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Space Station made accessible for stem cell research
Washington, Dec 7 : NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) are enabling research aboard the International Space Station that could lead to new stem cell-based therapies for medical conditions faced on Earth and in space.
NASA to present new findings on Mars
Washington, Dec 7 : NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
NASA's Mars probe surpasses 100,000 high-powered laser zaps
Washington, Dec. 6 : The ChemCam laser instrument aboard NASA's Curiosity rover recently fired its 100,000th shot.
NASA probe obtains best views of Saturn's unique six-sided jet stream
Washington, Dec. 5 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained the highest-resolution movie yet of a unique six-sided jet stream, dubbed as the hexagon, around Saturn's North Pole.
Cassini obtains best views of Saturn hexagon
Washington, Dec 5 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained the highest-resolution movie yet of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn's north pole.
Supernova blast helps determine binary star system age
Washington, Dec 5 : Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed faint remnants of a supernova explosion and helped researchers determine Circinus X-1 -- an X-ray binary -- is the youngest of this class of astronomical objects found to date.
Two 'dancing' black holes sighted at heart of remote galaxy
Washington, Dec. 4 : Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have spotted what appears to be two supermassive black holes, at the heart of a remote galaxy, circling each other like dance partners.
New NASA iPad app allows you to see Earth changing before your eyes
Washington, Dec. 4 : A NASA application allows users to view 'before and after' images of the impact of human activities, a changing climate and natural disasters on Earth.
Hubble traces signals of water on hazy worlds
Washington, Dec 4 : Using the powerful eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
Hubble traces subtle signals of water on distant hazy planets
Washington, Dec. 4 : Researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
Single spray of 'love hormone' improves brain function in autistic ...
Washington, Dec 03 : A new study has revealed that a single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain activity while processing social information in kids suffering from autism spectrum disorders.
NASA to build vegetable garden on moon by 2015
Washington, Dec. 3 : NASA is planning to send seeds to the moon by 2015 to see if it would be possible to grow a vegetable garden there.
NASA's VeSpR rocket set to probe Venus' atmosphere
Washington, Nov 26 : NASA is sending a sounding rocket to probe the atmosphere of Venus, just a week after launching a new orbiter to investigate the upper atmosphere of Mars.
NASA refuses funding Inspiration Mars's manned mission to Mars in 2017
New York, November 22 : NASA has snubbed Dennis Tito's proposal to send two astronauts to Mars in 2017.
NASA probe all set to collect moon's atmospheric data
Washington, Nov. 22 : NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is set to gather detailed data about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky.
'Curiosity' operations put on hold after suffering glitch
Washington, November 21 : NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has experienced a glitch which has resulted in ceasing all roving and science operations.
New solar instrument completes successful launch
Washington, Nov 21 : An instrument on the U.S. Air Force's Space Test Program Satellite-3 (STPSat-3) that measures the sun's energy output was put into orbit aboard a Minotaur I rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday.
NASA probe to determine hazards of deep-space radiation
Washington, Nov. 19 : Scientists have published comprehensive findings on space-based radiation as measured by a University of New Hampshire led detector aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
NASA's MAVEN mission to study Mars' lost atmosphere
Washington, Nov. 19 : A NASA mission launched into space on Monday is going to investigate how Mars lost its atmosphere and abundant liquid water.
NASA mission to study upper atmosphere of Mars
Washington, Nov 19 : A NASA mission that will investigate how Mars lost its atmosphere and abundant liquid water launched into space at 1:28 p.m. EST Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
NASA's Maven Mars mission launched
Florida, Nov 18 : The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday launched its new mission to Mars on Monday.
US launches spacecraft to explore Martian atmosphere
Washington, Nov 19 : The US space agency -- NASA -- launched its newest Mars-bound spacecraft Monday afternoon to look at the red planet's upper atmosphere, Xinhua reported.
First Antarctic airborne campaign to monitor ice and land begins
Washington, Nov 17 : With the arrival of NASA's aircraft and scientists at the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station in Antarctica, the agency's Operation IceBridge has begun its 2013 Antarctic field campaign.
NASA's Mars mission rocket arrives at launching pad
Washington, Nov 17 : The US space agency NASA Saturday rolled out to the launching pad at Cap Canaveral, Florida, the Atlas 5 rocket, which will blast off Monday for Mars carrying the MAVEN spacecraft, which will study the atmosphere of that planet.
3D model to help put 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova remnant on ...
Washington, Nov. 16 : Scientists have combined data from Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities to build a 3D model of the 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova that blew a massive star apart, and sent the debris flying at a velocity of millions of ...
NASA's Maven mission to reveal Mars' water secrets
Washington, Nov. 15 : NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission is set to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Complex 41 on Monday, Nov. 18.
Hubble reveals first pics of Milky Way galaxy's formative years
Washington, Nov. 15 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shown how Milky Way looked in it's formative years.
Hubble reveals pictures of Milky Way's formative years
Washington, Nov 15 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the first visual evidence of how our home galaxy, the Milky Way, assembled itself into the majestic pinwheel of stars we see today.
Govt. committed to "zero tolerance" towards corruption: Narayanasamy
New Delhi, Nov 14 : Union Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy on Thursday said the Central Government is determined to deal with issues of corruption with a firm hand, as its policy is zero tolerance towards corruption.
Single dose of intranasal insulin can help improve cognitive function ...
Washington, Nov 14 : A new research has shown that a single dose of intranasal insulin can help improve cognitive function in patients with diabetes.