40.5 C
India
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tag: NASA

NASA reveals new images from Cassini’s latest dive through Saturn’s rings

Cassini, NASA’s spacecraft has sent pictures from its second voyage that saw it go along Saturn’sspacecrafta statement, Nasa said as Cassini was crossing through the rings surrounding Saturn, its Radio and Plasma Wave Science (RPWS) device detected several "ring particles." According to Nasa, this was expected,...

NASA selects candidates for its subsequent frontiers mission

nasa frontier program
NASA is currently analyzing 12 proposals from the candidates who want to participate in the agency’s fourth latest Frontier programs. Agency has up to date instigated three operations namely; the Juno Jupiter operation, new Horizon Pluto operation, and OSIRIS-Rex operation. The agency is examining the...

The US Military AF X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle 4 comes back to Earth after 2 years in Space

The US Military secretive untried X-37B spacecraft touched the grounds of Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida recently, after spending almost two years in the orbit. The intentions of the unmanned space plane in orbit remains a government top secret as the industry experts...

NASA finds a way to feed astronauts on Mars: Helium Balloon Greenhouse

In association with the University of Arizona, NASA has developed a helium balloon greenhouse that could feed the first humans to occupy Mars and other Planets. The invention of inflatable greenhouses on the Planet might help in resolving the major issues space explorers are...

NASA plans to use Martian soil to make bricks for buildings at Mars

The pioneers who will inhabit Mars planet will first live in the houses made of bricks from the Planet’s own distinctive red soil. Fortunately, these people will not even undergo the long process of making the bricks or get additional building materials instead; they...

NASA Cassini spacecraft completes first-time trip through Saturn and its surrounding rings

NASA Cassini spacecraft successfully survived the first-time trip to Saturn and its rings. The spacecraft is now back into contact with the Earth after 13 years of the most daring mission in the orbit. The flight controller came into contact with Cassini recently after...

NASA scientists discover new Earth size exoplanet colder than Hoth

NASA scientists have discovered a new planet, which is almost the same size of the Earth but it’s colder for human habitation. The new planet which is allocated the OGLE-2016- BLG- 1195Lb, orbits its star at a similar distance that the Earth takes to...

NASA facing shortage of Spacewalking suits for Astronauts due to lack of funds

A recent news reporting revealed that there is currently a shortage of the NASA spacewalking suits. The discouraging thing about the whole issue lies in the fact that despite the large chunks of money directed to new technology, the replacement remains years away. According...

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson to do first ever 4K Video Live Stream from ISS today

The NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson, has scheduled to talk to her audience in one of the highest resolution video broadcast live from the space. The US astronaut recently broke the record for cumulative time spent in the space, an occasion that was celebrated and...

NASA Cassini spacecraft captures Earth as a bright dot between Saturn’s Rings

A new photo released by NASA shows planet earth as a tiny bright dot between Saturn icy rings. A zoomed-in version of the photo also shows Earth-Moon to the left of the planet. The agency’s Cassini spacecraft captured the images on April 12, at...

NASA super-pressure balloon finally takes off after eight failed attempts

NASA Ballon
NASA successfully launched its super-size balloon filled with helium from the Wanaka airport in New Zealand. The balloon is on a mission that will see it run for more than 100 days around the Southern hemisphere while rotating at 110,000 feet. The launch marks...

NASA New Horizons show signs of life on Pluto

NASA PLuto
Penitentes are unusual ice formation which is formed in high altitudes particularly above 4000 meters and can measure from a few centimeters to 15 feet. Penitentes was discovered on Europa, a moon of Jupiter and now on Pluto. Latest data sent by the New...

NASA Mars orbiter captures dramatic view of Earth and Moon

"NASA Mars Orbiter"
The NASA Mars Orbiter has taken a spectacular picture of Earth and its only natural satellite, Moon from a distance of about 205 million kilometers from Earth. The Orbiter took a picture of Earth with its continents clearly discernable and the moon in all...

NASA Hubble archives reveals new planet 192 light years away

NASA Hubble archieves
Often pictures tell more than what is observable to a common man. Scientists have been revisiting older photos taken by telescopes and often find new and exciting things, hitherto unknown. NASA’s Hubble telescope spotted a shadow sweeping across a vast accumulation of gas and...

NASA’s Hubble archives hint at new planet some 192 light years away

NASA Hubble archieves
Often pictures tell more than what is observable to a common man. Scientists have been revisiting older photos taken by telescopes and often find new and exciting things, hitherto unknown. NASA’s Hubble telescope spotted a shadow sweeping across a vast accumulation of gas and...

NASA astronauts accomplish first spacewalk to upgrade station power

Expedition 50 commanders Shane Kimbrough and flight engineer Peggy Whitson engaged in the first spacewalk to ensure an upgrade to the station’s power supply. Both astronauts completed the first of the two upgrade spacewalks. The spacewalk was scheduled to take some six hours, but...

NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory captures colliding galaxies merge into massive black hole

Colliding galaxy clusters are events which cause ripples in the fabric of both space and time. Supermassive black holes are also epoch-making events. So when all the three are linked together, what will be the consequence of such a union? Astronomers after combining the...

NASA New Horizons shows evidence of ice on Pluto

NASA PLuto
Penitentes are unusual ice formation which is formed in high altitudes particularly above 4000 meters and can measure from a few centimeters to 15 feet. Penitentes was discovered on Europa, a moon of Jupiter and now on Pluto. Latest data sent by the New...

NASA to launch XIPE mission in 2020 to solve mysteries of Black Hole

black hole NASA
NASA is launching an ambitious mission to study the origin and the nature of black holes. The mission titled Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer envisages sending three space telescopes with powerful cameras which will be able to measure the polarization of the cosmic X-rays produced by...

NASA to send three space telescopes to solve mysteries of black hole

NASA black holes
NASA is launching an ambitious mission to study the origin and the nature of black holes. The mission titled Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer envisages sending three space telescopes with powerful cameras which will be able to measure the polarization of the cosmic X-rays produced by...

NASA hopes to find aliens on the moons of Saturn and Jupiter

nasa aliens
The arrival of the New Year brings hope for UFO buffs about answers of alien life in the universe. In spite of pitfalls on the move to seek out alien life, scientists are doggedly continuing with the quest and many predict that 2017 will...

Social Karma!

29,791FansLike
1,138FollowersFollow
10,880FollowersFollow
12,729SubscribersSubscribe

Featured Stories

Latest News

Open

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Close