NASA

NASA Studies Various Climate Change Factors

A study undertaken by NASA has revealed that the impact of different factors on the climate differs across the world. The study stated that increase in the global temperatures in future must be studied by taking into account the impact of various natural and man-made factors on climate. The... read more

Big Win for NASA: Curiosity Rover finds Piles of Silica and Tridymite on Martian Surface

NASA said its Curiosity rover has found something surprising, but amazing on Mars. The rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2012, has found piles of silica a very rare mineral on the planet’s surface.

The silica has been found in high concentrations. Adding to that, Curiosity has... read more

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Captures Extraordinary View of Earth

American space agency NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently caught a stunning image of earth from the craft’s vantage point in orbit around the moon.

Noah Petro, Deputy Project Scientist for LRO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland said in a statement... read more

Mars Craft Reaches Vandenberg Air Force Base For Final Preparations of March 2016 Launch

NASA’s next spacecraft has reached at the Vandenberg Air Force base, California for the final touchups before it will be launched for a mission to Mars in March 2016. The craft after its launch will reach the Red Planet six months later.

The craft was build and tested by Lockheed martin... read more

Mars Rover Curiosity spots Mysterious Martian Rocks Rich in Silica

Mars Curiosity rover has spotted some mysterious rocks rich in silica on the fourth planet from the sun, says NASA. The discovery is important because silica, which is a rock-forming chemical, is common on earth, the space agency stated.

NASA said the car-sized robotic rover, which... read more

Full Moon to Lighten Christmas Eve after Four Decades

Christmas is one of the most awaited festivals and every year people enjoy it with their loved ones. This year’s Christmas will be even more interesting as a full moon is going to lighten the Christmas sky almost after four decades, said scientists.

According to Fred Espenak, an eclipse... read more

Missing Water Mystery Solved: Clouds covering chemical fingerprints of water in hot Jupiters

A handful of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope led to a speculation that many hot Jupiters, gaseous planets larger than our own solar system’s Jupiter orbiting their parent stars closer than Mercury orbits the sun, do not have water in their atmospheres. But now, the mystery has been... read more

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Reaches Edge of Massive Field of Rippled Sand Dunes

The American space agency NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has recently reached at the edge of expansive sand dune that are located at the bottom of the Mount Sharp, which is as tall as a two-storey-building.

These dark dunes, named as the ‘Bagnold Dunes’, are spread all round the northwestern... read more

View Pluto’s eerie Beauty in New Stunning Images released by NASA

Pluto has been a mysterious a mysterious space object for astronomers since its discovery in 1930. Earlier, NASA released some close images of Pluto’s surface, but now the space agency has been providing an even closer look at the dwarf planet.

The United States space agency NASA has... read more

NASA’s Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes discover a Giant Storm on a Tiny Star

If you think windy storms are always linked to planets, then you must check new observation by NASA’s Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes. The lenses have spotted a giant storm on a distant dwarf star, according to a study published in the Astrophysical Journal.

The cool dwarf star,... read more

Cygnus Arrives at ISS Carrying Christmas Deliveries

After delay in its launch date, Cygnus was successful launched to delivery necessary supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The cargo ship carrying supplies and Christmas presents docked at the ISS on December 9.

The success of this commercial flight launch marks America’s... read more

SpaceX Announces Plan to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket On December 19

On Thursday, SpaceX announced that it is planning to launch its Falcon 9 rocket on December 19, 2015. It will be the first mission the company will attempt for after the massive explosion of its space station cargo six months ago.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Thursday also said that the... read more

Pages

Popular Stories