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NASA successfully launches ingenuity helicopter from Mars's surface

Moscow/Sputnik:  Engineers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have successfully launched the Ingenuity helicopter from Mars's surface, the first controlled, powered flight conducted on another planet.

NASA astronauts return to ISS after completing almost 7-hour spacewalk

Washington/Sputnik: US astronauts Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins have now returned to the International Space Station (ISS) after completing a spacewalk for technical and maintenance tasks, NASA said.

Indian American scientist Swati Mohan leads NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover touchdown

New Delhi/IBNS : Indian American scientist Swati Mohan, who led the guidance, navigation, and control operations of NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover, trended throughout Friday, as she confirmed the successful landing of the rover on the red planet at around 3:55 PM Eastern Time (2055 GMT) the day before.

NASA's Perseverance Rover lands on Mars in search of ancient microbial life

Washington/Sputnik: NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover landed on the Red Planet on Thursday, surviving a perilous 7-minute descent suspended by cables in the final minutes from a saucer-shaped spacecraft that slowed the plunge to walking speed before releasing the six-wheeled robot.

NASA appoints Indian-American Bhavya Lal as its acting chief of staff 

Washington: NASA on Tuesday named Indian-American Bhavya Lal as the agency's new acting chief of staff.

SpaceX ‘Resilience’ commercial crew Mission to ISS launches on Falcon 9 Rocket: NASA

Wasington/Sputnik: The SpaceX "Resilience" Crew Dragon manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Indian cos get licence to manufacture simpler NASA designed ventilators

Ventilators are in great demand during this pandemic period. The VITAL ventilators designed by NASA’s  Jet Propulsion Laboratory for Covid-19 patients are affordable and simpler in design. Five Indian companies have recently received licences to manufacture it, reports Natasa Milas

NASA’s SOFIA discovers water on sunlit surface of Moon

Washignton: NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.

NASA lifts off cargo spacecraft named after Kalpana Chawla, carries 8000 pound supplies

Washinton: A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft, which has been named after late India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla, is on its way to the International Space Station with nearly 8,000 pounds of scientific investigations, technology demonstrations, commercial products, and other cargo after launching at 9:16 p.m. EDT Friday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.

Emissions could add 15 inches to 2100 sea-level rise, NASA-led study finds

New York: An international effort that brought together more than 60 ice, ocean and atmosphere scientists from three dozen international institutions has generated new estimates of how much of an impact Earth’s melting ice sheets could have on global sea levels by 2100. If greenhouse gas emissions continue apace,

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid set to fly past Earth on Jul 24 : B M Birla Science Centre

Hyderabad, Jul 18 (UNI) Travelling at a staggering speed of 13.5 kilometres per second or 48,000 kilometres per hour, an asteroid will come within just 0.034 astronomical units (Astronomical unit is the distance between the Earth and Sun) of the earth on July 24, B M Birla Science Centre Director Dr B G Sidharth said.

ISRO congratulates NASA and SpaceX over their manned mission

Bengaluru/UNI:  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday congratulated NASA and SpaceX for their manned mission and termed it as ''historic''.

SpaceX-Nasa Mission: Astronauts on historic mission enter space station

Washington/UNI: US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on Monday docked with, and entered, the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA, SpaceX create history with launch of two astronauts from US soil into Earth's orbit in a decade

Florida/IBNS: Ushering in a new era in space travel, a SpaceX spacecraft carrying two NASA astronauts headed into outer space, the first in nearly a decade, from Florida's Kennedy Space Center in the United States on Saturday.

Scientists find hot gas bridge between two galaxy clusters

Washinton/IBNS: Several hundred million years ago, two galaxy clusters collided and then passed through each other. This mighty event released a flood of hot gas from each galaxy cluster that formed an unusual bridge between the two objects. This bridge is now being pummeled by particles driven away from a supermassive black hole.