NASA has successfully tested a supersonic landing parachute that will be deployed in its Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020.
NASA has completed the first test of its Mars 2020 mission’s parachute-testing series, the Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE), the US space agency announced.
To meet the sky-rocketing domestic technology and knowledge-based demands, India’s space agency needs to at least double the number of operational satellites in the coming days, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Monday.
With the aim of contacting alien life, astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system – one of the closest known to contain a potentially habitable planet.
Treated excrement from chickens, turkeys and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace coal as a renewable energy source, says a study.
NASA scientists have compiled a captivating video that maps how the Earth’s surface has changed over a span of 20 years, using data from various satellites.
The doomsday conspiracy theorists have predicted that Planet X which is also known as Nibiru is likely to trigger a series of apocalyptic earthquakes on November 19 which will lead to the destruction of our planet.
NASA today launched a next- generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts.
A cost-effective catalyst has been developed to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change – carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).
S Ramadorai, chairman of the Indian National Association Club of Rome (India), said on Friday that the planet is witnessing unsustainable pressure. “We are putting unsustainable pressure on our planet.
Kumar said there is a visible change in the relationship between space agencies of India and Japan, which are both working together for looking at possible future cooperative mission.
Data captured by a ‘lost’ satellite mission has provided scientists with vital information about gases in a galaxy cluster 240 million light years from Earth.
In what will come as a big shock for the residents of both Mumbai and Mangaluru, their beloved cities are in big danger and they should be aware of what is likely to happen, sooner rather than later.
SpaceX has postponed the launch of a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature — and the agency behind it — is a mystery.
NASA has developed a new forecasting tool that can predict which cities will be affected as different portions of ice sheets melt due to global warming.
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet with ‘mild’ climate and peaceful parent star just 11 light years away, which may be the closest known comfortable abode for possible life.
Time is running out to save the Earth, according to the largest ever group of scientists globally who warned today that urgent action must be taken to avoid substantial and irreversible harm to the planet.
In a major breakthrough, astronomers have uncovered the never-before-seen close encounter between two astoundingly bright and spectacularly massive galaxies in the early universe.
NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere – showing the swirling colourful clouds and one of the eight massive rotating storms on the gas giant.
A new biometric-based authentication approach that uses your body sweat may securely help you unlock your smartphone and other wearable devices, scientists say.
More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to the red planet next year.
Scientists have developed a new type of flexible lithium-ion battery that is not hazardous and can withstand extreme conditions including submersion and ballistic impact.
Dinosaurs might not have gone extinct had the the asteroid that hit Earth some 66 million years ago and triggered the mass extinction of the giant animals struck somewhere else instead of crashing into the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, says a study.
The world must sharply draw down greenhouse gas emissions and suck billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air if today’s youth are to be spared climate cataclysm, a top scientist has warned.
A geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below West Antarctica, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet, confirms a new NASA study.
NASA has invited the public to suggest a nickname for the New Horizons mission’s next flyby destination – a small, frozen world in the outer edge of our solar system.
India today conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’, which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg, from a test range at Chandipur along the Odisha coast.