World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 21, 2014
A video recorded during NASA's Orion return through the Earth's atmosphere provides viewers a first look of the intense conditions astronauts will endure when they return from deep space destinations on the journey to Mars.
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
NASA scientists are working on adhesive gripping tools that could tackle objects such as orbital debris or defunct satellites that would otherwise be hard to handle.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 19, 2014
The discovery was made when astronomers and engineers devised an ingenious way to re-purpose Kepler for the K2 mission.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday December 19, 2014
NASA and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reservoir of water or ice near its surface.
World | Dennis Overbye, The New York Times | Friday December 19, 2014
A year and a half after an equipment failure threatened to derail its epochal search for worlds beyond our solar system, NASA's Kepler spacecraft has bagged another planet, astronomers announced on Thursday.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 18, 2014
Just a 50-50 chance of success in Friday's attempt was predicted by the California-based company.
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The software is designed to give pilots specific speed information and guidance so that planes can be more precisely spaced.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday December 13, 2014
The fruit fly will help us better understand how spaceflight impairs the body's ability to fight infections.
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.
World | Reuters | Sunday December 7, 2014
NASA's New Horizon's Mission, launched in 2005, has been awoken from hibernation to begin its study of the dwarf planet. The signals from the spacecraft take close to four-and-a-half hours to reach Earth.
World | Reuters | Monday December 8, 2014
It will be woken from hibernation for this unprecedented mission.
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 | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
The US space agency's Orion capsule circled the Earth twice before plunging into the ocean Friday in a flawless test flight that NASA called a "significant milestone" in the journey to Mars.
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.