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<strong>NASA</strong> seeks new technology for space exploration

NASA seeks new technology for space exploration

30 Oct 2014

Washington: In an effort to stimulate deep space capability development across the aerospace industry, NASA has sought proposals for technology development projects.

NASA,   space exploration,   NASA new technology,   Broad Agency Announcement,   NextSTEP,   BAA,  
<strong>NASA</strong> seeks new technology for space exploration

NASA seeks new technology for space exploration

30 Oct 2014

Washington: In an effort to stimulate deep space capability development across the aerospace industry, NASA has sought proposals for technology development projects.

NASA,   technology,   space exploration,   science,   tech,   space centre,   ,  
Orbital Sciences' unmanned rocket explodes on liftoff: <strong>NASA</strong>

Orbital Sciences' unmanned rocket explodes on liftoff: NASA

29 Oct 2014

Florida: An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed, but space agency officials said there were no injuries.

NASA,   Antares rocket,   Virginia,   Orbital Sciences Corp,   SpaceX,  
<strong>NASA</strong> tool to identify drought-resilient plants

NASA tool to identify drought-resilient plants

28 Oct 2014

Washington: US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants.

NASA tool,   drought-resilient plants,   ECO system,   infrared radiometer,   global water,   carbon cycling,  
<strong>NASA</strong> finds ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

NASA finds ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

25 Oct 2014

Washington: Scientists have identified an unexpected, high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to the exotic clouds found far above the Earth's poles.

NASA Saturn's moon,   Titan,   Saturn,   moon,   winter cap,   methane ice,  
<strong>NASA</strong> captures largest sunspot in two decades

NASA captures largest sunspot in two decades

25 Oct 2014

Washington: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has spotted an image of a gigantic sunspot the largest in last 24 years.

NASA,   largest sunspot,   Solar Dynamics Observatory,   gigantic sunspot,   Sun's activity,  
Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

24 Oct 2014

Washington: In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn.

Saturn's moon,   Titan,   NASA,   Saturn,   moon,   Earth,  
Cosmic rays threaten manned missions to Mars

Cosmic rays threaten manned missions to Mars

22 Oct 2014

Washington : Radiation hazards in space caused by cosmic rays could threaten future deep-space astronaut missions such as those to Mars, a new study suggests. Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA , but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterise the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, researchers said.

Radiation hazards,   Cosmic rays,   Mars missions,   NASA ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> Mars orbiters safe after comet flyby

NASA Mars orbiters safe after comet flyby

20 Oct 2014

Washington: All three NASA orbiters around Mars confirmed their healthy status after each took shelter behind the Red Planet during a period of risk from dust released by a comet that sped past Mars on Sunday - closer than any other known comet flyby off a planet.

NASA,   Mars orbiters,   NASA orbiters around Mars,   Red Planet,   Mars Odyssey,   Mars Reconnaissance,   Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution,   MAVEN,   C/2013 A1 Siding Spring,   Mars Odyssey,  
<strong>NASA</strong> captures thermal images of commercial rocket

NASA captures thermal images of commercial rocket

18 Oct 2014

Washington: NASA has successfully captured thermal images of a commercial rocket on its descent, a development that may provide engineering inputs for future missions to Mars, US space agency said in a statement.

NASA,   thermal images,   commercial rocket,   missions to Mars,   space agency,   NASA mission,  

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