Washington, Mar 13
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has found strong evidence of a massive saltwater ocean under the icy crust of Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede that could potentially support life.The subterran...
Washington, Mar 8
A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean but the Red Planet lost 87 per cent of that water to space, a new study has found.The ocean covered a greater portion of...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida March 1
A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday to put the world's first all-electric communications satellites into orbit.The 22-story t...
Washington, Feb 19
A NASA spacecraft set to encounter Pluto this summer has spotted two small moons orbiting the icy dwarf planet.The moons Nix and Hydra are visible in a series of images taken by the New Hor...
Washington, Jan 29
Scientists have found new evidence that glacier-like ice deposits advanced and retreated multiple times in regions of Mars in recent past.
For the study, researchers from the Brown Univer...
Washington, Jan 27
NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover has celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Red Planet, marking the milestone with a stunning panorama of a Martian crater. The panorama from one of the high...
Washington, Jan 23
NASA is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers, checking out various possible points of interest and helping engineers back on Earth plan the best driving route.
Washington, Jan 15
Mars rover Curiosity will drill into a crystal-rich rock to detect possible salt mineral left from a drying lake on the Red planet, according to an Indian-origin NASA scientist.
London, Mar 18
Our Milky Way galaxy may be home to billions of planets orbiting their host stars in a habitable zone, where there could be liquid water and possibility of life, a new study has found.
London, Mar 11
Scientists have found nine new dwarf satellites orbiting the Milky Way, the largest number ever discovered at once.According to the University of Cambridge astronomers, three of the discove...
Bengaluru, Mar 3
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study its surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said today. “The map presented...
Washington, Feb 25
NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie which shows the one-tonne robotic vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission’s second taste of Mount Shar...
Washington, Feb 5
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has beamed latest images of Pluto, as the probe makes way towards a historic encounter with the icy dwarf planet.
Although still just a dot along with its l...
Washington, Jan 28
NASA has developed a new interactive 3D app that can allow avid space explorers reach the launch pad of space missions – virtually.
Smartphone and tablet users can experience the exciteme...
Washington, Jan 25
Scientists using ice-penetrating radar data collected by NASA have created the first-ever comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland ice sheet.
The new map, developed using dat...
Washington, Jan 22
NASA has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a new software that will enable scientists to work on Mars virtually using a wearable technology.
Developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laborator...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JAN 12
ISRO has come out with a low-cost and path-breaking technology to protect buildings, automobiles, and auditoriums from fire.
It could even have potential use in the Railways, which is fre...