NASA: News

28 Sep 2020


NASA wants an energy solution for lunar mission, announces challenge

NASA is gearing up to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon.

16 Sep 2020

Solar System

New Solar Cycle begins: Here's what it means

A few hours ago, scientists from NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the Sun has entered a new Solar Cycle. They described it as the Solar Cycle 25.

26 Aug 2020

Space News

An AI just found 50 new planets: Here's how

In a major development, an AI algorithm has discovered as many as 50 new planets.

21 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

02 Aug 2020


Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.

02 Aug 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.

02 Aug 2020


SpaceX is bringing NASA astronauts back: How to watch live

SpaceX has moved into the final phase of the "Launch America" mission - bringing NASA astronauts safely back to Earth in its Crew Dragon capsule.

02 Aug 2020


#TechBytes: Weird technologies that can protect you from COVID-19

In a span of six months, COVID-19 has turned the whole world upside down.

30 Jul 2020

Space News

NASA launches rover to find 'ancient Martian life'

In a major development, US space agency NASA has launched a robotic rover to Mars.

28 Jul 2020


Two Indian girls just discovered a 'near-Earth' asteroid: Details here

In a major development, two Indian schoolgirls, hailing from the city of Surat, have discovered an asteroid.

14 Jul 2020

Solar System

Rare comet visible from today, will disappear for 6,800 years

Starting tonight, July 14, a rare comet will streak across the night sky for a period of 20 days.

05 Jul 2020


India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'

Like Earth has one, Mars hosts two elusive moons in its orbit - Phobos and its smaller, more distant sibling Deimos.

02 Jul 2020

Space News

Why NASA has delayed launch of its next Mars rover

In an unexpected turn of events, NASA has delayed the launch of its next Mars rover.

29 Jun 2020

Space News

NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh

NASA is going back to the Moon, with the hopes of landing the first woman and the next man there by 2024.

27 Jun 2020


NASA develops 3D-printed necklace to help people avoid face-touching

The uncontrolled outbreak of COVID-19 has gotten everyone worried.

10 Jun 2020

Space News

Kathy Sullivan, America's first woman spacewalker, reaches ocean's deepest point

America's first woman spacewalker has now become the first-ever woman to reach the deepest known point in our planet's oceans.

08 Jun 2020

Space News

New Earth-like planet found orbiting a Sun-like star: Details here

In a major development, a team of researchers has discovered an Earth-like exoplanet revolving around a Sun-like star.

06 Jun 2020


A ginormous asteroid will zoom past Earth this weekend

A ginormous 'potentially hazardous' asteroid, nearly as big as the Empire State Building, is set to zoom past Earth this weekend.

31 May 2020

Mukesh Ambani

#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more

This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.

31 May 2020


#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.

26 May 2020


SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.

02 May 2020


SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.

01 May 2020

Maruti Suzuki

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.

28 Apr 2020

Space News

A huge 'mask-wearing' asteroid will zoom past Earth this week

In a matter of days, a humongous space rock will zoom past Earth.

21 Mar 2020


NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak

After hitting the big tech companies, the novel coronavirus disease has deterred NASA from moving ahead with its mission to the Moon.

07 Mar 2020


SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.

05 Mar 2020

Space News

NASA rover just captured most detailed picture of Martian surface

Even though Earth and Mars are two very distant worlds, Earthlings are doing some incredible stuff on the neighboring planet.

01 Mar 2020

Space News

Astronomers just detected biggest known explosion in the universe

Astronomers have detected the biggest known cosmic explosion since the Big Bang - the event that kick-started our ever-expanding universe about 13.8 billion years ago.

21 Feb 2020

Space News

An AI flagged 11 asteroids capable of smashing into Earth

Asteroids pose a major threat to Earth and all of life.

25 Jan 2020

Space News

NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time

For the first time in the history of human spaceflight, astronauts have baked something in space - a batch of cookies.

20 Jan 2020


SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.

20 Jan 2020


European Space Agency plans to extract oxygen from Moon's surface

NASA plans to take humans back to the Moon.

13 Jan 2020


Japanese billionaire looking for a girlfriend for Moon trip

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who is SpaceX's first prospective customer for a round trip to the Moon, is looking for a girlfriend for his lunar voyage.

03 Jan 2020


Rolls-Royce is developing world's fastest electric plane: See pictures

As NASA continues with the vision of building the X-59 quiet supersonic jet, Rolls-Royce is setting its eyes on mastering the field of electric flight.

18 Dec 2019


NASA's 'low-boom' supersonic X-plane will take off soon

Despite having the technology for supersonic travel for decades, we don't have a single plane that could fly passengers at speeds exceeding that of sound (343 m/sec).

13 Dec 2019

Lok Sabha

Speaking in Sanskrit can cure diabetes: BJP MP

As the Bharatiya Janata Party government pushes for a Bill to convert three Sanskrit deemed universities into Central Sanskrit Universities, a legislator of the ruling party has made absurd claims about the "Language of the Gods."

03 Dec 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

Earlier today, NASA announced it has located the crash site and debris of India's long-lost Vikram Lander.

03 Dec 2019


Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help

Almost three months after the Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander crashed on the moon, NASA has found the lander's debris on the lunar surface.

28 Nov 2019


Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

After using Russia's Soyuz to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for years, NASA is inching closer to using home-built crafts, thanks to SpaceX and Boeing.