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Rosetta's spacecraft enters 'comet escort phase' post Philae going to sleep   Nov 20, 11:58 am
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Rosetta's spacecraft will continue its own extraordinary exploration by orbiting the comet as it arcs closer to the Sun.
Rosetta's Philae lander 'goes to sleep' as battery runs out on comet   Nov 15, 8:49 am
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander has gone to sleep on the comet after running out of batteries.
Rosetta's Philae lander's new objectives defined post comet touchdown   Nov 14, 2:23 pm
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Rosetta spacecraft's robot probe Philae which recently made a historic touchdown on a comet has now lot of tasks up its sleeves.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to Pluto is ready for wake-up call  Nov 14, 12:50 pm
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will come out of hibernation for the last time on Dec. 6 for a six-month encounter with Pluto that begins in January.
Rosetta's Philae lander battery running out due to 'bouncy off-course' landing post historic touchdown  Nov 14, 10:04 am
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Rosetta spacecraft's robot probe Philae which recently made a historic touchdown on a comet might face a battery issue.
Google doodle celebrates Rosetta mission's historic comet landing  Nov 13, 10:37 am
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Google recently marked Rosetta spacecraft's historic comet landing with a doodle on its homepage.
Rosetta's space mission Philae makes 'historic touchdown' on comet  Nov 13, 9:55 am
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft has successfully landed its Philae probe on a comet, it has been revealed.
Philae lander on route to comet post Rosetta orbiter separation  Nov 12, 3:05 pm
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The Philae lander has separated from the Rosetta orbiter, and is now on its way to becoming the first spacecraft to touch down on a comet.
Virgin Galactic developing another SpaceShipTwo post fatal crash  Nov 5, 11:18 am
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Barely days after its spacecraft exploded over California's Mojave Desert, Virgin Galactic has said that it would continue building another commercial spacecraft.
Branson vows to be Virgin Galactic's first space passenger despite fatal crash  Nov 4, 10:20 am
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Days after Virgin Galactic spacecraft exploded over California's Mojave Desert, Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has reportedly said that he still plans to be on his company's first craft that takes tourists to space.
Virgin Galactic crash investigation reveals safety device got activated without command from pilots  Nov 4, 10:07 am
London, Nov 04 (ANI): The US investigation into the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash has reportedly revealed that a safety device installed on the ship, designed to slow the spaceship on re-entry, was activated without any command from the pilots.
Virgin Galactic crash: Experts raise finger at use of 'unconventional, unstable fuel' to fire spacecraft  Nov 3, 10:55 am
London, Nov 03 (ANI): As 15 federal United States investigators started investigating the Virgin Galactic crash site in California's Mojave Desert, speculations are rife about the unconventional fuel propulsion used to fire the craft up to space.
Virgin Galactic CEO Richard Branson admits future of space tourism may have 'ended' with crash  Nov 2, 2:25 pm
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, a British commercial spaceflight company, has reportedly admitted that his dream of commercial space tourism may have ended in the explosion that consumed spacecraft SpaceShipTwo in California's Mojave Desert two days ago.
Pilot who survived Virgin Galactic crash 'alert, talking to family, doctors': Report  Nov 2, 1:41 pm
London, Nov 02 (ANI): The pilot who survived the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash in California desert is "alert in hospital and talking with his family and doctors," a report said.
Program planet hunters reveal new planet with unusual planetary motion  Nov 1, 2:23 pm
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Scientists have confirmed that a low-mass, low-density planet called PH3c has a highly inconsistent orbit time around its sun.
Virgin Galactic won't abandon space tourism idea despite spacecraft crash  Nov 1, 1:50 pm
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Virgin Galactic executives have revealed that they will continue with their space tourism idea, despite its SpaceShipTwo spacecraft crashing in the Mojave Desert.
NASA's Cassini captures sunlight glinting off Titan's seas  Oct 31, 10:27 am
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has recently observed sunlight glinting off of Titan's north polar seas.
What lies underneath Saturn's wobbling moon revealed  Oct 17, 1:51 pm
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Scientists using instruments aboard the Cassini spacecraft, have measured the wobbles of Mimas, the closest of Saturn's regular moons, and observed that the back and forth wobble caused a surface displacement of 6 kilometers.
MESSENGER spacecraft spots recent ice deposits on Mercury  Oct 16, 12:21 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): NASA's Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice and other frozen volatile materials within permanently shadowed craters near Mercury's North Pole.
MAVEN mission tracks streams of satellite-destroying 'solar energy particles'  Oct 16, 12:21 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission, or MAVEN spacecraft, has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars and produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet.
Rosetta spacecraft gets 'go-ahead' to deliver its lander on target comet  Oct 16, 11:51 am
London, Oct 16 (ANI): European Space Agency (ESA) has given its conformation to the
NASA's MAVEN gets unprecedented look at Mars' upper atmosphere   Oct 15, 10:07 am
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists its first look at Martian upper atmosphere, it has been reported.
Astronomers found 'grooves' on dark side of Lutetia   Oct 8, 5:10 pm
London, Oct 08 (ANI): Astronomers recently observed "grooves" on the dark side of Lutetia, an asteroid encountered by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft that provides evidence of a large impact crater on the asteroid.
Mangalyaan sends first pictures of Mars  Sep 25, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): Indian Mars orbiter spacecraft 'Mangalyaan' which began its rotation around Mars after its successful insertion into the orbit on Wednesday, has now sent the first pictures of the red planet.
CII congratulates ISRO for creating history  Sep 24, 7:59 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 22 (ANI): On behalf of the Indian industry and its members who have contributed to make Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) a success, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its scientists for an extraordinary feat of getting a spacecraft into the Martian orbit that too on its first attempt.
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