NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches

The US space agency NASA has launched a new app to make children aware of how rockets are launched.

NASA calls for proposals for second round of contracts

After awarding contracts to Boeing Co. and SpaceX to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA has called for the next round of contracts for private sector companies to deliver experiments and supplies to the orbiting laboratory.

'Global selfie' to send Earth's self-portrait into space
'Global selfie' to send Earth's self-portrait into space

Zee Media Bureau

New York: US space agency has aproved a "global selfie" project that aims to send a special message from earth to space via NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

End of road for NASA`s Spitzer space telescope

Faced with a budget crunch, NASA is likely to shutter its Spitzer space telescope, an infrared space observatory, the fourth and final of NASA`s Great Observatories.

Exoplanet hunter Kepler set for new mission

There is some good news for space research enthusiasts. NASA`s Kepler spacecraft is back in action, a year after suffering an equipment failure.

‘Orion’ deep space vehicle on time for 2014 test: NASA

The first test mission of a new deep space capsule that could one day take humans to Mars is on track for September 2014, the US space agency said Tuesday.

NASA offers `dream job` of sleeping for 70 days!

Staying in bed does sound like a dream job and NASA is just offering that.

NASA responds to 7-year-old boy’s letter asking for advice

A seven-year-old British boy`s letter to NASA asking for advice about becoming an astronaut has elicited response from the US space agency, along with encouraging photos and stickers.

NASA launches satellite to study solar material

The US space agency launched a satellite late yesterday to unlock the secrets of the Sun`s lower atmosphere.

NASA to launch five rockets

NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream.

NASA launches super-size rover to Mars

It will take 8½ months for Curiosity to reach Mars following a journey of 354 million miles.

NASA to launch weather-climate satellite Oct 27

A satellite that aims to help weather forecasters predict extreme storms and offer scientists a better view of climate change is being readied for launch this month, NASA has said.

Satellite fell in south Pacific, not Canada: NASA

The dead NASA satellite fell into what might be the ideal spot — part of the southern Pacific Ocean about as far from large land masses as you can get, US space officials said Tuesday.

Double-sun planet discovered

A planet orbiting two suns - the first confirmed alien world of its kind - has been found by Nasa`s Kepler telescope.

NASA to try Moon satellite launch Saturday

NASA has postponed until Saturday its next attempt to launch a $500 million pair of unmanned spacecraft that will use gravity tools to map the Moon`s inner core for the first time.

US space agency finds new form of life... on Earth

Bacteria that thrive on arsenic have been scooped from a California lake.