Researchers believe the newly found comet, called Manx, was formed in the same region as Earth
JAXA said it had lost hopes of restoring communications with the Astro-H, or Hitomi satellite, that was originally launched on February 17
The country also plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, another milestone.
When the IRNSS-1G becomes operational in about a month’s time, the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) would offer services like terrestrial and marine navigation, disaster management etc.
Named the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), it consists of a constellation of seven satellites of which six - IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, IRNSS-1D, IRNSS-1E and IRNSS-1F- have already been put into orbit.
SpaceX plans to send a Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018 with support from US space agency NASA
An unmanned Soyuz-2.1A rocket carrying three satellites roared off into a clear blue sky from the launch pad at Vostochny cosmodrome.
The dwarf planet, discovered in 2005, is named for a creation deity of the Rapa Nui people of Easter Island.
NASA scientists have proposed deploying a robotic system to explore the subsurface oceans of Saturn's icy moons that may potentially harbour life.
CERN has released 300TB of research data from CMS Detector of LHC online for free
Once the regional navigation system is in place, India does not need to depend upon other platforms
The US space agency is preparing to put in the sky an array of new experimental aircraft -- known as X-planes.
At a time when global warming is threatening a rise in sea levels, Facebook, Google may be more concerned as their campuses are now at the risk of being flooded.
Almost everyone finds it easier to go to sleep in their own rooms, rather than new places.
Understanding the causes of cystinosis, a rare genetic disease, and studying its impact on the kidney
A team of researchers has come up with a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass
The Hubble was launched into the Earth orbit by the STS-31 space shuttle crew on April 24, 1990
Researchers, led by an Indian-origin engineer in US, have developed a novel technology that can double WiFi speeds with a single antenna.
Scientists have found that the nutritional properties — in particular the protein content — of plant pollen has reduced by a third (down from 18 per cent to 12 per cent) over the past 172 years.
Understanding the formation and the evolution of these galaxies over the age of the universe, approximately 13.7 billion years, is at the heart of astronomical research.
The team's latest findings could potentially be applied in the seismic monitoring of the area to help better forecast large earthquakes in the region.
One of the biggest problems with traditional armour has been that it is extremely heavy, even for occasional use in cars.
It is not very well-known, but India’s import bill for electronic items is next only to petroleum products.
Ratnakumar Bugga, from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California was selected for his Venus Interior Probe Using In-situ Power and Propulsion (VIP-INSPR).
SpaceX Falcon 9's reusable main-stage booster landed on an ocean platform minutes later in a dramatic spaceflight first
Astronomers have uncovered a near-record breaking supermassive black hole, weighing 17 billion Suns, in the centre of a galaxy.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who recently completed a year-long mission on the International Space Station (ISS), retired on Friday.
In prehistoric times, there was a mysterious and diminutive species, Homo floresiensis, walking on the islands of Indonesia.
Researchers have discovered a rare white dwarf star with an atmosphere dominated by a pure layer of oxygen
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revealed a rich tapestry of more than half a million stars at its core.
RLV-TD is a series of technology demonstration missions that have been considered as a first step towards realising a Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) fully reusable vehicle.
The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship from NASA was finally bolted into place on the International Space Station's (ISS) Earth-facing port.
Proteins are present in every cell and are the smallest building block of all living beings.
Scientists working on NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon Titan
The researchers from Inha University and Korea Polar Research Institute in South Korea performed a series of experiments on brown skuas living in Antarctica.
Saturn's icy moons as well as its famous rings might be modern adornments, and their dramatic birth may have taken place a mere hundred million years ago.