Massive 150-foot asteroid approaching Earth on April 6: NASA warns
As many as five asteroids are approaching Earth with two of them making their closest approaches to the planet on Monday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said in a statement.
Huge piece of Sun breaks off, leaves scientific community stunned
A new development in the Sun has left scientists baffled as they found out that a huge part of its surface has broken off.
NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to Earth after moon missions
Los Angeles/UNI: NASA's Orion spacecraft returned to Earth after making an uncrewed mission around the moon.
NASA confirms DART Mission impact changed asteroid’s motion in space
Analysis of data obtained over the past two weeks by NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) investigation team shows the spacecraft's kinetic impact with its target asteroid, Dimorphos, successfully altered the asteroid’s orbit. This marks humanity’s first time purposely changing the motion of a celestial object and the first full-scale demonstration of asteroid deflection technology.
NASA's DART spacecraft crashes into asteroid
Los Angeles/UNI: A NASA spacecraft successfully slammed into an asteroid on Monday in a test to protect Earth in case of an asteroid impact threat.
NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission launch postponed for 3rd time over poor weather
Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Saturday it once again postponed the launch of Artemis 1 unmanned moon mission, scheduled for Tuesday, as tropical storm Ian is edging toward the US coast.
NASA scrubs second Artemis I launch attempt
Los Angeles/UNI: NASA scrubbed its second launch attempt of the Artemis I lunar mission due to a leak issue.
NASA postpones Artemis 1 Moon mission over 'engine bleed'
NASA postponed the launch of the Artemis 1 mission, an uncrewed flight around the Moon, which was scheduled to take off Monday from Florida after encountering a temperature issue with one of the four RS-25 engines.
A View From Space With Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari
Indian American astronaut Raja Chari spent 177 days on the International Space Station, where he conducted his first spacewalk and hada bird’s-eye view of Earth’s atmosphere. SPAN writer Krittika Sharma catches up with the spaceman
NASA’s Webb captures dying star’s final ‘performance’ in fine detail
Washington: The dimmer star at the center of this scene has been sending out rings of gas and dust for thousands of years in all directions, and NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has revealed for the first time that this star is cloaked in dust.
NASA’s Webb delivers deepest infrared image of universe yet
Washington: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has produced the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date.
NASA astronauts on board International Space Station plan six spacewalks in 2022
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A total of six spacewalks are going to be carried out from the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to the latest flight schedule obtained by Sputnik.
Only around 1 in 5 space industry workers are women
New York: The number of women employed in the international space industry represents just 20-22 percent of the workforce, according to figures released by the UN; roughly the same proportion as 30 years ago.
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.