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July 29, 2013

NASA, ISRO in talks for developing satellite jointly

US space agency NASAand India’s premier space agency ISRO are in talks for jointly building a satellite for the first time. “Now, there is a feasibility study going on whether we […]
July 28, 2013

Space art collection at Smithsonian shows NASA's creativity

WASHINGTON — The familiar exteriors of astronauts’ spacesuits often hide all of the ingenuity and mechanics that are built inside the suits, which were first imagined […]
July 27, 2013

NASA Gets 402 Ideas for Dealing With Asteroids

NASA received 402 ideas for finding asteroids that may be on a collision course with Earth and for relocating a small asteroid into an orbit around […]
July 26, 2013

NASA's Mars Rover Makes Longest One-Day Trek

A robot driving 100 meters in a day can seem like mechanical snail. The world’s fastest human sprinters, after all, cover the same ground in less […]
July 24, 2013

UK team designs human mission to Mars

Scientists at Imperial College London have designed a concept mission to land astronauts on Mars. The plan envisages a three-person crew journeying to Mars aboard a […]
July 24, 2013

NASA Mishap Panel to Investigate Aborted Spacewalk

NASA has created an expert panel to investigate what went wrong during a July 16 spacewalk that had to be cut short when water began filling […]
July 23, 2013

Earth photographed by Nasa Saturn probe

The image shows Earth as a very small, blue-tinged dot – paler and tinier than in other photos – overshadowed by the giant Saturn’s rings in […]
July 22, 2013

Faster Than the Speed of Light?

HOUSTON — Beyond the security gate at the Johnson Space Center’s 1960s-era campus here, inside a two-story glass and concrete building with winding corridors, there is […]
July 22, 2013

Found: The space rockets that propelled Neil Armstrong to the moon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday that two rocket engines his team of researchers found earlier this year came from the Apollo 11 mission that put the first […]