The $10 billion James Webb observatory hurtled toward its destination 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometres) away, or more than four times beyond the moon. It will take a month to get there and another five months before its infrared eyes are ready to start scanning the cosmos.
NASA said James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to blast off on Dec. 24. A European Ariane rocket will provide the lift from South America's French Guiana.
Just two days after SpaceX brought four other astronauts home from the International Space Station, it has launched 4 more astronauts into space.
The Dragon is carrying more than 4,800 pounds (2,170 kilogrammes) of supplies and experiments, and fresh food including avocados, lemons and even ice cream for the space station's seven astronauts.
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter probe, in cooperation with NASA, will swing around Venus early Monday. About 33 hours later, the European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo will get even closer to the planet.
Would it be more exciting to book a ticket to the moon, or are we were better off staring at the sky, and not knowing what lies beyond?
The orbiting observatory went dark in mid-June, with all astronomical viewing halted.
A storm resulting from solar winds travelling at the speed of a million miles an hour is expected to hit Earth between Sunday and Monday.
Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet’s video of performing their third spacewalk on the International Space Station has gone viral
The squid have a symbiotic relationship with natural bacteria that help regulate their bioluminescence.
This marks a considerable change in direction for NASA’s planetary science division, which hasn’t sent a mission to the planet since 1990.
The two missions could provide evidence to a theory that the Venusian surface completely melted and reformed 500 million years ago
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said New Zealand was one of only a handful of nations able to launch rockets into space.
The picture is the result of 370 observations made over the past two decades by the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory.
The pictures were taken around noontime to avoid shadows and better see the changes on Bennu's rocky surface.
China's National Space Agency confirmed Wednesday that it had working-level meetings and communications with NASA from January to March 'to ensure the flight safety' of their crafts.
NISAR will be the first satellite mission to use two different radar frequencies (L-band and S-band) to measure changes in our planet's surface less than a centimeter across
The roundabout, back and forth drive lasted just 33 minutes and went so well that the six-wheeled rover was back on the move Friday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.