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Nasa unveils its first electric airplane

Nasa, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” on Friday at its lesser-known...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

After the Moon in 2024, NASA wants to reach Mars by 2033

NASA has made it clear they want astronauts back on the Moon in 2024, and now, they are zeroing in on the Red Planet -- the US space agency confirms that it wants humans to reach Mars by 2033.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

India’s ASAT weapons test a terrible thing: NASA

NASA says the creation of orbital debris has led to new dangers for astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Nasa bids farewell to lost Mars rover

During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet -- but Nasa's Opportunity rover has analysed its last...

December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018

NASA probe finds signs of water on asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that may hold clues to the origins of life on Earth,...

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

Nasa launches probe to 'touch Sun'

Nasa yesterday launched a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

President Donald Trump boasts Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vows US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future...

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Mars had the ingredients needed for life

A NASA rover detects a bonanza of organic compounds on the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday that mark some of the strongest evidence...

May 27, 2018
May 27, 2018

Alan Bean, moon-walking US astronaut dies in Houston

American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time...

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

NASA plans to send mini-helicopter to Mars

The US space agency says Friday it plans to launch the first-ever helicopter to Mars in 2020, a miniature, unmanned drone-like chopper that could boost our understanding of the Red Planet.

April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018

SpaceX blasts off NASA's new planet-hunter, TESS

NASA blasts off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a $337 million satellite that aims to scan 85 percent of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist.