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NASA Continues Work on Most Powerful Telescope Ever Created

NASA scientists are continuing their work on the James Webb Space Telescope, said to be the most powerful telescope ever created. The telescope is said to be capable of capturing seven times more light than its successor, the Hubble Space Telescope, a factor that will aid in its expected exploration of the deepest reaches of outer space. The NASA Goddard ... Read More »

Nasa will support Mars mission, claims Isro

BANGALORE: Days of uncertainty notwithstanding, the Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) on Sunday claimed it has received communication from Nasa affirming support for the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).The space agency, which refused to comment till late on Saturday on whether Nasa had reaffirmed its commitment following the US government shutdown, issued an official communique on Sunday. “MOM spacecraft is scheduled ... Read More »

NASA wants to launch 3-D printer into space. Here’s why

Moffett Field, California: NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need. The printers would serve as a flying factory of infinite designs, creating objects by extruding layer upon layer of plastic ... Read More »

In a first, two civilian ships to support Mars orbiter launch

BANGALORE: For the first time in the history of India’s space flights, two civilian ships will play a supporting role in India’s forthcoming flight to Mars designated as the Mars Orbiter Mission. The launch is slated for lift-off between October 21 and November 19 from Sriharikota. On Wednesday, the 1,350 kg Mars Orbiter spacecraft with the five payloads was unveiled ... Read More »

Indians who’ve signed up for the one-way trip to Mars

They are all happy people, beaming with enthusiasm and the spirit of exploration. Not sad, not suicidal, as many think the applicants to the ONE-WAY trip to Mars would be. The proposed expedition, organised by an international space research organisation, Mars One, invited entries from across the world, and among the 1,65,000 hopefuls were thousands of Indians. We circled in ... Read More »

Chandrayaan helps NASA detect water on Moon

Using data collected by India’s Chandrayaan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon. The findings represent the first remote detection of this form of water that originates from deep within the Moon’s interior, NASA researchers said. Earlier studies had shown the existence of magmatic water in lunar samples returned during the Apollo programme. NASA ... Read More »

Human mission to Mars likely in five to 15 years: NASA

A NASA aerospace scientist today opined that a human mission to Mars was likely to materialise anytime in five to 15 years from now. “The human mission to Mars is feasible and doable and its only a matter of time. In my view, if budget and technology are not a problem, then it would happen anytime in five to 15 ... Read More »

Mars will soon be in man’s reach: NASA scientist

Human mission to Mars planet could materialise anytime in five to 15 years from now, according to an American aerospace scientist working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Anita Sengupta, aerospace scientist of Jet propulsion Laboratory of NASA, who was part of the team that successfully landed the car-sized robotic rover ‘Curiosity’ on Mars last year to explore ... Read More »