New Delhi, Feb 25
As many as 27 satellites, including 11 which facilitate the communication network in the country, are currently operational and one more is to be launched next month, the Lok Sabha was informed to...
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...
Bengaluru, February 17
The ‘Make in India’ programme opens up opportunities for innovative minds to exploit the evolving spirit of ‘teaming up’ and ‘pooling resources’, the MoS said
London, Feb 17
Mysterious cloud-like plumes seen reaching high above the surface of Mars have puzzled scientists studying the atmosphere of the Red Planet.
On two separate occasions in March and April 2...
Washington, Feb 10
NASA has released an incredibly detailed video of what the Moon looks on the side that is never visible from the Earth.
As the Earth spins around and around, it only ever faces one side o...
Miami, Feb 8
A USD 340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore is finally poised to launch today after being kept in storage by NASA for years....
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, 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 22
NASA astronauts at International Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed first of the three spacewalks to create parking spots for Boeing and SpaceX to deliver astronauts to the orbital la...
Mangaluru, February 18
Former ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said here on Wednesday that the country’s obsession to become self-reliant was one of the reasons for the success of many ISRO missions. Deliveri...
Washington, Feb 17
NASA is planning to send a nuclear-powered submarine to explore one of the methane seas located on Saturn’s moon Titan.The single-tonne concept robot submarine is equipped with a seafloor c...
Beijing, Feb 13
China’s first female astronaut has begun training for her next mission after having a baby, state media reported today.
The selection of China’s female astronauts had been somewhat contro...
Washington, Feb 9
NASA has selected more than dozen small research satellites - each of which could fit in the palm of your hand — to fly in space on future rocket launches.These cube-shaped nanosatellite...
Washington, Feb 6
The sharpest and closest-yet images of the dwarf planet Ceres have been snapped by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on its approach to the mysterious world.
The series of images of Ceres were taken...
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...