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Chandrayaan-2: 'NASA analysing images of Vikram Lander site'

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the Moon's uncharted south pole.

NASA's Juno spacecraft shares new photo of lunar eclipse on Jupiter

NASA has shared a set of new raw images of a lunar eclipse on Jupiter. The images showed a small but perfect dark shadow over the giant planet.

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NASA is training its astronauts for 2024 Moon mission inside a water tank

NASA is using a huge water tank to prepare its astronauts for the Artemis mission in 2024. The US space agency explained that the teams are moving around, setting up habitats, collecting samples and deploying experiments as they will on the Moon.

Chandrayaan-2: Fate of lander may be known today as NASA probe to fly over Moon site

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will fly over the part of the Moon where the lander is lying after it lost contact with the ISRO control centre when it was 335 metres from the surface of the Moon on September 7.

Here is why NASA's InSight Mars mission won an Emmy Award

NASA won two Emmy Awards during this past weekend. One was for its InSight mission to Mars and the other for its Demonstration Mission 1, a test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon to the International Space Station.

NASA to send microwave oven-sized CubeSat to unique lunar orbit

The CubeSat called Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE), is approximately the size of a small microwave oven. It will pass as close as 1,000 miles and as far as 43,500 miles from the surface of the Moon.

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Explained: NASA's 'LRO', which may help ISRO figure out Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander's fate on Moon

The LRO is a robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon. It studies the Moon's surface, clicks pictures, and collects data that help in figuring out the presence and possibility of water ice and other resources on the Moon, as well as plan future missions to it.

NASA lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on Vikram lander

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is also likely to release the images that it takes of the lander, the US media reported.

'A way to be on alien menu': Netizens react after NASA invites people to send names to Mars

The rover is scheduled to launch between July 17 - August 5 2020, with the spacecraft expected to touch down on Mars in February 2021. The official Twitter handle of the NASA invited people to register their names that would be stencilled on chips and sent aboard the rover.

Explained: What is K2-18b?

A planet with temperatures that can potentially support life, now found to have water vapour too.

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

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

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

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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

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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.

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NASA Announces Discovery Of Seven Earth-Size Planets That Could Hold Life

NASA announced a new system of Exoplanets, which are Earth-size, and could potentially hold life.These exoplanets are located outside of our solar system and orbit a star, which is why they are named so. So why is the discovery of these Exoplanets such a big deal, and what should you know about them? We break […]

NASA spaceman Scott Kelly returns to Earth after record breaking ISS stint

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have arrived back on Earth after nearly a year aboard the International Space Station. The record-long spaceflight is intended to pave the way for future human travel to Mars. Accompanied by cosmonaut Sergey Volkov the three safely made a parachute landing in Kazakhstan.

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NASA releases Apollo 10 'space music'

NASA audio reveals Apollo 10 astronauts jazzed up over “outer space type music.”

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