar system, but invisible to telescopes: Top astronomers claim

Mysterious Planet Nine exists in solar system, but invisible to telescopes: Top astronomers claim

Planet Nine, is likely a world “10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the sun than Neptune.”

Sep 04, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
NASA is exploring product endorsements, rocket naming rights: Report

NASA is exploring product endorsements, rocket naming rights: Report

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has unveiled an "Advisory Council committee" that will explore some of these plans, which could include product endorsements from astronauts and even selling the naming rights to rockets and other spacecraft, the Engadget reported. 

Sep 04, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
NASA plans 45-day effort to get its Mars rover back

NASA plans 45-day effort to get its Mars rover back

If Opportunity did not respond to communications attempts after that 45-day campaign, it likely meant the spacecraft had suffered a mission-ending malfunction, said John Callas, Opportunity project manager.

Sep 03, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

NASA's new CO2 Conversion Challenge is a public competition seeking novel ways to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds, the US space agency said.

Sep 03, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

The pressure of the water combined with their measurements of another oxygen-bearing gas, carbon monoxide, imply that Jupiter has two to nine times more oxygen than the Sun, researchers said.

Aug 30, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
'NASA InSight mission to find how giant Mars mountains formed'

'NASA InSight mission to find how giant Mars mountains formed'

NASA and DLR (German Aerospace Center) plan to take the planet's temperature for the first time ever, measuring how heat flows out of the planet and drives this inspiring geology. 

Aug 29, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Looking from space: NASA releases before-after images of Kerala showing massive extent of floods

Looking from space: NASA releases before-after images of Kerala showing massive extent of floods

Kerala is reeling from its worst floods in a century that has left over 320 people dead and several homeless. The Centre has declared this calamity of 'severe nature'. 

Aug 28, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth''s changing ice

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth''s changing ice

Called the Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), the mission is scheduled to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on September 15.

Aug 24, 2018, 10:54 AM IST

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