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Sun's heliosphere dominated by two solar jets: NASA
Washington, March 4 : Contrary to earlier visualisations, the sun's heliosphere is dominated by two giant jets of material shooting backwards over the north and south poles of the sun.
NASA reproduces building blocks of life in lab
Washington, March 4 : Studying the origin of life, NASA scientist have reproduced three key components of human hereditary material in the laboratory.
NASA's Dawn set to enter mysterious Ceres' orbit on March 6
Washington, Mar. 03 : NASA's spacecraft Dawn is preparing to rendezvous with Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter on March 6.
NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet
Washington, March 3 : NASA's Dawn spacecraft, set to enter the orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on March 6, has sent some fresh images as it approaches for the historic orbit insertion.
Eastern Railway to run Kolkata-Barauni Janasadharan Holi Special train
Kolkata, Mar 2 : To clear the extra rush of passengers during Holi festival, Eastern Railway will run one pair of Kolkata-Barauni Janasadharan Holi Special, leaving Kolkata on Wednesday and Barauni on Thursday.
NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis
Washington, March 2 : NASA astronauts successfully ended their third and last spacewalk on March 1 to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) and create parking slots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which will provide commercial space taxis in the near ...
Curiosity rover's proof of methane on Mars fuels speculation of life ...
Washington, Feb. 28 : NASA's curiosity rover has confirmed the existence of methane on the Mars' atmosphere which may hint that life existed on the Red planet.
NASA administrator pays tribute to 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy
Washington, Feb. 28 : NASA administrator, Charles Bolden, paid a touching tribute to 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy, who recently died after suffering lung disease.
Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA
Washington, Feb 28 : After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA's Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.
NASA pays tribute to Star Trek's Spock
Washington, Feb 28 : NASA is mourning the demise of Hollywood actor Leonard Nimoy, most famous for his role as Vulcan science officer Mr. Spock in the famous film "Star Trek".
'Bright spot' on dwarf planet has dimmer companion
Washington, Feb 27 : Dwarf planet Ceres continues to puzzle scientists as a new image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals that a bright spot that stands out in previous images lies close to yet another bright area.
New NASA Earth missions explore our complex planet
Washington, Feb 27 : Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space - with a fifth newly in orbit - after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade.
New NASA spacecraft to study Earth's magnetic fields
Washington, Feb 26 : The US space agency is set for the launch of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft March 12, the first space mission dedicated to the study of magnetic reconnection.
NASA finds intriguing member of black hole family tree
Washington, Feb 26 : Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered an intriguing cosmic object that may help provide answers to some long-standing questions about how black holes evolve and influence their surroundings.
New 'sun-grazing' comet captured
Washington, Feb 25 : The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, has captured an unusual comet skimmed past the sun on Feb 18-21, 2015.
Strange comet flies past the Sun
Washington, Feb 25 : NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) along with the European Space Agency (ESA) have captured an unusual comet that skimmed past the Sun Feb 18-21.
Saharan dust feeding Amazon's plants, reveals NASA
Washington, Feb 25 : What connects Earth's largest, hottest desert to its largest tropical rainforest? The answer is 22,000 tonnes of dust per year.
NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars
Washington, Feb 25 : NASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the "Mojave" site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.
Next NASA New Frontiers mission to begin in 2016
Washington, Feb 24 : NASA has announced to start its next mission in the New Frontiers line - a cost-capped class of $1 billion robotic solar-system explorers - in 2016.
Hubble captures best ever view of stellar debris disk warped by ...
Washington, Feb. 22 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best ever view of stellar debris disk warped by a massive exoplanet.
NASA to look for alien life on Jupiter's moon
Washington, Feb 22 : NASA will start a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa in the hope of finding signs of life on the frozen planet.
First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed
Washington, Feb 22 : NASA astronauts have successfully completed first of the three spacewalks to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) -- two commercial space taxis.
Hubble gets best view of debris disk distorted by planet
Washington, Feb 22 : Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to take the most detailed edge on picture to date of a large disk of gas and dust encircling the 20 million-year-old star Beta Pictoris.
NASA announces winners of first Mars challenge
Washington, Feb 21 : NASA has announced the winners of its first Mars Balance Mass Challenge that asked for design ideas for small science and technology payloads that could provide dual purpose as ejectable balance masses on spacecraft entering the Martian atmosphere.
MAVEN spacecraft accomplishes first Martian deep-dip campaign
Washington, Feb 20: NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution has completed the first of five deep-dip maneuvers designed to gather measurements closer to the lower end of the Martian upper atmosphere.
NASA spacewalks to let space taxis park on ISS
Washington, Feb 20 : The US space agency is all set to perform three spacewalks -- the first one scheduled for Saturday -- to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX-- two commercial space taxis.
Revealed: Secrets of furious black hole winds
Washington, Feb 20 : In a major finding, NASA has shown that fierce winds from a supermassive black hole blow outward in all directions -- a phenomenon that had been suspected, but difficult to prove until now.
NASA's MAVEN probe completes deep dips on Mars
Washington, Feb 20 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) spacecraft has completed the first of five deep-dip manoeuvers designed to gather measurements closer to the lower end of the Martian upper atmosphere.
NASA observes supersonic blast wave of solar wind for first time ever
Washington, Feb. 19 : NASA's spacecraft has captured a solar shockwave in action for the first time ever.
NASA probe spots small moons orbiting Pluto
Washington, Feb 19 : Exactly 85 years after Pluto's discovery, the NASA spacecraft set to encounter the icy dwarf planet this summer has spotted small moons orbiting Pluto.