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Huge craters missing from dwarf planet Ceres: NASA
Washington, July 27 : In an intriguing find, scientists associated with NASA's Dawn spacecraft have discovered a mysterious disappearance of a significant number of large craters on dwarf planet Ceres, indicating something has happened to it.

NASA probe set for date with near-Earth asteroid
Washington, July 26 : US space agency NASA will launch a spacecraft in September to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface material and return it to the Earth to scan for signs of life.

NASA to map the surface of an Asteroid
Washington, July 25 : OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will launch September 2016 and travel to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface maNASA to Map the Surface of an Asteroid

NASA digitising Viking mission data to unfold Mars' mystery
Washington, July 25 : Forty years ago, NASA's Viking mission made history when it became the first to successfully land a fully operational spacecraft on Mars.

Nasal fracture most common injury during vehicle collisions
New York, July 24 : Nearly 11 per cent of patients examined at trauma centres following motor vehicle collisions (MVC) have had at least one facial fracture, a study has revealed.

Is 'gospel' NASA's 'codeword for aliens'?
London, Jul 23 : A conversation about God between a "nervous" astronaut on the International Space Station and NASA Ground Control is causing a stir among UFO fans and conspiracy theorists.

NASA astronauts train underwater to mimic Mars mission
Washington, July 23 : NASA has sent a team of astronauts to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on a 16-day mission to prepare for future deep space missions and the journey to Mars.

Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Global Warming: NASA
California, July 22 : A new NASA-led study finds that almost one-fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded.

India to launch satellite jointly developed with US in 2021
New Delhi, July 21 : The Indian space agency and US NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR), slated to be completed and launched by ...

Sunset at the Viking Lander 1 Site
California, July 21 : On July 20, 1976, at 8:12 a.m. EDT, NASA received the signal that the Viking Lander 1 successfully reached the Martian surface.

NASA's new institute to explore ways to protect astronauts
Washington, July 21 : The US space agency has established a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA's "Journey to Mars".

NASA's Hubble Telescope makes first atmospheric study of Earth-sized ...
California, July 21 : Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets.

Two Earth-like exoplanets may harbour life, shows Hubble data
Washington, July 21 : Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has conducted the first search for atmospheres around Earth-sized exoplanets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of presence of life on two rocky exoplanets.

NASA's PACE Mission will uncover new information about health of our ...
California, July 20 : NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission is a first-of-its-kind project that aims to answer key questions about the consequences of climate change on the health of our oceans and their relationship with airborne particles and clouds. PACE will use a wide ...

January to June warmest half-year on record: NASA
New York, July 20 : The six-month period from January to June this year was the planet's warmest half-year on record, NASA has found.

X marks the spot for Milky Way formation
New Delhi, July 19 : A new understanding of our galaxy's structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter. A research effort sparked by tweets led scientists to confirm that the Milky Way's central bulge of stars forms an "X" shape. The newly published study uses data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared ...

2016 climate trends continue to break records, says NASA
Washington, July 19 : Two key climate change indicators -- global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent -- have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data.

NASA's Kepler probe confirms over 100 new exoplanets
Washington, July 19 : Using data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission, an international team of astronomers has confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds with over 100 exoplanets, some of which may harbour life.

NASA scientists to discuss 2016 climate trends, impacts
California, July 18 : Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand their impacts, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 19.

NASA's Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during Its K2 mission
California, July 18 : An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA's Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among ...

NASA selects five Mars orbiter concept studies
California, July 18 : NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission.

Nasal irrigation good for patients with chronic sinus: Study
London, July 18 : Advising patient with chronic sinus congestion to use nasal irrigation -- a popular nonpharmacologic treatment -- improved their symptoms, but steam inhalation did not, results of a new trial show.

Nasal irrigation offers better sinus relief than steam inhalation
Washington D.C, Jul 18 : When needing to clean your nose, is nasal irrigation better than the natural power of steam? Yes, suggests a recent study.

NASA exploring our solar system like never before
Washington, July 18 : As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter on August 27, NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer fundamental questions about how we came to be, where we are going and whether we are alone in the universe.

NASA's next Mars rover progresses toward 2020 launch
California, July 16 : After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021.

NASA's next Mars rover set for 2020 launch
Washington, July 16 : The US space agency is ready to proceed with the final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021, NASA said.

NASA sails full-speed ahead in solar system exploration
Washington, July 16 : NASA's Juno is now poised to shine a spotlight on the origins and interior structure of the largest planet in our solar system. As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter (to be taken Aug. 27 during the spacecraft's next pass by the planet), NASA continues to ...

NASA's next Mars Rover discussion on Facebook Live
New York, July 15 : NASA will host a Facebook Live event at 10:30 p.m. India time on Friday to discuss the science and technology aboard NASA's next Mars rover -- Mars 2020.

Novel mirror for tiny CubeSat telescope soon
Washington, July 13 : A lightweight telescope that NASA scientists are developing specifically for tiny CubeSat scientific investigations can become the first to carry a mirror made of carbon nanotubes embedded in an epoxy resin.

NASA's Juno Spacecraft sends first in-orbit view
Washington, July 13 : The JunoCam camera aboard NASA's Juno mission is operational and sending down data after the spacecraft's July 4 arrival at Jupiter.

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