London, Aug 6 (IANS) Providing evidence of a long and varied history of water on the Red Planet, a new study has shown that mineral veins found in Mars's Gale Crater were formed by the evaporation of ancient lakes.
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) NASA has zeroed in on five green technology concepts that have the potential to transform the aviation industry in the next decade by reducing aircraft fuel use by half and emissions by 75 per cent.
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A near-Earth asteroid that is coming towards our planet after being dislodged by a gravitational pull can indeed strike us and and cause massive destruction but according to experts, it has a one in 2,700 chances of hitting.
Washington, July 18 (IANS) As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter on August 27, NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer fundamental questions about how we came to be, where we are going and whether we are alone in the universe.
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The US space agency is ready to proceed with the final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021, NASA said.
Washington, July 13 (IANS) A lightweight telescope that NASA scientists are developing specifically for tiny CubeSat scientific investigations can become the first to carry a mirror made of carbon nanotubes embedded in an epoxy resin.
New York, July 10 (IANS) NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitude regions than in polar regions of the Red Planet, where it is generally absent for much of summer and fall.
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The strength of the astronauts increased to six on the International Space Station (ISS) as three Expedition 48 crew members on Sunday joined the orbital laboratory to facilitate key research.
New York, July 9 (IANS) Scientists may finally have an explanation for why some galaxies stop creating stars after a team of astrophysicists painstakingly analysed around 70,000 galaxies to understand the forces influencing star formation activity in them.
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified, on the dwarf planet Ceres, permanently shadowed regions most of which likely have been cold enough to trap water ice for a billion years.
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Get ready for the biggest space event of the year as NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft will end its nearly five-year journey to arrive at Jupiter on Tuesday to study the gas giant like never before.