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Sun's heliosphere dominated by two solar jets: <strong>NASA</strong>

Sun's heliosphere dominated by two solar jets: NASA

05 Mar 2015

Washington: Contrary to earlier visualisations, the sun's heliosphere is dominated by two giant jets of material shooting backwards over the north and south poles of the sun.

NASA,   Sun,   Sun's heliosphere,   solar jets ,  
  <strong>NASA</strong> spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet

NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet

03 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA's Dawn spacecraft, set to enter the orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on March 6, has sent some fresh images as it approaches for the historic orbit insertion.

NASA Dawn spacecraft,   NASA,   dwarf planet,   Ceres,   JPL,  
 <strong>NASA</strong> astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis

NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis

02 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA astronauts successfully ended their third and last spacewalk on March 1 to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) and create parking slots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which will provide commercial space taxis in the near future.

NASA,   NASA astronauts,   International Space Station,   ISS,   SpaceX,   space taxis ,  
Methane on Mars hints life existed there: <strong>NASA</strong>

Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

28 Feb 2015

Washington: After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA's Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.

Methane,   Mars,   NASA,   NASA Curiosity rover,   Red Planet,  
 'Bright spot' on dwarf planet has dimmer companion

'Bright spot' on dwarf planet has dimmer companion

27 Feb 2015

Washington: Dwarf planet Ceres continues to puzzle scientists as a new image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals that a bright spot that stands out in previous images lies close to yet another bright area.

NASA,   Bright spot,   dwarf planet,   Ceres,   NASA Dawn spacecraft ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

25 Feb 2015

Washington: NASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the "Mojave" site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.

NASA rover,   NASA,   selfie,   Mars,   Red Planet ,  
 New <strong>NASA</strong> spacecraft to study Earth's magnetic fields

New NASA spacecraft to study Earth's magnetic fields

26 Feb 2015

Washington: The US space agency is set for the launch of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft March 12,  the first space mission dedicated to the study of magnetic reconnection.

NASA spacecraft,   Earth magnetic field,   US space agency,   NASA,   NASA Headquarters,  
New <strong>NASA</strong> Earth missions explore our complex planet

New NASA Earth missions explore our complex planet

27 Feb 2015

Washington: Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space with a fifth newly in orbit after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade.

NASA,   Earth observing missions,   complex planet,   Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,   Soil Moisture,  
The Big Melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may reshape Earth

The Big Melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may reshape Earth

27 Feb 2015

Cape Legoupil: From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth.

Antarctic ice,   Earth,   NASA satellite,   reshape Earth,   coastline,   penguins,  
<strong>NASA</strong> new frontiers mission to begin next year

NASA new frontiers mission to begin next year

24 Feb 2015

Washington: NASA has announced to start its next mission in the New Frontiers line a cost-capped class of USD 1 billion robotic solar-system explorers in 2016.

NASA,   New Frontiers mission,   robotic solar system,   planetary science,  

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