NASA prepares deep space atomic clock for test flight

7 Feb 2018 6:01 AM GMT
Washington: NASA has said it is preparing to send its deep space atomic clock on a test flight in 2018 as a hosted payload on General Atomic's Orbital...

NASA releases new maps of Pluto, Charon

15 July 2017 7:37 AM GMT
To mark the two-year anniversary of New Horizons' historic Pluto flyby, NASA has released new maps of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, revealing...

US astronauts conduct 200th spacewalk

13 May 2017 7:40 AM GMT
Two American astronauts on Friday carried out the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) despite an early equipment glitch that...

What will be NASA's next big solar system mission?

6 May 2017 6:09 AM GMT
A new mission to Saturn's moons Titan or Enceladus to find signs of life beyond Earth cannot be ruled out as NASA says it is reviewing 12 proposals...

NASA's super pressure balloon takes off from Wanaka

25 April 2017 6:15 AM GMT
After several unsuccessful attempts, NASA finally launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New...

NASA set to launch giant balloon in search for cosmic rays

7 April 2017 5:34 PM GMT
The super pressure balloon (SPB) test flight is set to be launched from Wanaka Airport in New Zealand, on a potential 100-day journey. If weather is conducive for launch, lift-off is scheduled between 8 and 11.30 a.m. locally, NASA said in a statement on Friday.

NASA set to launch giant balloon in search for cosmic rays

7 April 2017 8:13 AM GMT
NASA is preparing to launch on Saturday a super-pressure balloon about the size of a football stadium to carry a pioneering telescope designed...

NASA observatory detects mysterious cosmic explosion

1 April 2017 10:53 AM GMT
According to a study, a mysterious flash of X-rays has been discovered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

30 March 2017 6:11 AM GMT
Williams has spent a total of 322 days in space on two missions. With 50 hours and 40 minutes, she also holds the record total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut.

NASA to use laser communication for high-speed space 'internet'

23 March 2017 8:59 AM GMT
In a step towards verifying the efficacy of laser communications for speedier data rates for connections between spacecraft and the Earth, NASA said...

Thanks to NASA telescope, ‘corona’ got sharper

23 July 2012 12:49 AM GMT
NASA has captured the highest resolution images ever taken of the sun’s million-degree atmosphere called the corona.The super high-definition images...

NASA draws up menu for Mars mission

18 July 2012 1:36 AM GMT
Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1950s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the origins of US space travel, a group...
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