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<strong>NASA</strong> Mars Curiosity rover's primary mission begins

NASA Mars Curiosity rover's primary mission begins

29 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA's Curiosity rover has just drilled its first hole in the foothills of Mount Sharp, the 5-kilometer-high mountain on Mars that is the primary destination for the six-wheeled machine's mission.  

Mars,   Mount Sharp,   Red Planet,   NASA's Mars rover,   NASA,   ,  
Twitter exchanges between ISRO, <strong>NASA</strong> on Mars mission

Twitter exchanges between ISRO, NASA on Mars mission

24 Sep 2014

Bangalore: ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion on Wednesday, even as it launched the MOM's official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.

ISRO,   Social media,   Mars Orbit,   MOM,   Nasa,   India Mars mission,   Red planet,  
SpaceX cargo capsule nears International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule nears International Space Station

23 Sep 2014

Washington: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft was nearing the International Space Station on Tuesday with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer. Astronauts at the orbiting lab are scheduled to reach out with the space station's robotic arm to grasp the Dragon at 7:04 am (0434 IST), NASA said.

SpaceX,   International Space Station,   NASA,   Cargo capsule,   NASA astronauts,  
India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

24 Sep 2014

NEW DELHI: India's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet's orbit on Wednesday, crowning what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said was a 'near impossible' push to become the only country to complete the trip in its maiden attempt.

Mars mission,   ISRO,   Mangalyaan,   Indian mars mission,   NASA,   Maven,   ,  
India’s maiden Mars mission successful, becomes first Asian nation to reach Red Planet

India’s maiden Mars mission successful, becomes first Asian nation to reach Red Planet

25 Sep 2014

New Delhi: India's first mission to Mars entered orbit on Wednesday, making it the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet, all for less than the budget of the Hollywood space blockbuster ‘Gravity’. The Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, cost USD 74 million, a fraction of the USD 671 million US space agency NASA spent on its newly arrived MAVEN Mars mission.

Mars mission,   ISRO,   Indian Space Research Organization,   MAVEN,   NASA,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> Maven spacecraft enters Mars' orbit to explore atmosphere

NASA Maven spacecraft enters Mars' orbit to explore atmosphere

22 Sep 2014

Washington: After 10-month long journey of 442 million mile, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission entered into Mars orbit, US space agency has said. After a 33-minute engine firing, mission controllers received acknowledgment at about 10:25 pm that MAVEN was into the orbit, it said on Sunday night.

NASA,   Maven spacecraft,   Mars orbit,   explore atmosphere,   red planet,  
MOM: Greetings pour in hailing 'historic' moment for India

MOM: Greetings pour in hailing 'historic' moment for India

24 Sep 2014

New Delhi: From President Pranab Mukherjee to NASA, all came out with praise for ISRO after it successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft in the Red Planet's orbit on the very first attempt.

MOM,   Pranab Mukherjee,   NASA,   Mars Orbiter,   Red Planet,   ISRO,   Red Planet,   Hamid Ansari,   Sonia Gandhi ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> spacecraft set for Mars orbit insertion 21st September

NASA spacecraft set for Mars orbit insertion 21st September

18 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA's Mars spacecraft is nearing its scheduled insertion into the Martian orbit September 21 after completing a 10 month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles. The team, the flight system and all ground assets are ready for Mars orbit insertion of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, US space agency said in a statement.

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NASA's Mars spacecraft to begin orbit of Red Planet

NASA's Mars spacecraft to begin orbit of Red Planet

21 Sep 2014

Washington: A NASA spacecraft that aims to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and reveal how its climate changed over time is poised to begin orbiting the Red Planet on Sunday.

NASA spacecraft,   atmosphere of Mars,   Red Planet,   Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution,   MAVEN ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> unveils world's largest spacecraft welding tool

NASA unveils world's largest spacecraft welding tool

13 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA has unveiled the largest spacecraft welding tool - the Vertical Assembly Center (VAC) at its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

NASA,   spacecraft welding tool,   Vertical Assembly Center,   Space Launch System,   NASA astronauts,   Mars,  

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