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Humans will learn how to live and operate on celestial bodies: NASA on Artemis moon mission

United States' space agency NASA took to microblogging site Twitter and said that its Artemis moon mission programme aims to explore the possibility of humans living and operating on other celestial bodies.  This comes as NASA had donned the task of answering some of the frequently asked questions related to its manned moon mission- Artemis.

Sep 19, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

Scientists and engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center are developing a way to make use of the mass on board the Orion spacecraft to protect the crew who venture into deep space.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Red wine can help astronauts stay strong on Mars trip

 Astronauts who wish to undertake the nine-month journey from Earth to Mars in the future would be better off sipping red wine during the trip.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

NASA engineers install legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover

Every wheel has its own motor. The two front and two rear wheels also have individual steering motors that enable the vehicle to turn a full 360 degrees in place.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Moon's crust hides early history of Sun: NASA scientists

Our natural satellite took shape when a Mars-sized object smashed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago. The force of this crash sent materials spewing into orbit, where they coalesced into the Moon.
 

Jun 18, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

NASA's Mars 2020 rover to explore ancient life

The goal of the Mars 2020 rover is to look for signs of ancient life. It will be the first spacecraft to collect samples of the Martian surface, caching them in tubes that could be returned to Earth on a future mission, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.
 

Jun 14, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

DNA: Today in History, 28th May, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings to you important historic events that took place on May 28th. Watch this video to know more. #DNATodayInHistory #VinayakDamodarSavarkar #SudhirChaudhary

May 28, 2019, 23:18 PM IST

Marsquake! NASA`s InSight detects first-ever seismological tremor on another planet

The breakthrough came nearly five months after InSight, the first spacecraft designed specifically to study the deep interior of a distant world, touched down on the surface of Mars to begin its two-year seismological mission on the red planet.

 

Apr 24, 2019, 06:19 AM IST

NASA says first person to land on Mars likely to be a woman

While NASA did not identify a specific person, it confirmed that women are at the forefront of the US space agency's upcoming plans.

Mar 13, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Mars may have underground volcanic activity

The magma from the deep interior of Mars rose towards the planet's surface about 300,000 years ago.

Feb 13, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' Martian wind on Red Planet

NASA`s InSight lander, which touched down on Mars on November 26, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian wind on the Red Planet, the NASA said.

Dec 08, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Why is Mars so different from Earth? NASA`s InSight spacecraft to find out

InSight was the eighth spacecraft to have landed successfully on Mars, all of them operated by NASA.

Nov 27, 2018, 06:20 AM IST

NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on Mars to peer into planet's deep interior

NASA's online live broadcast reported InSight touched down on Mars at approximately 2:54 PM.

Nov 27, 2018, 06:13 AM IST

NASA Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth

The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spacecraft to study Mars' deep interior.

Nov 26, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual basis on the Red Planet.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

NASA plans 45-day effort to get its Mars rover back

If Opportunity did not respond to communications attempts after that 45-day campaign, it likely meant the spacecraft had suffered a mission-ending malfunction, said John Callas, Opportunity project manager.

Sep 03, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

NASA's new CO2 Conversion Challenge is a public competition seeking novel ways to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds, the US space agency said.

Sep 03, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Scientists have proposed terraforming to enable the long-term colonization of Mars.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:58 PM IST

Mars closest to Earth in 15 years, watch it live on your mobile phone

In October 2020, such a phenomenon will again take place.

Jul 31, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Mars to be closest to the Earth today in 15 years, spectacle to be visible from India

Mars which is already brighter than usual, will shine even more and will appear to be bigger on Tuesday. 

Jul 31, 2018, 10:54 AM IST