Tag: NASA

NASA selects SpaceX, Blue Origin, more to build next human lunar lander

Washington: After receiving an additional USD 1.6 billion funding for its space programs, NASA has announced that it has selected…

NASA spots Israeli spacecraft’s crash site on Moon

Washington: NASA's Moon orbiting spacecraft has spotted the impact site of the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft on a region of the…

NASA’s Artemis to put first woman on Moon

Washington: NASAs ambitious plan to put the first woman on the Moon by 2024 has been named Artemis. It was…

NASA plans to put first woman on Moon

Only 12 humans, all male, have so far walked on the Moon and they were all American. Washington: NASAs ambitious…

The Moon is shrinking: study

Washington: The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured…

NASA spacecraft to collide a small moonlet in 2022

Washington: The US space agency NASA revealed on Monday details about its plan to hit a small moonlet target in…

Human influence on global droughts goes back to 100 years: NASA study

Washington: A new study has claimed that greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles generated by human beings were affecting the worldwide…

Faulty aluminum led to $700 mn satellite failure: NASA

Washington: Faulty materials provided by an aluminum manufacturer led to the failure of two NASA satellite launch missions, causing a…

NASA looks at storm Fani’s rainfall rates

Washington: The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the Fani, a tropical storm formed in the…

Why NASA wants woman to stay on ISS for 11 months

Washington: Astronaut Christina Koch will set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman when she completes her…

Crew Dragon explosion probe to ‘take time’: NASA

San Francisco: Even as an investigation into the Crew Dragon engine failure in a test last week has started, finding…

NASA planning asteroid impact exercise next week

WASHINGTON: Aimed at effective disaster management, NASA and its international partners are planning to participate in an exercise that will…

NASA’s InSight Lander captures first ‘marsquake’

Washington [USA]: NASA's Insight Lander on Mars has captured what appears to be the first, likely instance of a quake…

Blue Origin, NASA join hands for rocket engine test

Washington: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has entered into an agreement with Blue Origin to let the Jeff…

NASA finds new way to defend Earth from asteroids

Washington: In order to defend Earth from asteroids, the trick is to spot the near-Earth objects first, according to NASA…

US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS

Washington: A US rocket has been launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the…

NASA exoplanet hunter TESS finds Earth-size planet

Washington: NASA's new exoplanet hunter Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-size world. The planet, HD 21749c,…

NASA study finds meteor showers eject water on Moon

Maryland [USA]: Providing a potential resource for future explorations, NASA on Monday revealed that water is released on the Moon…

‘NASA Twins’ study shows spaceflight effects on the human body

Washington: A paper on 'NASA Twins' has revealed that a year in space appears to have little effect on the…

To get to the Moon in 2024, the rocket is just NASA’s first headache

Colorado Springs, United States: In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Alan Campbell, a project manager for space systems at…