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Watch Live: NASA and SpaceX Crew-1 Mission sends 4 astronauts in space today

By : CIOL Bureau

Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker and Soichi Noguchi took off at 0027 GMT Monday (6:00 AM IST) from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch marks NASA’s end of almost a decade of international reliance on Russia

4G on Moon: Nokia partners with NASA and secures $14.1 Million funding to secure an LTE permanent Moonbase

By : CIOL Bureau

If you ever vacation on Moon, thanks to Nokia, you will be able to use your smartphones. The telco has secured a $14.1 Million funding contract from NASA to build a 4G cellphone network on the moon. The announcement comes as part of

HPE builds NASA new supercomputer to support future human mission to moon

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced it custom-designed a new supercomputer for NASA’s Ames Research Center to support modeling and simulations of entry, descent, and landing (EDL) for the agency’s missions and Artemis program, a mission to land the next humans

Twitter’s live stream will track the solar eclipse across the US

By : CIOL Writers

Because, not every one of us has the privilege to travel to the US and witness the “once-in-a-lifetime celestial event,” in person, Twitter has teamed up with The Weather Channel to live stream next week’s total solar eclipse that will cross the US from

NASA gives a sweet treat to all tech fanatics

By : CIOL Writers

The National Space Research Organization is sharing a slew of software updates for tech devotees, enabling them to code like astronomers or scientists. How cool is that? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has officially released its 2017-2018 software

Uber hires NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead Uber ‘Elevate’

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Uber has hired NASA engineer Mark Moore as the Director of Engineering at Uber Elevate; its flying taxi project that is expected to take off in next few years. Mark Moore, a 30-year veteran of NASA, is the one who

NASA organizing a competition to prepare robots for Mars journey

By : CIOL Writers

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is organizing a competition — Space Robotics Challenge — to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars. The Space Robotics Challenge competition is designed to push

A Google Doodle for NASA’s Juno’s successful entry into Jupiter orbit

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When NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered the Jupiter’s orbit,earlier this morning after completing a 35-minute engine burn, it was followed by wild cheering at NASA’s mission control in Pasadena, California. Google chose to commemorate the momentous occasion in its signature

NASA’s lessons for effective social media engagement

By : CIOL Writers

Just like every one of us, NASA also has its own share of social media space. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration agency doesn’t need any marketing, nor does it sell anything but it does sell inspiration, said John Yembrick,

NASA successfully launched a super pressure balloon

By : Riddhi Sharma

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Successfully Launches Space Monitoring Balloon From Wanaka Airport, New Zealand. It was launched at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, on  what can be called a potentially record-breaking, around-the-world test flight. Come to think of it,

NASA releases patented technologies into public domain

By : CIOL Writers

Good news for everyone who is interested in NASA projects. NASA has released 56 formerly patented technologies into the public domain for unlimited commercial use and also launched a searchable database that records thousands of older expired NASA patents. The

Donald Trump’s Tech Quotient- Not Calculable  

By : CIOL Writers

Republican frontrunner nominee for the US Presidential elections 2016, Donald Trump’s views on technology and the tech industry, in general, are anything but comprehensible. For a person who “rarely” uses email, the internet is a menace- “We’re losing a lot

Tweets Help NASA To Track Aurora

By : CIOL Writers

Aurorasaurus, founded by space weather scientist Liz Macdonald is helping NASA to track beautiful aurora in real time through tweets and mobile apps. Users of Aurorasaurus, a citizen science project that tracks auroras through its website, mobile apps and Twitter

Would you wear what Astronauts slip into?

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H USA: Water Filters, Exoskeletons, Z-series spacesuits, Ear thermometers, and Robots; well NASA stuff is not always ‘up’ there. It can trickle down into our lives more frequently and deeply than we realize. Innovation spin-offs from a think-tank like

How is NASA scaling its storage system?

BENGALURU, INDIA: NASA is upgrading content management and storage systems. Vencore, the prime contractor on the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Engineering Services Contract, has awarded a contract to systems integrator StorExcel to deploy a solution combining Quantum StorNext, IPV’s Curator

Remote controlled NASA aircraft to track hurricanes

MUMBAI, INDIA: Technology, once again is coming to the rescue of the human race. None other than NASA is piloting a unique project involving remote controlled aircrafts to forecast hurricanes, and track their intensity. The project is a part of