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Signs of Europa's plumes remain elusive
Washington, Dec 21 : A fresh look at data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its 2001 flyby of Jupiter shows that its moon Europa's tenuous atmosphere is even thinner than previously thought.
Watch video on Orion spacecraft's return to Earth
New York, Dec 21 : A video recorded during NASA's Orion return through the Earth's atmosphere provides viewers a first look of the intense conditions astronauts will endure when they return from deep space destinations on the journey to Mars.
When NASA 'emailed' a spanner to ISS
New York, Dec 20 : When astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) asked people on Earth to send them a ratcheting socket wrench (or spanner), it took just a click of the mouse to "email" the hardware to them, literally.
NASA successfully 'emails' 3D-printing wrench to ISS astronaut
Washington, Dec. 20 : NASA and Made in Space was recently able to successfully email the designs of 3D-printing socket wrench to an ISS astronaut Barry Wilmore, it has been reported.
NASA to develop gecko-inspired gripping tools
Washington, Dec 20 : NASA scientists are working on adhesive gripping tools that could tackle objects such as orbital debris or defunct satellites that would otherwise be hard to handle.
NASA satellite reveals first ever detailed map of how CO2 looks from ...
Washington, Dec 19 : NASA scientists have revealed that first global maps created using newest carbon dioxide-monitoring satellite's data, showing one of the most detailed views of CO2 ever created.
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler finds new exoplanet
Washington, Dec 19 : NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has made a comeback with the discovery of the first exoplanet found using its new K2 mission.
Long-standing space mystery of high-latitude auroras' origin revealed
Washington, Dec 19 : ESA's Cluster and NASA's Image satellites have worked together to explain a particular type of very high-latitude aurora, which is the most visible manifestation of the Sun's effect on Earth.
NASA's Kepler makes a comeback by discovering new super-Earth
Washington, Dec 19 : A new research has revealed that NASA's Kepler spacecraft proved that it can still find planets.
Cassini sheds new light on Europa's atmosphere
Washington, Dec 19 : Astronomers have revealed that analysis of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's data collected during its 2001 flyby of Jupiter sheds new light on the atmosphere of the planet's moon Europa.
NASA's Chandra weighs universe's most massive young, distant galaxy ...
Washington, Dec 19 : NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has weighed the most massive young, distant galaxy cluster in the universe.
Mid-level solar flare observed by NASA on Dec. 16
Washington, Dec. 18 : NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has recently captured a mid-level solar flare on Dec. 16, 2014, it has been reported.
NASA's Mars curiosity rover finds 'tenfold spike' in methane, organic ...
Washington, Dec. 17 : NASA's Mars curiosity rover has found tenfold spike in methane in the Martian atmosphere and other organic chemicals in the red planet's soil, it has been reported.
NASA detects organic matter on Mars
Washington, Dec 17 : In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules - the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life - on Mars.
'Tsunami Wave' still being experienced by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft
Washington, Dec 16 : Scientists have revealed that the "tsunami wave" that NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft began experiencing earlier this year is still propagating outward.
MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere
Washington, Dec. 16 : The first results from NASA's MAVEN mission may be able to provide clues regarding how Mars lost its atmosphere to space over time.
Fresh insight into how Mars lost its atmosphere
Washington, Dec 16 : Early discoveries by NASA's newest Mars orbiter are starting to reveal key features about the loss of the planet's atmosphere to space over time.
New NASA software to enhance flight efficiency
New York, Dec 16 : NASA researchers have begun flight tests of a computer software that shows promise in improving flight efficiency and reducing environmental impacts of aircraft, especially on communities around airports.
NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change
New York, Dec 12 : NASA has offered $35,000 in prizes to create apps which use US climate data. The contest, called the Climate Resilience Data Challenge in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), offers prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that will help the United States cope with ...
NASA developing biodegradable drone that dissolves after use
Washington, Dec 11 : NASA along with a team of researchers is developing a biodegradable drone that self-destructs to leave no trace of its existence after its use.
Newly found giant asteroid poses no threat to Earth for at least next ...
Washington, Dec. 11 : NASA has recently revealed that the newly found massive asteroid, dubbed as 2014 UR116, is not a threat to Earth for at least next 150 years.
Massive asteroid not a threat to earth: NASA
New York, Dec 10 : A massive asteroid discovered by Russian researchers is not a threat to the Earth, NASA has confirmed.
Mars was once awash with water
Washington, Dec 9 : NASA's Curiosity Rover has found that Mars' Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years, suggesting that ancient Mars maintained a climate that could have produced long-lasting lakes at many locations.
New Horizons Pluto probe wakes from electronic sleep
Washington, Dec 9 : A new research has revealed that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woke up from its electronic sleep for its long-awaited 2015 encounter with the Pluto system.
NASA mission to observe the Sun's rays
Toronto, Dec 9 : A NASA funded mission is all set to be launched Tuesday that would take a 15-minute flight to observe the Sun and examine its rays.
Curiosity discovers huge lake bed on Mars
Washington, Dec 9 : NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered evidence of the existence of a huge lake - once brimming with water and may be life - in the Gale Crater at Mount Sharp.
Curiosity rover takes new selfie on Mars
New York, Dec 8 : NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has posted a new selfie taken on a sandstone outcrop in the Kimberley region of Mars.
NASA probe wakes up for Pluto encounter
Washington, Dec 7 : A NASA probe launched eight years ago to explore Pluto has woken up from its last hibernation in deep space and is now preparing to take first detailed images of the dwarf planet's surface and its moons in July 2015.
NASA drone captures Orion splash down
New York, Dec 6 : A drone detected NASA's unmanned spacecraft Orion splash down into the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles south-west of San Diego.
Orion spacecraft's flawless test flight marks dawn of new chapter in ...
London, Dec 6 : The flawless test flight of NASA's new Orion spacecraft has foreshadowed the first human expedition to Mars.