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May 04, 2017
Humans must leave Earth in 100 years, colonise another planet to survive: Stephen HawkingHumans will need to colonise another planet within the next 100 years to survive climate change, according to Stephen Hawking.
Apr 23, 2017
ISRO plans to increase frequency of launches to 12 per year, says Chairman Kiran KumarThe Indian Space Research Organisation is trying to increase its capacity to deliver by scaling up the frequency of launches to 12 per year from the seven at present by building more satellites and lowering the cost of access to space.
Feb 10, 2017
Nasa begins hunt for elusive Earth-Trojan asteroidA NASA spacecraft has started searching for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.
Sep 09, 2016
Nasa launches first mission to collect 'asteroid dust', may hold possible clues to lifeNasa hopes the solar-powered OSIRIS-REx will bring back the largest payload of space samples since the Apollo era of the 1960s and 1970s,
Sep 06, 2016
We will rock you in space: Asteroid named after Queen frontman Freddie MercuryAn asteroid in Jupiter’s orbit has been named after the band’s late frontman Freddie Mercury
Aug 16, 2016
Nasa's asteroid mission to test concepts for manned journey to MarsIn a bid to validate concepts for the future manned journey to Mars, Nasa has approved the Asteroid Redirect Mission (Arm) to proceed to the next phase of design and development for the mission's robotic segment.
Feb 22, 2016
New technique may help divert Earth-bound asteroidsA new approach that uses a spacecraft to crash at high speeds into an asteroid headed for a collision with the Earth may prevent the potentially devastating consequences of an impact, scientists say.
Feb 18, 2016
#TIL Thursdays: Asteroids that are hazardous to life on Earth are destroyed far away from Sun, says studyNear-Earth objects (NEOs)- asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard to life on Earth — are destroyed very far from the Sun rather than ending their existence in a dramatic plunge into the solar body, a new study suggests.
Oct 01, 2015
Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020In its quest to explore Venus, near-earth objects and bizarre metal asteroids, Nasa has zeroed on five key science investigations among 27 proposals through its ambitious Discovery programme.
Sep 21, 2015
Not science fiction: NASA developing 'space shotgun' to test strength of asteroidsNASA has teamed up with a Brooklyn-based company to create the first ever space shotgun that will test the strength of asteroids.