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NASA Team Dives to Bottom of Atlantic to Study Simulated Space Environment

mars canyon

NASA has decided to explore the deep sea ecology on Earth before sending humans to explore the possible water resources on Mars in future. A team of 22 persons will take ...

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NASA’s ‘Out-Of-The-World’ Mars Rover Concept Kicks Off

NASA has unveiled next Mars Rover described as “Out of the World” research station destined for the red planet in 2020 in search of aliens or microbial life beneath the ...

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NASA Moon Orbiter Finds Frost at South Polar Surface (Video)

In craters near the south pole of the moon, NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter found some bright areas and some very cold areas. In areas that are both bright and cold, water ice may be present on the surface as frost. Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Scientific Visualization Studio

NASA’s lunar orbiter has captured bright images of craters near the Moon’s south pole to have the presence of frost, said scientists who have studied the images. They combined surface ...

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SpaceX Dragon to Liftoff on June 1 with Cargo Supplies to ISS

Falcon Heavy Rocket will carry two private individuals to Moon next year by SpaceX and their names are kept secret (SpaceX)

SpaceX, US private space agency entrusted with cargo supply to International Space Station, will launch its 11th flight aboard the Dragon spacecraft to carry payload of resupply to the orbiting ...

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Tokyo SkyTree Builder Plans Potential Space Elevator by 2050

Japan firm Obayashi Corporation claims to go ahead with Space Elevator Project that was shelved by biggies like Google X

Despite biggies like Google X have shelved the science fiction space elevator project, Japan’s Obayashi Corporation is planning to build the coveted future gateway to space for mankind by 2050 ...

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NASA Moon Orbiter Hit by Tiny Bullet-like Meteoroid, Still Camera Works

The NAC on a bench in the clean room at Malin Space Science Systems. The radiator (right) extends off the electronics end and keeps the CCD cool while imaging the hot Moon. Computer modeling shows the meteoroid impacted somewhere on the radiator

NASA’s Moon orbiting spacecraft Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) was a hit by a small meteoroid faster than the speed of a bullet but the camera survived though it is ...

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Watch Live: ISS Crew to Conduct Emergency Spacewalk Today to Replace MDM Box

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to conduct the 201st spacewalk to repair the MDM box for communications maintenance. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA will undertake its an urgent repair work outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, May 23 with expedition 51 Commander Whitson and Flight Engineer Fischer replacing a malfunctioning ...

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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive ...

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Scientists Find Moon Orbiting 3rd Dwarf Planet in Kuiper Belt

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope astronomers found a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, 2007 OR10. The pair resides in the frigid outskirts of our solar system the Kuiper ...

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KalamSat, World’s Smallest Space Cube for Experiment, Not Orbiting Satellite: Clarifies NASA

  The space experiment by India’s 18-year-old student Rifath Sharook weighing just 64 grams will be launched as part of the payload of NASA’s next mission on June 22, 2017, ...

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Alien Messages? Mysterious Radio Signals from Galaxy Puzzle Scientists

Scientists have been puzzled with short bursts of cosmic radio waves called Fast Radio Bursts coming from an unidentified source in the space ever since the first one on record ...

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NASA Harps on TRAPPIST-1, Seeks 74 Days More

NASA is not going to relent on what it calls the biggest discovery of the year by Kepler mission, the recently discovered ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, with seven exoplanets habitable ...

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NASA Revelation: 7 Exoplanets Found, So What?

As expected, NASA in its over-hyped news conference revealed that its Spitzer Space Telescope found seven Earth-size planets around a single star, 3 of them located in the habitable zone, ...

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NASA to Reveal New Discovery of Something on Exoplanet, Where to Watch Live?

Yes, NASA will hold a news conference tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, to present its new findings of exoplanets around our closest stellar neighbor, Proxima Centauri, which exhibits similar habitable ...

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NASA Mars 2020 Mission to Land Rover on Notheast Syrtis or Jezero crater or Columbia Hills

The three spots are -- Notheast Syrtis, Jezero crater and Columbia Hills -- and one of them will be the landing spot for the next rover which is expected to be a saucer-shaped flying landing object.(Image Credit: NASA)

NASA has finalized three spots for its much-awaited landing of another rover on Mars in July 2020 ahead of a planned manned mission two years later. The three spots are ...

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Earth-Like Dwarf Planet Found by Hubble, German Researchers Upbeat

Artist's concept of Comet-Like Object Falling Toward White Dwarf (NASA)

NASA’s Hubble space telescope found a white dwarf star whose atmosphere has all the ingredients suitable for life and is rich in materials or building blocks for life such as ...

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is Back in Operation After Glitch

Artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, en route to a January 2019 encounter with Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent to observe dwarf planet Pluto faced a glitch and went into automatic safe mode to protect itself, suspending its operations briefly. Since the antenna faced ...

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NASA Spacecraft to Jupiter Juno Makes 4th Successful Flyby, Next on March 27

Cyclones swirl around the south pole, and white oval storms can be seen near the limb -- the apparent edge of the planet -- in this image of Jupiter’s south polar region taken by the JunoCam imager aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

NASA’s Juno mission finished a close flyby of Jupiter on Thursday, Feb. 2, its fourth over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops and sent beautiful pictures to Earth. The next flyby will ...

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SLAC Helps NASA Develop Printable Electronics for Mars Mission

Plans begin decades in advance for a tremendous effort such as the first manned mission to Mars. The details are as fine – and essential – as how astronauts will ...

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NASA Finds ‘Impossible’ Cloud on Titan’ Similar to Earth Poles

When NASA sent out a teaser on Monday stating that an exciting news awaits the world on Sept. 26, many were up in their seats awaiting the breaking news. Early ...

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