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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.

Chances for Coronavirus to get to ISS zero, says NASA

Washington/UNI:  Chances for the novel coronavirus to get into the International Space Station (ISS) are next to zero due to the enhanced security measures undertaken by the space agencies, NASA nurse Raksana Batsmanova said.

NASA closes 2 facilities after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: NASA has decided to close the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana after one of the employee was found to be infected with COVID-19, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said on Friday.

Plant growth on the International Space Station has global impacts on Earth: NASA

Washington/IBNS: Understanding the effects of gravity on plant life is essential in preparing for human exploration beyond low-Earth orbit. The ability to produce high-energy, low-mass food sources during spaceflight will enable the maintenance of crew health during long-duration missions while having a reduced impact on resources necessary for long-distance travel.

India techie Shanmuga Subramanian's tweet on NASA's recognition goes viral

New Delhi/IBNS:  A tweet by Chennai-based engineer Shanmuga Subramanian, where he shared that US space agency NASA has credited him for finding Vikram Lander on Moon's surface, has gone viral on the micro-blogging site.

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Lander's debris found: NASA

Washington/IBNS: NASA on Tuesday said its satellite orbiting the Moon has found debris of Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2  which had crashed on the lunar surface in September.    

NASA completes 1st global geologic map of Saturn's Moon

Los Angeles/Xinhua/UNI: NASA scientists have completed the first map showing the global geology of Saturn's largest moon Titan, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has said in a release.

2019 Ozone hole is the smallest on record since its discovery

New York: The annual ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8, and then shrank to less than 3.9 million square miles (10 million square kilometers) for the remainder of September and October, according to NASA and NOAA satellite measurements.

NASA unveils new spacesuits for human lunar landing

Washington, Oct 16 (Xinhua/UNI) The US space agency NASA unveiled on Tuesday the next-generation spacesuits to be used in its Artemis program that will send the first woman and next man to the Lunar South Pole by 2024.

Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram had a 'hard landing': NASA

Washington, Sept 27 (IBNS): The Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram, attempted a landing on Sept 7 on a small patch of lunar highland smooth plains between Simpelius N and Manzinus C craters but it had a hard landing and the precise location of the spacecraft in the lunar highlands has yet to be determined, NASA said.

NASA starts new efforts to resume heat probe to study inner temperature of Mars

Los Angeles, Jun 23 (Xinhua): NASA InSight lander's mission team has started new efforts to try to get InSight's heat probe digging again on Mars, said the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Sunday.

Canada: NASA astronomers capture first image of black hole in Messier 87

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS):  The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers on Wednesday revealed in coordinated press conferences across the globe, their success in unveiling the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow in Messier 87, NASA reports said.