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Voyager 1 now in inter-stellar space

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:58

Thirty-seven years after it was launched, Voyager 1 is not only alive and kicking, but continuing its journery into the great void.

Orbital Sciences to launch next resupply mission to ISS on July 11

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:53

Orbital Sciences Corp has set July 11 as the next launch of their Antares rocket on the company’s second NASA-contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

Russia building super-heavy space rockets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:36

Russia is designing a carrier rocket of the super-heavy class, capable to deliver spacecraft for missions to the Moon and Mars, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Monday.

NASA`s Orion spacecraft passes most complex parachute test

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:29

The US space agency, NASA, has successfully completed the most complex and flight-like test of the Orion spacecraft`s parachute system on Wednesday.

Mars spacecraft 117 million kms away from earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:25

India`s Mars spacecraft has travelled 117 million kms from the earth with 24 million kms more to cover before its tryst with the red planet in another 92 days.

100 days for India`s Mars spacecraft`s tryst with red planet

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:09

Exactly 100 days from today, India`s Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target covering almost 70 per cent of its journey.

Pluto`s moon Charon may have had an underground ocean in the past

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 15:30

A new study by NASA has revealed that there might be cracks in Pluto`s giant moon Charon, which could indicate that it once had a subterranean ocean of liquid water.

NASA scientists create recipe that captures aromatic flavors of Titan

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:12

Scientists at NASA claim to have created a new recipe that captures key flavors of the brownish-orange atmosphere around Saturn`s largest moon Titan.

New designs of NASA`s Star Trek-style spacecraft unveiled

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 18:22

An artist collaborating with a NASA scientist has unveiled new designs of a Star Trek-style `faster-than-light` space ship that could make interstellar travel a reality.

Space probe captures new images of sunspots

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 15:14

Multi-wavelength observations of sunspots with the 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California and aboard NASA`s IRIS spacecraft have produced new images of high-speed plasma flows and eruptions extending from the Sun`s surface to the outermost layer of the solar atmosphere, the corona.

New planet found that weighs 17 times more than ours

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 09:53

Astronomers have discovered a new type of planet - a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth.

Trajectory correction of Mars mission likely by June 11

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:57

Indian Space Research Organisation is likely to perform its next trajectory correction manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter mission on June 11.