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Jupiter putting on `light show` for NASA's Juno
Washington D.C, Jul 1 : Looks like Jupiter is throwing a welcome party for the approaching NASA's Juno spacecraft as the Hubble telescope has recently captured vivid auroras above its North Pole.

NASA's Juno Spacecraft enters Jupiter's magnetic field
Washington, July 1 : NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft has entered the planet's magnetosphere, where the movement of particles in space is controlled by what's going on inside Jupiter.

NASA's Juno mission enters Jupiter's magnetic field
Washington, July 1 : NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft has entered the planet's magnetosphere, where the movement of particles in space is controlled by what's going on inside Jupiter.

NASA Rover's sand-dune studies yield surprise
Washington, July 1 : Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian atmosphere today provides new clues about the atmosphere's history.

Hubble captures vivid auroras in Jupiter?s atmosphere
Washington, July 1 :Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras ? stunning light shows in a planet's atmosphere ? on the poles of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. This observation program is supported by measurements made by NASA's Juno spacecraft, ...

Hubble captures fireworks in 'skyrocket' galaxy
Washington, June 30 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular fireworks display in a small, nearby galaxy, which resembles a skyrocket.

NASA awards contract to increase water recovery on Space Station
Washington, June 29 : NASA has selected Paragon Space Development Corporation, a small business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, to develop a system that will increase the rate of water recovery from the urine of astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA's most powerful rocket set for Mars journey
Washington, June 29 : Inching closer to send world's most powerful rocket to Mars, US space agency NASA on Tuesday successfully fire-tested a booster for the Space Launch System (SLS) at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah.

NASA maps California drought effects on Sierra Trees
California, June 28 : A new map created with measurements from an airborne instrument developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, reveals the devastating effect of California's ongoing drought on Sierra Nevada conifer forests.

Stunning images reveal Jupiter ahead of Juno's arrival
London, June 28 : Researchers at the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have captured stunning new images and prepared the highest-resolution maps to date of Jupiter, a week ahead of the arrival of NASA's Juno spacecraft at the giant planet on July 4.

Manganese oxide indicates Mars was once Earth-like
Washington, June 28 : NASA's Curiosity rover has observed high levels of manganese oxides in Martian rocks which indicates that higher levels of atmospheric oxygen once existed on Red Planet.

NASA's IMERG measures deadly West Virginia flooding rainfall
California, June 28 : Since June 23, 2016 over two dozen people have been reported killed and hundreds of homes have been destroyed by flooding in West Virginia. Using satellite data, NASA calculated the heavy rainfall that occurred over the state.

NASA set to test-fire booster for world's most powerful rocket
Washington, June 28 : US space agency NASA is set to test-fire a booster for the world's most powerful rocket Space Launch System (SLS) which will power astronauts on the journey to Mars and on other deeper space missions

NASA Rover findings point to a more Earth-like Martian past
Washington, June 27 : Chemicals found in Martian rocks by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover suggest the Red Planet once had more oxygen in its atmosphere than it does now.

Clandestine Black Hole may represent new population
Washington, June 27 : Astronomers have combined data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope and the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to conclude that a peculiar source of radio waves thought to be a distant galaxy is actually a nearby ...

NASA to drive Curiosity to potential water sites on Mars
New York, June 25 : The US space agency is planning to drive the Curiosity Rover towards water sites on the Martian surface to further investigate the long, seasonally changing dark streaks briny water in the hope of finding evidence of life.

NASA technology reveals bacteria's role in breast cancer
Washington, June 25 : Using planetary protection techniques that ensure NASA spacecraft do not contaminate other worlds, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a link between bacteria in breast ductal fluid and breast cancer.

NASA weighs use of Rover to image potential Mars water sites
California, June 25 : Ever since it was announced that there may be evidence of liquid water on present-day Mars, NASA scientists have wondered how best to further investigate these long, seasonally changing dark streaks in the hope of finding evidence of life - past or present - on the Red Planet.

Hubble sees new dark spot on Neptune
California, June 24 : New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune.

New dark mole pops up on Neptune's face
Washington D.C, Jun 24 : Step aside Jupiter, now Neptune too has a spot! NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found a brand-new mark on the surface of the farthest planet from the sun.

NASA discovers unexpected mineral on Mars
New York, June 24 : Scientists at the US space agency NASA have discovered tridymite -- an unexpected silica mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars that may alter our understanding of how the Red Planet evolved.

'Super' Grand Canyon on Pluto's moon Charon
Washington, June 24 : Pluto's largest moon Charon is home to an unusual canyon system that's far longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon on the Earth, a new image taken by NASA's New Horizon probe has revealed.

Puducherry CM meets Rajnath, Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, June 23 : Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him various issues concerning the union territory.

X-ray echoes of a shredded star provide close-up of 'killer' Black ...
California, June 23 : Some 3.9 billion years ago in the heart of a distant galaxy, the intense tidal pull of a monster black hole shredded a star that passed too close. When X-rays produced in this event first reached Earth on March 28, 2011, they were detected by NASA's Swift satellite, which ...

Liquid ocean on Pluto a distinct possibility: Researchers
New York, June 22 : Using a thermal evolution model for Pluto updated with data from NASA's New Horizons mission, researchers hope that the dwarf planet might have -- or had at one time -- a liquid ocean beneath its icy crust.

Explore space on your smartphone with NASA's Apple TV app
Washington, June 22 : The US space agency has released its popular NASA app for a new platform - the fourth-generation Apple TV - that will provide you access to NASA TV on your TV as well live views from the International Space Station (ISS).

India set to launch 20 satellites - own, Google company's and others
Chennai, June 21 : An Indian rocket is getting ready to launch on Wednesday its earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series and also 19 more including that of Google company Terra Bella's SkySat Gen2, of former NASA employee's Planet Labs Dove Satellites and others.

'Electric wind' blamed for lack of water on Venus
New York, June 21 : A strong "electric wind" may have played a significant role in stripping Venus, Earth's twin planet, of its oceans, says a new study by NASA and University College London researchers.

NASA mission discovers infant exoplanet around young star
Washington, June 21 : Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, astronomers have discovered a newborn fully-formed exoplanet -- planets that orbit stars beyond our Sun -- ever detected around a young star.

NASA's K2 finds newborn exoplanet around young star
Washington, June 20 : Astronomers have discovered the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever detected. The discovery was made using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, as well as the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars beyond our ...

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