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October 16, 2018 9:20:57 pm

NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope is back in action after suffering a technical glitch and going into safe mode last week, the US space agency confirmed.

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October 15, 2018 2:01:53 pm

Launched by space shuttles in the 1990s, Hubble and Chandra are part of NASA's Great Observatories series.

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October 14, 2018 6:38:34 pm

According to the US space agency, it is possible that a layer of dust deposited on the rover's solar panels by the dust storm is blocking sunlight that could recharge its batteries.

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October 15, 2018 2:14:34 pm

Setting the world record for real-time imaging speed, the novel camera, called T-CUP, can power a new generation of microscopes for biomedical, materials science, and other scientific applications.

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October 11, 2018 4:05:16 pm

The two astronauts were alive and expected to land safely.

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October 9, 2018 5:46:32 pm

Scientists are currently performing analyses and tests to determine what options are available to recover the gyro to operational performance. Till then science operations with Hubble have been suspended.

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October 10, 2018 8:26:25 am

NASA's Voyager 2 has recently crossed the outer reaches of the solar system, and is heading into interstellar space. Here's why the probe is significant, more than 40 years after its launch.

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October 8, 2018 10:21:01 am

In August, SpaceX employees got a chance to meet the four astronauts who will fly on Crew Dragon, the craft SpaceX designed to ferry them safely to and from the orbiting lab.

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October 7, 2018 5:59:25 pm

NASA said this week that the first commercial test flights have slipped from late this year into next.

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October 8, 2018 2:38:27 pm

Launched in 1977, NASA's Voyager 2 probe is a little less than 17.7 billion kilometres from Earth, or more than 118 times the distance from Earth to the Sun.

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October 6, 2018 10:50:15 pm

In 2014, Boeing and SpaceX were awarded a combined $6.8 billion in contracts from NASA to develop spacecraft capable of flying crews to the space station.

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October 5, 2018 6:20:16 pm

To look for exomoons, the team analysed data from 284 Kepler-discovered planets that were in comparatively wide orbits, with periods greater than 30 days, around their host star.

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October 5, 2018 6:00:55 pm

Both Feustel and Arnold participated in dozens of educational downlink events while in space, as part of NASA's Year of Education on Station, reaching more than 2 lakh students in 29 states.

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October 5, 2018 5:41:38 pm

Parker Solar Probe, NASA's historic small car-sized probe will journey steadily closer to the Sun, until it makes its closest approach at 3.8 million miles.

October 4, 2018 12:55:54 pm

The team behind this intriguing discovery evaluated more than 250 planets outside our solar system which had been discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. Out of these, only one planet showed signs of hosting a moon, one around the star known as Kepler-1625.

NASA addresses unexplained space station hole but mystery remains unsolved
October 4, 2018 11:14:54 am

NASA said, "This conclusion does not necessarily mean the hole was created intentionally or with mal-intent," as some media outlets interpreted Rogozin's remarks as suggesting.

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October 3, 2018 7:04:21 pm

NASA's OSIRIS-REx, has executed the first of a series of exercises to slow down the spacecraft's speed to put it on course for its scheduled arrival at the asteroid Bennu in December

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October 3, 2018 4:20:49 am

Recalling her association with Strickland, Professor Urbasi Sinha, who is an associate professor at the Raman Research Institute at Bengaluru, said she was an active participant in physics colloquia.

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October 2, 2018 3:22:56 pm

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially opened for business for the first time on October 1, 1958.

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September 30, 2018 5:17:41 pm

Researche3rs have developed simulants, that is, material that imitates chemical signatures from soil found on Mars and asteroids.