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The machine that made the Moon missions possible

NASA felt it required an onboard computer to handle all these functions in case the Soviets tried to jam radio communications.

12 Jul 2019 12:49 PM

Hyd man turns saviour after brother's death, rescues 107 from committing suicide

Mahendra was Shiva's only family and his death gave him a mission.

13 Jun 2019 1:01 PM

India ready for mission to the Moon on July 9, 2019

The mission will make India the fourth country in the world to land a spacecraft on the Moon.

02 May 2019 9:51 AM

Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars

Past presidents have also proposed returning to the moon and missions to Mars, Budget constraints derailed their plans.

12 Dec 2017 9:09 AM

Three astronauts reach International Space Station for five-month mission

Two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut docked at the International Space Station for a five month mission.

13 Sep 2017 12:05 PM


New Horizons spacecraft may have two targets this time

Could the next flyby target for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft actually be two targets?

08 Aug 2017 2:22 PM

ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 earth days

The mission of ISRO entered the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014 in its first attempt.

19 Jun 2017 3:00 PM

China tests 'Lunar Palace' as it eyes moon mission

The volunteers will live in the sealed lab to simulate a long-term, self-contained space mission with no input from the outside world

12 May 2017 7:51 AM

Winds and shock waves top list of most hazardous asteroid effects

A new study has found that violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

21 Apr 2017 3:58 PM

Shawna Pandya to become third Indian-origin woman to fly in space

If everything goes as per plan, Dr Shawna Pandya (32) may join the league of Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams.

10 Feb 2017 9:16 AM