World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 17, 2015
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived Friday at the International Space Station, carrying a load of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
The first spacecraft to visit distant Pluto, a dwarf planet in the solar system's frozen backyard, is still three months away from a close encounter, but already in viewing range, newly released photos show.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 14, 2015
The launch of an unmanned SpaceX rocket - and an innovative attempt to land it on an ocean barge - were postponed on Monday due to poor weather at the Florida launch site, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 13, 2015
First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon - the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 13, 2015
The US space agency is offering around Rs.11 lakh if you are selected to participate in a three-month study that requires you to stay in bed rest for three months. The study is aimed at finding out ways to keep astronauts healthier and safer when the...
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 30, 2015
NASA engineers have lifted the orbit of the Mercury probe - currently operating on an extended mission and almost out of fuel - and delayed its inevitable impact into Mercury's surface by up to a month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 28, 2015
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three crew on board successfully docked at the International Space Station today after blasting off from Kazakhstan, NASA said, launching a year-long mission on the orbiting outpost.
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.
Offbeat | Friday March 27, 2015
A female astronaut got a hair cut by her colleague, while floating through space.
World News | By Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Friday March 27, 2015
When Scott J. Kelly goes up to the International Space Station - he and two Russian astronauts are scheduled to launch on Friday - he will not come back down again for a year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 26, 2015
Hundreds of kilometres below on Earth, their governments are locked in a standoff over Ukraine -- but up in space, Russian cosmonauts and American astronauts are still working together side by side.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday March 22, 2015
While the world is awestruck at the success of the sun-powered plane called Solar Impulse 2, NASA is working on a more efficient, electric-powered plane that has 18 propellers attached to it.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 20, 2015
NASA engineers are working on new technologies that will help spacecrafts land on an alien planet or a comet in real time based on what they see before them.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 19, 2015
A NASA spacecraft circling Mars has detected a mysterious dust cloud and a vibrant aurora, both unexpected phenomena on Earth's neighboring planet, researchers said on Wednesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A pair of bright spots that glimmer inside an impact crater on the asteroid Ceres could be some kind of icy plume, new images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have revealed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Milky Way galaxy may be home to billions of planets orbiting their host stars in a "habitable zone" where life could theoretically exist, researchers said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, is rapidly increasing production of the engines that power its Falcon 9 rocket and expects to meet its target of 13 launches and two test flights this year, President Gwynne Shotwell told Reuters.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 15, 2015
NASA is developing augmented reality glasses that could help ISS astronauts carry out difficult repairs in space.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed safely in a snow-covered Kazakh steppe on Thursday after a 167-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, definitely has an underground ocean, researchers said today after confirming the moon's long-suspected subsurface saltwater body with the help of auroras glimpsed by the Hubble Space Telescope.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after spending six months at the International Space Station.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
The most powerful solid rocket booster ever built was fired up for the first time today in a test that NASA described as a "significant milestone" toward Mars.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 5, 2015
A NASA spacecraft called Dawn is about to become the first mission to orbit a dwarf planet when it slips into orbit on Friday around Ceres, the most massive body in the asteroid belt.