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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.

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).

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.