25 Nov 2015
Washington: The US space agency is planning to launch two sounding rockets over Norway this winter to study how particles move in a region near the North Pole where Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind.
24 Nov 2015
Washington: There may be long filaments of dark matter or 'hair' on our Earth, suggests new research, adding further study is needed to unlock the mysteries of the nature of dark matter on Blue Marble.
21 Nov 2015
Washington: In a significant step toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and reducing its dependence on Russian launch facilities, NASA has ordered California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from US soil.
20 Nov 2015
Washington: In a bid to bolster its effort to prepare humans for deeper space missions, NASA engineers have refined the key thermal protection system of Orion - new exploration spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to asteroid and Mars.
18 Nov 2015
Washington: NASA engineers are working on a unique "Chemical Laptop" - a portable, miniaturised laboratory that can help astronauts analyse samples for presence of life on the spot as they enter the alien world.
14 Nov 2015
New York: NASA is interested in studying how oceans and plant ecosystem take up carbon, and if the warming climate will prevent them from doing so in the future.
12 Nov 2015
Washington: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a monstrous new cloud of frozen compounds in the low- to mid-stratosphere of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.
17 Nov 2015
Washington: After having a sumptuous feast of 'Outredgeous' red romaine lettuce grown in space, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are set to witness flowers blooming on the orbiting laboratory after the New Year.
02 Nov 2015
Washington: An increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers. Areas of the continent like the Antarctic peninsula have increased their mass loss in the last decades, says a new NASA study.
06 Nov 2015
Washington: Strong solar winds likely played a key role in the transition of the Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment that might have supported life to the cold, arid planet Mars is today, according to NASA.