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    Watch: NASA all-women team conduct spacewalk outside ISS

    Oct 18, 2019, 08:39 PM IST

    As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate.

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    Meet Susmita Mohanty, who features in BBC's 100 most influential women

    Oct 16, 2019, 08:55 PM IST

    One among them is Susmita Mohanty AKA the 'space woman'. She is a space entrepreneur who started India's first space start-up. Mohanty started her career at an early age, is the daughter of a former ISRO scientist, Nilamani Mohanty.

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    Will NASA be able to locate Vikram lander this time?

    Oct 15, 2019, 02:44 PM IST

    The US space agency had earlier said its LRO had passed over the landing site of Vikram on September 17 and acquired a set of high-resolution images of the area.

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    From Moon to Mars, NASA astronauts to wear special spacesuits

    Oct 15, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

    NASA will go live today, as the first woman and man will explore the Moon wearing their spacesuits as part of the international space agency's Artemis program.

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    NASA captures spectacular view of Jupiter's swirling clouds

    Oct 14, 2019, 02:15 PM IST

    Jupiter spins once every 10 hours and this fast rotation creates strong jet streams, separating its clouds into dark belts and bright zones that stretch across the face of the planet. 

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    Largest of 11 ‘near-Earth’ asteroids to fly past our planet today

    Oct 10, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

    According to the European Space Agency (ESA), of the 600,000 known asteroids in our solar system, some 20,000 are NEOs and 800 are on the agency’s ‘risk list’ for observation.

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    NASA sets first all-female spacewalk after suit flap in spring

    Oct 05, 2019, 07:07 PM IST

    Koch was supposed to do a spacewalk with another female crewmate in March. But NASA had to scrap the plan just a few days in advance because there wasn’t enough time to get a second medium-size spacesuit ready. The second medium was put together on board in June.

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    ISRO has to find Vikram's fate: NASA's Mars 2020 mission

    India | Oct 05, 2019, 07:05 PM IST

    Noting that ISRO scientists have not given up on contacting the lander nearly a month after they lost contact with it in the early hours of September 7, Devereaux said they need to scan the data they got from it till the link snapped.

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    Asteroids to enter our atmosphere, mid air explosion to cause damage?

    Oct 01, 2019, 06:45 PM IST

    NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has set its eyes on three asteroids who are likely to intersect Earth's orbit. All of these asteroids are hurtling through space towards the earth at a breathtaking speed of thousands of miles per hour.

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    NASA invites names to ride along with Mars 2020 rover, last date today

    Sep 30, 2019, 07:57 AM IST

    Over 9.8 million people have submitted their names so far. The rover is scheduled to be launched around July 2020 and is expected to touch down on Mars by February 2021. 

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    Incredibly rare! Black hole shreds star as huge as Sun

    Sep 27, 2019, 01:49 PM IST

    NASA said that the tidal disruption event was discovered by the ASAS-SN -- a worldwide network of 20 robotic telescopes headquartered at Ohio State University (OSU) in the US on January 29.

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    Vikram had 'hard landing' on Moon, NASA releases photos

    Sep 27, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

    Vikram was scheduled to touch down on September 7. This event was India's first attempt at a soft landing on the Moon.

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    Chandrayaan 2 a learning experience: NASA engineer

    Sep 26, 2019, 01:31 PM IST

    Anne Devereaux, working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of NASA, is the lead flight system engineer for the US space agency's Mars 2020 mission.

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    Huge asteroid eyeing Earth could kill millions of people, NASA warns

    Sep 24, 2019, 02:21 PM IST

    Based on a report, a NASA video showcased all known asteroids that passed through our solar system from Jan. 1, 1999, to Jan. 31, 2018 and it showed just how many near-Earth collisions occurred during the last two decades.

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    Venus may have been habitable for billions of years: NASA Study

    Sep 23, 2019, 05:16 PM IST

    Forty years ago, NASA's Pioneer Venus mission found tantalising hints that Earth's 'twisted sister' planet may once have had a shallow ocean's worth of water.

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    Australian space agency to join NASA's Artemis programme

    Sep 22, 2019, 05:43 PM IST

    The Saturday announcement was made at the NASA Headquarters here during the signing of a joint statement by US space agency's Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard and Head of the Australian Space Agency, Megan Clark.

  • NASA is going to moon, on most powerful rocket ever

    NASA is going to moon, on most powerful rocket ever | Video

    Sep 20, 2019, 06:12 PM IST

    In what can be termed as the next chapter of human space exploration, NASA is all set to embark on a human mission to the moon, 50 years after its first successful moon mission. Indiatvnews.com brings to you a fascinating story of NASA's plan to stay on the moon till 2024.

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    Stay well, Vikram

    Sep 20, 2019, 02:46 PM IST

    The clock is ticking. Time is running. Chances are slim. We may never be able to strike communication with Vikram Lander if not today. Even if Vikram managed survival during its September 7 lunar descent while losing contact with the earth, Vikram Lander's instruments will be frozen out of operation during the cold lunar night of September 21.

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    NASA captures images of Chandrayaan-2 Moon landing site

    Sep 19, 2019, 08:04 PM IST

    NASA's Moon orbiter has captured images of the lunar region where Chandrayaan-2 made an attempt to soft land, PTI quoted a media report as saying. According to the report, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the Moon's uncharted south pole, and the US space agency is now analysing and reviewing them.

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    Search for Vikram on: NASA scientists analyse images from orbiter

    Sep 19, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

    LRO project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Noah Petro, said on Wednesday that they were now analysing the images taken on Tuesday "and we will make a statement at some point when we can identify the lander."  

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