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Key science to benefit Earth set for ISS launch
Washington, Dec 1 : In a bid to support a research in space to benefit the Earth, NASA's commercial partner Orbital ATK is all set to launch its Cygnus commercial cargo spacecraft packed with key science experiments into orbit on December 3.
NASA to resume cargo flights to ISS from US soil
Washington, Nov 28 : In a bid to resume NASA's commercial supply efforts to the orbiting international laboratory, the first flight of Orbital ATK's enhanced Cygnus spacecraft will carry more than 7,000 pounds of equipment and experiments to the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years
Washington, Nov 26 : The US space agency has successfully installed the first of 18 flight mirrors onto the James Webb Space Telescope, beginning a critical piece of the observatory's construction to replace the Hubble Space Telescope by 2018.
Two new NASA rockets to study Earth's magnetic field
Washington, Nov 25 : The US space agency is planning to launch two sounding rockets over Norway this winter to study how particles move in a region near the North Pole where Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind.
NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole
Bangalore, Nov 24 : An Indian astrophysicist says the recent observation by NASA scientists of giant flares of X-rays from a black hole confirms his theory that the so-called black holes are not "true" black holes but actually ultra hot balls of fire like our Sun.
Earth may have 'hairy' dark matter, says NASA
Washington, Nov 24 : There may be long filaments of dark matter or "hair" on our Earth, suggests new research, adding further study is needed to unlock the mysteries of the nature of dark matter on Blue Marble.
Kabir Khan, Srijit Mukherjee join IFFI fever
Panaji, Nov 22 : Director of the film Bajrangi Bhaijaan- Kabir Khan, Director of opening Sanskrit film 'Priyamanasam', Vinod Mankara and Srijit Mukherji who has scripted and Directed 'Rajkahini' met the media here.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore inaugurates the Indian Panorama section of ...
Panaji, Nov 21 : The Indian panorama Section at 46th International Film festival of India opened with the screening of 'Goonga Pehelwan' (non feature film) and feature film 'Priyamanasam' (Sanskrit) on Saturday .
NASA directs SpaceX to launch US astronauts to ISS
Washington, Nov 21 : In a significant step toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and reducing its dependence on Russian launch facilities, NASA has ordered California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from US soil.
Watch a day as it unfolds on Pluto, its moon Charon
Washington, Nov 21 : NASA's New Horizons probe has captured some stunning images of how the day progresses on Pluto and its largest moon Charon.
NASA booster for deeper space mission including Mars
Washington, Nov 20 : In a bid to bolster its effort to prepare humans for deeper space missions, NASA engineers have refined the key thermal protection system of Orion - new exploration spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to asteroid and Mars.
NASA's 'Chemical Laptop' to search for alien life
Washington, Nov 18 : NASA engineers are working on a unique "Chemical Laptop" - a portable, miniaturised laboratory that can help astronauts analyse samples for presence of life on the spot as they enter the alien world.
India's deadly flooding rains measured
Washington D.C, Nov 18 : With Tamil Nadu hit by monsoon fury causing flood and inundation, NASA has measured these deadly flooding rains of India.
Time to clean up space junk mess, says NASA
Washington, Nov 16 : With a mysterious space object making a splash into the Earth's atmosphere on November 13, NASA administrator Charles Bolden has shown concern about the growing junk in the space that may threaten the planet in near future.
Breathe slowly to smell food better, shows 3D model
New York, Nov 15 : Do you wonder how your body directs the smell of food into the nasal cavity and not in the other direction - into the lungs? The answer lies in a 3D-printed model of the human airway from nostril to trachea.
NASA probe spots hints of gamma-ray cycle in 'active' galaxy
Washington, Nov 15 : Astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected hints of periodic changes in the brightness of a so-called "active" galaxy, whose emissions are powered by a supersized black hole.
NASA to study how plants and oceans absorb carbon
New York, Nov 14 : NASA is interested in studying how oceans and plant ecosystem take up carbon, and if the warming climate will prevent them from doing so in the future.
NASA's Cassini spots monstrous ice cloud on Titan
Washington, Nov 12 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a monstrous new cloud of frozen compounds on the Saturn moon Titan's south polar region.
Scientists dive into precious Pluto data
Washington, Nov 10 : From possible ice volcanoes to twirling moons, NASA's New Horizons science team is busy analysing more than 50 exciting discoveries about Pluto that the probe has revealed so far.
Arunachal CM Tuki has full backing of his MLAs, say Congress central ...
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov.9 : Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress Party leader Nabam Tuki has the majority support of his MLAs, and there is presently no need for a leadership change in the state, said All India Congress Committee general secretary V. Narayanasamy and secretary ...
Two NASA astronauts wrap up second spacewalk
Washington, Nov 7 : NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren on the International Space Station (ISS) ended their seven hour and 48 minute spacewalk on Friday, successfully completing some key tasks in the outer space.
TJ Joseph hand chopping case: Main accused surrenders in Ernakulam
Ernakulam, Nov. 6 : M.K. Nasar, the main accused in Professor TJ Joseph's hand chopping case, surrendered before the National Investigating Agency (NIA) court here on Friday.
Strong solar winds may have stripped life on Mars: NASA
Washington, Nov 6 : In a first, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission has revealed the process that may have played a key role in turning the Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment supporting life to a cold, arid planet today.
NASA mission reveals speed of solar wind stripping Martian atmosphere
California, Nov 6 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission has identified the process that appears to have played a key role in the transition of the Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment that might have supported surface life to the cold, arid planet Mars ...
NASA seeks astronauts for deeper space missions
Washington, Nov 5 : In preparation for a manned mission to Mars and returning the human spaceflight launches to the US soil, the space agency will soon begin accepting applications for the next class of future astronauts.
NASA to recruit astronauts for Mars trip preparation
Washington, Nov 5 : US space agency NASA said on Wednesday it will soon recruit new astronauts as part of its efforts to prepare for an eventual manned mission to Mars.
NASA celebrates 15 years of human presence on ISS
Washington, Nov 3 : The International Space Station (ISS) with humans on board turned 15 on November 2 and NASA is celebrating the event with a delightful musical video.
Antarctica is gaining ice: NASA
Washington, Nov 2 : An increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.
NASA's Cassini captures Saturn moon Enceladus up close
Washington, Oct 31 : Following a successful close flyby of Saturn's icy, geologically active moon Enceladus on Wednesday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images.
Halloween asteroid looks like a skull: NASA
Washington, Oct 31 : A large space rock that will zip past the Earth this Halloween on Saturday is most likely a dead comet that bears an eerie resemblance to a skull, said US space agency NASA.