India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday April 26, 2015
In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at length of Saturday's devastating quake, which claimed over 2,400 lives in neighbouring Nepal and more than 60 lives in India.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 23, 2015
Former ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan has said India is the "role model" in the world in harnessing space research and explorations for the benefit of the common man.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Galactic cosmic rays (GCRs) are a major issue facing future space travellers venturing beyond low-Earth orbit.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 20, 2015
NASA is offering an award of up to $30,000 for innovative design ideas to protect a spacecraft's crew on the journey to Mars.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 19, 2015
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday launched a space centre to oversee the country's preparation for the Mars exploration mission.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 14, 2015
The clue comes from the presence in the soil of calcium perchlorate, Nasa researchers said.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 14, 2015
New observations of the sphere of rock and ice circling our Sun between Mars and Jupiter have added to the mystery.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Mars may have liquid water close to its surface, according to new data from NASA's Curiosity rover which raises the chance of finding life on the red planet.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Adding to the growing literature on possible life conditions on the Red Planet, new research from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows that it is possible that there is liquid water close to the surface of Mars.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 9, 2015
Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water equivalent to over 150 billion cubic metres -enough to cover the entire surface of the red planet with more than one metre of ice, scientists say.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 9, 2015
MAVEN is in its science mapping orbit and has been taking data since the start of its primary mission on November 16 last year.
Reuters | Thursday April 9, 2015
Scientists suspect that the glaciers remained intact because they are protected under a thick layer of dust.
World News | Indo-Asian News Agency | Thursday April 9, 2015
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) probe - the first mission ever devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere - has completed 1,000 orbits around the Red Planet, four-and-a-half months into its one-year primary mission.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 9, 2015
Mars has thousands of glaciers buried beneath its dusty surface, enough frozen water to blanket the planet with a 3.6-foot(1.1- metre) thick layer of ice, scientists said on Wednesday.
Indo Asian News Service | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Nasa chief scientist Ellen Sofan also said definitive evidence is likely to be found within 20 to 30 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Dr M Annadurai, who made major contributions in India's Mars and Moon missions, has assumed the office of Director, ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) in Bengaluru.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 6, 2015
The Vasimr engine works by heating plasma, an electrically charged gas, to extreme temperatures using radio waves.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 5, 2015
A US-based rocket propulsion company is developing an engine that could take humans to the Red Planet in just 39 days and it has got funding from NASA to accomplish the task.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project's final test was carried out at JPL on Tuesday.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday March 30, 2015
Scientists investigated the Equatorial Layered Deposits (ELDs) of Arabia Terra in Firsoff crater area of Mars.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
Researchers have found fresh evidence of the presence of groundwater on Mars.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 27, 2015
NASA will be flying a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space from the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii, in June, the US space agency said in a statement.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 26, 2015
The rover, which landed on Mars' Eagle Crater in January 2004, completed the marathon in the course of a 153-foot (46.5-meter) drive.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 26, 2015
"The ARM will provide an initial demonstration of several spaceflight capabilities we will need to send astronauts deeper into space, and eventually to Mars."