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Spacecraft enters Sun's corona for first time in history

The corona is the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere where strong magnetic fields prevent turbulent solar winds from escaping

15 Dec 2021 10:28 AM

NASA announces 10 latest astronaut trainees

The 2021 class was whittled down from a field of more than 12,000 applicants

07 Dec 2021 9:05 AM

Indian origin astronaut-led NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 team headed to ISS

The four astronauts lifted off at 9:03 pm EST Wednesday from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida

11 Nov 2021 10:46 AM

NASA's newest Mars rover snags 1st rock sample for return

The Perseverance rover's chief engineer, Adam Stelzner, called it a perfect core sample

03 Sep 2021 8:10 AM

Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

The China Manned Space Engineering Office said most of the debris was burnt up in the atmosphere

09 May 2021 11:05 AM

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NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars, will search for signs of life

The touchdown of the rover marks an ambitious first step in the effort to collect Mars samples and return them to Earth, NASA said

19 Feb 2021 1:24 PM

Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

The rocket swept past the moon and into orbit around the sun as intended junk, never to be seen again — until perhaps now

12 Oct 2020 11:40 AM

Florida braces for hurricane as Isaias approaches

Florida's coronavirus testing centers are closed and will not reopen until they get the all-clear after the storm

02 Aug 2020 1:46 PM

Perseverance, NASA's Mars Rover, blasts off on mission

The Mars rover rode an Atlas V rocket in the third and final Mars launch of summer 2020, and hopes to bring back first Martian rock samples.

30 Jul 2020 6:55 PM

Comet NEOWISE: Stargazers to witness a once in a lifetime show from this July 14

The comet, which would only visit us again after some 6000 years, could be seen with naked eyes for the next 20 days

12 Jul 2020 6:22 PM

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Missions to Mars have been sent since the 1960s, here's where we are in six decades

Three missions to the Red Planet are scheduled in July, by UAE, China and the United States.

10 Jul 2020 8:17 PM

SpaceX success is bad news for Russia which was the sole transporter of astronauts since 2011

NASA gave up its shuttle programme in 2011 and since then has paid USD 80 million for each astronaut taken to the ISS on the Russian Soyuz.

31 May 2020 4:21 PM

SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to ISS in historic mission

Elon Musk's SpaceX now becomes the first commercial company to launch a rocket carrying humans into orbit

31 May 2020 10:32 AM

Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Apart from Indian firms, 18 other companies, including 8 American and 3 Brazilian are selected to manufacture critical breathing devices

30 May 2020 2:33 PM

SpaceX’s first ever commercial space flight a stepping stone to Elon Musk's ambition to conquer Mars

For the eccentric CEO, this is just the beginning: He’s planning to build a city on the red planet, and live there.

23 May 2020 9:22 PM

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Astronauts can grow fresh food during space missions: Nasa

Nasa says lettuce grown in space is as nutritious as ones on earth

08 Mar 2020 1:06 PM

A vacation on the ISS for the first space tourists likely in 2021

One seat already booked as Axiom Space sells three $55 million tickets for a 10-day trip to the International Space Station on SpaceX craft

06 Mar 2020 8:13 PM

NASA's Webb telescope may be used to identify planets with oxygen: Study

In a recent study, scientists have found that oxygen molecules collide to produce a strong signal which Webb could detect.

08 Jan 2020 5:16 PM

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet with habitable conditions within 100 light years

Astronomers have made sure of the planet's potential with the help of the space research organization's Spitzer Space Telescope.

08 Jan 2020 3:51 PM

Mind-blowing 8K VR headset steals the show

This 8K VR headset is meant for NASA astronauts.

08 Jan 2020 7:53 AM

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