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Cassini readies one last plunge into Saturn

NASA's Cassini probe is counting its final hours before one last plunge into Saturn on Sept. 15.

14 Sep 2017 9:16 AM

‘Dream Chaser’ mini space shuttle takes first flight

The craft did its first captive flight, suspended from a helicopter and went up to a higher altitude.

04 Sep 2017 7:40 PM

Astrophysicists create music from Saturn’s moons, rings

Cassini has been collecting data while orbiting Saturn since its arrival in 2004 and is now in the throes of a final death spiral.

31 Aug 2017 4:11 PM

Cassini preps for fiery plunge into Saturn after 13-year mission

Cassini will make the last of 22 farewell dives between the planet’s rings and surface on Sept. 15.

31 Aug 2017 8:15 AM

Forty years on, NASA’s unmanned spaceships still hurtles through space

Voyager's main mission was to explore other planets including Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune.

27 Aug 2017 8:17 AM


Possible key ingredients of life discovered on Saturn’s Moon

NASA finds Moon of Saturn has chemical that could form ‘Membranes.’

30 Jul 2017 10:26 AM

NASA releases series of new stunning images of raging storm on Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft flew over the storm late Monday, offering humanity's closest look yet at the iconic feature of Jupiter.

13 Jul 2017 7:58 AM

Spacecraft unveiled for first Europe mission to Mercury

The craft has an unusual design, comprising a "stacked aircraft" carrying two orbiters -- one European, the other Japanese.

06 Jul 2017 6:39 PM

SpaceX craft returns to Earth after 2nd space station trip

A SpaceX Dragon capsule that brought supplies to the International Space Station has splashed down as planned in the Pacific Ocean.

04 Jul 2017 8:45 AM

NASA's Juno probe set to fly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA's Juno spacecraft is set to fly directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot on July 10.

03 Jul 2017 8:21 AM


SpaceX's first recycled Dragon arrives at space station

It was originally flown on SpaceX's fourth re-supply mission in 2014.

06 Jun 2017 8:14 AM

A real scorcher: NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

The solar Probe will liftoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July 2018

01 Jun 2017 10:09 AM

Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over: study

Researchers found evidence that the moon's spin axis - the line through the north and south poles - has reoriented.

31 May 2017 2:31 PM

US spacecraft shares first view from inside Saturn's rings

A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and odd six-sided vortex weather system were sent to Earth

28 Apr 2017 8:10 AM

NASA's Cassini poised to plunge beneath Saturn's rings

Cassini is running low on fuel, and will make a death plunge into Saturn's surface on September 15.

26 Apr 2017 9:38 AM


China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab

Beijing’s goal is to establish a permanently manned space station by 2022

22 Apr 2017 12:27 PM

Mobile subscriber base reaches 895.25 mn in March

The numbers include those of the latest entrant, Reliance Jio Infocomm as of December 2016

22 Apr 2017 12:27 PM

Cassini spacecraft to dive inside Saturn's rings for mission finale

Cassini has been exploring the giant planet and its entourage of 62 known moons

05 Apr 2017 11:16 AM

NASA spacecraft halfway between Pluto and next smaller stop

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is now halfway between Pluto and its next much, much smaller stop

05 Apr 2017 11:10 AM

NASA releases breathtaking close-up images of Jupiter

Juno's next flyby will be on May 19, 2017.

03 Apr 2017 11:23 AM