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NASA's experimental Mars helicopter makes history with successful flight on Red Planet

NASA's experimental Mars helicopter makes history with successful flight on Red Planet

Applause, cheers and laughter erupted in the operations centre when success was finally declared

Earth declared asteroid safe for 100 years; Twitterati can't decide how to react

Earth declared asteroid safe for 100 years; Twitterati can't decide how to react

Space agency NASA recently announced that there is no chance of asteroid Apophis hitting Earth in 2068. Apophis, a 1,100-foot (340-meter)...Read More

New bacterial strains found on ISS may help grow plants in space

New bacterial strains found on ISS may help grow plants in space

The new bacterial strains discovered from different locations aboard the ISS flights may help in creating the "fuel" to help plants withs...Read More

Wright brothers reach Mars in 2021: NASA attaches patch of the brothers' aircraft's material to 'Ingenuity' Mars helicopter

Wright brothers reach Mars in 2021: NASA attaches patch of the brothers' aircraft's material to 'Ingenuity' Mars helicopter

NASA is targeting no earlier than April 8 for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to make the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an...Read More

Mars water still trapped underground: Study

Mars water still trapped underground: Study

Washington: A significant portion of Mars' water, between 30 and 99 per cent, is trapped within minerals in the planet's crust, says a ne...Read More

Quad push: ISRO taking space ties with US, Japan & Australia to a higher orbit

Quad push: ISRO taking space ties with US, Japan & Australia to a higher orbit

The four countries plan to establish a series of working groups that will focus on climate change; critical and emerging technologies, in...Read More

Sweet symphony: NASA rover, Perseverance captures sound of Martian winds

Sweet symphony: NASA rover, Perseverance captures sound of Martian winds

The rover's instrument, SuperCam, delivered audio data to the French Space Agency's operations center in Toulouse that includes the first...Read More

NASA astronauts complete 7 hour-long spacewalk

NASA astronauts complete 7 hour-long spacewalk

The two NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover, began work on Monday to install modification kits required for the upcoming solar ...Read More

NASA rover sends first colour images of Mars, a selfie too

NASA rover sends first colour images of Mars, a selfie too

The selfie is part of a video taken by several cameras as NASA's Perseverance rover touched down on Mars on February 18

Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan plays key role in NASA Mars rover landing

Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan plays key role in NASA Mars rover landing

A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet on Friday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic q...Read More

Memes from Mars: NASA's Perseverance landed on the Red Planet and fuelled a galactic meme fest

Memes from Mars: NASA's Perseverance landed on the Red Planet and fuelled a galactic meme fest

Today, on February 19th, NASA's 'Perseverance rover' made history as it landed successfully on the planet Mars, and settled into a deep c...Read More

Astronomers discover three planets orbiting younger Sun-like star

Astronomers discover three planets orbiting younger Sun-like star

An international team of astronomers has discovered a trio of hot worlds larger than Earth orbiting a much younger version of our Sun cal...Read More

In Pics: Rhea Chakraborty honours Sushant's memory by wearing a NASA t-shirt - here's what it reads

In Pics: Rhea Chakraborty honours Sushant's memory by wearing a NASA t-shirt - here's what it reads

As part of his research for the film "Chanda Mama Door Ke", Sushant visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 2...Read More

SpaceX wins contract for NASA's USD 332 million mission to lunar outpost

SpaceX wins contract for NASA's USD 332 million mission to lunar outpost

NASA has selected Elon Musk's private aerospace company SpaceX to provide launch services for two major components of the Gateway that wi...Read More

NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars next month

NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars next month

Launched on July 30 last year, the rover is currently closing that distance at 2.5 kilometres per second, NASA said

SpaceX targets April 20 to launch 4 astronauts to space station

SpaceX targets April 20 to launch 4 astronauts to space station

It will be the first mission to fly two international partner crew members as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Programme, NASA said i...Read More

SpaceX Dragon set to bring more key science back to Earth

SpaceX Dragon set to bring more key science back to Earth

Washington: An upgraded SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft is set to transport significantly more science back to Earth next week than possib...Read More

NASA selects 4 small missions to unlock the universe's secrets

NASA selects 4 small missions to unlock the universe's secrets

Washington: NASA has selected four small-scale astrophysics missions for further concept development in a new programme called "Pioneers"...Read More

NASA approves 2 missions to explore Sun, Earth's aurora

NASA approves 2 missions to explore Sun, Earth's aurora

Washington: NASA has approved two missions to explore the Sun and the system that drives space weather near Earth. These two missions are...Read More

NASA shares image of how the Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter looked like from Moon

NASA shares image of how the Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter looked like from Moon

Jupiter and Saturn merged in the night sky on Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo's time in the 17th cen...Read More

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