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NASA satellites show drought may take toll on Congo rainforest
Washington, Apr 24 : A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.
Manned mission to Mars necessary for our species to survive, says ...
London, Apr 24 : NASA chief Charles Bolden, who is planning to land humans on the red planet by 2030, has said that a manned mission to Mars is necessary for our "species to survive."
Multi-cornered contest for lone Puducherry seat
Puducherry, April 22 : In a multi-cornered contest for the lone seat here, over 900,000 voters will decide the electoral fate of sitting MP and union minister V. Narayanasamy and 29 others April 24.
NASA crashed moon mission at 5,700 km per hour!
Washington, April 21 : Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), the moon exploring robot of NASA was annihilated when it impacted the surface of the moon, as planned last weekend, the US space agency announced.
NASA's 2.5 ton cargo launched to Space Station aboard SpaceX Resupply ...
Washington, April 19 : Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
NASA's LADEE crashes on moon as planned
Washington, April 19 : Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the Moon, as planned, between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m. PDT Thursday, April 17.
US Dragon spacecraft launched
Washington, April 19 : A commercial spacecraft operated by US space company SpaceX blasted off Friday for its third cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA TV showed.
Vitamin B3 may have been delivered to Earth by meteorites
Washington, Apr 18 : A new analysis by NASA-funded researchers suggest that ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope finds Earth's twin
Washington, Apr.18 : NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has discovered what is supposed to be the first planet of Earth's size that reportedly orbits a star in the "habitable zone".
NASA discovers first earth-sized planet in habitable zone
New York, April 18 : In search for life on other planets, NASA astronomers have detected an earth-like planet orbiting the habitable zone of a cool star.
NASA discovers Earth-size planet in 'habitable zone'
Washington, Apr 18 : Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet. The discovery of Kepler-186f confirms ...
Narayanasamy says he draws good crowds
Puducherry, Apr 17 : Congress has been getting good support from the people of the Union Territory Party's Puducherry candidate and Union Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy said today.
Cassini spacecraft may have documented birth of Saturn's new moon
Washington, April 15 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn, which could may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons.
Birth of a baby moon on Saturn?
Washington, April 15 : Astronomers believe that they might have just witnessed the birth of a baby moon for the first time as NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring.
NASA's Robonaut 2 on ISS to get its legs
Washington, Apr 13 : A robotic humanoid astronaut on the International Space Station is about to get its legs.
Development adversly affected
Puducherry, Apr 13 : Former Union Health Minister and PMK youth wing leader, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss today alleged that development of the Union Territory was adversly affected because of the fight between Congress Union Minister Narayanasamy and AINRC Chief Minister Rangasamy .
Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!
Washington, April 13 : After the discovery of "Australia" by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes.
NASA's space vegetable project to soon provide lettuce to astronauts
Washington, April 13 : NASA will launch the Vegetable Production System aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule on Monday.
Sorry, mysterious glow on Mars is not life
Washington, April 12 : The strange "glow" spotted on the Red Planet by Curiosity is not a sign of life. It is either a shiny rock or a glitch in the rover's camera, NASA has said.
NASA set to construct probe due to visit asteroid in 2018
Washington, April 11 : NASA's team which will be conducting the first US mission to collect samples from an asteroid has been given the go-ahead to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments and ground system, and launch support facilities.
24-year-old Hubble now able to measure 10 times furtherer into space
Washington, April 11 : Astronomers have come with a new use of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, even though it is 24 years old.
NASA to take you 10 times farther into our galaxy
Washington, April 11 : Applying a novel technique that can yield new insight into dark energy in space, astronomers can now precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away - 10 times farther than previously possible.
NASA to build spacecraft set to visit asteroid
Washington, April 11 : US space agency NASA said Thursday it has been given the permission to build a spacecraft designed to collect samples from an asteroid back to Earth.
Mysterious bright light in Mars photo not caused by aliens, says NASA
London, Apr 10 : NASA has revealed that the bright light that features in a photo from the surface of Mars taken by its Curiosity rover is not some kind of luminous alien, but it is "likely a glinting rock or cosmic-ray hit".
NASA plans to send people to Mars, toss asteroid at moon in future
Washington, Apr 10 : NASA has some projects in the works when it comes to space exploration, including grabbing an asteroid and throwing it at the moon, sending people to Mars and laying the groundwork for permanent human settlements in the solar system.
Mars' Curiosity rover finds 'Australia' on Red Planet!
Washington, Apr 9 : NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has begun operations in a new area on the Red Planet nicknamed "the Kimberly" after the Western Australian region.
Rangarajan calls upon people to reject Cong, AINRC candidates
Puducherry, Apr 9 : Dr Rangarajan, the Aam Aadmi Party candidate contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Puducherry constituency, today called upon the people to reject the main contestants V Narayanasamy of the Congress and R Radhakrishnan of the AINRC.
Thambidurai faces challenge from DMK, Congress
By G B Vanamali Karur, Tamil Nadu, Apr 9 : Sitting member M Thambidurai of AIADMK faces a stiff challenge from friend-turned-foe and DMK nominee M Chinnasamy and his niece P Jothimani (Congress) in the Karur Lok Sabha constituency in the April 24 polls.
Billy Connolly gets 'NASA-style cooling suit' for 'The Hobbit'
London, April 8 : Billy Connolly will be using a NASA-style cooling suit under his hobbit armor during the filming of additional scenes in New Zealand.
'Australia' discovered on Mars!
Washington, April 8 : NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's camera has photographed a rather interesting-looking rock formation that resembles Australia.