29 Jun 2015
Miami: An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.
26 Jun 2015
Washington: NASA is sending Microsoft's virtual reality headset to the International Space Station (ISS) to beam back to Earth what astronauts see in space. NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the ISS.
27 Jun 2015
Washington: Strictly speaking, a day lasts 86,400 seconds. On June 30, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual because an extra second or 'leap' second will be added and NASA has an explanation for this.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Sharpening its attack on BJP over the issue of help extended to controversial former IPL chief Lalit Modi, the Congress today said the saffron party should ask Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to step down as it can no longer 'continue to defend the indefensible'.
25 Jun 2015
Karachi: The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan's southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and residents rushed to supply over-stretched public hospitals.
26 Jun 2015
Washington: In its bid for the next giant leap to Mars, NASA is seeking ideas for enabling human explorers to safely land, live and work on the Red Planet. NASA's first "Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars" will be held October 27-30 at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.
21 Jun 2015
VIENNA: A driver killed three people and injured 34 on Saturday in the Austrian city of Graz when he ploughed a vehicle at high speed into a crowded shopping street, police said.
17 Jun 2015
Tokyo: Japan passed legislation to lower the voting age to 18 from its current 20 today, allowing teenagers into polling booths for the first time.
19 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's car was found overspeeding by traffic policemen who fined his driver at Khajuri Khas area in North East district.
23 Jun 2015
New Delhi: San Francisco-based Lit Motors designed a fully electric, gyroscopically stabilized vehicle, C-1, after its founder Daniel Kim was nearly crushed by a chassis while manually assembling a bio-diesel Land Rover Defender 90. Later, Kim decided to "chop a car in half" to create what is now the C-1.