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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.
Did NASA's Voyager 1 reach interstellar space?  Jul 24, 6:19 pm
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers have recently raised questions regarding Voyager 1 not reaching in the interstellar space, after it was announced in 2012 that the spacecraft has traveled further from Earth than any other manmade object.
Rosetta's target comet has a double nucleus  Jul 19, 12:53 pm
London, July 19 (ANI): Destination of ESA's spacecraft Rosetta, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, is a twofold comet as seen in the images obtained by OSIRIS, the onboard scientific imaging system recently.
Giant holes in Moon could shelter future astronauts  Jul 18, 11:59 am
Washington, July 18 (ANI): According to the new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft, there are over 200 lunar pits that could provide shelter to the future astronauts.
Mystery behind 'Comet of the century' ISON's final hours revealed  Jul 17, 1:57 pm
London, July 17 (ANI): A new data analysis from ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed the final hours of comet 2012/S1 (ISON).
NASA discovers fast neutrons emitting from Sun's outer layer  Jul 10, 12:21 pm
Washington, July 10 (ANI): NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has discovered part of the outer layer of the Sun that is sending out modestly energetic subatomic particles called fast neutrons, which flowed past Mercury into space.
Rosetta enters 67P's neighborhood as the comet starts taking shape  Jul 4, 11:55 am
London, July 4(ANI): The current images acquired by European Space Agency's spacecraft Rosetta the nucleus of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko covered a good four pixels.
Three NASA science instruments aboard NASA's comet probe begin sending data   Jun 11, 10:26 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Three NASA science instruments aboard the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft, which is set to become the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on its nucleus, are beginning observations and sending science data back to Earth.
Space probe captures new images of sunspots  Jun 3, 9:47 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Multi-wavelength observations of sunspots with the 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California and aboard NASA's IRIS spacecraft have produced new images of high-speed plasma flows and eruptions extending from the Sun's surface to the outermost layer of the solar atmosphere, the corona.
New ' Godzilla of Earths' that weighs 17 times more than our own planet found  Jun 3, 8:56 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a new type of planet - a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth.
Saturn probe Cassini captures first-ever pics of Uranus  May 2, 11:59 am
Washington, May 2 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has clicked its first-ever image of the pale blue ice-giant planet Uranus in the distance beyond Saturn's rings.
MESSENGER completes 3,000th orbit of Mercury  Apr 22, 11:46 am
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): MESSENGER has recently completed its 3,000th orbit of Mercury and moved closer to the planet than any spacecraft has been before, dropping to an altitude of 199 kilometers (123.7 miles) above the planet's surface.
NASA's 2.5 ton cargo launched to Space Station aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission  Apr 19, 9:52 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
NASA's LADEE crashes on moon as planned   Apr 19, 9:52 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the Moon, as planned, between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m. PDT Thursday, April 17.
Cassini spacecraft may have documented birth of Saturn's new moon  Apr 15, 8:58 am
Washington, April 15 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn, which could may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons.
NASA set to construct probe due to visit asteroid in 2018  Apr 11, 11:02 am
Washington, April 11 (ANI): NASA's team which will be conducting the first US mission to collect samples from an asteroid has been given the go-ahead to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments and ground system, and launch support facilities.
Rosetta spacecraft sets sights on destination comet  Mar 28, 3:49 pm
Washington, March 28 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on January 20 this year.
'Giant space sunflower' could help spot Earth twins in nearby galaxies  Mar 26, 11:39 am
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower could one day be used to capture images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars.
New Automated Planet Finder finds two new planetary systems  Mar 26, 9:55 am
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Lick Observatory's newest telescope, the Automated Planet Finder (APF), has discovered two new planetary systems, in its first months of operation.
Big gully like river channel spotted on Mars  Mar 22, 10:25 am
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A NASA spacecraft has spotted a big gully on Mars, a feature which is believed to have formed only within the last three years.
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