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NASA reestablishes contact with Sun probe lost two years ago
Washington, Aug 24 : NASA has finally reestablished contact with a spacecraft communication with which was lost nearly two years ago.

NASA establishes contact with STEREO Mission
California, Aug 23 : On Aug. 21, 2016, contact was reestablished with one of NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories, known as the STEREO-B spacecraft, after communications were lost on Oct. 1, 2014.

Maple fire threatens Western edge of Yellowstone National Park
California, Aug 23 : The VIIRS instrument aboard the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite took this color-enhanced image of the Maple Fire in Wyoming, Aug 21, 2016.

Jivi mobiles starts manufacturing feature phones in Delhi
By C. Krishnasai, New Delhi, Aug 22 : Taking cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, Jivi Mobiles, a mobile division of Magicon Impex Pvt Ltd, has strengthened its presence by setting up a manufacturing unit in Delhi.

NASA plans to hand over ISS to commercial entity
Washington, Aug 22 : Signalling a new era, a top NASA official has said that a commercial spaceflight company may take over the International Space Station (ISS) to carry on key research in the low-Earth orbit.

Full-Circle Vista from NASA Mars Rover Curiosity shows 'Murray Buttes'
California, Aug 20 : Eroded mesas and buttes reminiscent of the U.S. Southwest shape part of the horizon in the latest 360-degree color panorama from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.

NASA astronauts install new docking ports at ISS
Wahington, Aug 20 : The first of the two new docking ports for commercial space ships were installed by NASA astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS), the US space agency reported.

NASA's Curiosity rover showcases buttes and mesas on Red Planet
Washington, Aug 20 : NASA's Curiosity rover has captured a 360-degree view of eroded mesas and buttes on Mars.

NASA prepares to launch first U.S. Asteroid sample return mission
California, Aug 18 : NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth.

NASA to launch first asteroid sample return mission next month
Washington, Aug 18 : NASA, the US space agency is set to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth on September 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA successfully launches student experiments from Wallops
California, Aug 17 : NASA on Wednesday said it successfully launched the RockSat-X education payload on a Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket at 7:33:30 a.m. EDT Aug. 17 from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA analysis finds July 2016 is warmest on record
California, Aug 17 : July 2016 was the warmest July in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.

NASA Space Robotics Challenge prepares robots for journey to Mars
California, Aug 17 : NASA, in partnership with Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, and NineSigma, a global innovation consultant organization, has opened registration for a new competition -- the Space Robotics Challenge.

NASA opens challenge to build robots for Mars journey
Washington, Aug 17 : The US space agency has opened registration for a new competition -- the Space Robotics Challenge -- to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars.

NASA's asteroid mission brings astronauts closer to Mars
Washington, Aug 16 : In its bid to send a manned flight to Mars, US space agency NASA has approved the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) to proceed to the next phase of design and development for the mission's robotic segment.

Venus could have once hosted life: NASA
New York, Aug 13 : Today's Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour, but for up to two billion years of its early history, the planet could have hosted life, a NASA study says.

Cassini finds flooded Canyons on Titan
California, Aug 11 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's moon Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons.

Grand Canyon gets solid competitor at Saturn's moon Titan
Washington, Aug 11 : In a significant find, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's largest moon Titan that are flooded with liquid methane.

Flooded canyons found on Saturn's moon Titan: NASA
Washington, Aug 11 : US space agency NASA on Wednesday said its Cassini spacecraft has found deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's largest moon Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons.

NASA selects six firms to develop habitats for Mars mission
Washington, Aug 10 : In a bid to help advance the manned flight to Red Planet, the US space agency has selected six US companies to develop ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats.

NASA releases rocket booster test slow-motion video
New York, Aug 7 : US space agency NASA has added yet another feather in its cap when it released a new video showing rocket motor test in extreme slow-motion using an innovative new camera.

NASA research aims to cut aviation fuel use by half
Washington, Aug 6 : NASA has zeroed in on five green technology concepts that have the potential to transform the aviation industry in the next decade by reducing aircraft fuel use by half and emissions by 75 per cent.

Space telescope sees bright comet diving into Sun
Washington, Aug 5 : The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, saw a bright sungrazing comet plunge towards the Sun at nearly 1.3 million miles per hour, NASA has said.

NASA releases last video on twin study in space
New York, Aug 5 : US space agency NASA has released last video of its twin study series that investigated metabolic changes in retired US astronaut Scott Kelly and his twin brother Mark.

Study maps hidden water pollution in U.S. coastal areas
California, Aug 5 : Coastal waters and near-shore groundwater supplies along more than a fifth of coastlines in the continental United States are vulnerable to contamination from previously hidden underground transfers of water between the oceans and land, finds a new study by researchers at The ...

Fluctuating atmosphere of Jupiter's volcanic moon revealed
Washington, Aug 3 : Jupiter's volcanic moon Io has a thin atmosphere that collapses in the shadow of the planet condensing as ice, say NASA-funded researchers, revealing the freezing effects of its shadow during daily eclipses on the moon's volcanic gases.

Never felt disassociated from the industry: Gautami
Chennai, Aug 2 : Actress Gautami Tadimalla, who made a smashing comeback to acting after 19 years with last year's Tamil drama "Papanasam", says she never felt disassociated from the industry as she was constantly in touch as a designer.

NASA set to unravel giant asteroid that can hit Earth
Washington, Aug 1 : A near-Earth asteroid that is coming towards our planet after being dislodged by a gravitational pull can indeed strike us and and cause massive destruction but according to experts, it has a one in 2,700 chances of hitting.

Mars gullies not formed by flowing water: NASA
New York, July 31 : The gullies on the surface of Mars, similar to the ones on the Earth, are not carved out by flowing water, US space agency NASA has revealed.

Juno set to reach farthest point in its Jupiter orbit
New York, July 30 : Five years after departing from Earth, NASA's Juno spacecraft is all set to reach the farthest point in its orbit of Jupiter on Sunday to "get the science" of the giant planet with a mass two-and-a-half times that of all the other planets in our solar system combined.

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