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SCATSAT-1 data will be used by NASA: ISRO
Chennai, Sep 27 : The data generated by India's SCATSAT-1 weather satelliteput into orbit on Monday will be used by international space agencies including NASA and European Space Agency (ESA), ISRO said on Tuesday.

NASA's hubble spots possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter's Moon ...
Washington Sept 27 : Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Water vapour plumes found on Jupiter's moon Europa, life next?
Washington, Sep 27 : In a surprise find, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have spotted water vapour plumes erupting off the surface on Jupiter's moon Europa, suggesting that life may exist in our solar system.

Nasa finds more evidence for oceans on Jupiter's moon
Washington, Sep 27 : Nasa on Monday released further evidence to show that there may be oceans on Europa -- Jupiter's largest moon.

New tools to help NASA research habitability on Mars
Washington, Sep 26 : Scientist have developed a set of five instruments that can potentially advance NASAs understanding of wind and weather conditions on the surface of Mars that can help ascertain the planet's habitability.

NASA set to reveal 'surprise' find on Jupiter's moon Europa
Washington, Sep 26 : After claiming that Jupiter's moon Europa has strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust which could host conditions favourable for life, the US space agency is set to announce a "surprise finding".

NASA-funded rocket solves cosmic mystery
Washington, Sep 24 : A NASA-funded sounding rocket to study the origin of X-rays in the universe has helped scientists reveal a new mystery - an entire group of X-rays that don't come from any known source.

NASA's Hubble telescope spots a planet orbiting 2 stars
Washington, Sep 23 : Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence of a planet orbiting two stars in the system OGLE-2007-BLG-349, located 8,000 light-years away towards the centre of our galaxy.

NASA spots mysterious ice cloud over Saturn's moon Titan
Washington, Sep 22 : NASA's Cassini probe has found a strange ice cloud over Titan that appears to be made up of compounds that barely exist in the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon.

NASA to study microbes of the space station
Washington, Sep 22 : The microbes that people have brought with them so far to the International Space Station -- and left behind -- are the focus of a new collaborative research opportunity from NASA and the non-profit Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

NASA denies it is changing Zodiacal signs
New York, Sep 19 : Refuting claims that it is updating the astrological signs, NASA has said that it did not do it as the space agency studies astronomy not astrology.

Hubble captures best view ever of a comet breaking apart
New York, Sep 17 : Using NASA's Hubble space telescope, astronomers have captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 108 million kilometres from Earth.

NASA's IceBridge observes effects of summer melt on Greenland Ice ...
California, Sept 16 : NASA's IceBridge, an airborne survey of polar ice, flew over the Helheim/Kangerdlugssuaq region of Greenland on Sept. 11, 2016.

Cassini gets ready for closest-ever observations of Saturn
Washington, Sep 16 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage during which it will make the the closest-ever observations of Saturn and its rings.

Charon's red spot caused by Pluto's atmosphere
Washington, Sep 15 : Examining images obtained by NASA's New Horizons probe, scientists have found that the reddish spot at the North Pole of Charon is chemically processed methane that escaped from Plutos atmosphere onto its largest moon.

Pluto 'paints' its largest moon red
California, Sept 15 : In June 2015, when the cameras on NASA's approaching New Horizons spacecraft first spotted the large reddish polar region on Pluto's largest moon, Charon, mission scientists knew two things: they'd never seen anything like it elsewhere in our solar system, and they couldn't ...

NASA model rules out La Nina, El Nino later this year
Washington, Sep 14 : There is unlikely to be a La Nina event in late 2016 as water temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean should be just around average for the rest of the year, predicts a model based on NASA satellite data.

NASA says August 2016 warmest in 136 years of modern records
New Delhi, Sep 13 : NASA scientists have said that August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern records, the media reported on Tuesday.

Curiosity rover uncovers layered rock formations on Mars
New York, Sep 13 : NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has sent back spectacular colour images of layered rock formations on the Red Planet.

August 2016 hottest ever recorded
New York, Sep 13 : August 2016 was the hottest in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by NASA scientists.

NASA spots slowest known magnetar
Washington, Sep 10 : Astronomers have found evidence of a magnetar - magnetised neutron star - that spins much slower than the slowest of its kind known until now, which spin around once every 10 seconds.

NASA launches sampling mission to potentially dangerous asteroid
Washington, Sep 9 : NASA on Thursday launched its first mission to bring back samples from a potentially dangerous asteroid that could collide with Earth.

US launches nation's first mission to collect asteroid samples
Washington, Sep 9 : US space agency NASA on Thursday launched the nation's first mission that will visit an asteroid and bring precious samples back to Earth.

NASA's first-ever asteroid mission set for launch
Washington, Sep 8 : Bolted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will lift off on Thursday to study an asteroid and return to Earth seven years later with a sample for first-hand analysis.

NASA loves teenager's idea on where to land next Mars rover
Washington, Sep 5 : Looking for a landing site for the next Mars rover mission in 2020, the US space agency, among several recommendations, has approved a suggestion from a teenager who is yet to finish high school.

How NASA aims to tackle medical emergencies in deep space
Toronto, Sep 4 : A team of experts is working with NASA to determine what medical training and technology astronauts need so that they can respond to any emergency like a heart attack, even when they have lost contact with the Earth.

NASA observatory captures rare 'ring of fire' eclipse
Washington, Sep 3 : NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has captured the stunning moments of a rare "ring of fire" double eclipse when both Earth and the moon crossed in front of the sun this week.

Jupiter's North Pole unlike anything encountered in Solar System
California, Sept 3 : NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole, taken during the spacecraft's first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on. The images show storm systems and weather activity unlike anything previously seen on any of our solar ...

Juno sends 1st images of Jupiter's north, south poles
Washington, Sep 3 : After journeying for nearly five years to our solar system's largest planet, NASAs Juno spacecraft has sent back the first images of Jupiters north pole and the the auroras rippling across its southern pole.

NASA discovers young cryovolcano on dwarf planet Ceres
Washington, Sep 2 : The dwarf planet Ceres hosts an unexpectedly young cryovolcano, analysis of images from NASA's Dawn mission has revealed.

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