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Mangalyaan sends first image of Mars

New Delhi, Sept 25 (IBNS): "MOM" has started with her work and duties immediately after insertion into martian orbit.

Modern India must continue to lead the world: Modi

Bangalore, Sept 24 (IBNS) Sharing the joy of India's Mars Mission with ISRO scientists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said modern India must continue to lead the world.

President congratulates ISRO for the successful Orbit Insertion of 'Mangalyaan'

New Delhi: Sept 24 (IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful Orbit Insertion Maneuver of the Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan'.

India's Mars Orbiter successfully enters Red Planet orbit, PM congratulates

Bangalore, Sept 24 (IBNS): India entered a big league in space science and created history on Wednesday with its much touted Mars Mission achieving a milestone as its Mars orbiter, Mangalyaan, successfully entered the Red Planet's orbit.

Australia lets world know India's Mars Orbiter Mission has arrived

New Delhi, Sept 24 (IBNS) Australian engineers and technicians working at the CSIRO-managed Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC) in regional Australia Tuesday played a critical role in confirming the successful first phase of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission.

2014 Arctic sea ice minimum sixth lowest on record

California, Sept 22 (IBNS): Arctic sea ice coverage continued its below-average trend this year as the ice declined to its annual minimum on Sept. 17, according to the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

ISRO successfully test fires Mars Orbiter Spacecraft's main liquid engine

Sriharikota, Sept 22 (IBNS): In a significant achievement, India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) satellite "Mangalyaan" on Monday cleared a crucial four-second motor fire test just 48 hours ahead of its insertion into the martian orbit.

"Mangalyaan" clears rehearsal test, readies for D-day

Sriharikota, Sept 22 (IBNS): India,s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) satellite "Mangalyaan" on Monday cleared a crucial four-second motor fire test just 48 hours ahead of its insertion into the martian orbit, when history will be created, media reported.

NASA's newest Mars mission spacecraft enters orbit around Red Planet

California, Sept 22 (IBNS) NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars' orbit at 10:24 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21, where it now will prepare to study the Red Planet's upper atmosphere as never done before. MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the tenuous upper atmosphere of Mars.

NASA Cargo launches to space station aboard SpaceX resupply mission

California, Sept 21 (IBNS) About 5,000 pounds of NASA science investigations and cargo are on their way to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.

CERN, APS announce partnership for Open Access

Geneva, Sept 18 (IBNS): The American Physical Society (APS) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on Thursday jointly announced a partnership to make all CERN-authored articles published in the APS journal collection to be Open Access.

Indian scientist gets Midori Prize in Biodiversity

Tokyo, Sept 8 (IBNS) Indian scientist Kamal Bawa, who has made intellectual contributions to biodiversity science through research on conservation and rural livelihoods in biodiversity hotspots, publishing nearly 200 research articles and 10 books or monographs, won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity.

NASA to investigate climate impacts of Arctic Sea ice loss

Washington, Sept 5 (IBNS) A new NASA field campaign will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate.

NASA-UCI study indicates loss of West Antarctic Glaciers appears unstoppable

Washington, Sept 5 (IBNS) A new study by researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, finds a rapidly melting section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appears to be in an irreversible state of decline, with nothing to stop the glaciers in this area from melting into the sea.

NASA launches satellite to study how sun's atmosphere is energized

Washington, Sept 5 (IBNS) NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft launched on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.