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...
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), May 29
German astronaut Alexander Gerst reached the International Space Station early on Thursday.
The Soyuz rocket carrying a crew of three blasted off on early Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmo...
Washington, May 26
A huge new crater on the surface of Mars — spanning half the length of a football field — has been discovered by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet. Researchers found the largest...
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...
Washington, June 1
NASA’s newest solar observatory has captured a colossal coronal mass ejection erupting from the Sun in extraordinary detail.
According to the US space agency, during the time of the eject...
Moscow, May 27
Russia has sent a French communications satellite into orbit from a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean after the last launch in 2013 ended with the satellite plunging into the sea. T...
Washington, May 25
NASA has developed high-tech cages to carry rodents from Earth to the International Space Station (ISS) to allow researchers to study the long-term effects of microgravity on mammalian physiology.