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NASA floats airship challenge idea
Washington, Nov 26 : The US space agency NASA is planning to kickstart a challenge for developing airships that can break records in terms of duration of flight at high altitudes.
NASA to develop 700-calorie breakfast bars for astronauts
Washington, Nov 26 : NASA has been working on developing breakfast bars that will replace typical 700- to 800-calorie meal that an astronaut requires.
Nasal spray Vaccine offers new hope for long-lasting Ebola protection
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that a nasal vaccine in works has the potential for long-lasting protection from Ebola virus.
NASA mission to study magnetic fields in universe
Washington, Nov 25 : The US space agency plans to launch an ambitious Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission in March next year to deploy four identical spacecraft from a single rocket to study magnetic reconnection in the universe.
Haunting images of NASA's abandoned launch sites revealed
Washington, Nov 23 : Ace photographer Roland Miller from Illinois in the US has put together photographs of abandoned NASA launch sites in a book.
Tiny shrimps hold clue to alien life
Washington, Nov 23 : A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, NASA scientists report.
NASA releases 'remastered' view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa
Washington, Nov 22 : NASA has recently released the image of "remastered" view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, it has been reported.
NASA's flying saucer among 'Best of What's New'
Washington, Nov 22 : NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), a spacecraft that aims to facilitate the safe landing of future Mars missions, has earned a place in the the Popular Science magazine's "Best Of What's New" list.
NASA seeks ideas to reduce radiation exposure on space missions
Washington, Nov 20 : NASA is looking for ideas from public for innovative ways to help mitigate radiation exposure on deep space missions.
A jettisoned black hole discovered?
Washington, Nov 20 : Researchers analysing decades of observations from NASA's Swift satellite have discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.
NASA probe set to wake up for Pluto encounter
Washington, Nov 19 : NASA's Pluto-bound probe New Horizons spacecraft comes out of hibernation for the last time next month in preparation for a six-month encounter, including a first-ever close flyby of the mysterious dwarf planet on July 14, 2015.
Women more susceptible to space health hazards: NASA report
Washington, Nov 18 : A NASA study has uncovered that women are more susceptible to physiological, psychological and behavioural changes that occur during spaceflight.
NASA observes return of giant sunspot producing mid-level flare
Washington, Nov 18 : NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has recently observes the return of giant sunspot that produced mid-level flare on Nov. 16, 2014.
Earth hit by 556 fiery asteroids in last 20 years: NASA
Washington, Nov 18 : A new NASA map has revealed that over 556 asteroids smashed into the atmosphere over a 20-year period between 1994 and 2013, suggesting that space rocks are slamming into the Earth's atmosphere at a higher rate than previously thought.
Revealed: how carbon dioxide moves around the globe
Washington, Nov 18 : A high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe.
First zero-gravity 3D Printer installed on ISS
Washington, Nov 18 : NASA astronauts have installed the world's first zero-gravity 3D printer on the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA reveals satellite images of Earth's sanctuaries in book
Washington, Nov 16 : From the astonishing river patterns along the Bay of Bengal to weaving waterways of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, NASA has revealed some stunning images of the Earth's last untouched sanctuaries in a new book.
NASA's new map may help save Earth from 'killer' asteroids
Washington, Nov 15 : A new map has been devised by NASA, which shows frequency of small asteroid impacts from 1994 to 2013 and it has provided clues on larger ones that could pose a danger to Earth.
Bio-drone that self-destructs behind enemy lines
Washington, Nov 15 : NASA scientists have invented a bio-degradable drone made of fungus, bacteria and wasp saliva that would self-destruct if it crashes in an enemy territory to avoid detection.
NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming 'red and dead'
Washington, Nov 14 : Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have uncovered young, massive and compact galaxies that are dying earlier than expected.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to Pluto is ready for wake-up call
Washington, Nov 14 : A new study has revealed that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will come out of hibernation for the last time on Dec. 6 for a six-month encounter with Pluto that begins in January.
3D-printed engine parts future of space launches: NASA
Washington, Nov 14 : A team of NASA researchers has found that 3D manufactured copper parts could withstand the heat and pressure required of combustion engines used in space launches.
Black hole producing mysterious particles: NASA
Washington, Nov 14 : The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos, say NASA scientists.
NASA's Orion spacecraft arrives at launch pad for tests
Washington, Nov 13 : NASA's Orion spacecraft, which is designed to carry astronauts to deep space destinations like Mars, arrived Wednesday at its launch pad - Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Rosetta comet landing mission may help explain origin of water on ...
Washington, Nov 12 : Scientists have revealed that NASA's Rosetta satellite, which is poised to make space science history when it launches its Philae lander onto the surface of the ancient comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, may explain the origin of water on Earth.
Ruddy color of Jupiter's great red spot likelier to be produced by ...
Washington, Nov 12 : A new study from NASA's Cassini mission has revealed that the color of the Jupiter's red spot is likely to be produced due to the effect of sunlight.
Jupiter's Red Spot likely product of sunburn
Washington, Nov 12 : The ruddy colour of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot is likely a product of simple chemicals being broken apart by sunlight in the planet's upper atmosphere, NASA researchers have said.
Google to rent historic airfield from NASA for 'ambitious' space ...
Washington, Nov 11 : National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reportedly revealed that it is renting its historic Moffett Federal Airfield, located 4 miles from Google's Mountain View, California, to Google's Planetary Ventures subsidiary.
Following dust may hold key to finding new planets
Washington, Nov 11 : Infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has found a dusty star system, which might help in finding new planets.
NASA's Cassini may solve mystery of Titan's 'magic island'
Washington, Nov 11 : NASA's Cassini mission has observed new, bright features in the hydrocarbon seas of Saturn's moon Titan.