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NASA is sending plant system to ISS that could help grow food in space

September 22, 2017 11:00 am

NASA is sending a nearly self-sufficient plant growth system to the ISS that will help prepare astronauts to grow their own food during deep-space exploration missions.

NASA made a range of key software programmes publicly available

March 02, 2017 4:32 pm

NASA has made a range of software products publicly available which people can use for a wide variety of technical applications without copyright fees.

Trip past Sun has changed water fingerprint of comet Lovejoy, says NASA

March 01, 2017 4:42 pm

In a discovery, astronomers found a selectively altered the production of one form of water in the comet, Lovejoy after a trip past the Sun.

Mars may have a complicated mantle claims study

February 27, 2017 2:55 pm

Scientists who have studied the geochemical changes over time in the lava flows of a major volcanic province on the red planet say, "Mars may have a complicated mantle."

NASA may send robotic spacecraft to the Sun in 2018

February 27, 2017 2:13 pm

NASA plans to send its first robotic spacecraft to the Sun next year that is slated to get within six million kilometres of the blazing star to probe its atmosphere.

Unmanned Russian Progress 66 Rocket docks with International Space station

February 26, 2017 12:55 pm

The unmanned Russian Progress 66 cargo ship docked at the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on Friday, said NASA.

NASA scientists recover lost football sized balloon, a year after flight over Antarctica

February 26, 2017 10:49 am

Scientists have recovered a lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it from Antarctica after a year of its flight.

SpaceX cargo ship reaches space station after GPS glitch delay

February 24, 2017 5:00 pm

Dragon's arrival was delayed by a day due to a navigation glitch. The capsule blasted off from Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday.

Are we alone in the universe? Search closes in on alien life

February 23, 2017 6:19 pm

"This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life"


NASA launches upgraded Soyuz aircraft with three crew members

October 20, 2020 4:41 pm

The NASA crew is due to arrive on Friday at the International Space Station, which orbits about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth, to begin a four-month mission.

US astronaut Scott Kelly safely lands back in Earth: A look at his spaceflight

March 02, 2016 1:48 pm

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko land safely back in Earth after 340 days in space

NASA confirms Mars has water: Here is a closer look at some pictures

September 29, 2015 11:06 am

NASA has confirmed evidence of water on Mars in an important discovery. Check out some stunning pictures of the red planet which have hinted at evidence of war on Mars earlier

NASA releases new mind-blowing pictures of Pluto, Charon and Hydra

July 15, 2015 9:39 am

The US is now the only nation to visit every planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons left Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 19, 2006

NASA New Horizons will fly past Pluto today: All you need to know

July 12, 2015 1:56 pm

At 5:19 pm IST on July 14 NASA's New Horizons will zip past Pluto at 30,800 miles per hour (49,600 kilometers per hour), with a suite of seven science instruments busily gathering data.

When SpaceX Falcon rocket exploded mid-air

June 29, 2015 11:03 am

The 208-foot-tall (63-meter) rocket was the company's 19th Falcon 9 launch since its 2010 debut, including six previous cargo runs for NASA under a 15-flight contract worth more than $2 billion.

Check out these stunning pictures from Space as NASA celebrates 50 years of first Spacewalk

June 04, 2015 5:03 pm

On June 3, 1965 in NASA's Gemini IV mission, two astronauts Ed White and Jim McDivitt attempted the first spacewalk. NASA released several images to celebrate its 50 years journey in the Space.

Stunning pictures of Mercury released by NASA's Messenger spacecraft

April 30, 2015 2:30 pm

Messenger rocketed away from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in August 2004. It flew twice past Venus and three times past Mercury, before entering orbit around Mercury in March 2011.