Mystery orbits in outer solar system not caused by 'Planet Nine', claims new study

Researchers at the University of Cambridge in the UK have proposed that the strange orbits of some objects in the outermost reaches of our solar system are not shaped by 'Planet Nine'.

NASA 2030 deadline for sending humans to Mars won’t be met: ex-astronaut

Describing his experience of meeting late Indian astronaut Kalpana Chawla, Ross said she was a delightful person who was liked in the astronaut office.


Mice flown to space may help decode ageing: NASA

The investigation will provide space-flown samples to scientists from academia, industry and government agencies, who have agreed to share their data and results in an online database that is open to the public.

Musk's SpaceX and NASA target February for key demo-1 flight

SpaceX, along with Boeing, has a contract to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station as part of what’s known as the Commercial Crew program with NASA.

Hubble Space Telescope's most advanced camera shut down: NASA

Launched in 1990, the world's first space telescope helped confirm the theory that the universe is expanding, lending credence to the Big Bang theory.

NASA's planet hunting probe discovers a new world

The surface of the new planet is likely around 300 degrees Fahrenheit -- relatively cool, given its proximity to its star, which is almost as bright as the sun.


Interstellar craft’s navigator looks at New Horizons — and even beyond

Dr Bhaskaran leads an independent navigation team at JPL that supported the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) of Johns Hopkins University on the New Horizons Mission.

After historic Ultima Thule flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for moons

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft set off on a new hunt for moons in the solar system's most distant edge, searching for clues on our solar family's creation, scientists said on Thursday.

Ultima Thule: Farthest object ever visited, what secrets does it hold?

The spacecraft will continue sending images and other data, completing the return of all science data over the next 20 months.

First close-up images of Ultima Thule reveal it resembles reddish snowman: NASA

The first detailed images beamed back by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft after its historic flyby of Ultima Thule show that the icy 'worldlet' resembles a reddish snowman,

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In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date

NASA launches upgraded Soyuz aircraft with three crew members

The NASA crew is due to arrive on Friday at the International Space Station, which orbits about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth, to begin a four-month mission.


US astronaut Scott Kelly safely lands back in Earth: A look at his spaceflight

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko land safely back in Earth after 340 days in space

NASA confirms Mars has water: Here is a closer look at some pictures

NASA has confirmed evidence of water on Mars in an important discovery. Check out some stunning pictures of the red planet which have hinted at evidence of war on Mars earlier

NASA releases new mind-blowing pictures of Pluto, Charon and Hydra

The US is now the only nation to visit every planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons left Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 19, 2006

NASA New Horizons will fly past Pluto today: All you need to know

At 5:19 pm IST on July 14 NASA's New Horizons will zip past Pluto at 30,800 miles per hour (49,600 kilometers per hour), with a suite of seven science instruments busily gathering data.


When SpaceX Falcon rocket exploded mid-air

The 208-foot-tall (63-meter) rocket was the company's 19th Falcon 9 launch since its 2010 debut, including six previous cargo runs for NASA under a 15-flight contract worth more than $2 billion.

Check out these stunning pictures from Space as NASA celebrates 50 years of first Spacewalk

On June 3, 1965 in NASA's Gemini IV mission, two astronauts Ed White and Jim McDivitt attempted the first spacewalk. NASA released several images to celebrate its 50 years journey in the Space.

Stunning pictures of Mercury released by NASA's Messenger spacecraft

Messenger rocketed away from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in August 2004. It flew twice past Venus and three times past Mercury, before entering orbit around Mercury in March 2011.