May 09, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The debris from China's Long March 5B rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere at 10.24 am Beijing time and fell into an open sea area at 72.47 degrees east longitude and 2.65 degrees north latitude, China's Manned Space Engineering Office said.
- May 08, 2021 11:50 AM IST
The space agency on Friday released new footage shot by the six-wheeled robot of its rotorcraft companion making its fourth flight on April 30 -- this time accompanied by an audio track.
- May 03, 2021 03:32 PM IST
SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on May 2, making the first US crew splashdown in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot.
- May 03, 2021 11:06 AM IST
NASA's decision means SpaceX has to stop any work specifically related to the moon program contract until the GAO makes a ruling, expected Aug. 4 at the latest.
- May 02, 2021 01:04 PM IST
SpaceX Crew Dragon had lifted off about six months ago with three astronauts from NASA and one from Japan's space agency.
- Apr 27, 2021 03:55 PM IST
NASA announced this month that Musk's SpaceX was the sole winner in the competition, beating Blue Origin and Dynetics of Huntsville, Alabama, a defense contractor.
- Apr 24, 2021 08:52 AM IST
It was the first time SpaceX reused a capsule and rocket to launch astronauts for NASA, after years of proving the capability on station supply runs. The rocket was used last November on the company's second astronaut flight.
- Apr 23, 2021 04:03 PM IST
The NASA astronauts hailing from the United States, Japan, and France are expected to reach the International Space Station early on April 24. The four astronauts will spend six months at the ISS.
- Apr 22, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The six-wheeled NASA robot converted some carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into oxygen -- the first time this has happened on another planet.
- Apr 19, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Despite the flight's brevity, it marked a historic feat in interplanetary aviation, taking place on an “airfield” 173 million miles from Earth on the floor of a vast Martian basin called Jezero Crater.
- Apr 19, 2021 11:20 AM IST
The space agency had originally planned the flight for April 11 but postponed it over a software issue that was identified during a planned high-speed test of the aircraft's rotors.
- Apr 17, 2021 09:23 AM IST
NASA said it would require a test flight to the moon before humans make the flight.
- Apr 06, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The ultra-light aircraft was dropped on the surface on Saturday after detaching from the belly of the Perseverance rover, which touched down on the Red Planet on February 18.
- Mar 25, 2021 05:00 PM IST
The US space agency is comparing the Martian debut of its 4-lb (1.8-kg) solar-powered whirlybird, dubbed Ingenuity, with the Wright Brothers' first sustained flight of a motor-driven airplane near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903.
- Mar 22, 2021 10:41 AM IST
Besides interning at NASA Glenn Research Center, Pratima Roy and Pooja Roy are also pursuing Computer Engineering technology from the New York City College of Technology.
- Mar 19, 2021 08:06 AM IST
NASA simulated a launch by firing the engines of the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket while it was anchored to a tower at its Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
- Mar 14, 2021 08:37 PM IST
China has mapped out a series of uncrewed missions this decade, including the setting up of a robotic base to explore the moon's south polar region, ahead of manned landings.
- Mar 11, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Perseverance is the fifth rover to set wheels down on Mars, all of them from NASA.
- Mar 06, 2021 12:12 PM IST
The drive lasted about 33 minutes, propelling the rover forward by four metres, where it then turned to the left by 150 degrees and backed up 2.5 metres into its new temporary parking space, the American space agency noted in a statement.
- Feb 25, 2021 08:36 AM IST
Engineers hinted they had hidden a code in the parachute that landed the Perseverance rover. Within hours, puzzle enthusiasts cracked it.
- Feb 24, 2021 09:17 AM IST
Swati Mohan has been a member of NASA's Perseverance Rover mission since its inception.
- Feb 23, 2021 01:38 PM IST
NASA scientists on February 22 unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week’s’ daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red planet and a rocket-powered hovercraft lowering the science lab on wheels to the surface.
- Feb 23, 2021 12:41 PM IST
The footage was so good — and the images so breathtaking — that members of the rover team said they felt like they were riding along.
- Feb 21, 2021 10:09 AM IST
In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ended February 20.
- Feb 20, 2021 03:47 PM IST
NASA released a stunning picture of its newest rover being lowered onto the dusty red surface after world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday. The photo was released less than 24 hours after the Perseverance rover successfully touched down near an ancient river delta.