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'National Aeronautics And Space Administration' - 193 News Result(s)

  • NASA to Study Ocean Ecology

    NASA to Study Ocean Ecology

    In a bid to improve satellite-based estimation of atmospheric carbon dioxide absorption by the oceans, NASA is embarking on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the US this week.

  • Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Deepening suspicion that there is or was life in Mars, a study based on images and data captured by the NASA rover Curiosity says that Mars had Earth-like soils comparable with soils in Antarctic Dry Valleys and Chile's Atacama desert some 3.7 billio...

  • Lunar Pits Could Shelter Astronauts: NASA

    Lunar Pits Could Shelter Astronauts: NASA

    Large pits on the lunar surface may hold the key to living on the Moon, according to a new NASA study.

  • Space Station Shipment Launched from Virginia

    Space Station Shipment Launched from Virginia

    A fresh delivery is on its way to the International Space Station.

  • Will They be First Humans to Fly by Mars?

    Will They be First Humans to Fly by Mars?

    If all goes well, a US couple can become the first humans to travel to Mars by as early as 2021.

  • Privately Funded Solar Spacecraft to Launch in 2016 in US

    Privately Funded Solar Spacecraft to Launch in 2016 in US

    A tiny spacecraft designed to sail by the power of the sun is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX rocket in 2016, a leading US space enthusiast said on Wednesday.

  • Scientists Spot New Objects Beyond Pluto

    Scientists Spot New Objects Beyond Pluto

    Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered two new objects beyond Pluto for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to visit.

  • NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite

    NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite

    NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.

  • Launch Pad Glitch Delays Liftoff of NASA Carbon-Hunting Satellite

    Launch Pad Glitch Delays Liftoff of NASA Carbon-Hunting Satellite

    The launch of an unmanned Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was called off less than a minute before liftoff on Tuesday when the pad's water system failed, a live NASA Television broadcast showed.

  • Dwarf Galaxies Big Contributors in Universe's Formation

    Dwarf Galaxies Big Contributors in Universe's Formation

    Small galaxies, also known as dwarf galaxies, are responsible for forming a large proportion of the Universe's stars, new observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed.

  • Mars-Bound Comet Producing Loads of Water

    Mars-Bound Comet Producing Loads of Water

    Comet Siding Spring, which will brush very close to Mars later this year, is producing a lot of water - around 50 litres every second - according to NASA.

  • Extroverts 'Liability' for Long Space Missions?

    Extroverts 'Liability' for Long Space Missions?

    Even as NASA plans to send humans to Mars in the coming years, researchers have found that extroverts on long-term space missions could potentially be a "liability".

  • 2014 World Cup Ball has Better Aerodynamics: NASA

    2014 World Cup Ball has Better Aerodynamics: NASA

    The official 2014 World Cup game ball should make players happy, NASA said after its own aerodynamics testing showed the new design avoided the pitfalls of the unpopular 2010 version.

  • NASA's Mars Spacecraft Gears up for Maiden Test Flight

    NASA's Mars Spacecraft Gears up for Maiden Test Flight

    With just six months until its first scheduled trip to space in December this year, engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA's Kennedy Space Center have begun the final assembly of Orion spacecraft that could take man to Mar...

  • Astronauts Send World Cup Best Wishes From Space Station

    Astronauts Send World Cup Best Wishes From Space Station

    The six-member crew on the International Space Station may be busy conducting scientific experiments out there on the final frontier. Even astronauts will be taking some downtime to watch the action in Brazil.

  • More Evidence That Earth Collision Formed Moon: Study

    More Evidence That Earth Collision Formed Moon: Study

    German scientists said Thursday that moon samples collected during the 1960s and 1970s have shown new evidence that the moon formed when a young Earth collided with another celestial body.

  • Trajectory Correction Of Mars Mission Likely By June 11

    Trajectory Correction Of Mars Mission Likely By June 11

    Indian Space Research Organisation is likely to perform its next trajectory correction manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter mission on June 11.

  • Apollo 13 Astronaut's Toothbrush Sells for $11,794

    Apollo 13 Astronaut's Toothbrush Sells for $11,794

    A toothbrush used by one of the American astronauts who flew to the Moon was sold at auction for nearly $12,000, or triple the starting bid, the auction house said on Friday.

  • NASA Sends Hi-Tech 'Sandals' Into Space

    NASA Sends Hi-Tech 'Sandals' Into Space

    NASA has sent a pair of high-tech 'space sandals' to the International Space Station (ISS) to better understand how heavy loads can damage an astronaut's bones and muscles.

  • Elon Musk Unveils Spacecraft to Ferry Astronauts

    Elon Musk Unveils Spacecraft to Ferry Astronauts

    Billionaire Elon Musk has taken the wraps off a new spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to the International Space Station.

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