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  • WATCH | NASA releases 10-year timelapse of the Sun Jun 29, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    WATCH | NASA releases 10-year timelapse of the Sun

    The video captures the Sun over a period of 10 years into 61 minutes, compiling one photo per hour.

  • Mars is about to have its ‘Wright brothers moment’ Jun 23, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    Mars is about to have its ‘Wright brothers moment’

    As part of its next Mars mission, NASA is sending an experimental helicopter to fly through the red planet’s thin atmosphere.

  • Virgin Galactic, NASA to develop programme for private missions to space station Jun 22, 2020 10:45 PM IST

    Virgin Galactic, NASA to develop programme for private missions to space station

    As part of its agreement with the Johnson Space Center, the space tourism company will identify entities keen to buy private missions and develop training packages, as well as aid in transportation, on-orbit and ground resources.

  • In pics | NASA astronauts successfully dock at International Space Station from SpaceX Dragon Jun 01, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    In pics | NASA astronauts successfully dock at International Space Station from SpaceX Dragon

    The SpaceX Dragon crew capsule, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken aboard, docks with the International Space Station on May 31

  • How space science is helping in the fight against COVID-19 May 31, 2020 10:04 AM IST

    How space science is helping in the fight against COVID-19

    Amidst this COVID-19 gloom, space scientists have found an excellent opportunity to use their skills to help fight the pandemic

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: Here's all you need to know about mission Demo-2 May 26, 2020 09:54 PM IST

    SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: Here's all you need to know about mission Demo-2

    If successful, SpaceX will become the first private company to send astronauts into space.

  • Astronauts arrive for NASA’s 1st home launch in decade May 21, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Astronauts arrive for NASA’s 1st home launch in decade

    The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight.

  • In pics | Last supermoon in 2020: Stunning views from around the world May 08, 2020 01:43 PM IST

    In pics | Last supermoon in 2020: Stunning views from around the world

    Here are the spectacular pictures of Super Flower Moon from around the world to amuse you.

  • NASA begs spectators for astronaut launch: Please stay home! May 02, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    NASA begs spectators for astronaut launch: Please stay home!

    It will be the first launch of astronauts from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in nine years — ever since the last space shuttle flight in 2011. It also will be the first attempt by a private company to fly astronauts to orbit.

  • Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA's astronaut moon lander May 01, 2020 07:20 AM IST

    Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA's astronaut moon lander

    The three companies, which include firms of tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, will share $967 million from NASA, though specific amounts each company will receive were not immediately known.

  • NASA develops high-pressure ventilator to fight COVID-19 Apr 24, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    NASA develops high-pressure ventilator to fight COVID-19

    VITAL is designed to treat patients with milder symptoms, thereby keeping country's limited supply of traditional ventilators available for patients with more severe COVID-19 symptoms, NASA said.

  • Pillars of Creation: NASA reveals stellar images from the Eagle nebula Apr 13, 2020 04:40 PM IST

    Pillars of Creation: NASA reveals stellar images from the Eagle nebula

    The latest 'Pillars of Creation' image released by NASA is stellar – both metaphorically and literally! The picture is taken in infrared light, giving the pillars a spectacular bluish aureole

  • Apollo 13's most famous quotes originated in Hollywood Apr 09, 2020 05:56 PM IST

    Apollo 13's most famous quotes originated in Hollywood

    Even more artistic license was taken with NASA flight director Gene Kranz’ mobilizing speech to his team in Houston.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: Tips from an astronaut on living in confined spaces Mar 29, 2020 03:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown: Tips from an astronaut on living in confined spaces

    Listing out what the astronauts at NASA call "Expeditionary Behaviors", Anne McClain has talked about five general skills that are a "part of everything we do".

  • When Voyager 2 calls home, Earth soon won’t be able to answer Mar 08, 2020 03:13 PM IST

    When Voyager 2 calls home, Earth soon won’t be able to answer

    At the end of January, for instance, the robotic probe executed a routine somersault to beam scientific data back to Earth when an error triggered a shutdown of some of its functions.

  • Shake it, baby! NASA robotic lander confirms quakes on Mars Feb 24, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    Shake it, baby! NASA robotic lander confirms quakes on Mars

    The Martian seismic activity generally arises from the planet's long-term cooling from its molten beginnings in the formation of the solar system roughly 4.5 billion years ago.

  • NASA records 'hottest temperature' in Antarctica, shows shocking images of snow caps melting Feb 24, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    NASA records 'hottest temperature' in Antarctica, shows shocking images of snow caps melting

    Antarctica’s Trinity Peninsula houses Argentina’s Espernanza Base that recorded a temperature of 18.3°C.

  • NASA's Juno mission findings reveal water in Jupiter's atmosphere Feb 20, 2020 01:26 PM IST

    NASA's Juno mission findings reveal water in Jupiter's atmosphere

    Prior to Juno, NASA’s Galileo probe, in 1995, had suggested that Jupiter may be extremely dry compared to the Sun.

  • NASA spots massive asteroid approaching Earth on February 15: Report Feb 13, 2020 08:56 PM IST

    NASA spots massive asteroid approaching Earth on February 15: Report

    The report quoted NASA saying it is bigger than the largest man-made structure in the world.

  • White House calls for biggest NASA budget in decades to reach the moon, Mars Feb 11, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    White House calls for biggest NASA budget in decades to reach the moon, Mars

    The request would boost the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's budget by 12 percent for the fiscal year that starts October 1, with nearly half of the funds going toward the "Moon to Mars" program, which includes development of lunar landers, robotic rovers, heavy-lift rockets and new spacesuits.

  • NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission Feb 06, 2020 09:13 PM IST

    NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission

    Her mission will provide researchers valuable data on how weightlessness and space radiation affect the female body on long spaceflights.

  • SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission Jan 20, 2020 07:52 AM IST

    SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission

    A Crew Dragon astronaut capsule launched at 10:30 a.m. and softly splashed down about 19 miles (32 km) off the coast of Cape Canaveral in Florida about eight minutes later, after ejecting itself from a rocket that cut off its engines 12 miles (19 km) above the ocean to mimic a launch failure.

  • 2019 was second-hottest year ever, more extreme weather coming: WMO Jan 16, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    2019 was second-hottest year ever, more extreme weather coming: WMO

    The figures from the Geneva-based WMO crunches several datasets including from NASA and the UK Met Office.

  • NASA ISS live stream interrupted by unknown 'on fire' space anomaly Jan 15, 2020 08:56 AM IST

    NASA ISS live stream interrupted by unknown 'on fire' space anomaly

    The YouTube video uploaded on 'Mars, Moon, & Space TV' channel saw an anomaly on January 5, where the light was moving across space.

  • NASA shortlists 155 names for its Mars 2020 rover Jan 14, 2020 03:40 PM IST

    NASA shortlists 155 names for its Mars 2020 rover

    Of the 155 shortlisted, nine will be selected before the public votes for their favourite name online later this month

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