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  • NASA tweets thumbs up to ISRO after Chandrayaan 2 launch  title=
    NASA tweets thumbs up to ISRO after Chandrayaan 2 launch

    Hours after India successfully launched Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch. Tweeting about it, NASA mentioned that they are looking forward to see the findings from the mission.

  • Apollo 11 original moonwalk tapes sell for $1.8 mn  title=
    Apollo 11 original moonwalk tapes sell for $1.8 mn

    A NASA intern who had paid $217.77 for the original videotapes of the Apollo 11 moonwalk turned into a millionaire by selling them for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s auction on Saturday. The amount happens t be 8,000 times what Gary George had paid for the 1,150 reels of tape in a government surplus auction at the Johnson Space Center in 1976.

  • Donald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars  title=
    Donald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars

    The United States (US) President Donald Trump, on Friday, suggested NASA to stop focusing on Moon and shift their efforts on much bigger things including Mars. Sharing his views in a tweet, Donald Trump said that the Moon is a part of Mars; Twitter users started sharing their reactions from all over the world.

  • NASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020  title=
    NASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020

    From 2020, the NASA will be opening the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as it aims to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab, read a official statement.

  • NASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani  title=
    NASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani

    US space agency NASA on Thursday released some images showcasing the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst storms to hit India in two decades, over Odisha. With millions of people with no electricity, the state was covered under the dark layer visible from the skies.

  • Marsquake: First quake on mars recorded by NASA  title=
    Marsquake: First quake on mars recorded by NASA

    This is for the first time when the instrument has recorded trembling that is believed of coming from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind, NASA said in a statement.

  • NASA's TESS spots earth sized planet  title=
    NASA's TESS spots earth sized planet

    "It’s so exciting that TESS, which launched just about a year ago, is already a game-changer in the planet-hunting business," said Johanna Teske, Carnegie Institution for Science in the US.

  • Pentagon defends India's A-Sat missile test  title=
    Pentagon defends India's A-Sat missile test

    The India struck down its own low-orbit satellite with its ground to space missile. With the test, India has become the fourth nation in the world after the US, Russia and China to have A-Sat capabilities.

  • All 'Mission Shakti' debris to decay in 45 days from March 27: DRDO chief  title=
    All 'Mission Shakti' debris to decay in 45 days from March 27: DRDO chief

    On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India has successfully tested an A-Sat missile under 'Mission Shakti'; and India has now entered the elite group nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.

  • NASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission  title=
    NASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission

    In a bid to make a successful moon mission in near future, NASA has successfully tested a mega rocket engine, marking a major milestone in its aim to return astronauts to the lunar surface in the next five years. The statement was confirmed by US space agency today. The latest test was conducted on April 4 at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St Louis, Mississippi, US, NASA said in a statement.