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NASA Unveils Plan to Land First Woman on the Moon in 2024

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has unveiled a plan to land the first woman on the moon in 2024. NASA Administrator Jim...

Self-Driving Cars To Navigate Rush Hour Traffic On This Planet: NASA

A laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars is also helping self-driving cars...

This Microchip Can Detect Organic Biosignatures in Extraterrestrial Soil

Researchers have developed a fully automated microchip electrophoresis analyzer that, when incorporated into a planetary rover, could someday detect organic biosignatures in extraterrestrial soil. Although...

Astronomers Find First Possible Intact Planet Orbiting White Dwarf Star

Using data from NASA missions, an international team of astronomers has found what may be the first intact planet orbiting a white dwarf, the...

Salty Water Present Beneath the Surface of Dwarf Planet Ceres: NASA

The U.S. space agency, NASA says that says it believes it has discovered salty water beneath the surface of the dwarf planet, Ceres, in...

Scientists Develop Lighter, Faster-Charging Batteries to Power Spacesuit, Mars Rover

A NASA-funded research led by a team of Indian-origin scientists in the US has developed lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit, or...

Jeanette Epps: The First Black Woman ISS Crew Member

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is set to become the first Black woman to serve as an International Space Station (ISS) crew member after the...

‘Dent’ in Earth’s Magnetic Field Continues to Expand, Weaken in Intensity

A dent in Earth's magnetic field over South America and the southern Atlantic Ocean is expanding westward and continuing to weaken in intensity, according...

Major Goal is to Identify Planets that Could Support Life: NASA

As scientists search for signs of life on planets outside our solar system, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have detected Earth's own brand...

2 US Astronauts Return Back From International Space Station

Two U.S. astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday, splashing safely into the Gulf of Mexico after a two-month mission to the International Space Station...

ISRO’s “Vikram” of Chandrayaan-2 Might be Found

Space enthusiast Shanmuga Subramanian, who found the debris of India's moon lander Vikram, said on Saturday that Chandrayaan-2's rover Pragyan seems to be intact...

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission Ready for Launch

Amid the pandemic, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission, scheduled to launch on July 30, has cleared its Flight Readiness Review which is an...

Learn About NASA’s New ‘Robot Hotel’

Two NASA astronauts have installed a tools storage unit, dubbed robot hotel, to the outside of the International Space Station, freeing up living space...

NASA Releases First Ever Pictures From Solar Orbiter

Officials from the European Space Agency, ESA, and its U.S. counterpart, NASA Thursday released the first-ever pictures from the agencies’ joint Solar Orbiter mission,...

Win Rs 26 Lakh From NASA By Designing a Space Toilet for Moon

The NASA has thrown open a challenge to win over Rs 26 lakh, calling the global community to send novel design concepts for compact...

Scientists Discover Neptune-like planet

Scientists have discovered a planet about as large as Neptune that circles a nearby star which is still surrounded by a disk of debris...

Saturn’s Moon Titan Drifting a Hundred Times Faster Than Expected: Scientists

Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have discovered that Saturn's moon Titan is drifting a hundred times faster than previously understood -- about...

NASA, SpaceX Postpone Historic Astronauts Launch Due to Bad Weather

NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. "Due...

Moon Mission: NASA Seeking Healthy US Citizens For 8-Month Isolation

NASA is seeking US citizens for an eight-month study on social isolation in preparation for missions to Mars and the moon. The international space agency...

Scientists to Probe Jupiter’s Violent Storms, Lightning Strikes

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to probe the mightiest storms on...

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A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

Playback Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Dies at 74

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As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases. But experts say...

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