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NASA News: A Space Radar Tested to find Live Victims under Collapsed Structures

NASA’s authorities said on Wednesday that a portable radar device that may decipher the live victims under a dilapidated structure has been developed. The radar device works on a technology that is akin to the recognition of far-away objects in space, explains NASA. The US agency worked along with the Department of Homeland Security for the venture.

Spitzer’s Journey till Exoplanet Spying: Engineering Modifications made it Possible

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has a trail of achievements that was probably not visualized at its inception. It evolved, improved and has a story to narrate, where its engineers have worked towards a sole aim of studying exoplanets. They’ve worked hard to refurbish it into a premier observatory.

NASA's comet hunting 'Deep Impact' comes to an end

A Boeing Delta II rocket carries NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft as it lifts off in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on January 13, 2005. In a first-of-its-kind mission, the spacecraft was sent to gather information about the comet Temple 1. NASA declared the mission complete on Friday, September 20.

NASA’s bed rest study can fetch big money for couch potatoes

Who would have thought that staying in bed would help an individual earn money; big money? NASA’s latest recruitment spree for its ‘Bed Rest Study’ defies the notion that ‘there is no free lunch.’

NASA clears Orbital Sciences for ISS launch

Orbital Sciences Corp. is all set to become the second private company to send a supply capsule to the International Space Station (ISS).

It's not Just Earth! Comet’s Impact may have Started Life Somewhere Else

Mounting evidence and blooming quest for the existence of life have never escaped human’s eyes. Again, when the evidence of presence of amino acids in the solar system strikes the surface, there is so much to discuss about.

Voyager1: Controversy over Leaving the Solar System or Heliosphere!

A study in Journal Science recently triggered the science buffs with the news that the Voyager 1 had crossed the Solar System and stepped into the Interstellar space on August 25, 2012.

NASA’S Confirmation: Voyager 1 has entered the Interstellar Space

NASA’s scientists failed to stay seated when their eyes caught hold of the oscillations of the region around Voyager 1 on their instrument. It may sound hilarious what oscillations am I talking about! But it’s about NASA’s space-of-the-art Voyager that has “touched a milestone and is on its new journey,” as dubbed by Ed Stone, the mission's chief scientist at the Nasa's jet propulsion laboratory.

Spectacular photo! Frog makes flying leap at rocket launch!

Many different animals have gone along for the ride to help mankind learn how life can adapt, or not, in outer space. Among those to have made an accidental journey was a Virginia frog that unfortunately happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time!

Virgin Galactic's SS2 successfully completes second rocket-powered flight

In what can be termed as a major step closer towards commercializing space tourism and taking passengers beyond the atmosphere, Virgin Galactic successfully completed the second rocket¬powered, supersonic flight of its reusable space vehicle, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) on Sept. 5.