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Indian-American scientist made mission to 'touch' the Sun a reality

12 Aug 2018

Indian-American scientist made mission to 'touch' the Sun a reality

NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe today- the world's first mission to 'touch' the sun. But few people know that the base for this was laid 60 years ago, thanks to an Indian-American scientist.

NASA launches the first ever mission to 'touch' the Sun

12 Aug 2018

NASA launches the first ever mission to 'touch' the Sun

NASA launched the ambitious Parker Solar Probe today, after glitches delayed its original launch scheduled yesterday.

NASA's 'Touch the Sun' mission delayed but not scrapped

11 Aug 2018

NASA's 'Touch the Sun' mission delayed but not scrapped

NASA's ambitious project to 'touch the sun' and understand more about the Center of Universe has now been deferred to Sunday.

NASA: Humanity's first flight to Sun scheduled for July

08 Apr 2018

NASA: Humanity's first flight to Sun scheduled for July

Humanity's first mission to the Sun is undergoing final preparations ahead of its scheduled launch on July 31.

You can send your name to the sun!

08 Mar 2018

You can send your name to the sun!

NASA is inviting the general public all over the globe to send in their names if they want to be featured on the US space agency's first solar probe this summer.

NASA sets 2018 goal: Will launch mission to "touch" Sun!

01 Jan 2018

NASA sets 2018 goal: Will launch mission to "touch" Sun!

NASA, which is turning 60 this year, has released a "2018 to do list" including an exciting mission to "touch" Sun!

All the tech-y things you might have missed this week

04 Jun 2017

All the tech-y things you might have missed this week

This week in technology was spent mostly on malware; we started off with "Judy" infecting 3.65 crore users in Google Play Store and ended with the news of Fireball turning 2.5 crore Indian computers into zombies.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

02 Jun 2017

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

In 1969, when Neil Armstrong from NASA's Apollo 11 mission took the first step on the moon and made history, it was immortalized by the famous quote, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."