National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA, SpaceX all set for return of astronauts from International Space Station to Earth on August 2

The homecoming of two astronauts after more than two months at the ISS will mark the first return of a commercially built and operated American spacecraft carrying astronauts from the space station.

Aug 01, 2020, 18:01 PM IST

NASA to broadcast Mars 2020 Perseverance launch, prelaunch activities

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has built the Perseverance rover and will manage mission operations for NASA. 

Jul 19, 2020, 18:29 PM IST

NASA targeting August 2 return of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft from International Space Station to Earth

SpaceX`s Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA astronauts docked with the ISS on May 31.

Jul 19, 2020, 17:03 PM IST

NASA to highlight comet NEOWISE with public broadcast, media teleconference on July 15

NEOWISE will witness its closest approach to Earth on July 22 at a distance of about 103 million kilometres. 

Jul 14, 2020, 22:32 PM IST

NEOWISE comet nears earth, here's how to watch it in India

The comet was first observed by NASA on March 27, 2020.

Jul 14, 2020, 19:08 PM IST

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope displays two stars going haywire; see pics

"These new multi-wavelength Hubble observations provide the most comprehensive view to date of both of these spectacular nebulas. As I was downloading the resulting images, I felt like a kid in a candy store," said Joel Kastner of Rochester Institute of Technology.

Jun 22, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

Two asteroids to hurtle past Earth on June 5 and 6

The largest asteroid named ‘163348 (2002 NN4)’ is estimated to be between 250m and 570m in diameter.

Jun 04, 2020, 01:08 AM IST

Indian Space Research Organisation congratulates NASA, SpaceX for historic launch

The mission is significant as it marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from American soil after a gap of over nine years (2011).

Jun 01, 2020, 16:06 PM IST

SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station within 19 hours

It also marked the first time that commercially developed space vehicles - owned and operated by a private entity rather than NASA - have carried Americans into orbit.

May 31, 2020, 21:16 PM IST

SpaceX, NASA to make second launch attempt of two astronauts from Florida

The launch pad is the same one used by NASA`s final space shuttle flight, piloted by Hurley, in 2011.

May 30, 2020, 16:41 PM IST

NASA to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on April 16

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on Monday, April 16 at 6:32 pm EDT. 

Apr 12, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

NASA all set to send its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior on May 5

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its first-ever such mission to Mars to study its deep interior and find traces of how it was formed.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

NASA to launch Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first flight to Sun in July

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its humanity's first mission to the Sun, Parker Solar Probe, in July.

Apr 09, 2018, 15:57 PM IST

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, carrying 2,630 kg of research, crew supplies and hardware, has finally arrived at the Internation Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, April 4.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

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

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 Station (ISS) on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Mar 29, 2018, 16:23 PM IST

'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

This genius from Jaipur will develop fighter choppers for US Army, get Rs 1.2 crore as pay

Monark Sharma began his career as a junior research scientist at NASA in the mass communication wing in 2013. He joined the US Army in May 2016.

May 09, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

Donald Trump to make Earth-to-space call on April 24

The call will be made available to schools, museums, and other organisations across the nation and globally, NASA said in a statement on Wednesday.

Apr 20, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

The Juno mission was designed to fly closer to Jupiter than previous spacecraft, coming within 2,500 miles of the surface.

Oct 20, 2016, 05:19 AM IST