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<strong>NASA</strong> floats 'airship challenge' idea

NASA floats 'airship challenge' idea

26 Nov 2014

Washington: US space agency NASA is planning to kickstart a challenge for developing airships that can break records in terms of duration of flight at high altitudes.

NASA,   airship challenge,   high altitudes,   20-20-20 Airship Challenge,   balloon-like vehicles,  
3D printer creates first object in space

3D printer creates first object in space

26 Nov 2014

Washington: The 3D printer at the International Space Station (ISS) has created the first printed object in space - a part of the printer itself paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.

3D printer,   object in space,   3D printing,   International Space Station,   ISS,   NASA,   Earth,  
<strong>NASA</strong> mission to study magnetic fields in universe

NASA mission to study magnetic fields in universe

25 Nov 2014

Washington: US space agency plans to launch an ambitious Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission in March next year to deploy four identical spacecraft from a single rocket to study magnetic reconnection in the universe.

NASA mission,   magnetic fields in universe,   US space agency,   Magnetospheric Multiscale,   spacecraft rocket,   NASA,   ,  
Tiny shrimps hold clues to alien life

Tiny shrimps hold clues to alien life

24 Nov 2014

Washington: A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, NASA scientists say.

Tiny shrimps,   alien life,   NASA scientists,   NASA,   Jet Propulsion Laboratory,  
Haunting images of NASA's abandoned launch sites revealed

Haunting images of NASA's abandoned launch sites revealed

24 Nov 2014

Washington: Ace photographer Roland Miller from Illinois in US has put together photographs of abandoned NASA launch sites in a book.

Haunting images,   NASA's abandoned launch sites,   Roland Miller,   NASA,   Abandoned In Place,   space launch sites,  
<strong>NASA</strong> probe set to wake up for Pluto encounter

NASA probe set to wake up for Pluto encounter

20 Nov 2014

Washington: NASA's Pluto-bound probe New Horizons spacecraft comes out of hibernation for the last time next month in preparation for a six-month encounter, including a first-ever close flyby of the mysterious dwarf planet on July 14, 2015.

NASA,   Pluto encounter,   NASA's Pluto,   hibernation,   University Applied Physics Laboratory,   ,  
A jettisoned black hole discovered?

A jettisoned black hole discovered?

20 Nov 2014

Washington: Researchers analyzing decades of observations from NASA's Swift satellite have discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.

black hole,   NASA,   Swift satellite,   galaxy,   light-years,   ,  
Earth smashed by 556 fiery asteroids in last 20 years

Earth smashed by 556 fiery asteroids in last 20 years

18 Nov 2014

Washington: Over 556 small asteroids smashed into the Earth over the last 20-years, NASA researchers have found, suggesting that fiery space rocks are bombarding into the planet's atmosphere at a stunning rate.

NASA,   Fiery Asteroids,   NEO,   Chelyabinsk event ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> shows satellite images of Earth's sanctuaries in book

NASA shows satellite images of Earth's sanctuaries in book

16 Nov 2014

Washington: From the weaving waterways of the Sundarbans to the iconic Great Barrier Reef in Australia, NASA has unveiled stunning satellite images of Earth's last untouched sanctuaries in a new book.

Sundarbans,   Great Barrier Reef,   NASA,   Satellite images,   Earth,   Sanctuaries,  
How carbon dioxide moves around the Earth?

How carbon dioxide moves around the Earth?

18 Nov 2014

Washington: An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe. Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from its sources.

carbon dioxide,   earth,   CO2 around earth,   NASA computer model,   greenhouse gas,   NASA,  

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