IANS | March 28, 2018 1:17 PM
NASA is now targeting May 2020 for the launch of its James Webb Space Telescope, the $8 billion dollar Hubble successor.
PTI | March 28, 2018 11:23 AM
Scientists have discovered a hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet orbiting a dwarf star located 260 million light years away.
IANS | March 27, 2018 8:43 PM
The 27-hour count down for the flight of Indian rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6A on March 29 would start at 1.56 p.m on Wednesday, said the Indian space agency.
FE Online | March 27, 2018 11:19 AM
NASA’s little spacecraft, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, will ascend on a Falcon 9 rocket of the SpaceX to go up in the space on April 16 at 6:32 PM.
Chinese space station Tiangong-1 to crash to Earth this week: Experts unsure of re-entry point, but should you panic?FE Online | March 27, 2018 11:15 AM
In an announcement yesterday, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said that the space lab has already stopped sending data and entered its last phase of life on March 16.
PTI | March 27, 2018 9:43 AM
The Tiangong, or Heavenly Palace, is orbiting at an average height of about 216.2 kms, the announcement noted, but did not disclose any re-entry location.
IANS | March 26, 2018 9:30 PM
Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is now helping privately-held companies like Space X and Boeing to develop their new spacecraft systems, which will eventually provide round-trip crew transportation services to the International Space Station (ISS).
FE Online | March 26, 2018 3:34 PM
The company which goes by the name – Astro Live Experiences (ALE) – would create made-to-order shooting stars for people wealthy enough to afford their own celestial show.
PTI | March 26, 2018 2:13 PM
Scientists are using emerging artificial intelligence (AI) networks to enhance their understanding of one of the most elusive intelligence systems: the human brain.
To prove ‘Earth is flat’, self-taught rocket-man launches self 1,875 feet into California sky. Here’s what happened nextFE Online | March 26, 2018 12:38 PM
Mike Hughes, a self-taught rocket scientist who first hit the news in 2017 after building a rocket from scrap, finally went up in 2018.
PTI | March 25, 2018 4:25 PM
The Arctic sea-ice cover peaked at 14.48 million square kilometres this year, making it the second-lowest maximum on record, according to scientists at NASA.
IANS | March 24, 2018 1:39 PM
NASA’s will get $20.7 billion — $1.1 billion more than 2017 funding and $1.6 billion above the White House request — under a spending bill that cleared Congress this week and was signed by President Trump on Friday.
Associated Press | March 23, 2018 11:57 PM
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet.
PTI | March 23, 2018 6:26 PM
The skeleton, nicknamed Ata, was discovered more than a decade ago in an abandoned town in the Atacama Desert of Chile.
PTI | March 23, 2018 4:29 PM
The launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’, slated for next month, has been postponed to October as the experts have suggested some tests, the ISRO said today.
IANS | March 23, 2018 11:11 AM
According to the space agency, the satellite with a life span of around 10 years will be put into orbit by the Indian rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08).
PTI | March 22, 2018 4:51 PM
Adding tiny fibres extracted from banana plant to ice cream could slow melting, increase shelf life and potentially replace fats used to make the tasty treat, scientists say.
FE Online | March 21, 2018 5:49 PM
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released breathtaking pictures of a storm on the surface of Jupiter that was taken up by its spacecraft Juno.
FE Online | March 21, 2018 5:34 PM
Apart from experimenting with satellites, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on a new project, which could be about building igloos on the moon.
PTI | March 20, 2018 3:52 PM
Oceans on Mars formed several hundred million years earlier and were not as deep as once thought, according to a study.
PTI | March 20, 2018 12:00 PM
‘Oumuamua, the rocky object identified as the first confirmed interstellar asteroid, very likely came from a binary star system, a study has found.
FE Online | March 19, 2018 7:22 PM
There are two kinds of people — one who likes spring for the beauty that it brings with it and second who hate it for the bugs that it brings with it.
ISS Expedition 56 to begin journey on March 21; NASA astronauts, Russian cosmonaut on board, here are detailsFE Online | March 19, 2018 5:36 PM
NASA astronauts along with a Russian cosmonaut, in their latest expedition, are set to go on a two-day visit to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, March 21.
FE Online | March 19, 2018 4:28 PM
NASA is planning to launch a nuclear spacecraft named Hammer (Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response) that would shunt or blow up threatening space rocks.
PTI | March 19, 2018 12:12 PM
NASA has powered on its latest instrument on the International Space Station (ISS) to detect the total amount of light energy emitted by the Sun Total and Spectral solar Irradiance Sensor (TSIS-1), installed on the ISS, is fully operational with all instruments collecting science data.
PTI | March 18, 2018 7:51 PM
Stephen Hawking may have left behind clues to detect other universes in the cosmos besides our own in a final research paper submitted just weeks before his death earlier this week, a media report said today.
PTI | March 15, 2018 3:25 PM
Space travel caused lasting changes to seven per cent genes of astronaut Scott Kelly, according to a NASA study which compared his DNA to that of his identical twin brother, who remained on Earth.
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