AFP | February 28, 2018 11:27 AM
Both NASA astronauts were active on Twitter while aboard the ISS, while Misurkin eschewed the micro-blogging platform.
IANS | February 27, 2018 2:00 PM
Elon Musk’s prestigious SpaceX project could accelerate time to help man walk on Mars in just another 20 years or so by 2040, said Tim Peake, a British astronaut, the media reported.
PTI | February 27, 2018 1:24 PM
For the first time, researchers have observed specialised bacteria in the world’s driest desert, that can rebound after lying dormant for decades, a finding that points towards the possibility of alien life lurking in the soils of Mars.
PTI | February 26, 2018 3:27 PM
Turtle’s proposal for a rotorcraft to investigate Titan was recently selected by NASA as one of two finalists for the US space agency’s next New Frontiers mission, the researchers said.
FE Online | February 26, 2018 10:51 AM
The Indian Space Agency ISRO has already started to work on building a ‘lunar habitat’. The scientists have already designed five prototypes of the lunar habitat. ISRO has constantly been setting benchmarks with its achievements in recent years.
PTI | February 25, 2018 4:10 PM
The water appears to be present day and night, though it is not necessarily easily accessible, they said. The findings may help understand the origin of the Moon’s water and how easy it would be to use as a resource.
IANS | February 24, 2018 12:53 PM
A new analysis of data from India’s Chandrayaan-1 mission and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests that Moon’s water may be widely distributed across the surface, not confined to a particular region or type of terrain.
IANS | February 23, 2018 1:21 AM
US private flight company SpaceX on Thursday launched its first two test satellites for its global broadband internet in space project.
PTI | February 21, 2018 11:50 PM
India today successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km, from a test range in Odisha.
IANS | February 21, 2018 12:45 PM
Astronauts on NASA’s next-generation human spacecraft, Orion, may have the option of avoiding a visit to the toilet during their deep space trip as engineers at the space agency are working on a new spacesuit with a long-term waste-disposal system.
FE Online | February 20, 2018 4:50 PM
Apart from the fact that it is the country’s second mission to the moon, what makes this mission so important and unique?
PTI | February 20, 2018 4:03 PM
Given the retinal image of one patient who later experienced a major cardiovascular event (such as a heart attack) and the image of another patient who did not, the algorithm could pick out the heart patient 70 per cent of the time.
IANS | February 17, 2018 3:44 PM
An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets — planets located outside our solar system.
FE Online | February 19, 2018 4:24 PM
In a shocking yet interesting turn of events, a man called Noah who has claimed to be a time traveller who returned from 2030, as passed a lie-detector test on his predictions on US President Donald Trump and domestic help robots, among others.
This time traveller from 2030 Noah says he’s been to future, makes startling predictions about Donald Trump, MarsFE Online | February 19, 2018 4:23 PM
Humans on Mars soon and the future of Donald Trump to be bright? This is what a man, named Noah has claimed and he also said that he is a time traveller! Check out his bizarre claims!
PTI | February 16, 2018 5:43 PM
Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission under which the ISRO will for the first time attempt to land a rover on the moon’s south pole, will be launched in April, Jitendra Singh, in-charge of the Department of Space said today.
PTI | February 16, 2018 2:40 PM
Scientists have confirmed nearly 100 new planets outside our solar system, bringing the total number of exoplanets found using NASA’s K2 mission to almost 300.
FE Online | February 16, 2018 12:14 AM
Solar eclipse 2018 in India: Brace yourselves skywatchers! In what will be the first event of its kind of 2018, the world will witness solar eclipse 2018 on February 15. The event comes two weeks after the rare ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ which occurred on January 31.
PTI | February 15, 2018 12:07 PM
Scientists have used tissue paper to develop a Band-aid sized wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movements. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in health care, entertainment and robotics, researchers said.
FE Online | February 15, 2018 10:59 AM
Solar Eclipse 2018 LIVE Streaming: Stargazers are up for a treat, as yet another phenomenon of nature in space is about to take place. The world on Thursday will witness the second eclipse of the season – a partial solar eclipse also known as Aanshik Surya Grahan.
PTI | February 14, 2018 1:45 PM
A massive chunk of a martian meteorite will be carried onboard NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission, to serve as target practice for a high-precision laser on the rover’s arm.
FE Online | February 15, 2018 11:53 AM
Days after India, along with the rest of the world, witnessed a lunar eclipse, a partial solar eclipse is set to occur on February 15. Solar eclipse 2018 will only be visible in certain parts of the Southern Hemisphere.
PTI | February 12, 2018 11:45 AM
Scientists are enlisting the help of ‘pillownauts’ to examine a potentially serious adverse effect of space travel and weightlessness on the human body.
PTI | February 9, 2018 4:54 PM
Scientists have developed “4D goggles” that allow wearers to be physically “touched” by a movie when they see a looming object on the screen, such as an approaching spacecraft.
PTI | February 9, 2018 3:10 PM
NASA’s New Horizons probe has captured the farthest images from Earth by a spacecraft, surpassing Voyager 1’s record of clicking a picture when it was 6.06 billion kilometres away from our planet.
FE Online | February 8, 2018 6:22 PM
The DNA analysis of a skeleton, named ‘Cheddar Man’ showed that the man lived in the United Kingdom around 10,000 years back and he had dark skin, but his eyes were blue!
PTI | February 8, 2018 12:33 PM
A small asteroid, estimated to measure between 15 and 40 meters, is set to brush past Earth at a distance of just 64,000 kilometres.
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