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Electrical current between Saturn and its moon discovered


April 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): An electrical current running between Saturn and its moon Enceladus that creates an observable emission on the ringed planet has been discovered by the scientists working with data ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger spacecraft begins historic orbit around mercury


March 18th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18(ANI): A NASA spacecraft has successfully entered Mercury's orbit, where it will spend a year helping scientists better understand the planet closest to the sun.Messenger's main thruster fired for about ... Read more...

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NASA’s MESSENGER begins historic orbit around Mercury


March 18th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Mercury on Thursday evening.This is the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone at our solar ... Read more...

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NASA to reveal first views of the entire Sun on super Sun-day


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): For the first time, NASA is all set to release of the first complete view of the Sun's entire surface and atmosphere on at 11 a.m. EST on ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger probe reveals new information about Mercury


July 16th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER), the first spacecraft designed by NASA to orbit Mercury is providing new insights on the planet's atmosphere and evolution.Launched ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger spacecraft prepares for final pass by Mercury on September 29


September 24th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): NASA's Messenger spacecraft is all set to fly by Mercury for the third and final time on September 29.The spacecraft will pass less than 142 miles above the ... Read more...

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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up


August 11th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes ... Read more...

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Cassini maps Titans vast dune fields that act like weather vanes


February 27th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Using four years of radar data collected by the Cassini spacecraft, scientists have mapped Titans vast dune fields, which may act like weather vanes to determine general ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moon’’s darkest craters (Re-Issue)


January 18th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard India''s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moon''s coldest and darkest craters. The Mini-SAR instrument, a ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan gives first glimpse of moon’s darkest craters


January 17th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) India's first unmanned moon mission, Chandrayaan-1, is providing scientists with the first look inside the moon's coldest and darkest craters, US space agency NASA has said.The NASA ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moons darkest craters


January 17th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moons coldest and darkest craters.The Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, ... Read more...

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‘Chances of asteroid hitting earth is very real’


December 4th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A football field sized asteroid hitting say New York will obliterate the city in a matter of seconds and all that moves within it.The tidal waves of energy ... Read more...

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Mars may have hosted water as recently as 2 billion years ago


October 29th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): NASA''s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has observed a new category of minerals on Mars, which suggests that the Red Planet may have hosted liquid water on its surface ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan to look for water on the moon (To go with Indian spacecraft will try to unravel moon’s origins)


October 16th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) Is there water on the moon? India's lunar explorer, Chandrayaan-1, will try to find out by peeking into the moon's dark corners and sending an American ... Read more...

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Ancient Mars hosted wet environments that had the potential to support life


July 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Two studies based on data from NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Red Planet once hosted vast lakes, flowing rivers and a variety of other ... Read more...

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Design begins on NASA’s twin probes that will study radiation belts near Earth


April 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 20 (ANI): The designing aspect of NASA's twin spacecraft has begin, which will be sent into the radiation belts to provide unprecedented insight into the physical dynamics of near-Earth ... Read more...

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Titans surface organics are much more than Earths oil reserves


February 14th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study based on latest data from NASAs Cassini spacecraft has suggested that Saturns moon Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the known ... Read more...

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