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NASA set to launch its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior

NASA set to launch its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to go on a journey to Mars to study the deep interior of the Red Planet and find traces of how it was formed.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08

Mar 29, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
ISS astronauts to take spacewalk outside space station today: Watch NASA's live streaming

ISS astronauts to take spacewalk outside space station today: Watch NASA's live streaming

Expedition 55 crew member Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will conduct a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space

Mar 29, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
NASA astronauts to conduct spacewalk outside space station today

NASA astronauts to conduct spacewalk outside space station today

NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of Expedition 55 will conduct a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, March 29.

Mar 29, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle- F08 (GSLV-F08) rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-6A will take off at 4:56 pm ISTtoday.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

The countdown for the launch of ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-6A, onboard GSLV-F08 rocket, began at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 1.56 pm on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
Astronomers discover hot Earth-sized planet outside our solar system

Astronomers discover hot Earth-sized planet outside our solar system

K2-229b is 20 percent larger than Earth but has a mass 2.6 times greater -- and a dayside temperature of over 2000 degrees Celsius.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
NASA delays launch of world's largest space telescope until 2020

NASA delays launch of world's largest space telescope until 2020

The most powerful space telescope ever built, the Webb telescope is considered to be the successor to NASA's 26-year-old Hubble Space Telescope.

Mar 28, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday, March 29 at 16:56 hrs (IST).

Mar 28, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Two astronauts of Expedition 55 gears up for Thursday spacewalk

Two astronauts of Expedition 55 gears up for Thursday spacewalk

The spacewalk will be performed by NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
'Artificial Meteor Shower' will soon be on sale—Here's how you can buy it

'Artificial Meteor Shower' will soon be on sale—Here's how you can buy it

The Japan-based private space company named Astro Live Experiences (ALE) is developing world's first artificial shooting star project.

Mar 27, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
NASA to intensify focus on Earth's frozen regions

NASA to intensify focus on Earth's frozen regions

NASA will launch two new satellite missions and conduct an array of field research in 2018, the US space agency said on Tuesday.

Mar 27, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Here's how Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is 'keeping herself busy' in space

Here's how Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is 'keeping herself busy' in space

Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is now helping privately-held companies like Space X and Boeing to develop their new spacecraft systems.

Mar 27, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
China's space lab Tiangong-1 is falling to Earth this week

China's space lab Tiangong-1 is falling to Earth this week

Space authorities said that the space lab should burn up in the atmosphere.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
'Alien Head' on Mars? NASA spots huge crater on Red Planet

'Alien Head' on Mars? NASA spots huge crater on Red Planet

NASA first spotted the huge crater on Mars in 2005 and named the image as 'Chryse Alien Head'.

Mar 26, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
SpaceX rocket launch creates 60 kilometre-wide hole in Earth's ionosphere

SpaceX rocket launch creates 60 kilometre-wide hole in Earth's ionosphere

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched on August 24, 2017 has created a massive hole in the Earth's ionosphere.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
61-year-old man launches himself in homemade rocket; lands on Mojave Desert

61-year-old man launches himself in homemade rocket; lands on Mojave Desert

Mike Hughes launched himself into the sky aboard his self-built steam-powered rocket at 325mph on Saturday, March 24.

Mar 26, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
New milestone: NASA's Curiosity rover completes 2,000 days on Mars

New milestone: NASA's Curiosity rover completes 2,000 days on Mars

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has achieved a new milestone as it completes 2,000 days on the Martian surface.

Mar 26, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Expedition 56 crew members welcomed aboard the space station

Expedition 56 crew members welcomed aboard the space station

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft docked to Poisk module of the space station at 3:40 pm EDT, on March 23 while both spacecraft were flying over Serbia.

Mar 26, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

The experts had met recently and suggested the tests, following which the mission will now be launched in October, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan said.

Mar 23, 2018, 17:14 PM IST