NASA: News

13 Jul 2022


Breathtaking new images from James Webb reveal more about universe

After the deepest and sharpest image of the universe, NASA has released images of other galaxies and exoplanets captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

12 Jul 2022


NASA's James Webb telescope releases deepest image of universe yet

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has shown us the farthest we have ever seen of our universe.

09 Jul 2022


Why is near-Earth asteroid Bennu's 'soft surface' puzzling NASA scientists

Two years after its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected samples from asteroid Bennu, NASA has revealed something astonishing about the asteroid's surface.

05 Jul 2022


NASA's 'swimming robots' may look for life on other planets

The search for alien life is about to take a giant leap. NASA is working on robots that could swim through the water beneath the thick ice of Jupiter's moon Europa and Saturn's moon Enceladus.

03 Jul 2022

Space News

NASA to reveal James Webb Space Telescope's first pictures soon!

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that it will reveal the first pictures clicked by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 12.

01 Jul 2022


NASA's sun observatory observes solar eclipse in space

Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like from space? If you haven't, take a look at the pictures grabbed by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO).

30 Jun 2022

European Space Agency

Riskiest asteroid known to humans won't hit Earth in 2052

The European Space Agency (ESA) has some great news for us on this year's asteroid day - the 2021 QM1 asteroid has been removed from the agency's risk list.

29 Jun 2022

Mars Landing

NASA's Curiosity measures organic carbon in Martian rocks

For the first time, scientists have used data from NASA's Curiosity rover to measure organic carbon in Martian rocks.

28 Jun 2022

Space News

NASA releases painting-like maps of Mars: Why are they important

The Planetary Data System of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released parts of a multicolored Martian map that look like paintings.

22 Jun 2022

Solar System

Massive sunspot facing Earth doubles in size; raises serious concerns

Scientists at NASA are closely monitoring a gigantic sunspot called AR3038, which has doubled in size in the past 24 hours.

21 Jun 2022


NASA spots 100km wide peculiar cloud forming the word "GO"

Caspian Sea is no stranger to clouds hovering over it. However, a cloud spotted by NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) over the world's largest inland water body has become the talk of the town.

20 Jun 2022

Space News

How this European spacecraft is mapping the Milky Way galaxy

European Space Agency's (ESA) Gaia space telescope is instrumental to scientific research as it creates a 3D map of the Milky Way.

19 Jun 2022

Space News

NASA launches free 'Roman Space Observer' game: How to play?

The US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched a retro 8-bit style video game called Roman Space Observer.

17 Jun 2022

Perseverance Rover

NASA's Perseverance rover captures "something unexpected" and it's not Martian

NASA's Perseverance rover is yet to find proof of life on Mars, but it has captured "something unexpected" on the red planet.

16 Jun 2022


Moon Mission: NASA is afraid that SpaceX's Starship will explode

As Elon Musk-owned SpaceX gears up to launch its giant 'Starship' rocket, NASA has some bad feelings about it.

14 Jun 2022

European Space Agency

Massive solar flare causes radio blackouts on Earth: Details here

On Monday morning, we witnessed the sun flexing its mighty magnetic muscles, which resulted in an M-class flare that lasted for about three hours.

27 May 2022


Earth is inching toward becoming one big supercontinent again: Study

Earth has witnessed several supercontinents appear and disappear in the past including Columbia, Pangaea, and Rodinia.

16 May 2022


First lunar eclipse of 2022 with Super Blood Moon sighting

On the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, a part of the world witnessed the first total lunar eclipse of the year.

07 Mar 2022


Delhi-born Nishant Batra leading project to install 4G on moon

Delhi-born Nishant Batra, a top executive at Finnish firm Nokia, is leading a project to establish the first 4G cellular network on the moon.

14 Dec 2021


Comet Leonard is here, and never coming back again

Comet Leonard, also known as the once-in-a-lifetime comet, is one of the brightest comets of the year.

04 Dec 2021


Solar eclipse 2021: NASA scientists explain 8 myths and facts

Several parts of the world will witness a solar eclipse Saturday as the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow on some areas of our planet, blocking the Sun's light.

25 Nov 2021


NASA will slam spacecraft into asteroid to test humankind's defenses

NASA has launched a spacecraft on a direct collision course with an asteroid, intentionally. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission intends to test technologies for defense against potential asteroid collisions.

05 Nov 2021


Blue Origin loses lawsuit against NASA over Artemis HLS contract

In July, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos penned an open letter to NASA, opposing the space agency's decision to award the Artemis lunar lander contract to Elon Musk-led SpaceX.

18 Oct 2021

Space News

Will we be able to access Wi-Fi on Moon soon?

Move over Starlink, NASA's new study has pitched a plan to help America's internet coverage issues.

17 Oct 2021

Space News

NASA's Lucy space probe blasts off to explore asteroids

American space agency NASA launched the Lucy Mission space probe strapped to a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16.

14 Oct 2021

Space News

Asteroid larger than Pyramid of Giza to zoom by tomorrow

NASA might be planning to launch the Lucy spacecraft to investigate the Jupiter Trojan asteroid belt but few cosmic events come close to the one we are about to witness on Friday.

26 Sep 2021

Space News

NASA releases its first AR-enabled comic: Check details here

NASA released its first digital, interactive graphic novel Saturday in a two-pronged effort to commemorate National Comic Book Day as well as to encourage more youngsters to sign up as astronauts for the planned Artemis manned lunar missions.

21 Sep 2021

Space News

NASA announces landing site for its VIPER lunar rover mission

In May, NASA announced the VIPER mission to the moon under the Artemis program to look for water, its deposits, or at least signs of it on the dark side of the moon.

20 Sep 2021


Indian-origin space scientist's foundation gives wings to passionate Indian students

Twenty-five-year-old Indian-origin space scientist Priya Patel has had an illustrious career working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) for interplanetary missions.

19 Sep 2021

Space News

Astronomer who demoted Pluto claims he's found new ninth planet

Pluto was controversially stripped of its designation as a planet in 2006. A planetary scientist who was the fiercest advocate of the celestial body's demotion claims he has now found another celestial body worthy of recognition as a planet.

NASA testing Joby's eVTOL aircraft for commercial readiness as air-taxi

American space agency NASA has finally started testing Joby Aviation's electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle for its Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign.

20 Aug 2021


Japan to bring soil samples from Mars moon by 2029

Japan's space agency plans to bring soil samples back from the Mars region ahead of the US and Chinese missions now operating on Mars, in hopes of finding clues to the planet's origin and traces of possible life.

15 Aug 2021

3D Printing

Can NASA 3D-print structures using regolith aboard the ISS?

NASA has sent a contracted Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) with nearly 3,720kg of cargo on board, including a machine meant to demonstrate 3D printing regolith on the moon and other extraterrestrial surfaces.

02 Jul 2021

Space News

82-year-old Funk to join Bezos's space trip, ending 60-year wait

Aerospace pioneer Wally Funk, 82, will be joining Amazon boss Jeff Bezos on Blue Origin's crewed space flight of its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft.

20 Jun 2021

Space News

Here's why Hubble Space Telescope is inoperable since June 13

The NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope, which is behind some of the most incredible pictures of distant galaxies to date, is reportedly defunct for the past few days.

17 Jun 2021


Spacesuit concerns briefly interrupt spacewalk to install solar panels

Spacewalking astronauts resumed work to install powerful, new solar panels outside the International Space Station on Wednesday, after a brief interruption caused by problems with one of their suits.

12 Jun 2021

Space News

NASA inviting proposals for two private astronaut missions to ISS

Following in the footsteps of Jared Isaacman-led civilian crewed mission and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's plans to attain escape velocity this year, NASA has announced that it is welcoming proposals from commercial establishments for two private crewed missions to the International Space Station (ISS).

09 Jun 2021

Space News

NASA's Juno spacecraft snaps first close-ups of Jupiter's largest moon

On June 7, NASA's Juno spacecraft zoomed past Jupiter's largest moon called Ganymede. The spacecraft snapped incredible close-up pictures of the celestial body as it passed by at a distance of 1,038 kilometers from Ganymede, the closest any spacecraft has been to the moon in 20 years.

28 May 2021

South Korea

South Korea becomes tenth country to sign the Artemis Accords

On May 24, South Korea became the tenth nation to sign the Artemis Accords, a set of principles that define responsible exploration of the Moon.

25 May 2021

Space News

NASA's VIPER will scout for water on Moon's dark side

NASA appears to have found enough evidence of water in lunar soil to warrant an exclusive mission as a prerequisite for sustained human presence on the Moon.