Nasa's TIMED satellite narrowly avoids collision with defunct Russian satellite - Times of India

Nasa’s TIMED satellite narrowly avoids collision with defunct Russian satellite – Times of India

NEW DELHI: An active Nasa spacecraft narrowly avoided a collision with an inactive Russian satellite in low Earth orbit.The close encounter between Nasa’s Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics (TIMED) mission spacecraft and the Russian Cosmos 2221 satellite was predicted to occur at around 1:30am EST on February 28, at an altitude of about 373…

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Odysseus Moon Lander Nears Mission-Ending Slumber, Hailed as Success | - Times of India

Odysseus Moon Lander Nears Mission-Ending Slumber, Hailed as Success | – Times of India

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON: Odysseus, the first US spacecraft to land on the moon in half a century, neared a mission-ending slumber on Wednesday, six days after a lopsided touchdown that hindered its operation, though Nasa and the company behind the vehicle cheered its performance as a success. Despite persistent difficulties in communicating with the lander and…

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Nasa climate satellite blasts off to survey oceans and atmosphere of a warming Earth - Times of India

Nasa climate satellite blasts off to survey oceans and atmosphere of a warming Earth – Times of India

Cape Canaveral (USA), Feb 8 (AP) NASA‘s newest climate satellite rocketed into orbit Thursday to survey the world’s oceans and atmosphere in never-before-seen detail. SpaceX launched the Pace satellite on its USD 948 million mission before dawn, with the Falcon rocket heading south over the Atlantic to achieve a rare polar orbit. The satellite will…

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'Super-Earth': Nasa discovers a potentially habitable planet, 137 light-years away - Times of India

‘Super-Earth’: Nasa discovers a potentially habitable planet, 137 light-years away – Times of India

NEW DELHI: US space agency Nasa has made the discovery of a “super-Earth,” a planet potentially capable of supporting life, situated 137 light-years away. In a press release Nasa stated, “A ‘super-Earth’ ripe for further investigation orbits a small, reddish star that is, by astronomical standards, fairly close to us – only 137 light-years away….

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Nasa captures eruption on Sun, emission of powerful solar flare | - Times of India

Nasa captures eruption on Sun, emission of powerful solar flare | – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sunspot AR3559 erupted in the early hours of Monday, emitting a powerful M6.7-class solar flare. The extreme ultraviolet flash, captured by Nasa‘s Solar Dynamics Observatory, portrayed the sun’s volatile behavior.The repercussions of this solar flare were immediate and diverse, with one of the most notable effects being a shortwave radio blackout that swept…

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