Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Notably, organic molecules can also be made by chemical reactions that do not involve life.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 17, 2014
In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules - the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life - on Mars.
World | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Life on Mars? Today? The notion may not be so far-fetched after all.
Reuters | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The finding bolsters evidence that the planet most like Earth in the solar system was suitable for microbial life.
World | Marc Kaufman, The New York Times | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The case for an early Mars that was ripe and ready for living organisms has grown stronger.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Billions of years ago, a lake once filled the 96-mile (154-km) wide crater being explored by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, bolstering evidence that the planet most like Earth in the solar system was suitable for microbial life, scientists said on Mond...
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 8, 2014
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has posted a new selfie taken on a sandstone outcrop in the Kimberley region of Mars.
Reuters | Saturday December 6, 2014
Orion survived a searing, plunge through the atmosphere, heating up to 2,200 degree Celsius, and experiencing gravitational forces eight times stronger than Earth's.
World | Reuters | Friday December 5, 2014
A US spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars made a near-bullseye splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, wrapping up a flawless, unmanned debut test flight around Earth.
World | Associated Press | Friday December 5, 2014
American space agency NASA today launched new Orion spacecraft and new era of exploration in test without astronauts.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
The Orion spacecraft, designed to carry humans farther in deep space than ever before, is poised to blast off today in what NASA hailed as a first step in mankind's journey to Mars.
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Wednesday December 3, 2014
An international team has performed a detailed analysis of organic carbon traces from a Martian meteorite, concluding that life on Red Planet is more probable than previously thought.
India | Pallava Bagla & Shyam Balasubramanian (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday November 30, 2014
Just months after achieving the milestone of a successful mission to Mars, India is set to push another frontier in space, by launching a human crew module and then retrieving it from the sea upon re-entry. The crew module will blast off from the Sat...
Reuters | Friday November 28, 2014
While there is no one on Mars to answer the call, project organizers say that is beside the point.
World | Reuters | Friday November 28, 2014
Radio telescopes on Earth will beam 90,000 messages to Mars on Friday to commemorate the launch 50 years ago of the first robotic probe to visit the planet.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Scientists have discovered the oldest water yet found on Earth, dating back to at least 1.5 billion years, in a Canadian mine.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 21, 2014
The rover is currently investigating an outcrop called Pahrump Hills at its destination mountain "Mount Sharp".
Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
India's Mars Orbiter Mission is among the things "making the world better, smarter and-in some cases-a little more fun."
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 21, 2014
The US Space Agency has directed its Mars rover Curiosity to probe mysterious rocks on the red planet.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its "interplanetary muscles."