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US Dragon spacecraft launched

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:54

A commercial spacecraft operated by US space company SpaceX blasted off Friday for its third cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA TV showed.

Saturn`s rotation period revealed?

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 22:47

In a thrilling revelation, scientists have ascertained the rotation period of the enigmatic hexagon-shaped structure in Saturn`s uppermost clouds surrounding its north pole.

Cassini spacecraft may have documented birth of Saturn`s new moon

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10:20

NASA`s Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn, which could may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet`s known moons.

NASA to build spacecraft set to visit asteroid

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:32

US space agency NASA said Thursday it has been given the permission to build a spacecraft designed to collect samples from an asteroid back to Earth.

NASA to let you create your own space craft!

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:46

Ever imagined creating your own space shuttle? If you are clueless how to start, here comes NASA to your aid.

Rosetta spacecraft sets sights on destination comet

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 17:43

ESA`s Rosetta spacecraft caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on January 20 this year.

`Giant space sunflower` could help spot Earth twins in nearby galaxies

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 20:52

A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower could one day be used to capture images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars.

NASA finds `zebra stripes` in Earth`s radiation belt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:00

Earth`s inner radiation belt displays a persistent zebra striped pattern generated by our planet`s rotation, NASA`s twin Van Allen Probes spacecraft have found.

NASA`s Mars Orbiter still functional after suffering computer glitch

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:14

NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) made an unscheduled computer swap on March 9, forcing the mission into a temporary "safe mode."

India`s Team Indus among finalists in Google prize to land spacecraft on Moon

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 19:32

India`s Team Indus has been named among the five finalists of the Google Lunar XPrize, the grand global competition to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon by December 2015.

NASA`s longest-serving Mars spacecraft shifts orbit for new observations

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:02

NASA`s Mars Odyssey spacecraft has shifted its orbit to help scientists make the first systematic observations of how morning fogs, clouds and surface frost develop in different seasons on the Red Planet.

Major problem with current standard model of cosmology resolved

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:01

Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing in order to deduce the mass of ghostly sub-atomic particles called neutrinos.