Thiruvananthapuram, March 24
Biju Jacob, an officer of the Indian Audits and Accounts Service, has taken over as Chief Controller at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre here. An MBBS degree holder from Medical College, K...
Washington, Mar 19
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: a mysterious high-altitude dust cloud and a deep bright ultraviolet aurora.The presence of the dust...
Ahmedabad, March 14
Solar Impulse-2, claimed to be the world’s first ‘no fuel’ aircraft, which arrived here on a round-the-world trip on March 10, has delayed its departure due to cloudy weather conditions.“Th...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 13
An Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday with a quartet of NASA science satellites designed to map bursts of energy and charged particles triggered by criss-crossing magnetic fields...
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...
Ahmedabad, March 11
First, the aircraft appeared as an indiscernible speck of white and blue lights in the western horizon and as it closed in, it looked much like a vampire bat swooping in for the kill. Completing t...
Washington, March 7
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has created history by becoming the first mission to achieve orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres with an aim of providing new insights and capturing images from the distant...
Bengaluru, Mar 4
The launch of India’s fourth Navigation Satellite, IRNSS-1D, scheduled for March 9 from Sriharikota, has been deferred after an anomaly was found in one of the telemetry transmitters of the spacec...
Chennai, March 26
Countdown began today for the launch of India’s latest navigation satellite IRNSS-1D onboard PSLV-C-27 on March 28 from Sriharikota that would take the country closer to setting up its own navigat...
Washington, Mar 24
Jupiter may have swept through the early solar system like a wrecking ball, destroying any newly-formed super-Earths by driving them into the Sun, a new study has found.
The findings sugg...
WASHINGTON, March 16
Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, is rapidly increasing production of the engines that power its Falcon 9 rocket and expects to meet its target of 13 launches and two test flights this ye...
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...
ALMATY, March 12
A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed safely in a snow-covered Kazakh steppe on Thursday after a 167-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
A capsule carry...
London, Mar 11
Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) are using the orbital lab’s airlock to monitor lung inflammation as well as charting their lung health.
Air was pumped out of the...
Mumbai, March 8
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Washington, Mar 7
The space probe Dawn has begun orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres on a voyage of discovery into the solar system’s main asteroid belt, NASA said.
The probe — the first to orbit a dwarf plane...
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...