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NASA Curiosity rover drilling Mars rocks again

Curiosity tested percussive drilling this past weekend, penetrating about two inches into a target called "Duluth."

25 May 2018 2:39 PM

Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space

The president has signed a space policy directive asking the government to make it easier for private companies to get to and from space.

25 May 2018 11:59 AM

NASA's planet-hunting probe completes lunar flyby

As part of camera commissioning, the science team snapped a two-second test exposure using one of the four TESS cameras.

20 May 2018 2:57 PM

Huge asteroid to skim past Earth a day ahead of royal wedding

The day before Prince Harry and Meghan tie the knot at Windsor, an asteroid is expected to come extremely close to the Earth’s surface.

18 May 2018 9:09 AM

Deciding who can access satellite data

In fact, data from more than half of all unclassified government Earth observing satellites launched between 1957 and 2016 is restricted in some way.

17 May 2018 2:10 AM


Spacewalking astronauts tackle pump work at space station

Mission Control warned the spacewalkers to be careful of possible leaks of the toxic ammonia coolant.

16 May 2018 8:42 PM

Europa's plumes make Jupiter moon a prime candidate for life

The discovery was made from data collected in 1997 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft that flew through a plume of water vapour.

15 May 2018 11:07 AM

Video | Believe it or not, NASA to fly a helicopter on Mars

The Helicopter will take flight in thin Martian atmosphere with twin counter-rotating blades

12 May 2018 9:14 AM

Father-son duo held for duping exporter

After Narendar approached the crime branch and said that he was duped, the crime branch constituted a team after noting down his complaint.

09 May 2018 6:32 AM

NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before — nearly 16 feet, or 5 metres — to take the planet’s temperature.

06 May 2018 8:57 AM


Spacecraft for detecting 'Marsquakes' set for rare California launch

The Mars InSight probe is due for liftoff on Saturday before dawn from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

05 May 2018 9:26 AM

NASA spacecraft will have company all the way to Mars

Atlas V rocket set to launch early morning from California with the Mars InSight lander.

05 May 2018 9:17 AM

Mars 2020 spacecraft heat shield damaged in test

The fracture occurred near the shield’s outer edge and spans the circumference of the component, NASA said.

29 Apr 2018 10:21 AM

ExoMars Rover prepares for shake down ahead of Mars trip

If the 2020 mission goes to plan it would be Europe’s first rover on Mars.

28 Apr 2018 9:21 AM

Scientists shocked as NASA cuts only moon rover

It would have been the first US lunar lander since Apollo 17 in 1972.

28 Apr 2018 9:18 AM


US Senate narrowly confirms Bridenstine as NASA’s new chief

Jim Bridenstine, a congressman from Oklahoma, US Navy veteran and former pilot, was confirmed on a 50-49 vote.

20 Apr 2018 12:26 PM

NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

The satellite — the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or Tess — will scan almost the entire sky for at least two years.

20 Apr 2018 9:42 AM

NASA may soon identify 2,400 alien planets

NASA has identified 2,400 alien planets orbiting faraway stars in different solar systems.

19 Apr 2018 8:04 AM

First person on Mars should be a woman, says NASA's chief astronaut trainer

According to Allison McIntyre, a senior NASA engineer at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, a dozen men have already walked on the moon.

18 Apr 2018 11:02 AM

More than 100 parts for NASA's Orion capsule to be 3D printed

Using this technology, experts say will eventually become key to efforts to send humans to Mars.

18 Apr 2018 9:59 AM