Cassini's first dive between Saturn and its rings successful: NASA (With Image)

Washington |Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST

Cassini's first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26 was successful and the spacecraft is now in the process of beaming back science and engineering dat

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Glitch hits NASA's Dawn spacecraft

Washington |Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

NASA's Dawn spacecraft encountered a glitch while preparing for its scheduled observation of Ceres on April 29 from an "opposition" position, directly between the dwarf planet's mysterious Occator Cra

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NASA's Cassini probe completes final Titan flyby

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has completed its last close brush with Saturn's hazy moon Titan and is now beginning its final set of 22 orbits around the ringed planet.

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NASA's super pressure balloon takes off from Wanaka

Wellington |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

After several unsuccessful attempts, NASA finally launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, on Tuesday.

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NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US spaceflight record

Washington |Monday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Commander of the International Space Station's Expedition 51 crew, Peggy Whitson officially set the US record on Monday for most cumulative days in space, surpassing NASA astronaut Jeff Williams' reco

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Winds halt NASA's balloon launch attempt yet again

Wellington |Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

High surface winds scuttled NASA's sixth attempt at launching a stadium-sized super pressure balloon from Wanaka in New Zealand on Friday, the media reported.

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