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Ancient Martian lake was 'potentially habitable': Study
Washington, March 26 : A site high on scientists' list of possible landing places for NASA's Mars 2020 rover, the ancient Martian lake system in Jezero Crater, may have had a potentially habitable environment, says a new study.
'Good' bacteria may help prevent meningitis
London, March 26 : Researchers have found that nasal drops of a "good" bacterial strain can help prevent the deadly disease meningitis. The findings could lead to a new approach that could help suppress meningitis outbreaks.
NASA to capture boulder from near-Earth asteroid during Asteroid ...
Washington, Mar 26 : NASA has recently announced that it plans to capture a boulder from the surface of a near-Earth asteroid and put it into a stable orbit around the moon during its 'Asteroid Redirect Mission' (ARM), which would then be further explored by the astronauts.
NASA's asteroid mission sets eyes on Mars
Washington, March 26 : Under its ambitious Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), NASA will test a number of new capabilities by the mid-2020s needed for future human expeditions to deep space, including Mars.
NASA's Curiosity Rover finds biologically useful Nitrogen on Mars
California, Mar 25 : The NASA has said the team, which is using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover, has made the first detection of nitrogen on the surface of Mars from release during heating of Martian sediments.
NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover completes 42 km marathon milestone in ...
Washington, Mar.25 : NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover has recently completed the first 42.195 kilometers marathon milestone on Mars in 11 years and two months, after its January 2004 landing in Eagle Crater.
Now, you can name Pluto's newly discovered features
London, Mar.25 : A new campaign has been launched by NASA's New Horizons mission, the SETI Institute and the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which allows general public to name Pluto's newly discovered features and its satellites.
NASA's Curiosity rover finds life-supporting nitrogen on Mars
Washington, Mar.25 : NASA's Curiosity rover found nitrogen on Mars' surface from release during heating of Martian sediments, by using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument.
NASA observes 'growth spurt' from newborn star
Washington, March 24 : Using data from orbiting observatories and ground-based facilities, an international team of astronomers has discovered an outburst from a star thought to be in the earliest phase of its development.
NASA working on 18-propeller electric plane
Washington, March 22 : While the world is awestruck at the success of the sun-powered plane called Solar Impulse 2, NASA is working on a more efficient, electric-powered plane that has 18 propellers attached to it.
NASA working on more efficient, electric-powered plane with 18 ...
Washington, Mar 22 : NASA has been reportedly working on an experimental plane, whose wings have been attached with 18 propellers in a bid to make a more-efficient, electric-powered craft.
New NASA technologies to help spacecrafts land in real time
Washington, March 20 : NASA engineers are working on new technologies that will help spacecrafts land on an alien planet or a comet in real time based on what they see before them.
Link between supernovae and planet formation found
Washington, March 20 : Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), an international scientific team has discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can be formed.
NASA's MAVEN observes mysterious dust cloud, aurora around 'Red ...
Washington, Mar.19 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has spotted a mysterious dust cloud and aurora around the "Red planet."
NASA mission detects mysterious dust cloud on Mars
Washington, March 19 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has observed mysterious high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.
Bright spots on dwarf planet can be active ice: NASA
Washington, March 18 : A pair of bright spots that glimmer inside an impact crater on the asteroid Ceres could be some kind of icy plume, new images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have revealed.
No more legal hurdles for Kamal Haasan's 'Papanasam'
Ernakulam (Kerala), March 18 : A district court here has dismissed a suit filed by filmmaker-scriptwriter Satheesh Paul, who claimed Kamal Haasan's "Papanasam" was a copyright violation of his novel "Oru Mazhakalathu".
NASA orbiter records brightest hit on Moon
Washington, March 18 : NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has acquired the images of the lunar surface before and after the largest recorded explosion occurred on the lunar surface.
Mercury is planet whose surface is still evolving
Washington, Mar 17 : NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) mission, now nearing the end of its fourth and final year of orbital operations at Mercury, is well into a low-altitude campaign that is returning images and measurements of the planet's surface ...
NASA, Russia's Roscosmos to sign deal to transport astronauts
Moscow, March 16 : Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and NASA plan to sign in autumn another contract for the use of Russia's Soyuz spaceships to take American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), Tass reported citing a Roscosmos statement on Monday.
New software can help you detect possible asteroid threats
Washington, Mar. 16 : A new software created by a NASA challenge, which has now been made public, can help amateur astronomers to detect possible asteroid threats in future.
NASA's Earth mission set to map frozen soil
Washington, March 16 : NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission launched on January 31 to measure moisture on the top few inches of soil globally will begin monitoring the frozen or thawed landscape by April-end.
NASA software to help detect new asteroids better
Washington, March 16 : NASA has launched a new software that can help amateur astronomers detect new asteroids in an efficient way.
NASA to develop augmented reality glasses for astronauts
New York, March 15 : Several outer space tasks like doing repairs and conducting experiments may become a lot easier for astronauts now as NASA is developing augmented reality glasses like Google Glass for them.
California has only one year of water left: Scientist
New York, March 15 : The state of California has only about one year's worth of water left in storage and its groundwater is rapidly depleting, a NASA scientist has found.
NASA-funded balloon goes to the edge of space
New York, March 15 : NASA's newest American commercial near-space services provider, World View (WV) of Tucson, Arizona, successfully launched its Tycho balloon from Arizona's Pinal Airfield.
PM Modi's statement urging Tamils in Lanka to be patient is ...
New Delhi, Mar. 14 : Senior Congress leader and former union minister V. Narayanasamy on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement asking Tamils in Sri Lanka to be 'patient' with the government there was 'unwarranted', and added that the latter should instead ask Colombo to act ...
NASA probe to study magnetic mystery reaches Earth's orbit
Washington, March 14 : NASA's first space mission dedicated to the study of a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection that drives space weather is positioned in the Earth's orbit following a successful launch on March 12.
NASA's 4 spacecraft successfully enter Earth's orbit to solve ...
Washington, Mar. 13 : NASA launched four identical spacecraft recently on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take between the magnetic fields of Earth and the Sun.
NASA to give ISS astronauts more space to live
Washington, March 13 : NASA and space technology firm Bigelow Aerospace are preparing to launch an expandable habitat module to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year.