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NASA
New Technique Predicts Astronauts' Space Radiation Risk

Space radiation originates from three primary sources: particles trapped in the Earth's magnetic field, particles shot into space during solar flares, and galactic cosmic rays, which originate outside our solar system.

Scientists Find Evidence Of Solar-Driven Change On Moon
Scientists Find Evidence Of Solar-Driven Change On Moon

As NASA prepares to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon by 2024 as part of the Artemis mission, understanding the solar radiation environment and possible resources on the moon are critical.

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Paradip May Go At Least 2 Feet Underwater By Turn Of 22nd Century

Due to melting of glaciers, 12 Indian coastal cities including Paradip will submerge in the sea by the end of 21 century, NASA predicted

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ESA, NASA Spacecrafts To Make 2 Venus Flybys

Both spacecrafts have one more flyby this year -- BepiColombo in October and Solar Orbiter in November.

NASA Seeks Participants For Year Long Simulated Mars Mission
NASA Seeks Participants For Year Long Simulated Mars Mission

Each mission will consist of four crew members living and working in a 1,700-square-foot module 3D-printed by ICON, called Mars Dune Alpha.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Finds Evidence Of Water Vapour On Jupiter Moon
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Finds Evidence Of Water Vapour On Jupiter Moon

Ganymede's surface temperature varies strongly throughout the day, and around noon near the equator it may become sufficiently warm that the ice surface releases (or sublimates) some small amounts of water molecules.

Indian Astronomers Part Of Team Spotting Unique Gamma-Ray Burst
Indian Astronomers Part Of Team Spotting Unique Gamma-Ray Burst

The identification of this short event GRB, which involved several scientists across the world, including Shashi Bhushan Pandey from the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), an institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), as well as scientists from other Indian institutions, showed for the first time that a dying star can produce short bursts too.

NASA To Take SpaceX Flight For Mission To Jupiter's Icy Moon
NASA To Take SpaceX Flight For Mission To Jupiter's Icy Moon

The mission -- 45 times fly by the moon -- aims to produce high-resolution images of Europa's surface, determine its composition, look for signs of recent or ongoing geological activity, measure the thickness of the moon's icy shell, search for subsurface lakes, and determine the depth and salinity of Europa's ocean, NASA said.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Returns To Science Operations
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Returns To Science Operations

NASA anticipates that Hubble will last for many more years and will continue making groundbreaking observations, working in tandem with other space observatories including the James Webb Space Telescope to further knowledge of the cosmos.

Flood
Wobbling Moon To Trigger Massive Flooding Worldwide, Warns NASA

According to a study by NASA, Earth is expected to see a four-fold rise in the number of floods as the lunar cycle accompanied by the climate crisis will lead to a rise in sea levels. 

Mars Ingenuity Helicopter Completes Its Most Challenging Flight Yet
Mars Ingenuity Helicopter Completes Its Most Challenging Flight Yet

Ingenuity aced that original technology-demonstrating mission and was rewarded with an extension, which aims to showcase the scouting potential of Mars rotorcraft. For example, the Perseverance team is looking forward to studying the photos.

Solar Arrays
Astronauts Complete Installing 1st Solar Arrays Outside ISS

Two astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed the deployment of solar arrays, which will soak up the sun's energy to provide electrical power for the numerous research and science investigations conducted every day, as well as the continued operations of the orbiting platform.

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has added many firsts to its kitty. After becoming the first to test power flight on another world and to capture the colour image of the Martian surface, the mini helicopter has now completed its fifth flight with a first short one-way trip.

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NASA's Apollo 11 Mission Astronaut Michael Collins Passes Away

Washington: NASA astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted the historic mission of Apollo 11 spacecraft Columbia in 1969, passed away on Wednesday due to cancer. He was 90. During the 1969…

Hubble Images Show Giant Star On Edge Of Destruction
Hubble Images Show Giant Star On Edge Of Destruction

Washington: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a brilliant “celebrity star,” one of the brightest stars seen in our galaxy, surrounded by a glowing halo of gas and dust and…

Historic Feat: NASA Launches Mini Helicopter On Mars
Historic Feat: NASA Launches Mini Helicopter On Mars

Washington: In a historic feat for humankind, NASA on Monday successfully launched the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on another planet. The little rotorcraft that could.🚁💨…

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NASA's Mars Helicopter To Take First Flight On Monday

Washington: After a series of delays, NASA is targeting to launch the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on Monday, the US space agency said in a…

Odisha Students Steal Show By Clinching 3rd Prize In NASA Rover Challenge
Odisha Students Steal Show By Clinching 3rd Prize In NASA Rover Challenge

Bhubaneswar: A team of 10 school students of Odisha from Navonmesh Prasar Student Astronomy Team (NaPSAT), led by scientist Anil Pradhan, brought laurels for the State by winning the third…

NASA delays first flight of Mars helicopter to April 14
NASA Again Delays First Flight Of Mars Helicopter

Washington: NASA has again decided to delay the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first experimental flight due to technical concerns. The US space agency, which is yet to declare a new date…

NASA delays first flight of Mars helicopter to April 14
NASA Delays First Flight Of Mars Helicopter To April 14

Washington: NASA has decided to postpone the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first experimental flight to April 14 after a test completed earlier than planned. The flight was earlier scheduled for April…

NASA Seeks To Send 1st Person Of Colour To Moon In 2024
NASA Seeks To Send 1st Person Of Colour To Moon In 2024

Washington: Acting NASA administrator Steve Jurczyk has sought to not only land the first woman on the Moon but also the first person of colour under the Artemis programme. The…

NASA Rules Out Asteroid Apophis Hitting Earth In 2068
NASA Rules Out Asteroid Apophis Hitting Earth In 2068

New York: In a big relief, NASA has ruled out the possibility of asteroid Apophis impacting Earth in 2068, saying that our planet is safe from this notorious space rock for at least a century. The results from a new radar observation campaign combined with precise orbit analysis have helped astronomers conclude that there is […]

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First Historic Mars Helicopter Flight On April 8: NASA

Washington: NASA will attempt to fly Ingenuity mini-helicopter, currently attached to the belly of the Perseverance rover, on Mars on April 8, in the first such attempt on another planet. However, before the 1.8- kg rotorcraft attempts its first controlled flight, both it and its team back home must meet a series of daunting milestones. […]

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NASA Rover Captures Sounds Of Driving On Mars

Washington: You can now have a feel of how it would be like if you get a chance to drive on Mars as NASA has released audio clips of its Perseverance rover crunching across the surface of the Red Planet, adding a whole new dimension to Mars exploration. As the Perseverance rover began to make […]

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NASA Perseverance Rover Captures Martian Sounds For 1st Time

Washington: The Mars rover from NASA has sent first-ever audio readings like the mesmerising sound of Martian wind, captured from its SuperCam instrument, back home. The instrument delivered audio data to the French Space Agency’s operations center in Toulouse that includes the first audio of laser zaps on another planet. “It is amazing to see […]