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Scientists find unexpectedly cold grains in 'Flying Saucer'

 An international team has found unexpectedly cold dust grains in a planet-forming disc nicknamed the “Flying Saucer”, about 400 light-years from Earth.

Feb 08, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Watch: UFO spotted in Uttar Pradesh - Is it real?

Social media has been abuzz for the past few days about a reported UFO sighting in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 07, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

NASA tests `flying saucer` device for future Mars landings

NASA launched a giant balloon Monday carrying a kind of "flying saucer" that will test technologies for landing on Mars.

Jun 09, 2015, 02:44 AM IST

NASA set for revolutionary 'flying saucer' test flight

NASA is all set to test its low-density supersonic decelerator (LDSD) - a flying saucer designed to check out landing technologies for future Mars missions - over Hawaii.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

NASA to livestream ''spin-table test'' of Mars Lander flying saucer

NASA is set to livestream the "spin-table test" of its very own Mars Lander flying saucer technology.

Apr 01, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

NASA's flying saucer among 'Best of What's New'

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), a spacecraft that aims to facilitate the safe landing of future Mars missions, has earned a place in the the Popular Science magazine's "Best Of What's New" list.

Nov 22, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

NASA`s `flying saucer` tests new Mars-landing technology

NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky Saturday to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Jun 29, 2014, 12:16 PM IST

NASA delays `flying saucer` test flight till Wednesday

US space agency NASA has delayed till Wednesday the maiden test flight of a saucer-shaped experimental vehicle -- named Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) -- in the Hawaiian island of Kauai due to inclement weather, officials said.

Jun 10, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Mysterious flying saucer-shaped object spotted hovering over UK college

A woman in UK has revealed that she spotted a flying saucer-shaped object hovering over a nearby college on a live weather webcam feed.

Mar 26, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

Apple`s new campus to have `flying saucer`-like auditorium

Apple`s latest campus is reportedly speculated to have the look of a spaceship and an auditorium resembling a flying saucer, the company`s building drawings have revealed.

Oct 28, 2013, 12:29 PM IST

FBI’s 1950 `flying saucers` online memo named most popular case file

Out of all the case files that were made public by the FBI online, a 1950 memo titled ‘Flying Saucers’ has been called the most popular by the agency this week.

Mar 29, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

Iran creates ‘world’s first flying saucer’

An aircraft created by scientists in Iran is, they claim, the world’s first flying saucer.

Mar 18, 2011, 10:13 AM IST