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'Psyche': NASA to launch its robotic space craft to a unique metal asteroid in 2022

Launch of a robotic space craft to a unique metal asteroid 'Psyche' in the year 2022 has been announced recently by NASA.

May 25, 2017 20:12 PM

NASA astronauts emergency spacewalk outside ISS at 5:30 PM; failed MDM data relay box to be replaced

Two NASA astronauts – Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer - will be replacing the multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) data relay box on the S0...

May 23, 2017 16:25 PM

NASA, ISRO NISAR mission: $1.5 billion satellite to be launched from India atop GSLV rocket in 2021

The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite is likely to cost more than USD 1.5 billion and both US and India will bear the cost for the same. This could also be the world’s...

May 22, 2017 14:18 PM

NASA scientists name new species after Kalam to honour him

A new bacteria on the filters of International Space Station (ISS) was discovered by the researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and named Solibacillus kalamii in order...

May 21, 2017 14:34 PM

NASA sending crew supplies, equipment to ISS astronauts via SpaceX Dragon spacecraft

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, which will be launched atop the Falcon 9 rocket, will carry and deliver crew supplies, equipment and scientific research to astronauts who live aboard...

May 20, 2017 17:21 PM

NASA's Van Allen probes spot huge man-made bubble shielding Earth from space radiation | Video

Spacecraft such as NASA’s Van Allen Probes, could even see this bubble high above the surface of the Earth. The Van Allen Probes has been designated to study electrons and ions...

May 18, 2017 17:43 PM

KalamSat: World's smallest satellite made by Indian student for NASA to be launched next month

‘KalamSat’ satellite is named after India’s nuclear scientist and former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Rifath’s project for NASA is the first to be manufactured via 3D...

May 18, 2017 10:58 AM

Light flashes seen in NASA satellite images could be ice crystals in atmosphere dazzling in sunlight

DSCOVR satellite’s camera has been clicking pictures every hour since 2015 from its spot located between the Earth and the Sun. When these images were skimmed, Alexander Marshak,...

May 17, 2017 07:05 AM

Watch | UFO spotted in NASA video: Alleged alien aircraft comes close to ISS then zooms out in space

Alien-theory enthusiasts have had a hectic day with the discovery of the new mysterious, alleged UFO, which looks like a longish white-coloured floating object seen coming close to...

May 16, 2017 09:44 AM

Mars mission: Why Buzz Aldrin wants NASA to do away with International Space Station

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on the moon, has claimed that if NASA is really serious about putting a foot on Mars, then the US space agency should ditch the...

May 12, 2017 20:07 PM