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NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions

Two NASA engineers strutted on a stage inside the agency`s Washington, DC headquarters, donning the new spacesuits, modelling and doing squats and crunches in front of a crowd of students and reporters to reveal what the first zero-gravity space-wear under NASA`s Artemis moon programme would look like.

Oct 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2: NASA doing 'rigorous' search for Vikram Lander with fresh lunar pictures

Vikram Lander lost contact with ISRO following its launch from Chandraayan-2 moon orbiter on September 6 and likely landed in an area around the moon's South Pole.

Oct 17, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

AAP govt shares NASA image of stubble burning as air quality in Delhi-NCR worsens, turns 'very poor' for first time

Residents of Delhi-NCR woke up on Wednesday to a thick blanket of smog covering the areas. The stubble burning in the nearby states of Punjab and Haryana are contributing mostly to polluting the air.

Oct 16, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

111-foot asteroid to zoom past Earth on Tuesday morning at over 22,000 miles per hour

A 111-foot huge asteroid is zooming towards Earth at a gut-wrenching speed of 22,000 miles per hour and will be 50 times closer to Earth than the closest neighbouring planet Mercury, according to the space agency’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS)

Oct 14, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

NASA aims for first manned SpaceX mission in first-quarter 2020

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is paying commercial launch contractors SpaceX and Boeing Co $6.8 billion to build rocket-and-capsule systems to return astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil for the first time since America`s space shuttle program ended in 2011.

Oct 11, 2019, 06:57 AM IST

Elon Musk unveils new Mars rocket prototype, expects missions in months

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company`s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars.

Sep 29, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander possibly hiding in shadow on lunar surface, yet to determine location: NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) informed it is possible that the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 is hiding in a shadow on the lunar surface after it had a hard landing. It added that the precise location of the spacecraft in the lunar highlands is yet to be determined.

Sep 27, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Chandrayaan 2: Deadline to re-establish contact with Vikram Lander to end on September 21

The 14-day timeline given by ISRO for establishing contact with the Lander has a deadline of September 21 because after that the moon region will enter into a lunar light. On the afternoon of September 19, based on the photographs received by scientists, there was a long shadow appearing on the lunar surface. 

Sep 20, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter still performing well, efforts on analyse communication loss with Vikram Lander: ISRO

The Chandrayaan-2 lander has been out of contact for 12 days now.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

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

DNA analysis of Brad Pitt's visit to NASA headquarters

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of Brad Pitt's visit to NASA headquarters. Watch this video to know more. #DNA #NASA #BradPitt

Sep 18, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut about Chandrayaan 2

Pitt's call to Hague was aired on Nasa TV, and was part of the actor's promotional tour for his new film "Ad Astra".

Sep 17, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2: NASA's lunar probe to fly over Vikram lander on Tuesday, new information expected

United States space agency NASA's lunar probe will fly over the landing site of Chandryaan-2's Vikram Lander on the Moon on Tuesday, September 17. New information regarding the condition of the lander is expected from this expedition.

Sep 16, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Two gigantic asteroids to fly safely by Earth over weekend: NASA

Two gigantic asteroids, slated in the medium-sized category, will fly right past the Earth over the weekend, said National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). However, NASA assured that the orbit calculations eliminate any threats of them hitting the Earth.

Sep 14, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Your journey inspired us: NASA commends ISRO's Moon mission Chandrayaan-2

The US space agency also said that it looks forward to working with ISRO to explore the solar system together.

Sep 08, 2019, 06:22 AM IST

How Sushant Singh Rajput helps kids get NASA training

Sushant will be seen talking about his fascination for outer space in National Geographic's show on Chandrayaan II landing.

Sep 05, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 a milestone for the entire world, says former NASA astronaut

The former NASA astronaut is in the country to promote a special program on India's space mission Chandrayaan-2, featuring him as space analyst.

Sep 05, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

NASA-ESA Hubble Space Telescope clicks photos of dying stars in Centaurus and Gemini constellations

The entire process of the star dying will take several thousand years and then the left-over material will cool and finally form a white dwarf, which is what becomes of Sun-like stars after their nuclear fuel is exhausted.

Sep 05, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Pluto is a planet, declares NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine: The old debate is back

NASA and International Astronomical Union's official stand state Pluto is a dwarf planet.

 

Aug 30, 2019, 11:51 AM IST