Make Pluto a planet again, 6-year-old girl urges NASA
Washington, Feb 18 : Six-year-old Cara O'Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space agency urging it to reclassify Pluto as a planet, The Washington Post reported this week.
'Rock stripes' on Mars could suggest actions of water
Washington, Feb 18 : NASA's Mars rover Opportunity, which reached its 5,000th Martian day, or sol, this week has observed possible "rock stripes" that could suggest actions of water, wind or other processes on the Red Planet.
Texas Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station WASHINGTON, Feb. 16: Pre-service teachers from Houston, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:35 a.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 13. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at the International Space Station WASHINGTON, Feb. 14: Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station Thursday, Feb. 15, to move components for the station's robotic system into long-term storage. Live coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency's website.
Trump administration plans to privatise ISS
Washington, Feb 12 : The Donald Trump administration is working on a transition plan that could turn the International Space Station (ISS) over to the private sector after federal funding for the orbiting laboratory ends in 2025, The Washington Post has reported, citing an internal NASA document.
NASA's 3-D printable tools could test blood samples on ISS
Washington, Feb 9 : To enable astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to analyse biological samples without sending them back to Earth, NASA researchers, including one of Indian-origin, are developing 3-D printable tools that could handle liquids like blood samples without spilling ...
New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions WASHINGTON, Feb. 8: Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet? Does mineral dust warm or cool the atmosphere? NASA has selected two new, creative research proposals to develop small, space-based instruments that will tackle these fundamental questions about our home planet and ...
NASA prepares deep space atomic clock for test flight
Washington, Feb 7 : NASA has said it is preparing to send its deep space atomic clock on a test flight in 2018 as a hosted payload on General Atomic's Orbital Test Bed spacecraft aboard the US Air Force Space Technology Program (STP-2) mission.
Newly rediscovered IMAGE probe was a discovery machine: NASA
Washington, Feb 3 : While NASA continues to learn about the state of its newly rediscovered IMAGE mission, the US space agency has said that the spacecraft proved to be a "discovery" machine and during nearly six years in operation, it provided robust research about the space around Earth.
Soon Humans Will Travel Out Beyond the Moon DENVER, Feb. 2: Construction has officially begun on the spaceship that will achieve America's goal of returning astronauts to the Moon. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) technicians and engineers at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans welded together the first two components of the Orion ...
NASA satellite maps global distribution of cloud ice
Washington, Jan 31 : A bread loaf-sized NASA satellite has produced the world's first map of the global distribution of atmospheric ice in the 883-Gigahertz band, an important frequency in the submillimeter wavelength for studying cloud ice and its effect on Earth's climate.
NASA attempts to contact long-lost satellite
Washington, Jan 30 : US space agency NASA on Monday said that it's attempting to contact a satellite it lost more than a decade ago, after it was discovered possibly still alive by an amateur astronomer earlier this month.
NASA postpones second spacewalk to mid-February
Washington, Jan 29 : NASA has postponed the second planned spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) scheduled for this week to mid-February, after developing a software patch for a glitch that two astronauts had expected to fix during the first spacewalk.
ABB satellite-based technologies help improve weather forecasts and ... QUEBEC CITY: Successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the JPSS-1 satellite is joining the NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting satellite in the same orbit to provide meteorologists with data on atmospheric temperature and moisture, clouds, sea-surface temperature, ...
NASA's GOLD mission continues despite launch anomaly
Washington, Jan 26 : Commercial aerospace company Arianespace which launched the SES-14 satellite carrying NASA's GOLD mission on Friday confirmed that despite an anomaly during the mission's ride into orbit, the probe is continuing.