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Wednesday, January 29, 2020



NASA's ISS to get first habitable commercial room soon

January 28, 2020 3:30 pm

NASA's International Space Station (ISS) could soon have its first independent habitable commercial modules. The space station port and its utilities will be made available for the industry for commercial activities.

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.

NASA's HiRISE camera records how ice shift on this Mars crater

January 21, 2020 12:11 pm

The HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has recorded the shift in the ice on this Mars crater since 2008 spanning six Mars Years.

SpaceX’s explosive test may launch year of renewed human spaceflight

January 20, 2020 6:27 pm

On Sunday, SpaceX was demonstrating a crucial safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, a capsule that is to carry astronauts for NASA to the International Space Station.

On Mars and Moon, astronaut could be living in home grown out of fungi

January 21, 2020 11:59 am

NASA has said that astronauts could grow their homes on the Moon and Mars out of fungi instead of building them. The same project could also prove to be a sustainable and affordable model of housing on Earth.

Pallavi Paul’s latest work comments on the ‘authenticity’ of citizenship

January 20, 2020 9:44 am

Emergency thermal blankets and voices from the past come together in artist Pallavi Paul’s work.

Fact Check: Decade ended 2019 hottest ever, last year the second hottest

January 17, 2020 9:17 am

Since the 1960s, each decade has been significantly warmer than the previous one. This trend continued in the 2010s, and five of the hottest years ever were experienced in the second half of the decade.

2019 was hot. The 2010s were even hotter 

January 16, 2020 9:09 am

Since the 1960s, each decade has been warmer than the previous one, by significant amounts. While the 2010s continued this trend, the second half of the decade was especially warm — the five hottest years ever have occurred during that span.

NASA gets closer to naming Mars 2020 rover, 155 students in semis

January 15, 2020 1:01 pm

NASA has selected 155 students from across the US as semifinalists in its essay contest to name the Mars 2020 rover. The final name will be selected in early March 2020.

Australia bushfires smoke to make 'one full circuit' around the Earth, says NASA

January 15, 2020 9:35 am

By Jan. 8, the smoke had made its way halfway around the world and will make at least one full circuit, according to scientists at NASA, citing satellite tracking data.


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

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

September 29, 2015 2:21 pm

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

July 16, 2015 9:24 am

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

July 14, 2015 2:12 pm

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

June 29, 2015 11:08 am

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

June 04, 2015 5:07 pm

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.