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Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 24, 2014
Here comes a selfie straight from the space. While replacing a dead primary computer outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, two astronauts did not mind taking a selfie which is now giving the earth dwellers goosebumps.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Two US astronauts stepped out on a brief spacewalk Wednesday to install a backup computer at the International Space Station after one failed earlier this month.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
Launched in September from Virginia, LADEE crashed on the far side of moon as originally planned, safely away from Apollo relics like flags, rovers, plaques and footprints.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), the moon exploring robot of NASA was annihilated when it impacted the surface of the moon, as planned last weekend, the US space agency announced.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 22, 2014
NASA television broadcast live images of the ISS's 17.6 meter (57.7 foot) long robotic arm as it grabbed hold of the gumdrop-shaped capsule.
World | Reuters | Sunday April 20, 2014
A Space Exploration Technologies' cargo ship made an Easter Sunday delivery of food, science experiments and supplies to the crew living aboard the International Space Station.
World | Associated Press | Sunday April 20, 2014
John C Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the US space programme were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
World | Kenneth Chang | Saturday April 19, 2014
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft slammed into the moon early Friday, as planned, but a few days earlier than NASA officials expected.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 19, 2014
The SpaceX company returned to orbit on Friday, launching fresh supplies to the International Space Station after more than a month's delay and setting the stage for urgent spacewalking repairs.
Associated Press | Friday April 18, 2014
Researchers believe LADEE likely vaporized upon contact because of its extreme orbiting speed of 3,600 mph (5,800 kph).
World | Associated Press | Friday April 18, 2014
NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed...
Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
The exoplanet dubbed Kepler-186f was first spotted by scientists using NASA's Kepler telescope, according to research published Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward - an international team of researchers has discovered the first Earth-sized planet within the "habitable zone" of another star.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 15, 2014
The lunar eclipse is first of four consecutive phenomena of this kind this year and next, a series astronomers call a tetrad.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Swati Gupta (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 15, 2014
A total lunar eclipse, the first since December 2011, took place on Tuesday with the Americas best placed to get a glimpse. Here is your 10-point cheat-sheet to this story:
Gopal Sathe | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Ever looked up at night and just wondered about what's out there? A lot, actually, and these apps can help you learn about what you're looking at.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
The launch of a SpaceX rocket and its Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station will go ahead as scheduled on Monday despite a glitch affecting a computer on the station, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 12, 2014
A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
Applying a novel technique that can yield new insight into dark energy in space, astronomers can now precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away - 10 times farther than previously possible.