Washington, Oct 2
Scientists have found that the 'Man in the Moon' image on the lunar surface was created by a large plume of magma deep within the Moon's interior. New data obtained by NASA's GRAIL missi...
Paris, Sept 27
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft will attempt on November 12 to land a robot lab on a comet hurtling through deep space in a first for humankind, a statement said today. Ten days after unveiling...
Bangalore, Sept 25
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft has sent in its first images of the Red Planet after creating history by becoming the only such endeavour so far to have met with success on the maide...
Bangalore, Sept 22
In a crucial manoeuvre ahead of India’s Mars orbiter’s entry into the final destination on September 24, the main liquid engine on the spacecraft was today successfully test fired and its trajecto...
Washington, Sep 14
After more than two years of touching down on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has finally reached the foothills of Mount Sharp, the primary destination it was designed to explore.
Washington, Sept 11
America’s premier space agency NASA and its Indian counterpart ISRO are talking about setting up a Joint Mars Working Group, a top US space official has said ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’...
Washington, Sept 9
In a move to monitor our planet better, NASA is adding a number of Earth-observing instruments to the International Space Station (ISS) that will increase the leverage of the orbital laboratory’s...
Washington, Aug 22
NASA is planning to send rats to the International Space Station (ISS) for a longer duration of up to three months to better understand the long-term effects of micro-gravity on living organisms.
Toronto, Oct 5
A NASA—backed study is exploring the feasibility of lowering the cost of a human expedition to Mars by putting the astronauts in deep sleep.The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astro...
Washington, Oct 1
India and the US, after sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars’ orbit, have now agreed to cooperate on future explorations of the Red Planet, which America said will yield “tangible ben...
New Delhi, Sept 25
A team of ISRO scientists today presented the first pictures of the red planet sent by the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The team, led by ISRO Cha...
Bangalore, Sept 24
Saluting India’s space scientists after its Mars mission created history, an elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the country has achieved the “near impossible” and prevailed though the...
Washington, Sept 16
American aerospace giant Boeing seems set to win a multibillion-dollar contract to build space taxis for NASA that will ferry astronauts to and from orbit. The Wall Street Journal quoted...
Chennai, Sept 13
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled to enter the Mars orbit later this month, is in the “pink of health” and sending vital information from a distance of 211 million km after covering 95 per c...
Washington, Sept 10
NASA is developing a laser-based probe for the International Space Station that will study the Earth’s forests in 3D, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle.
London, Sept 8
The elusive ‘God particle’ discovered by scientists in 2012 has the potential to destroy the universe, famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned.
According to Hawking, 72, at ver...
Washington, Aug 11
An annual summer show by meteors will be interrupted this week by a veteran star of the night sky: the moon.
The annual Perseid meteor shower, which typically peaks in mid-August, this ye...