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Arctic sea ice maximum at record low for third straight year
Washington, Mar 23 : Arctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the third straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA.

Trump signs bill pushing for crewed NASA mission to Mars
Washington D.C. [U.S.], Mar. 22 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a bill that set a goal for the country's space agency NASA to send humans to Mars by 2033.

Trump signs bill pushing for crewed NASA mission to Mars
Washington D.C. [U.S.], Mar. 22 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a bill that set a goal for the country's space agency NASA to send humans to Mars by 2033.

NASA's Van Allen Probes uncovers 'relativistic' electrons
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 16 : Earth's radiation belts, two doughnut-shaped regions of charged particles encircling our planet,were discovered more than 50 years ago, but their behaviour is still not completely understood.

NASA's Kepler provides another peek at ultra-cool neighbor
Washington, Mar 8 : On Feb. 22, astronomers announced that the ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, hosts a total of seven Earth-size planets that are likely rocky, a discovery made by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in combination with ground-based telescopes.

NASA wants to create coolest spot in Universe
Washington, Mar 7 : This summer, an ice chest-sized box will fly to the International Space Station, where it will create the coolest spot in the universe.

Probing seven worlds with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Washington, Mar 4 : With the discovery of seven earth-sized planets around the TRAPPIST-1 star 40 light years away, astronomers are looking to the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope to help us find out if any of these planets could possibly support life.

NASA spacecraft's close call with Martian moon Phobos
New Delhi , Mar. 4 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN), which is in its second year of studying the Red Planet's atmosphere, was recently forced to perform unscheduled maneuver to avert a space-wreck.

Three rockets launched within hours explore auroras over Alaska
Washington, Mar 3 : Three NASA rockets carrying instruments into active auroras over Alaska to aid scientists studying the northern lights and the interactions of the solar wind with Earth's upper atmosphere and ionosphere were launched within a nearly two-hour period Mar 2, 2017.

NASA study improves forecasts of summer Arctic sea ice
Washington, Mar 3 : The Arctic has been losing sea ice over the past several decades as Earth warms.

NASA study hints at possible change in water 'Fingerprint' of Comet
Washington, Mar 1 : A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet - an effect not seen by astronomers before, a new NASA study suggests.

NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone ...
Washington, Feb 23 : NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

Google hails NASA's exoplanets discovery, doodles
Mountain View, Feb 23 : Tech giant Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to celebrate NASA's latest discovery, where the agency found out about seven Earth-like exoplanets.

Google dedicates its doodle to NASA's seven earth sized exoplanets ...
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Google has always made sure to celebrate every special affair around the globe.

NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid ...

NASA: Snow science in support of our nation's water supply
Washington, Feb 17 : Researchers have completed the first flights of a NASA-led field campaign that is targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of Earth's water resources: snow.

NASA needs your help in finding new ninth planet
New York [USA], Feb. 17 : NASA has called on the world to help it in the search for the new ninth planet, as anyone from a kindergartener to a 95-year-old, can participate in their new project to find the not-yet-discovered celestial body.

Scientists shortlist three landing sites for Mars 2020
Washington, Feb 13 : Participants in a landing site workshop for NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission have recommended three locations on the Red Planet for further evaluation.

Next generation batteries could provide power to microsatellites, ...
Washington,Feb 11 : Sometimes good things come in very small packages. Just ask Dr. Luke Roberson, senior principal investigator for Flight Research within the Exploration Research and Technology Directorate at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Asteroid resembles dungeons and dragons dice
Washington, Feb 11 : Radar images of asteroid 2017 BQ6 were obtained on Feb. 6 and 7 with NASA's 70-meter (230-foot) antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California.

NASA's OSIRIS-REx begins Earth-Trojan Asteroid search
Washington, Feb 10 : A NASA spacecraft begins its search Thursday for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids. OSIRIS-REx, currently on a two-year outbound journey to the asteroid Bennu, will spend almost two weeks searching for evidence of these small bodies.

NASA, UCI reveal new details of Greenland Ice loss
Washington, Feb 10 : Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign last March, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below.

NASA's Curiosity Rover sharpens paradox of ancient Mars
Washington, Feb 7 : Mars scientists are wrestling with a problem. Ample evidence says ancient Mars was sometimes wet, with water flowing and pooling on the planet's surface.

NASA makes an epic update to website for daily Earth pics
Washington, Jan 3 : NASA has upgraded its website that provides daily views of the Earth from one million miles away. NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera imagery website was recently updated allowing the public to choose natural or enhanced color images of the Earth and even ...

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra-2017: Mar 15 last date for registration
New Delhi, Feb 2 : Pilgrims and travellers wanting to go on the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2017, organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, have to complete their registrations by Mar 15, 2017, according to a release by the ministry.

NASA, NOAA Data show 2016 warmest year on record globally
Washington, Jan 19 : Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Had no option but to cancel Puducherry CM's order on social media ...
New Delhi , Jan. 6: Defending her decision to cancel the Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy's order to ban the use of social media for official communication, Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday said that she had no option but to declare the order null and void as it is against the Government ...

Puducherry Governor Bedi 'voids' CM's circular banning social media ...
Puducherry , Jan. 5 : Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Thursday declared a circular issued by Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy banning the use of social media applications such as Facebook and WhatsApp for official communication as 'null and void', stating that such an order falls in ...

NASA selects two missions to explore the early solar system
Washington, Jan 5 : NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system - a time less than 10 million years after the birth of our sun. The missions, known as Lucy and Psyche, were chosen from five finalists and ...

NASA selects mission to study Black Holes, cosmic x-ray mysteries
Washington, Jan 4 : NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars.