Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

The three Indian companies are Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bharat Forge Ltd and Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd, the space organisation said in a statement on Friday.

published on : 30th May 2020

Indian-origin girl gets honour of naming NASA's first Mars helicopter

Ingenuity and Perseverance are scheduled to launch in July and land next February at Mars' Jezero Crater, the site of a lake that existed 3.5 billion years ago.

published on : 30th April 2020

Coronavirus effect: Aerosol levels hit 20-year low in India due to lockdown, says NASA data

Aerosol optical depth is a measure of how light is absorbed or reflected by airborne particles as it travels through the atmosphere.

published on : 23rd April 2020

After spending over six months in space, NASA astronauts returning to a changed world

As an emergency physician in the Army, Morgan said he feels a little guilty coming back midway through the medical crisis.

published on : 13th April 2020

IIT Bom-bay developing nasal gel for capturing COVID-19

Researchers at IIT Bombay are developing a gel that can be applied to the nasal passage, which is a major entry point of the coronavirus.

published on : 9th April 2020

NASA images show drop in China's air pollution after coronavirus lockdown

In January, Chinese authorities had shut down transportation going into and out of Wuhan, as well as local businesses, in order to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

published on : 2nd March 2020

TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami gives 14-year-old’s space dream a nudge

On Sunday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami ensured that Abinaya would definitely go to NASA by providing a grant of `2 lakh assistance from the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund. 

published on : 24th February 2020

Get your resume ready: NASA looking for program director to lead Mars Sample Return mission

This mission is the first of its kind as none of the previous four Mars rovers were tasked with bringing back extraterrestrial samples.

published on : 28th January 2020

NASA official stresses on crucial 8.5 minutes during manned missions

The most crucial moment is the first 8.5 minutes of ascent in any launch, said American astronaut Colonel Benjamin Alvin Drew, NASA liaison to the Department of Space.

published on : 24th January 2020

On 3rd day of his internship, 17-year-old helps NASA find planet in habitable zone

Wolf Cukier's job was to examine variations in star brightness captured by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite and uploaded to the Planet Hunters TESS citizen science project.

published on : 12th January 2020

Twitterati make fun of Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi over NASA recording

A user posted a clip of a well known stand-up comic who talked about the celestial hum which many claim to be Om chant.

published on : 4th January 2020

Tamil Nadu girl’s NASA dream a step closer to reality

After reading her story, people have been asking on social media for ways to help, especially residents of Pudukkottai and Tiruchy.

published on : 18th December 2019

Family's sole breadwinner, grit propels this TN government school girl to NASA

K Jayalakshmi is taking tuition classes for Class 8 and 9 students, besides selling cashews to make ends meet.

published on : 14th December 2019

Chennai engineer spotted Vikram lander debris months after crash landing, confirms NASA

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission of Goddard Space Flight Centre has credited Shanmuga Subramanian, a mechanical engineer in India, for the discovery in an official email.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Latest Moon flyby finds no trace of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander: NASA

On September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation attempted a soft landing of Vikram on the uncharted lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.

published on : 23rd October 2019
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