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<strong>NASA</strong> detects organic matter on Mars

NASA detects organic matter on Mars

17 Dec 2014

Washington:  In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life- on Mars. The organic molecules, found by the team responsible for the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite on Curiosity, were in a drilled sample of the Sheepbed mudstone in Gale crater - the rover's landing site - the US space agency said in a statement.

NASA,   Mars,   US space agency,   organic molecules,   SAM,  
<strong>NASA</strong> unveils mystery of atmosphere loss in Mars

NASA unveils mystery of atmosphere loss in Mars

17 Dec 2014

Washington: Early discoveries by NASA's newest Mars orbiter have unveiled key features about the loss of the Red Planet's atmosphere to space over time, researchers say.

Mars,   gravity,   STATIC,   MAVEN,   Mars orbiter,   Red Planet,   atmosphere,   ionosphere,  
New <strong>NASA</strong> software to enhance flight efficiency, reduce environmental impacts

New NASA software to enhance flight efficiency, reduce environmental impacts

16 Dec 2014

New York: NASA researchers have begun flight tests of a computer software that shows promise in improving flight efficiency and reducing environmental impacts of aircraft, especially on communities around airports.

NASA,   Software ,  Flight,   ASTAR,   Researchers,   Environmental,  
BJP member says astrology is like <strong>astronomy</strong>

BJP member says astrology is like astronomy

03 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Astrology is like astronomy, claimed a BJP member in the ayurveda, drawing protests from some opposition members.

BJP,   astronomy,   Astrology,   ayurveda,   Lok sabha,   Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank,   ,  
Massive asteroid not a threat to earth: <strong>NASA</strong>

Massive asteroid not a threat to earth: NASA

10 Dec 2014

New York: A massive asteroid discovered by Russian researchers is not a threat to the Earth, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has confirmed.

massive asteroid,   earth threat by asteroid,   NASA,   Asteroid 2014 UR116,   Earth orbit,   earth in danger,  
New evidence of water on Mars: <strong>NASA</strong>

New evidence of water on Mars: NASA

09 Dec 2014

Washington: Led by a team of scientists of Indian-origin, NASA's Curiosity rover has found new evidence of water on Mars, indicating that the planet most like Earth in the solar system was suitable for microbial life.

Rover Curiosity,   Mars,   NASA,   Gale Crater,   Mount Sharp,   Ashwin Vasavada,   Martian Lake,   John Grotzinger,   California Institute of Technology,  
Comet dust discovered first time on Earth's surface

Comet dust discovered first time on Earth's surface

10 Dec 2014

Washington: Researchers have discovered comet dust preserved in Antarctic ice and snow, the first time such particles have been found on Earth's surface.

Antarctic ice,   Earth's surface,   Geophysics,   Planetology,   Comet dust,   NASA,  
<strong>NASA</strong> drone captures Orion splash down

NASA drone captures Orion splash down

06 Dec 2014

New York: A drone detected NASA's unmanned spacecraft Orion splash down into the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles south-west of San Diego.

NASA drone,   Orion splash,   spacecraft,   Orion spacecraft,   Nasa,   science,  
<strong>NASA</strong> counts down to Orion's first step to Mars

NASA counts down to Orion's first step to Mars

04 Dec 2014

Cape Canaveral (US): The Orion spacecraft, designed to carry humans farther in deep space than ever before, is poised to blast off today in what NASA hailed as a first step in mankind's journey to Mars.

Cape Canaveral,   Orion,   Spacecraft,   Deep space,   NASA,   Mars,  
Curiosity rover takes new selfie on Mars

Curiosity rover takes new selfie on Mars

08 Dec 2014

New York: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has posted a new selfie taken on a sandstone outcrop in the Kimberley region of Mars. Curiosity took dozens of images over many months that were later combined into a self-portrait, an international media reported on Sunday.

NASA,   Mars rover Curiosity,   Red Planet,   Mars,   selfies,   Mars selfie,   ,  

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