Ibrahim's dream journey from Badiyadka to NASA

Ibrahim Khaleel, a young scientist hailing from Kasaragod has made it all the way ..

Eye on sky please; Keralites can see International Space Station tonight
NASA rover lands on Mars to look for signs of ancient life
NASA confirms water on sunlit surface of Moon for 1st time

NASA lander detects 'first Marsquake'

Washington: The American space agency's InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars after touched down ..


Meteor showers depriving Moon of precious water: NASA

Washington: As billions of people on Earth stare at an imminent water shortage, precious, ancient water is being released into the ..


Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA science instrument

Washington: India's second moon mission Chandrayaan 2, scheduled for launch in April, would be carrying a NASA science probe, the ..

Comet Wirtanen

'Brightest Comet' set to pass by Earth on Sunday

Washington: Stargazers are in for a treat as the "brightest comet" is set to make one of the 10 closest comet flybys of Earth ..


Water spotted at Jupiter's Great Red Spot: NASA

Washington: Looking at the depths of the Jupiter's Great Red Spot, a storm that has been raging on the planet for over 350 years, ..


Chandrayaan-1 helps scientists confirm water ice on Moon

Washington: Using data from a NASA instrument aboard the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, a team of scientists has confirmed there is water ..


NASA funding project to turn asteroids into spaceships: Report

Washington: NASA has recently announced it would give funds to a California-based 3D printing company for finding ways to turn asteroids ..

Parker Solar Probe

NASA probe to 'touch' the Sun will carry 1.1 mn names

Washington: When NASA's Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first mission to "touch" a star, launches on July 31, it will ..


NASA study warns of freshwater decline in India

Washington: Availability of freshwater has declined in the northern and eastern parts of India, says a new study that combined an array ..


NASA set for historic first Mars-bound mission

Washington: NASA is all set for its first interplanetary launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 5 with the Mars-bound ..


NASA wants you to send your name to the Sun

Washington: If you want your name to travel through the Sun's atmosphere, braving brutal heat and radiation conditions, here comes ..


Make Pluto a planet again, 6-year-old girl urges NASA

Washington: Six-year-old Cara O'Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space ..

John Young

US astronaut John Young who smuggled sandwich to space dies

Washington: John Young, America's "most experienced astronaut" who walked on the Moon during the Apollo programme and ..


NASA fires up Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

Washington : US space agency NASA has said a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft, the only human-made object in interstellar ..

Pegi vistson

Astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return home after 288 days in space

Washington: NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the record for maximum time spent in space by any American astronaut, is set to ..


Big asteroid to safely pass by Earth on Sep 1

Washington: A large near-Earth asteroid will pass safely by our planet on September 1, at a distance of about seven million kilometres, ..

solar eclipse

Space India to live-stream total solar eclipse on Aug 21

New Delhi: People in India will be able to witness the August 21 total solar eclipse on a YouTube channel, thanks to an initiative ..

Peggy Whitson

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US spaceflight record

Washington: Commander of the International Space Station's Expedition 51 crew, Peggy Whitson officially set the US record on Monday ..

Saturn moon Enceladus

Saturn moon Enceladus could sustain alien life: NASA

Washington: Saturn's icy moon Enceladus may contain a form of chemical energy that life can feed on, according to a latest NASA ..

solar system

Nasa discovers 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could ..


NASA is going after an Asteroid like never before

Florida: NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before. It's launching a spacecraft to the exotic black rock ..

Titan submarine

NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

Washington: Saturn's moon Titan is unique in the outer solar system in that it is the only one of the bodies outside the Earth ..


Watch the skies today for spectacular display of shooting stars

Watch the skies for a spectacular display of shooting stars when the annual Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky on August ..


NASA's Juno spacecraft getting close to Jupiter

New York: After a journey of more than five years, US space agency NASA's Juno spaceship is set to reach its final destination ..


NASA set to test-fire booster for world's most powerful rocket

Washington: US space agency NASA is set to test-fire a booster for the world's most powerful rocket Space Launch System (SLS) which ..


NASA mission discovers infant exoplanet around young star

Washington: Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, astronomers have discovered a newborn fully-formed ..


Rare blue galaxy to reveal birth of universe

New York: A faint blue galaxy situated about 30 million light years from the Earth and located in the constellation "Leo Minor" ..


NASA's Kepler probe discovers over 1,200 new planets

Washington: NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets - the single largest finding of planets to date - giving fresh ..

Mercury transit

Mercury to make a rare transit of sun on Monday

Mercury, the solar system’s smallest and innermost planet, will make a rare transit of the sun on Monday. It will resemble ..


3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

Cape Canaveral: Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star ..


Amateur astronomers capture footage of a space rock crashing into Jupiter

Jupiter, the gas giant that may have obliterated most of our solar system's original set of planets, got a taste of its own medicine ..

Scott Kelly

NASA spaceman back from record year flight

CAPE CANAVERAL: Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented year in space for NASA, landing in barren ..


NASA plans to exit International Space Station

Washington: As all good things must come to an end, NASA's long space ride with the International Space Station (ISS) in low-Earth ..


Jupiter's Great Red Spot Continues to Shrink: Nasa

Scientists using Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope have produced new maps of Jupiter that show the continuing changes in its famous ..

NASA studying how zero gravity affects the brain

NASA studying how zero gravity affects the brain

Washington: NASA-funded researchers are studying brain structures and functions of the astronauts aboard the International Space Station ..


Asteroid will not destroy Earth next month: NASA

Washington: The world can breathe easy. A giant asteroid is not hurtling towards Earth about to wipe out much of the Americas, NASA ..


'NASA MESSENGER' spacecraft to crash into Mercury soon

Washington : US space agency NASA said that its 11-year-old MESSENGER spacecraft will crash into the surface of Mercury, most likely ..