NASA calls for new generation of astronauts

NASA is all set to recruit new astronauts next month. The selected candidates will go through tests that will check their abilities and reveal their level of endurance. With time, space exploration and its related missions have become complex, challenging and much more diverse.

Now there... read more

Pluto’s tiniest moon ‘Kerberos’ smaller than previously thought: images reveal

American space agency NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent multiple images of dwarf planet Pluto’s tiniest moon called Kerberos, revealing new facts about the far-flung space rock.

Images captured by the spacecraft using its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), revealed that... read more

Los Angeles-area will suffer magnitude-5 or greater quake within 3 years: NASA

Greater Los Angeles area will almost certainly suffer an earthquake of magnitude-5 or greater within next three years, a new study by NASA researchers cautioned.

The recently released study report warned that there is a 99.9 per cent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater quake striking the... read more

Astronaut Scott Kelly sets new record for maximum time spent by an American in space

The commander of the International Space Station's (ISS) Expedition 45 crew, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, has set a new record for the maximum time spent by an American in space. He has set the record while being part of a yearlong stay on the ISS along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko as... read more

NASA's Cassini spacecraft begins its final tour around Saturn's large, icy moons

Early Wednesday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft started its final tour around Saturn's huge icy moons. It has made the first of several encounters with Enceladus. The spacecraft has reached a height of 1,142 miles above the surface of the moon.

The nearest approach Enceladus occurred around 6... read more

NASA Releases Images of Regions, Including Acidalia Planitia, on Mars

American space agency NASA has released some stunning images of regions on the Red Planet. The images include Acidalia Planitia, a location associated with the best-selling novel and Hollywood movie, ‘The Martian’.

The region is marked as landing site of the ‘Ares 3’ mission in the movie... read more

Rosetta provides first peek into comet 67P’s dark side

European Space Agencies' Rosetta spacecraft has been surveying an odd double-lobed comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko since August 2014 and is determined to collect data related to its surface and the environment.

For a long time, the spacecraft has failed in reaching the dark and cold... read more

Wave Systems Signs 7-Year Deal with Google, NASA and USRA

A Burnaby, Canada-based quantum computing company, D-Wave Systems, Inc. revealed on Monday that it has recently signed a contract with NASA, Google and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to supply its quantum computers.

The company will be supplying D-Wave’s quantum... read more

Millions of lives at risk from 3ft sea level rise: NASA

The world is about to face three-feet rise in sea level and NASA has issued a warning that it is already too late to avoid it. Since 1992, the world has seen around three inches rise in sea levels. This is because of the warmer temperatures and the burning of fossil fuels. But, the upcoming... read more

California sinking faster than previously thought: researchers warn

Some areas of California are sinking at an unprecedentedly faster rate and aquifers could permanently shrink earlier than previously thought, researchers warned after analyzing a new NASA satellite imagery.

A deep analysis of the new data collected by NASA satellites revealed that some... read more

NASA launches rocket carrying student experiments from Wallops Island Flight Facility

NASA has revealed that a rocket carrying student experiments has been launched from Virginia's Eastern Shore. NASA said it was 6:04am Wednesday when the Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket lifted off from the Wallops Island Flight Facility.

The rocket flew to an altitude... read more

New Details on Pluto by New Horizons Spark Argument between ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Star Trek’ Fans

The American space agency NASA's New Horizons spacecraft's recent fly by with Pluto has left world surprised. But the latest data on the dwarf planet has unintentionally sparked a heated argument between the 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' Fans.

Now the new argument has started after NASA's... read more


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