26 Aug 2015
Washington: NASA's Dawn spacecraft has delivered the closest-yet views of the dwarf planet called Ceres that show the small world's features in unprecedented detail.
21 Aug 2015
Washington: The US space agency has blown away the ongoing rumour windmill on social media and various posts about a giant space rock impacting the Blue Marble sometime between September 15-28 this year.
21 Aug 2015
Washington: A pockmarked, icy landscape looms beneath NASA's Cassini spacecraft in new images of Saturn's moon Dione taken during the mission's last close approach to the small, icy world. Two of the new images show the surface of Dione at the best resolution ever.
18 Aug 2015
Washington: NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft has confirmed for the first time the existence of neon gas in moon's atmosphere. Neon gas is commonly used in electric signs on Earth because of its intense glow.
11 Aug 2015
Sydney: The universe is dying but there is no need to panic as there is still about 100 billion years to go, reveals a group of Australian researchers.
15 Aug 2015
Washington: As part of its ambitious Space Launch System (SLS), the US space agency has successfully tested an engine that will help propel astronauts on future deep-space missions, including Mars.
31 Jul 2015
Paris: Astronomers yesterday said they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star -- one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
18 Aug 2015
Melbourne: Star Trek-style Warp speed space travel - high speed travel between galaxies - is theoretically possible, an astrophysicist in Australia has claimed. Professor Geraint Lewis, from the University of Sydney, said the futuristic concept was actually part of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity.
10 Aug 2015
Washington: NASA's Hubble telescope has stumbled upon a little colourful gem nebula - an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionised gases.
08 Aug 2015
Washington: In a bid to expand its reach on various social media platforms, NASA has launched its official account on Tumblr that will give users a 'regular dose of space' in a blog-like format through text, photos, videos and more.