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NASA's Mars rover stuck in 'Hidden Valley'
New York, Aug 20 : NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity may have to find a new route to its destination Mount Sharp after getting stuck in sand in the "Hidden Valley".
Interstellar dust grains may explain origin of solar system
London, August 19 : Scientists are hopeful that the interstellar dust grains gathered by the NASA Stardust spacecraft and brought back to Earth will help in better understanding the complexities of the solar system's formation.
NASA's next lander to probe Red Planet's past
Washington, Aug 19 : Giving new wings to NASA's Mars mission, a new lander - slated to be launched next year - will look into the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.
Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: NASA
Washington, Aug 18 : In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years - by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.
NASA wants you to identify night-time earth images
New York, Aug 17 : NASA has an amazing collection of thousands of night photos of the earth and now the US space agency has asked for the public inputs in categorising them and creating an open atlas.
Alien on the moon is just dust: NASA scientist
New York, Aug 16 : A famous image showing an alien walking on the moon is simply "dust, an eyelash or scratch on the negative" of the film that took the image, NASA has said.
NASA set to investigate effects of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate
Washington, Aug 15 : NASA is set to begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate covering the peak of summer sea ice melt.
ET fans accuse NASA of 'hiding truth' about spotted UFO
London, Aug 15 : Extraterrestrial fans have accused NASA of "covering up" the truth about a "flying disc", which was spotted on a live NASA space webcam.
Comet dust more complex in composition, structure
New York, Aug 15 : In the first analysis of space dust sent to earth by NASA's Stardust mission, physicists suggest that the tiny specks, which likely originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.
NASA's Pluto-bound spacecraft sees its target
Washington, Aug 13 : NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has glimpsed Pluto and its moon Charon from a distance ranging from about 422-429 million km, media reports said.
When Robin Williams brought cheers for NASA astronauts
Washington, Aug 13 : Robin Williams, an Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died of an apparent suicide at age 63, helped wake up the crew of NASA's space shuttle Discovery to start their morning in 1988.
Don't miss an alien and its shadow walking on moon!
New York, Aug 13 : Watch this NASA image carefully. In all probability, you may agree to see a humanoid figure walking along the surface of the moon.
Soon, world's first 3D-printed space camera
New York, Aug 12 : Come September, NASA plans to have the first 3D-printed space camera to give space exploration a new dimension.
NASA launches new ' Low Density Supersonic Flying Saucer'
London, August 11 : NASA has launched a Low Density Supersonic Decelerator in a bid to find methods to protect its spacecraft during landings in space.
FIR filed against K Kavitha for "anti-nationalist" remarks
New Delhi, Aug 11 : In the aftermath of the controversial statements made by Telengana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP K Kavitha over Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana, K Karunasagar, Convener BJP Legal and Legislative Cell, Greater Hyderabad, has filed an FIR against her.
NASA 'vintage' spacecraft makes lunar flyby
Washington, Aug 11 : A NASA 'vintage' spacecraft that was launched 36 years ago and is now being handled by a team of retired and active aerospace engineers has successfully completed a return visit to the earth-moon system.
NASA vehicle paves way for large payloads for Mars
Washinton, Aug 9 : A saucer-shaped test vehicle launched by NASA tested breakthrough technologies that may enable large payloads to be safely landed on the surface of Mars.
NASA's Curiosity rover provides clues to Mars' past habitability
Washington, August 8 : NASA's Curiosity rover has completed two Earth years on Mars and has provided detailed analysis of the planet's geology and mineralogy, as well as clues to past habitability.
NASA's Mars spacecraft clears test for launch
Washington, Aug 8 : NASA and the US Navy have concluded the second round of tests for the Orion spacecraft that can take humans to the Moon and eventually, to Mars.
Hubble spots possible 'Zombie Star' that survived supernova explosion
Washington, Aug 7 : Scientists have revealed that NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a possible "zombie star" that may have been left behind after an unusually weak supernova explosion.
Nasal hair-inspired material can manipulate water, light
New York, Aug 7 : Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new material with micro human hairs that move in response to a magnetic field.
Google Glass not an optimal tool for space tasks: NASA
Washington, Aug 7 : The upcoming eye wearable device Google Glass is "not an optimal tool" for handling operational procedures and tasks in a simulated space environment, NASA astronauts have revealed.
Earth-like volcanic eruptions on Jupiter's moon
Washington, Aug 5 : In a new finding, NASA scientists have reported three massive volcanic eruptions on one of Jupiter's moons.
NASA says 'impossible' space propulsion technology really works
Washington, Aug 04 : Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston have revealed that a microwave thruster system that requires no propellant does actually works and it can change space exploration forever.
Soon, pee to power your smartphone, tablets
London, Aug 4 : NASA astronomers are trying to turn pee into pure drinking water. Back on earth, pee can soon be commercially used to charge smartphones and tablets.
NASA's Messenger to observe Mercury closely
Washington, Aug 4 : NASA's Messenger spacecraft, sent to study the Mercury 10 years back, will observe the planet at lower altitudes.
NASA creates space engine like none other
Washington, Aug 4 : In what could be a game changer in space exploration, NASA has successfully tested a "microwave thruster system" that requires no propellant to generate thrust.
Why sun's atmosphere is hotter than its surface revealed
Washington, Aug 02 : NASA has recently gathered information that could explain the mystery relating to why sun's atmosphere is hotter than its surface.
Man builds spaceship in his kid's bedroom!
New York, Aug 2 : Have you ever thought of building a spacecraft for your kid? Learn from this man who gifted his four-year-old son a NASA spaceship simulator - right in his bedroom!
Galaxy that acts as cosmic magnifying glass discovered
Washington, Aug 1 : Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass.