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NASA sends Perseverance rover on 7-month journey to Mars

NASA sends Perseverance rover on 7-month journey to Mars

🕔07:15, 31.Jul 2020

Washington, July 31  NASA on Thursday launched the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. “We have LIFTOFF to Mars! The @ulalaunch

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NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

🕔09:26, 28.May 2020

Washington, May 28  NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. “Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing,” NASA tweeted, Xinhua reported.

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Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

🕔17:33, 23.May 2020

Washington, May 23  NASA is seeking US citizens for an eight-month study on social isolation in preparation for missions to Mars and the moon. The international space agency is preparing for its next spaceflight simulation study and is seeking healthy

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NASA steps in to help develop COVID-19 solutions

NASA steps in to help develop COVID-19 solutions

🕔13:55, 18.Apr 2020

Washington, April 18  In a bid to find solutions that can address shortage of critical medical equipment like ventilators in tackling the COVID-19 crisis, the US space agency has joined forces with a task force in California to build medical

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India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

🕔12:19, 19.Nov 2019

Chennai, Nov 19  India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite

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NASA prepares to send ‘first woman and next man’ on Moon

NASA prepares to send ‘first woman and next man’ on Moon

🕔11:46, 22.Jul 2019

Washington, July 22  As the world marked the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, the US space agency said it has doubled down on its next giant leap with the Artemis programme that would take “the first woman and

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Returning astronauts to moon in 2024 could cost $30bn: NASA

Returning astronauts to moon in 2024 could cost $30bn: NASA

🕔13:08, 15.Jun 2019

Washington, June 15  Returning astronauts to the moon in 2024 could cost about $30 billion, or roughly the same price tag as the Apollo 11 spaceflight when factoring in inflation, NASA has said. “For the whole programme, to get a

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India to land near moon’s south pole on Sept 6

India to land near moon’s south pole on Sept 6

🕔10:45, 13.Jun 2019

Bengaluru, June 13  Embarking on its second voyage to the moon on July 15, an Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7, a top official said on Wednesday. “We will launch

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NASA’s Artemis to put first woman on Moon

NASA’s Artemis to put first woman on Moon

🕔11:37, 14.May 2019

Washington, May 14  NASAs ambitious plan to put the first woman on the Moon by 2024 has been named Artemis. It was set in motion following an additional increase to the agency’s budget. NASA’s plans for the first woman on

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2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA

2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA

🕔09:51, 7.Feb 2019

Washington, Feb 7  Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880 and the planet will warm further, especially since greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to rise, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have

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NASA’s planet hunting probe discovers third new planet

NASA’s planet hunting probe discovers third new planet

🕔14:03, 8.Jan 2019

New York, Jan 8 NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a third small planet outside our solar system, scientists report. The new planet named HD 21749b, orbits a bright, nearby dwarf star about 53 light years away in the

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NASA sets world record with Mars 2020 parachute

NASA sets world record with Mars 2020 parachute

🕔10:44, 30.Oct 2018

Washington, Oct 30  NASA has created a world record with its “supersonic parachute” for the Mars 2020 mission that survived 37,000 kg load and was deployed in just four-tenths of a second — twice the speed of sound. Less than

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NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

🕔13:44, 27.Sep 2018

Washington, Sep 27  Revealing its human explorations plans, NASA has told the US Congress that the agency is currently focusing on developing technologies and systems that enable a series of human and robotic lunar missions that are extensible to Mars.

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NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

🕔11:39, 24.Aug 2018

Washington, Aug 24  NASA is launching a laser-armed satellite next month that will measure — in unprecedented detail — changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice to understand what is causing ice sheets to melt fast. In recent years,

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New NASA app clicks selfies in ‘out of the world’ locations

New NASA app clicks selfies in ‘out of the world’ locations

🕔11:49, 23.Aug 2018

Washington, Aug 23  NASA has rolled out a new app that allows you to take a picture of yourself in a virtual spacesuit, posing in front of gorgeous cosmic locations, like the Orion Nebula or the centre of the Milky

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NASA seeks partnership with US industry to develop first Gateway Element

NASA seeks partnership with US industry to develop first Gateway Element

🕔14:47, 25.Jun 2018

Washington, June 25  In line with US President Donald Trump’s “Space Policy Directive 1”, NASA has sought partnership with the US industry to develop the first element of the Gateway, which will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human

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NASA study warns of freshwater decline in India

NASA study warns of freshwater decline in India

🕔13:08, 18.May 2018

Washington, May 18  Availability of freshwater has declined in the northern and eastern parts of India, says a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater

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NASA’s new planet-hunting mission begins

NASA’s new planet-hunting mission begins

🕔10:47, 19.Apr 2018

Washington, April 19  The US space agency NASA’s next planet-hunting spacecraft has lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida successfully. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) started its journey into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket at

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NASA set for historic first Mars-bound mission

NASA set for historic first Mars-bound mission

🕔10:47, 10.Apr 2018

Washington, April 10  NASA is all set for its first interplanetary launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 5 with the Mars-bound InSight lander. On board the 189-foot-tall United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will be NASA’s

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NASA sending first-ever mission to study Mars’ deep interior

NASA sending first-ever mission to study Mars’ deep interior

🕔10:43, 30.Mar 2018

Washington, March 30  In a bid to study the deep interior of the Red Planet and find traces of how it was formed, NASA is all set to send a first-ever such mission to Mars. Scheduled to launch on May

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