Washington, April 7 (IANS) NASA has updated its commercial crew contract with Boeing to let the US-based aerospace company fly three people to the International Space Station (ISS) who will stay there for up to six months from an earlier planned two-week trip.
Washington, April 6 (IANS) With talk of space tourism and even trips to Mars, NASA has launched human sperm to the International Space Station (ISS) to test what happens when it gets exposed to zero-gravity environment.
Sydney, April 6 (IANS) Scientists from University of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia are moving into caves to understand how climate change and land use are affecting groundwater resources.
New York, April 5 (IANS) A team of US astrophysicists have discovered a dozen black holes gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) -- the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have for the first time precisely measured the distance to one of the oldest objects in the universe -- a collection of stars born shortly after the Big Bang.
London, April 4 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help astronomers predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a new study.
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Taking another step toward building a quieter supersonic aircraft, the US space agency has awarded a $247.5 million contract to the global aerospace company Lockheed Martin.
Rome, April 4 (IANS/AKI) United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation chief Jose Graziano da Silva has called for healthier and more sustainable food systems, saying agroecology can contribute to such a transformation, FAO reported on Tuesday.
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) China is to launch two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan in June, the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT) said on Tuesday.
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The air pollution in Delhi may reach 20 times higher than the safe limits owing to agricultural fires during peak burning season, a team of researchers have warned.
Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Indian space scientists and engineers are making all-out efforts to establish a link with the communication satellite GSAT-6A launched on March 29, said an official on Tuesday.
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Setting a new distance record, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an enormous blue star nicknamed "Icarus", the farthest individual star ever seen.
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The US space agency NASA's cargo provider SpaceX has launched a Dragon spacecraft, starting its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).