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NASA gets green light to bring Mars rock samples back to Earth

November 12, 2020 12:30 pm

If all goes according to the plan, the process of picking up the rocks will be initiated soon and the samples will reach the earth in 2030s

Human urine could make lunar concrete for building Moon base: ESA

May 10, 2020 7:15 pm

Earlier, NASA said that astronauts could grow their homes on the Moon and Mars out of fungi instead of building them.

Scientists spot unusual ozone hole over Arctic: What caused it?

April 08, 2020 5:02 pm

This ‘mini hole’ in the ozone layer is believed to have been caused by unusual atmospheric conditions, including freezing temperatures in the stratosphere.

This NASA spacecraft will soon capture the first images of Sun's poles

January 28, 2020 10:53 am

Solar Orbiter, an international collaboration between ESA and NASA, will study the Sun and what drives the dynamic outflow of solar wind that creates space weather at Earth.

ESA's ExoMars programme to search for existence of alien life on Mars

August 24, 2019 9:13 am

The ExoMars programme, which is a joint venture between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Roscosmos, is expected to launch sometime in between July 26-August 13, 2020. The programme's Rosalind Franklin rover will primarily search for the existence of alien life on the red planet.

NASA and ESA project offers people Rs 13 lakh to lie in bed for 60 days

March 30, 2019 2:56 pm

A new project offers to pay volunteers nearly Rs 13 lakh to lie in bed for 60 days to help scientists study how weightlessness affects the human body.

Hubble captures massive galaxy cluster in stunning detail

May 06, 2017 2:41 pm

Hubble Telescope has beamed back a stunning image of a massive galaxy cluster, Abell 370 located in Constellation Cetus six billion light years away.

Rosetta mission: He is 26, and only India link to historic landing

November 14, 2014 1:18 pm

Philae lander is the first spacecraft to land safely on a comet.

Green panel says no to new industry in eco-sensitive zone

September 26, 2014 2:35 am

Two govt appointed committees have made recommendations regarding areas in the region that must be kept away from industrial activity.

Western Ghats: States get flexibility in drawing sensitive zone

September 23, 2014 12:45 am

In an affidavit, the ministry said that such proposals would be scrutinised before action.