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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.
Mars mission: Ex-President Kalam lauds ISRO scientists  Sep 24, 7:07 pm
New Delhi, Sept.24 (ANI): Former President A.P.J Abdul Kalam on Wednesday praised ISRO scientists for their unique feat of making India as the first nation to insert a spacecraft into Mars orbit.
NASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit   Sep 23, 5:06 pm
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): NASA's Maven spacecraft has successfully entered the Mars orbit on September 21, it has been reported.
ISRO says first Mars Orbiter Mission liquid engine test successful  Sep 22, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 22 (ANI): India has succeeded in its first test on route to entering the orbit of Mars as the main liquid engine on the Mars Orbiter spacecraft was successfully fired for four seconds on Monday.
NASA keen on sharing 'Mars data' with India's Mangalyaan mission  Sep 22, 3:34 pm
London, Sep 22 (ANI): NASA has recently stated that they are ready to share their data, observed by the Maven spacecraft, with India, whose Mars Orbiter Mission would arrive around 48 hours earlier on Mars.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission to face its first test  Sep 22, 2:28 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 22 (ANI): India's Mars Orbiter Mission will face its first test at around 2.30 p.m. today when the main liquid engine of the spacecraft is expected to fire for about four seconds.
NASA wants your messages, images to send on asteroid   Sep 3, 3:54 pm
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): NASA has invited general public to submit their messages and images on social media, which they will launch on an asteroid in a time capsule spacecraft.
NASA's spacecraft crosses Neptune's orbit, now on way to Pluto   Aug 26, 12:14 pm
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): NASA's spacecraft New Horizons has crossed the Neptune's orbit and now it is on its way to become the first probe to make the historic Pluto flyby on July 14, 2015.
Rosetta identifies 5 landing sites for 100kg Philae lander  Aug 26, 11:12 am
Washington, August 26 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has identified five locations to set down the Philae lander in November.
Interstellar dust grains may explain origin of solar system  Aug 19, 1:39 pm
London, August 19 (ANI): Scientists are hopeful that the interstellar dust grains gathered by the NASA Stardust spacecraft and brought back to Earth will help in better understanding the complexities of the solar system's formation.
'Super-sharp' Earth imager satellite launched into space  Aug 14, 2:04 pm
London, Aug 14 (ANI): DigitalGlobe recently launched the most powerful commercial imaging spacecraft WorldView-3 into the space from California, US.
NASA launches new ' Low Density Supersonic Flying Saucer'  Aug 11, 12:09 pm
London, August 11 (ANI): NASA has launched a Low Density Supersonic Decelerator in a bid to find methods to protect its spacecraft during landings in space.
Rosetta reaches comet destination after decade long journey  Aug 6, 9:44 pm
Washington, August 6 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta has become the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet, opening a new chapter in Solar System exploration.
ESA's Rosetta measures its comet's temperature for 1st time  Aug 2, 11:32 am
London, Aug 02 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has recently measured the temperature of its target comet for the first time.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft identifies 101 geysers on icy Saturn moon  Jul 29, 4:16 pm
Washington, July 29 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
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