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29 November, 2018 5:50 AM NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on Mars to peer into planet's deep interior

NASA's online live broadcast reported InSight touched down on Mars at approximately 2:54 PM. LOS ANGELES: NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down safely on Mars on Monday, kicking off a two-year mission to explore the deep interior of the Red Planet. NASA's online live broadcast reported InSight touched down on Mars at approximately 2:54 PM EST (2000 GMT) on Monday 101

17 November, 2018 5:42 PM Final orbit raising operation of GSAT-29 satellite successful: ISRO

The final orbit raising operation of India's latest cutting-edge communication satellite GSAT-29 was successfully carried out on Saturday by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, ISRO tweeted, "Final orbit raising operation of GSAT29 has been successfully carried out today by firing the Liquid Apogee Motor 85

2 October, 2018 2:23 AM Gandhi Jayanti: PM To Focus On Mahatma Gandhi's Vision For A Clean India

Gandhi Jayanti: October 2 will mark the beginning of the 150th anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. PM Modi will participate in events related to sanitation and renewable energy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 149th birth anniversary today and attend programmes related to sanitation and renewable energy 117

3 September, 2018 8:47 AM NASA's $750,000 Prize For Helping Astronauts Live on Mars

The challenge that NASA has thrown at the public is to find ways to convert carbon dioxide into compounds that would be useful on Mars American space agency NASA has announced a public challenge to take ideas from people on how its astronauts can survive on Mars. Mars has plenty of carbon dioxide (CO2). The National Aeronautics and Space Administration 65

19 July, 2018 9:47 AM Alphabet to Deploy Balloon Internet in Kenya With Telkom in 2019

Alphabet's Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal in Africa. Known as Project Loon, the technology was developed by Alphabet's X, the company's innovation lab. It has since become Loon, a subsidiary 64

7 July, 2018 1:48 PM NASA Readies to Extract Data as Kepler Runs 'Very Low' on Fuel

Scientists at NASA are preparing to download the latest bit of data stored in its plant-hunting Kepler space telescope as the spacecraft is now running "very low" on fuel. The US space agency has placed the spacecraft in a no-fuel-use safe mode to save the remaining fuel so that data extraction can be completed, NASA said on Friday. On August 2, the Kepler 67

6 July, 2018 7:58 AM NASA's Parker Solar Probe Gets 'Revolutionary' Heat Shield

Ahead of its August launch, NASA's Parker Solar Probe - the mission aiming to get closest to the Sun than ever by any human-made object - has got its "revolutionary" heat shield permanently attached to the spacecraft, the US space agency said. The probe's heat shield - called the Thermal Protection System, or TPS - was reinstalled on the spacecraft on June 27, NASA said in a statement 51

25 June, 2018 7:09 AM SpaceX to Launch 15th Resupply Mission to ISS on June 29

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, packed with more than 5,900 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware, will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Dragon will reach its preliminary orbit in about 10 minutes after launch and then would deploy its solar arrays and begin a carefully choreographed 56

2 June, 2018 3:17 PM NASA’s IMAP to study cosmic rays in heliosphere

The mission will probe its boundary NASA is targeting 2024 for the launch of a new mission to learn more about the generation of cosmic rays in the heliosphere, a sort of magnetic bubble surrounding and protecting our solar system. Cosmic rays created locally and from the galaxy and beyond affect human explorers in space and can harm technological systems 56

17 April, 2018 7:21 AM Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

TESS will help catalog at least 100 more rocky exoplanets for further study An 11th- hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system. SpaceX halted the countdown a little more than two hours before its Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to carry 67