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Scientists observe third significant Solar flare in 2 days
Washington, Oct 23 : NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has recently captured images of the third substantial Solar flare, which occurred on Oct. 22 in the lower half of the sun, in two days.
Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn
Washington, Oct 23 : In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn.
Magnetar 'Storm' provides hints of Starquakes
Washington, Oct 22 : A rapid-fire "storm" of high energy explosion from extremely magnetized neutron star, also called as a magnetar, detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope on Jan. 22, 2009 has now provided hints of Starquakes to the astronomers.
Paralysed man walks again after pioneering cell therapy
London, Oct 21 : A paralysed man has been able to walk again after therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord, the BBC reported Tuesday.
Comet Siding Spring nucleus relatively small: NASA
Washington, Oct 21 : NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully captured views of the comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring when it whizzed past Mars Sunday, obtaining key information about its nucleus.
NASA designing 'flying firefighters'
New York, Oct 21 : The US space agency is developing drones that will not only detect fires but also help extinguish the flames before they get out of control.
Budapest: the 'startup' capital of Eastern Europe
Budapest, Oct 21 : Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama and NASA all have one thing in common - the fact that they distributed live videos on Ustream, the app of the Hungarian startup that represents Budapest's potential to become a technology hotspot of Europe's eastern region.
NASA's Mars orbiter provides fresh clues for comet 'Sliding Spring'
Washington, Oct 20 : NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided data about a comet 'Siding Spring' that buzzed the Red Planet and the concerted campaign of observations may have yielded fresh clues to the solar system's earliest days more than 4 billion years ago.
Crocodile-like reptile spotted on Mars
Washington, Oct 20 : NASA Scientists have spotted a crocodile-like creature on Mars, hinting towards another sign of life on the red planet.
NASA Mars orbiters safe after comet flyby
Washington, Oct 20 : All three NASA orbiters around Mars confirmed their healthy status after each took shelter behind the Red Planet during a period of risk from dust released by a comet that sped past Mars Sunday - closer than any other known comet flyby off a planet.
NASA captures rocket's Mars descent data
Washington, Oct 18 : NASA has successfully captured thermal images of a commercial rocket on its descent, a development that may provide engineering inputs for future missions to Mars, the US space agency said in a statement.
NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars
Washington, Oct 18 : A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bln light-years away
Washington, Oct 17 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest, and smallest galaxies ever seen.
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy
Washington, Oct 17 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy - one of the farthest galaxies ever seen through a giant cosmic magnifying glass over 13 billion light years away.
NASA findings brighten up Sun like never before
Washington, Oct 17 : New findings by NASA spacecraft about how the Sun's atmosphere or corona or what causes solar winds that can impact technological infrastructure in space and on Earth has given the scientific community an unprecedented amount of information about our Sun.
'All is well', says Kamal Haasan on injury rumour
Chennai, Oct 16 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently shooting in Kerala for Tamil thriller "Papanasama, said Thursday that he wasn't injured while shooting as being speculated and "all is well" with him.
NASA's new video captures UFO around ISS
London, Oct 16 : In a NASA footage, which shows two International Space Station (ISS) astronauts on a spacewalk, a more mysterious object has appeared in the background.
MESSENGER spacecraft spots recent ice deposits on Mercury
Washington, Oct 16 : NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice and other frozen volatile materials within permanently shadowed craters near Mercury's North Pole.
MAVEN mission tracks streams of satellite-destroying 'solar energy ...
Washington, Oct 16 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission, or MAVEN spacecraft, has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars and produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen and carbon coronas surrounding the ...
NASA spots Kuiper Belt targets for Pluto mission
Washington, Oct 16 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) the agency's New Horizons spacecraft could potentially visit after it flies by Pluto in July 2015.
NASA tool to help airlines reduce weather delays
Washington, Oct 16 : NASA scientists have developed a tool that would help airlines minimise weather delays and save both flight time and fuel.
NASA's MAVEN gets unprecedented look at Mars' upper atmosphere
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists its first look at Martian upper atmosphere, it has been reported.
UFO watching NASA astronauts on ISS spacewalk?
New York, Oct 15 : A latest NASA video showing a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) has captured a blurry object behind an astronaut.
NASA spacecraft beams first images from Martian atmosphere
Washington, Oct 15 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of solar energetic particles (SEPs) at the Red Planet.
NASA wants you to name this free-flying robot
Washington, Oct 14 : The US space agency is planning to launch a new free-flying robot to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017 and the space agency wants you to suggest a name for it.
September warmest on record: NASA
New York, Oct 14 : This September was about 0.78 degrees Celsius above the 1951-80 average temperature for the month, data from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has showed.
Fresh evidence of 'late-stage' volcanic activities may rewrite ...
Washington, Oct 13 : NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has provided researchers evidence of late-stage volcanic activities in Moon's geologic history.
Volcanic deposits on Moon set to change lunar history
Washington, Oct 13 : In a major find, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has provided researchers strong evidence that the Moon's volcanic activity slowed gradually instead of stopping abruptly a billion years ago.
Earth-observing instrument activated on space station
Washington, Oct 13 : In a bid to monitor Earth better, NASA has successfully installed and activated its first Earth-observing instrument - the ISS-RapidScat - on the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA directs Boeing, SpaceX to begin work on space taxis
Washington, Oct 11 : NASA has ordered the US multi-national Boeing Company and the California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) to restart work to develop space taxis to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon ...