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Wednesday, April 01, 2020



Earth's mini-moon left the planet's orbit, but there will be more to come

March 24, 2020 2:19 pm

Earth's temporary mini-moon 2020 CD3 has left the planet's orbit to revolve around the Sun. Astronomers say it was not the first mini-moon and definitely not the last.

Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule

March 20, 2020 12:11 pm

More optimistically, NASA announced Wednesday that it was aiming to launch astronauts to the International Space Station before the end of May.

Climate Change is causing Greenland, Antarctica to melt 6 times faster than in the 1990s

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

Greenland and Antarctica ice covers are melting six times faster than 1990s, will affect millions of people as sea levels could rise by 6.7-inch by 2100.

Mercury has icy glaciers and the intense heat from Sun is responsible for it

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

We knew that there was ice on Mercury but a new study says that the intense heat from the Sun helps make the ice on the planet closes to Sun.

NASA's Mars rover 2020 now has a name: Perseverance

March 06, 2020 10:16 pm

NASA's Mars rover for the 2020 mission has finally has a name: Perseverance. Alexander Mather, a seventh-standard student, submitted the winning entry.

NASA's Curiosity rover captures most clear panorama of Mars: See 360-degree video

March 06, 2020 12:26 pm

NASA's Curiosity rover just sent its highest resolution panorama image of the Martian Surface. Here's what it has achieved so far.

NASA picks SpaceX to launch Psyche mission-- a 'journey to metal world'

March 03, 2020 10:20 am

The Psyche asteroid is considered unique because it appears to largely be made of the exposed nickel-iron core of an early planet.

NASA's Orion inches closer to Artemis mission, completes motor test

February 27, 2020 2:37 pm

NASA has successfully completed the launch abort system (LAS) test for Orion spacecraft that will take the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the space agency's Artemis missions.

Explained: What InSight has told us about Mars so far

February 27, 2020 7:52 am

This week, NASA published a set of six papers - five in the journal Nature, one in Nature Geoscience - to reveal “a planet alive with quakes, dust devils and strange magnetic pulses”.

The woman computer

February 26, 2020 10:13 am

With the death of Katherine Johnson, the era of the women with slide rules, who sent America into space, draws to a close.


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

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.