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  • World's first mission to touch the Sun lifts off: NASA Aug 12, 2018 01:31 PM IST

    World's first mission to touch the Sun lifts off: NASA

    The $1.5 billion mission will perform the closest-ever observations of a star when it travels through the Sun's outer atmosphere, called the corona.

  • First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars Jul 25, 2018 07:50 PM IST

    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars

    Being able to access water sources could also help humans survive on a future crewed mission to Earth's neighbouring planet.

  • Boeing CEO says his company will beat SpaceX to reach Mars first; Elon Musk replies, 'do it' Dec 08, 2017 10:45 AM IST

    Boeing CEO says his company will beat SpaceX to reach Mars first; Elon Musk replies, 'do it'

    Both, Boeing and Musk's SpaceX are currently working on manned missions to the 'Red Planet'.

  • Need to be 100% successful in space business: Amitabha Ghosh Feb 16, 2017 08:54 AM IST

    Need to be 100% successful in space business: Amitabha Ghosh

    Latha Venkatesh of CNBC-TV18 caught up with Amitabha Ghosh, a space scientist who worked closely on NASA's Mars Rover mission.

  • Google signs 60-year NASA lease for $ 1 billion Nov 11, 2014 02:05 PM IST

    Google signs 60-year NASA lease for $ 1 billion

    Google plans to invest more than USD 200 million to refurbish the hangars and add other improvements, including a museum or educational facility that will showcase the history of Moffett and Silicon Valley, according to a NASA statement.

  • Spaceport - Will They Come? Sep 27, 2012 01:54 PM IST

    Spaceport - Will They Come?

    New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico's Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson...

  • Project Daedelous plans to put humans on stars in 100 years Sep 08, 2012 10:19 AM IST

    Project Daedelous plans to put humans on stars in 100 years

    Project Daedelous, so far the most audacious plan to place humans on a star within 100 years, would develop a gigantic spaceship weighing 50,000 tonnes...

  • Russia starts building moon spaceship Jul 20, 2012 09:27 AM IST

    Russia starts building moon spaceship

    Aiming to create the first base on the surface of the moon, Russia has started building a spacecraft for manned lunar missions with the first test ...

  • Warning system to protect astronauts from solar radiation Jul 13, 2012 06:03 PM IST

    Warning system to protect astronauts from solar radiation

    A system developed by scientists is capable of warning astronauts about radiation from solar storms ...

  • Is humanity quietly abandoning a future in space? Apr 17, 2012 10:46 PM IST

    Is humanity quietly abandoning a future in space?

    As astronaut Leroy Chiao watches the space shuttles he crewed make their final journeys to become museum pieces, he worries humankind is unthinkingly ditching space exploration and a future beyond Earth.

  • Microsoft co-founder Allen launches space project Dec 14, 2011 10:15 AM IST

    Microsoft co-founder Allen launches space project

    Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is planning to build a spaceship that could replace the Space Shuttle and put paying passengers into orbit this decade.

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