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DNA: Asteroid more precious than GDP of all countries!

A recent study has found that the Asteroid 16 Psyche, which orbits between Mars and Jupiter, may be entirely made of metal and is estimated to be worth $ 10,000 Quadrillion - more than the Earth's entire economy. Is more.

Nov 23, 2020, 23:22 PM IST

NASA successfully launches Sentinel-6 satellite on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to monitor global sea levels -- watch

The spacecraft is named after Michael Freilich who passed away in August 2020 and was a former director of NASA's Earth Science Division.

Nov 22, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

DNA: First public-private partnership in space

In NASA's first routine mission to the International Space Station, four astronauts entered orbit after flying through a SpaceX rocket from Florida. The launch on Sunday happened exactly as planned.

Nov 17, 2020, 23:44 PM IST

In a first, NASA gets ready to bring rock samples from this planet to Earth

NASA had launched its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover in July and the rover is now more than halfway to the planet.

Nov 14, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

SpaceX launch of crew 'Resilience' on first operational mission delayed by weather

SpaceX`s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, dubbed "Resilience" by its crew, was rescheduled for launch atop the Falcon 9 at 7:27 pm. 

Nov 14, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

SpaceX to send astronaut crew in NASA's first operational mission on Saturday

The four astronauts crew of SpaceX includes three US astronauts and one from Japan, Soichi Noguchi. The operational mission will be launched at  7:49 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2020, 06:30 AM IST

Video: NASA confirms evidence of hidden water on moon's sunlit surface

The discovery was made using Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Centre.

Oct 27, 2020, 08:58 AM IST

NASA confirms evidence of hidden water on moon's sunlit surface

The discovery was made using Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Centre.

Oct 27, 2020, 07:40 AM IST

NASA to reveal exciting new discovery about Moon shortly; know when, where to watch

The NASA will be revealing a new discovery about the surface of the Moon from their airborne SOFIA Telescope observatory.

Oct 26, 2020, 18:53 PM IST

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collects significant amount of asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft captured images of the sample collector head as it moved through several different positions. 

Oct 24, 2020, 21:43 PM IST

US astronaut Kate Rubins votes from International Space Station! Here's how it works

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, who is the only American in space and will remain so on Election Day — November 3, cast her vote from space from aboard Crew-1. 

Oct 24, 2020, 07:12 AM IST

Coming soon! NASA to reveal exciting new discovery about Moon

The announcement will be made from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a media teleconference.

Oct 24, 2020, 01:35 AM IST

NASA's Osiris-Rex collects samples from asteroid Bennu

A NASA probe orbiting an asteroid over 100 million miles from Earth snatched on Tuesday a sample from the celestial body's rocky surface.

Oct 21, 2020, 07:05 AM IST

NASA awards Nokia contract to set up 4G network on moon

Nokia intends for the network to support wireless operation of lunar rovers and navigation, as well as streaming video.

Oct 18, 2020, 23:07 PM IST

Asteroid, size of a Boeing-747, heading towards Earth

According to asteroid monitoring centre of NASA, the asteroid named 2020 RK2 is expected to cross the Earth's orbit.

Oct 06, 2020, 18:38 PM IST

Asteroid, the size of a Boeing-747, may collide with Earth's orbit on October 7, but here's the good news

World's premier space agency NASA has said that an asteroid may collide with the Earth's orbit on Wednesday (October 7). According to asteroid monitoring centre of NASA, the asteroid named 2020 RK2 is expected to cross the Earth's orbit but it will be about 2,380,000 miles away from our planet. 

Oct 06, 2020, 08:32 AM IST

NASA video shows a glimpse of how sunsets look like in other planets - Watch

The sunset simulation, essentially a sky simulation, has now found its way to a widely used online tool called the Planetary Spectrum Generator.

Oct 05, 2020, 08:56 AM IST

NASA to launch advanced toilet worth $23mn for International Space Station

NASA is all set to launch this week a $23 million advanced bathroom to the International Space Station (ISS) to test out before using a similar system on future Moon and Mars missions.

Sep 27, 2020, 18:43 PM IST

School bus-sized asteroid to fly past Earth on September 24, but here's the good news

World's premier space agency NASA has said that an asteroid, roughly the size of a school bus, is set to zoom past Earth on Thursday (September 24) at a distance of about 22,000 kilometres above the surface of earth.

Sep 24, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

NASA announces USD 28 billion Artemis Plan to land first woman, next man on Moon in 2024

NASA on Monday shared an update to its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plan to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024.

Sep 22, 2020, 13:20 PM IST