World News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 27, 2017
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. Humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Mars and even distant interstellar space. Now, NASA plans to launch the Solar Probe Plus mission to the Sun which is about 149 million kilometr...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 14, 2017
PSLV will first launch the 714 kg CARTOSAT-2 Series satellite for earth observation and then inject 103 co-passenger satellites.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 13, 2017
Separately, under the space sciences section, the budget mentions provisions "for Mars Orbiter Mission II and Mission to Venus".
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 13, 2017
India will boldly go to Venus for the first time and re-visit the Red Planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new-format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold inter-planetary sojourns to Earth's immediate neighbours. This uplifting news comes ahead of ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
The first explorers on Mars may build their homes using the ice beneath their feet to effectively protect them from the harsh martian environment and provide a safe place to call home, NASA scientists say.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 3, 2016
India, which scripted history with its successful maiden Mars orbiter mission, has the potential to be a big player in the global space program and could even see its private sector develop its own SpaceX, award-winning author Stephen Petranek says.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Thursday October 20, 2016
A mega Indian telescope bank near Pune received the last signal sent from an ambitious European Space Agency mission to put a lander on the planet Mars.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 11, 2016
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has beamed back new colour images capturing the layered geologic past of the red planet in stunning detail.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 25, 2016
China has unveiled the designs of its Mars probe and rover to be launched in 2020 as it looks to catch up with India, US, Russia and EU to reach the red planet.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 10, 2016
The selected companies are Bigelow Aerospace, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, Space Systems, and NanoRacks.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 25, 2016
For the first time, NASA's Mars Curiosity rover can fire its onboard laser all by itself, mission scientists say.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 29, 2016
A booster for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, has been successfully tested, an advance that may pave the way for future human exploration in deep space, including the journey to Mars.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2016
The memorandum of understanding will help in cooperation in the exploration of outer space for peaceful purposes.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 5, 2016
"China is likely to launch a Mars probe in 2020. After months of flying, the probe is expected to land in Mars at the 100th anniversary of the CPC."
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 5, 2016
China plans to land a probe on Mars in 2021 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of founding of the ruling-Communist Party of China and a decade after its first failed mission in 2011, after which India, US, Russia and EU stole the march.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 1, 2016
NASA scientists are closer to solving the mystery of how Phobos was formed, by using the spectral images of the Mars' moon captured in ultraviolet by the MAVEN mission.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 29, 2016
India's maiden mission to Mars, Mangalyaan, has opened the eyes of the world on Isro's capabilities at undertaking low cost, high value inter-planetary mission.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Sunday February 28, 2016
Captain Sunita Williams, the Indian-origin American astronaut is getting ready for her next space mission, but this time, on a commercial space flight.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Sunday February 28, 2016
The change of heart is complete it seems. Shunned by the American space agency for long, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO is now the subject of exceptional adulation.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
"We can continue exploring Mars together. Our engineers can jointly develop a space craft to study the surface of Mars," said Richard Verma, US Ambassador to India.
Press Trust of India | Thursday February 18, 2016
Isro has been invited for a meeting early next month in Washington to discuss the future collaborations for the mission to Mars.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 12, 2016
"This is another demonstration of UAE's forward looking and pioneering initiative where focus on developing partnership with those who have space expertise."
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2016
With Mangalyaan already an orbiter, putting a lander on Mars would be an interesting prospect and France is ready to work with India on it, says the chief of French Space Agency.
India News | Reported by Pallava Bagla, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Tuesday January 26, 2016
India's next mission to Mars will have a French connection and the two countries could together attempt to put a lander on the red planet.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 25, 2016
NASA is developing a six-feet tall humanoid robot that could assist astronauts in risky and extremely hazardous deep space missions to Mars and asteroids in the future.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 4, 2016
India's maiden spacecraft to Mars is still groping around the red planet to locate methane gas in its atmosphere, a senior space scientist said on Monday.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Saturday January 2, 2016
India's Mars Mission, Mangalyaan, sent a special message to Earth on New Year. It was accompanied by a special New Year gift for "earthlings".
World News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Wednesday November 4, 2015
China has for the first time unveiled a model of what would be China's mission to Mars. Called Yinghuo-2, it is likely to be launched in 2020 and will have an orbiter and a lander.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Union minister Jitendra Singh said the "Hindi language can serve as a medium for spreading further awareness within the country about recent space missions."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Hindi language can help spread awareness about India's achievements in various space missions within the country, the government today said as it released the first ever Hindi atlas book on India's indigenous "Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)".