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Explained: What is the Winchcombe meteorite that will go on display in the UK?

May 15, 2021 6:37 pm

The piece of meteorite, which is a 103 gram fragment of black rock resembling coal, was found in a field by one Mira Ihasz and a team from the University of Glasgow.

NASA spacecraft starts trip back to Earth after collecting samples from Asteroid Bennu

May 11, 2021 4:33 pm

A NASA spacecraft, which scientists believe has collected samples from an asteroid, began its two-year journey back to Earth on Monday.

Explained: As NASA's OSIRIS-REx begins journey back from asteroid, the significance of its mission

May 11, 2021 7:45 am

In October 2020, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly touched asteroid Bennu, from where it collected samples of dust and pebbles.

Mother's Day: NASA's Instagram post shows site that 'raised millions of young stars'

May 11, 2021 10:45 am

According to Hubble, the region lies around 170,000 light-years away from earth, in the heart of Tarantula Nebula and is reportedly the largest visible star-forming site in a neighbouring galaxy.

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through planet's thin air

May 08, 2021 12:06 pm

The $85 million tech demo was supposed to end a few days ago, but NASA extended the mission by at least a month to get more flying time.

Explained: Why SpaceX's Starship landing bodes well for NASA's Moon mission

May 07, 2021 2:24 pm

The spacecraft has been described as a game-changer for space travel, being a fully reusable transportation system for crew and cargo to the Earth's orbit, Moon and Mars.

NASA shares image of celestial ‘lightsaber’ to mark Star Wars Day, leaves netizens in awe

May 06, 2021 4:27 pm

NASA’s Hubble space telescope on May 4 shred an image of a Herbig–Haro (HH) object called HH 24 which lies about 1,500 light-years distant in the Orion B molecular cloud complex.

Explained: Why the SpaceX nighttime splashdown is NASA's first since 1968

May 06, 2021 9:14 am

Originally, Crew-1 did plan to come back during the day on Wednesday last week, but the return kept getting postponed due to bad weather.

Mars helicopter gets extra month of flying as rover's scout

May 01, 2021 11:16 am

On its fifth flight in a week or so, the chopper will move to a new airfield on Mars, allowing the rover to finally start focusing on its own rock-sampling mission.

The third man

April 30, 2021 8:53 am

He didn’t walk on the moon, but Michael Collins was as much a hero as those who did

NASA PHOTOS

Here are stunning pictures of Mars, captured by NASA's Perseverance rover

February 21, 2021 7:28 pm

Take a look at the first images of planet Mars captured by NASA's science rover Perseverance minutes before it successfully landed on its dusty red surface.

Meet the two NASA astronauts from SpaceX Demo-2 mission

May 31, 2020 8:28 am

NASA and SpaceX have rescheduled Demo-2 mission to International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

In Pics: SpaceX-NASA next launch on May 30; photos of the delayed launch

May 28, 2020 6:38 pm

SpaceX NASA Demo-2 test flight launch delayed to March 31. Here are some images from before the delay was announced.

Here are top 10 stunning images of Indian landscape on Google Earth

February 19, 2020 8:27 am

Google Earth Satellite Images India: Google Earth View is now a collection of over 2,500 images of Earth's most stunning landscapes as seen from space.

This Valentine's Day, make NASA your messenger and send a free greeting

February 13, 2020 5:30 pm

NASA is letting you send greeting cards to your loved ones on the occasion of the upcoming Valentine's Day. Users can head over to the NASA website to select their favourite scientific yet cheesy valentine greeting card with a tagged message. (Image: NASA)

These space images taken by NASA's Spitzer Telescope look like modern art

September 02, 2019 6:11 pm

The Spitzer Telescope was launched by NASA 16 years ago in August 2003. To celebrate its sixteenth birthday, the space agency has shared some beautiful space images captured by the infrared telescope.

Stunning photos of Super Snow Moon from around the world

February 21, 2019 8:45 am

This full moon was referred to as Snow Moon because the full moons which occur in February are called as Snow Moon by the Native Americans which finds a place in the Farmer's Almanac as well

In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

September 21, 2018 6:53 am

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

July 07, 2016 8:41 am

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

March 02, 2016 1:51 pm

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