Soyuz rocket carrying 3 astronauts arrives at ISS

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 12:20

New York, July 29 (IANS) A Russian Soyuz MS-05 carrying the three new crew members to join the Expedition 52 docked to the International Space Station (ISS) after a six-hour spaceflight, to continue important scientific research in the orbiting laboratory, NASA said in a statement.


AI to help 'Adobe Target' deliver personalised services

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:40

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Software major Adobe on Friday announced it will add algorithmic optimisation capabilities and data science to 'Adobe Target' -- the personalisation engine of Adobe Marketing Cloud.


Three new crew to join Expedition 52 on ISS

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:28

New York, July 28 (IANS) Three new crew members will join the Expedition 52 aboard the International Space Station on Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA said in a statement.


NASA balloons to study total solar eclipse

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:26

New York, July 28 (IANS) NASA is collaborating with student teams across the US to send balloons into the sky in one of the most unique and extensive eclipse observation campaigns ever attempted, which will also help expand the understanding about life beyond Earth.


Sagar Vani system to alert coastal community launched

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:58

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched 'Sagar Vani' system to communicate and help the coastal community, especially fishermen, with advisories and warnings related to the safety at sea.


Dinosaur remains found at rediscovered old site in Australia

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:00

Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Paleontologists on Thursday announced the discovery of bones of an "old" dinosaur with the long thought-to-be-lost site of a long-necked Austrosaurus mckillopi found in Australia's outback.


NASA builds prototype for deep space habitat

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:14

New York, July 27 (IANS) The first prototype of NASA's deep space habitat will be made up of a recycled aluminum cargo container and will help the space agency to develop life-support systems that can protect astronauts when they travel beyond low-Earth orbits, the media reported.


Colour-changing e-skin developed; can have robotics uses

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:00

Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Chinese researchers have developed a user-interactive electronic skin that can change colour -- an ability associated with animals such as chameleons, octopuses and squid. The changes are perceptible to the human eye without much strain.