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NASA Rover's images similar to trace fossils on Mars: Scientists

NASA Rover's images similar to trace fossils on Mars: Scientists

The first new batch of 2018 photographs taken Curiosity Lens Imager (MAHLI) could be similar to Ordovician trace fossils.
 

Jan 06, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
NASA-inspired technique uplifts wheat production upto three times

NASA-inspired technique uplifts wheat production upto three times

The NASA experiments involved using continuous light on wheat which triggered early reproduction in the plants.

Jan 02, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
NASA's flying telescope to study Saturn's moon, comets

NASA's flying telescope to study Saturn's moon, comets

Sofia is a Boeing 747SP jetliner modified to carry a 100-inch diameter telescope. It is a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Centre, DLR. 
 

Dec 30, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
NASA helps American Girl to create aspiring astronaut doll

NASA helps American Girl to create aspiring astronaut doll

The focus of the collaboration is the 'Girl of the Year' doll for 2018, an 11-year-old aspiring astronaut named Luciana who wants to be the first person to put boots on Mars.
 

Dec 29, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
NASA eyes 3D printing tech to cut cost of powering heavy rocket

NASA eyes 3D printing tech to cut cost of powering heavy rocket

A major milestone towards that end was achieved this month when engineers successfully hot-fire tested an RS-25 rocket engine with a large 3-D printed part, the US space agency said on Friday.
 

Dec 22, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
NASA's robotic mission to explore solar system awaits final concepts

NASA's robotic mission to explore solar system awaits final concepts

Current New Frontiers missions are New Horizons to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, Juno at Jupiter, and the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission, now heading to the asteroid Bennu for arrival in 2018.
 

Dec 19, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
NASA gearing up to explore untouched Antarctic stretch

NASA gearing up to explore untouched Antarctic stretch

The team led by two NASA scientists will begin their two- to three-week traverse in an arc around the South Pole on December 21, NASA said.
 

Dec 15, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
NASA to measure orbital debris around space station

NASA to measure orbital debris around space station

Mounted on the exterior of the ISS, the Space Debris Sensor (SDS) will directly measure the orbital debris environment around the space station for two to three years.
 

Nov 27, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Humans vs Artificial Intelligence drone race: NASA tests who's faster

Humans vs Artificial Intelligence drone race: NASA tests who's faster

Although the AI flew the drone more smoothly and consistently, yet the it could not manage to race past the human pilot.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Juno spacecraft spots massive, raging storm on Jupiter

Juno spacecraft spots massive, raging storm on Jupiter

The image was taken on October 24, when the spacecraft was about 10,108 kilometres away from the tops of the clouds of Jupiter.

Nov 19, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
NASA launches next-generation weather satellite

NASA launches next-generation weather satellite

The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), is a joint venture between the US space agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which provides weather reports and forecasts.

Nov 18, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
NASA to launch E.coli bacteria to International Space Station

NASA to launch E.coli bacteria to International Space Station

The E. coli AntiMicrobial Satellite (EcAMSat) mission is scheduled to launch to the ISS on Orbital ATK`s Cygnus cargo spacecraft on Saturday along with a slew of other science experiments and supplies for the Expedition 53 crew

Nov 11, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Soon you will be able to fly in a taxi. NASA, Uber join hands

Soon you will be able to fly in a taxi. NASA, Uber join hands

Flying in a taxi might soon become a reality, thanks to the new partnership between US space agency NASA and transportation company Uber.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Launch of James Webb Space Telescope delayed by NASA

Launch of James Webb Space Telescope delayed by NASA

NASA has postponed the launch of James Webb Space Telescope from October 2018 to around mid-2019 due to issues related to integration of various spacecraft elements.

Sep 29, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
2017's Arctic ice extent eighth lowest since 1978, says NASA

2017's Arctic ice extent eighth lowest since 1978, says NASA

At 4.64 million square kilometres, it is the lowest on record since 1978 and has reached the mark on September 13, say the US space agency.

Sep 20, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
August 2017 breaks records, declared second hottest in 137 years by NASA

August 2017 breaks records, declared second hottest in 137 years by NASA

August 2017 was 0.85 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean August temperature from 1951-1980.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Mars has a porous crust, says NASA study

Mars has a porous crust, says NASA study

The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, provide researchers clue that could help them better understand the interior structure and evolution of Mars.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
NASA remembers September 11 horror, releases terror attack images

NASA remembers September 11 horror, releases terror attack images

The space agency has released the images that were taken from the International Space Station few hours after the attack.

Sep 12, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
NASA's asteroid-bound spacecraft imaged from Earth

NASA's asteroid-bound spacecraft imaged from Earth

The images were taken on September 2, by the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory located on Mount Graham in Arizona. 

Sep 09, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
This is how NASA is aiding response to Hurricane Harvey

This is how NASA is aiding response to Hurricane Harvey

NASA has said it is providing technical assistance and scientific expertise to help respond to hurricane Harvey which has been a disaster of unprecedented proportions for those who live and work in southeast Texas.

Aug 31, 2017, 15:12 PM IST