Washington, Aug 4
An MIT oxygen-creating instrument will fly on the upcoming Mars 2020 mission to study how to make oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere.
NASA has announced the seven instruments that will...
Moscow, July 24
The atmosphere of Saturn’s largest moon Titan is 1.6 times denser near the surface than Earth’s air, scientists have found.
Researchers compared the chemical composition of Titan’s atmosp...
Washington, July 18
Images and data captured by the Mars rover Curiosity suggest that the red planet would have been warmer and wetter some 3.7 billion years ago, scientists say. Soil deep in a crater datin...
Washington, July 14
The private spacecraft Cygnus launched on Sunday from a space pad in the US state of Virginia, carrying provisions for the orbiting space station crew and other freight. NASA said Cygnus...
Washington, July 11
Astronomers have used a new type of telescope to discover seven new dwarf galaxies. Yale University astronomers used a new type of telescope made by stitching together telephoto lenses and discove...
Washington, July 1
The US space agency is to launch today a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming. The launch of the Orbiting Carbon...
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13
2-day meet on aerospace structure technologies
Washington, June 3
Astronomers have discovered the “Godzilla” of all Earths – a new type of rocky planet that weighs 17 times as much as our planet and is more than twice as large in size, a surprising find that cou...
Los Angeles, Aug 5
The private space exploration company SpaceX has chosen a site in south Texas as the location where it wants to build a launch pad, the state’s governor’s office said on Monday. The site...
Washington, July 29
NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, is now the record holder of the off-Earth roving distance after accruing 40 kilometres of driving, the American space agency...
Chennai, July 22
Inching closer to the red planet, India’s ambitious Mars Orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the planet schedu...
Washington, July 16
Heavy metal! NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has discovered its first meteorite on the Red Planet — a huge shiny, lumpy rock made mostly of iron. The rock is an iron meteorite called “Lebano...
Bangalore, July 12
Exactly 75 days from today, India’s Mars spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target.
Mars Orbiter Spacecraft has travelled 5...
Washington, July 2
American space agency NASA is all set to launch a satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide today, after it cancelled the lift-off in the final minute of the countdown yesterday. »
Washington, June 24
The NASA rover Curiosity, which arrived on Mars in August 2012, will reach one year spent on the planet – in local time – on Tuesday, equivalent to 687 Earth days.
NASA’s main goal for th...
Washington, June 10
NASA has successfully beamed a high-definition video with the message “Hello, World! from the International Space Station to Earth using a new laser communications instrument. The US spa...
New Delhi, June 2
Drug firm Ipca Laboratories has inked an agreement with US-based Oncobiologics Inc to develop and manufacture biosimilar products targeting various diseases, including cancer.
Under the f...