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NASA's Mars Odyssey set to map different seasons on Red Planet Feb 13, 11:28 am
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has shifted its orbit to help scientists make the first systematic observations of how morning fogs, clouds and surface frost develop in different seasons on the Red Planet.
Major problem with current standard model of cosmology resolved Feb 11, 10:17 am
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing in order to deduce the mass of ghostly sub-atomic particles called neutrinos.
London, February 7 (ANI): Lady Gaga has decided to auction off a trip to space, where she would be performing next year, to raise money for her Born This Way Foundation charity.
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite L (TDRS-L), which is the 12th spacecraft in the agency's TDRS Project, is safely in orbit after its launch on Thursday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
PM meets ISRO delegation after successful launch of GSLV-D5, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft Jan 21, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday complimented the entire ISRO fraternity for their magnificent achievements in the last year.
Space technology providing safer train journeys Jan 19, 1:37 pm
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers in Germany are now checking train brakes on a daily basis, which are crucial for safe rail journeys, using advanced technology that helps spacecraft return safely to Earth.
NASA invites public to send names on 2016's asteroid mission Jan 16, 11:11 am
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): NASA is inviting people to submit their names to be etched on a microchip aboard a spacecraft headed towards the asteroid Bennu in 2016.
China may soon allow rich to step into space Jan 13, 3:11 pm
Beijing, January 13 (ANI): Rich Chinese tourists will be able to go on a journey into space as China may send its spacecraft into space before the end of 2014.
NASA's Swift clicks pics of X-ray action at Milky Way's core Jan 9, 10:41 am
Washington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Recent observations by NASA's Swift spacecraft have provided scientists a unique glimpse into the activity at the center of Milky Way galaxy and led to the discovery of a rare celestial entity which may help them test predictions of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Washington, Oct. 12 (ANI): European Space Agency's comet-chasing mission Rosetta is going to wake up in 100 days' time from deep-space slumber to reach the destination it has been cruising towards for a decade.
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE), a probe that made the most comprehensive survey to date of asteroids and comets, has sent its first set of test photos in preparation for a renewed mission.
China's first probe Chang'e-3 safely lands on moon Dec 15, 10:30 am
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): China has successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon, joining the U.S. and Russia as the only nations to accomplish the feat, according to Chinese government.
Washington, Dec. 13 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft is providing researchers with key clues about Saturn's moon Titan, and in particular, its hydrocarbon lakes and seas.
Washington, Dec. 5 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained the highest-resolution movie yet of a unique six-sided jet stream, dubbed as the hexagon, around Saturn's North Pole.
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): India's first-ever spacecraft to Mars, 'Mars Orbiter Mission' or 'Mangalyaan', has successfully ventured out of Earth's gravity and on its way to the 10-month-long voyage to the red planet.
China to launch lunar probe on Monday Nov 30, 11:29 am
Beijing, Nov. 30 (ANI): China is reportedly set to launch a lunar probe on Monday, which will be a debut for the country's spacecraft to soft land on the surface of an extraterrestrial body and conduct surveys on the moon.
Comet ISON might not have disintegrated while flying past sun Nov 29, 2:43 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Comet ISON may not have broken apart and evaporated in the fierce heat and crushing gravity of the sun before or during a close flyby Thursday.
Tycho's supernova remnant lights up to Mach 1,000 shock wave Nov 26, 12:30 pm
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered that a reverse shock wave racing inward at Mach 1,000 (1,000 times the speed of sound) is heating the remnant of Tycho's supernova and causing it to emit X-ray light.
ISRO to put Mars Mission spacecraft into Martian orbit on Dec.1 Nov 19, 6:23 pm
Chennai/Sriharikota, Nov.19 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), chief Dr. K. Radhakrishnan on Tuesday said the Indian Mars mission spacecraft will be moved from the earth- centric orbit towards the sun-centric orbit on December 1.
ISRO performs last of five orbit-raising manoeuvres on Mars Orbiter Nov 16, 11:08 am
Chennai, Nov. 16 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter, raising the apogee of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh kilomters.
Space sounds like 'dawn chorus of birds singing in spring' Nov 15, 10:15 am
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): The deep space actually sounds like the dawn chorus of birds singing in spring that's interspersed with sun's deep bass pulses.
Washington, Nov. 13 (ANI): NASA has brought out a natural-color photograph of Saturn from space, the first of its kind, in which Saturn, its moons and rings, and Earth, Venus and Mars, all are visible.
London, Nov 6 (ANI): The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics torch will be sent to the International Space Station on board a Russian spacecraft this week.
ISRO chief lauds scientists for successful launch of Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan' Nov 5, 6:05 pm
Sriharikota, Nov.5 (ANI): Lauding the efforts of the scientists after India's first-ever Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan' lifted off from here, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Radhakrishnan on Tuesday announced that the PSLV vehicle is in good health, and added that the spacecraft has carried out the tasks that were intended to be done.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft on PSLV-C 25.
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