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Dark Matter darker that previously thought

Dark Matter darker that previously thought

27 Mar 2015

Washington: Using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought.

Dark Matter,   NASA,   astronomers,   mysterious substance ,  
NASA's asteroid mission sets eyes on Mars

NASA's asteroid mission sets eyes on Mars

26 Mar 2015

Washington: Under its ambitious Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), NASA will test a number of new capabilities by the mid-2020s needed for future human expeditions to deep space, including Mars.

NASA,   asteroid mission,   Mars,   human expeditions,   deep space,  
<strong>NASA</strong> observes 'growth spurt' from newborn star

NASA observes 'growth spurt' from newborn star

24 Mar 2015

Washington: Using data from orbiting observatories and ground-based facilities, an international team of astronomers has discovered an outburst from a star thought to be in the earliest phase of its development.

NASA,   Growth spurt,   Newborn star,   Astronomers,   Development,  
<strong>NASA</strong> mission detects mysterious dust cloud on Mars

NASA mission detects mysterious dust cloud on Mars

19 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has observed mysterious high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.

NASA mission,   Mars,   MAVEN instruments,   Ultraviolet Spectrograph,   magnetic field,  
<strong>NASA</strong> orbiter records brightest hit on Moon

NASA orbiter records brightest hit on Moon

18 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has acquired the images of the lunar surface before and after the largest recorded explosion occurred on the lunar surface.

NASA,   Orbiter,   Brightest hit,   Moon,   Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ,   LRO,   Lunar surface,  
<strong>NASA</strong> looks for high-tech airships

NASA looks for high-tech airships

03 Jan 2015

Washington: NASA has called for designs of an airship that can fly at altitudes higher than the current 65,000-foot limit for weather balloons and for longer than the existing ones.

NASA,   airship,   weather balloons,   astronomy,   climate change,   high-tech airships ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> space apps challenge to spark innovation

NASA space apps challenge to spark innovation

10 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the fourth annual "International Space Apps Challenge" which will be held online at more than 135 locations worldwide April 10-12.

NASA,   International Space Apps Challenge,   Astronaut,   space exploration,   space exploration ,  
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> spacecraft creates history, enters dwarf planet's orbit

NASA spacecraft creates history, enters dwarf planet's orbit

07 Mar 2015

Washington: NASA's Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet called Ceres.

NASA Dawn spacecraft,   First mission,   Orbit achieve,   Dwarf planet,   Ceres,  

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