Mineral found on surface of Mars discovered at Ashapura temple in Kutch: Scientists

"The research on the temple land will be very useful since the surface of this land looks like the surface on the moon, and it will help the ISRO and NASA scientists on how to land their rovers on Moon in their future missions," said Dr Mahesh Thakkar.

Mar 09, 2020, 18:18 PM IST

DNA Analysis of Mission Chandrayaan 2 landing

Chandrayaan 2, India's second moon mission, which was expected to make a soft landing on moon lost connection when it was 2.1 km above its surface. Studying the situation, ISRO has said that it is analysing the data and only after confirmation, they will be able to tell what exactly happened at the time of landing.

Sep 07, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

Moon 2.0: Team Indus plans to raise $40 mn for lunar mission, spacecraft structure ready

The mission referred to as "Moon 2.0" calls for designing a lunar lander and two rovers.

Jul 06, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Indian team 'Team Technovators' completes rover challenge at NASA

As part of the challenge, students were required to design, build, test and race human-powered rovers, driven by one male and one female team member. 

Apr 17, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

NASA rover Opportunity finds signs Mars once had fresh water

NASA`s decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that life-friendly fresh water once pooled on the red planet`s surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday.

Jan 24, 2014, 07:10 AM IST

When haircut threatened to overshadow Mars landing

A NASA technician`s haircut has become an instant hit on internet and overshadowed the Mars landing of Curiosity rover.

Aug 07, 2012, 20:01 PM IST

NASA readies launch of `dream machine` to Mars

The US space agency is getting ready to launch later this month the biggest, most expensive robotic vehicle ever built to explore Mars for signs of previous life there, NASA has said.

Nov 11, 2011, 08:39 AM IST

Now, NASA’s rover to blast Mars rocks with laser

NASA’s next rover will blast Martian rocks with a rock-zapping laser instrument.

Dec 26, 2010, 12:18 PM IST

NASA ends effort to free Mars rover

NASA says efforts to free the Spirit rover bogged down by Martian sand are over and instead the plucky robot is hunkering down to brave the harsh Mars winter.

Jan 28, 2010, 00:07 AM IST