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The image was taken by Parker Solar Probe.(Instagram/@nasa)

NASA shares incredible pic of our neighbouring planet. Can you guess which one?

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:19 AM IST
“How incredible,” wrote an Instagram user while commenting on the post.
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The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said.(NASA/AFP)
The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said.(NASA/AFP)

NASA releases panorama taken by Mars rover

AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:02 AM IST
The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the cliff face of an ancient river delta in the distance.
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The central government has asked states to work on five major areas including the improvement of overall testing numbers. In picture - Covid-19 testing center in Thane.(HT Photo)
The central government has asked states to work on five major areas including the improvement of overall testing numbers. In picture - Covid-19 testing center in Thane.(HT Photo)

News updates from HT: Centre directs states to scale up Covid-19 testing

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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This illustration made available by NASA depicts the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars after launching from the Perseverance rover.((NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP))
This illustration made available by NASA depicts the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars after launching from the Perseverance rover.((NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP))

Nasa’s Ingenuity reports from Mars: 5 things to know about engineering marvel

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The mission controllers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California received the first status report from Nasa's Ingenuity helicopter.
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Alternatively, planets that lose their magnetic field eventually become inhospitable with loss of their atmosphere, the scientists added.(Reuters)
Alternatively, planets that lose their magnetic field eventually become inhospitable with loss of their atmosphere, the scientists added.(Reuters)

Scientists decode how Mars may have lost its atmosphere

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 05:58 PM IST
They said the findings confirm the belief that the magnetospheres around planets play a crucial role in determining their ability to sustain life.
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NASA's Perseverance rover descends to touch down on Mars in a still image from a video camera aboard the descent stage taken February 18, 2021.(NASA via REUTERS)
NASA's Perseverance rover descends to touch down on Mars in a still image from a video camera aboard the descent stage taken February 18, 2021.(NASA via REUTERS)

With Perseverance, US has sent 5 rovers to Mars. When will humans follow?

AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 01:14 PM IST
Astronauts bound for Mars will have to travel about 140 million miles (225 million kilometers), depending on where the two planets are relative to each other.
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NASA's Dr Swati Mohan.(Twitter/@NASA)
NASA's Dr Swati Mohan.(Twitter/@NASA)

Meet Indian-American Mohan who announced Mars landing

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 02:10 AM IST
“Touchdown confirmed! Perseverance is safely on the surface of Mars, ready to begin seeking the signs of past life,” Mohan announced on Thursday as scientists in the mission control room of the US space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in cheers.
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The raids were carried out in Kolkata, Bankura, Paschim Bardhaman and Purulia, officials said.(HT File Photo)
The raids were carried out in Kolkata, Bankura, Paschim Bardhaman and Purulia, officials said.(HT File Photo)

News updates from HT: CBI raids in West Bengal over coal scam case

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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The first images arrive moments after NASA's Perseverance Mars roverspacecraft successfully touched down on Mars, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, US.(NASA TV via Reuters)
The first images arrive moments after NASA's Perseverance Mars roverspacecraft successfully touched down on Mars, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, US.(NASA TV via Reuters)

NASA nails historic Mars landing in hunt for ancient life

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 06:09 AM IST
Mars landings are among the toughest challenges in space exploration, and Perseverance’s arrival in Jezero Crater was the trickiest NASA has ever attempted.
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Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said NASA was not responsible for creating obstacles that thwarted interaction with Moscow, but that this was not the case for other US government bodies.(Reuters File Photo)
Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said NASA was not responsible for creating obstacles that thwarted interaction with Moscow, but that this was not the case for other US government bodies.(Reuters File Photo)

Russia denies visa to US official for NASA post, calls it 'a reciprocal step'

Reuters, Moscow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Russia and the United States have cooperated closely in space exploration for decades, jointly flying the International Space Station, despite deteriorating relations in other areas.
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The magic of the aurora borealis. Shutterstock
The magic of the aurora borealis. Shutterstock

Aurora Borialis: Amazing light show at the poles

PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 03:15 PM IST
Here is all you need to know about this natural phenomenon visible near the North and South Poles.
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A view of the planet Mars is captured by China's Tianwen-1 Mars probe from a distance of 2.2 million kilometres.(AP)
A view of the planet Mars is captured by China's Tianwen-1 Mars probe from a distance of 2.2 million kilometres.(AP)

China's Mars probe sends back video of Red Planet

AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 09:52 AM IST
The five-tonne Tianwen-1 -- which translates as "Questions to Heaven" -- includes a Mars orbiter.
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The images have now wowed people.(Instagram/@NASA)
The images have now wowed people.(Instagram/@NASA)

Google posts incredible pics of stars and nebulae to wish ‘starry-eyed’ lovers

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:44 PM IST
“Happy Valentine’s Day to all the starry-eyed lovers," reads a part of the caption shared alongside the pictures.
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Nasa has chosen Jezero Crater, a geologically rich terrain, as the landing site for its Mars 2020 rover mission.(Twitter / @NASA)
Nasa has chosen Jezero Crater, a geologically rich terrain, as the landing site for its Mars 2020 rover mission.(Twitter / @NASA)

Jezero Crater: Why Nasa chose it as landing site for Perseverance rover

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The Perseverance rover will attempt to touch down in the most challenging terrain on Mars ever targeted by the US space agency.
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This illustration provided by NASA shows the Perseverance rover landing on Mars.(AP)
This illustration provided by NASA shows the Perseverance rover landing on Mars.(AP)

‘Seven minutes of terror’: Nasa Perseverance rover’s landing on Mars explained

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The Perseverance rover, built at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on July 30, 2020.
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The Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was scheduled to take off for the first time from New Mexico’s Spaceport America. (Reuters)
The Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was scheduled to take off for the first time from New Mexico’s Spaceport America. (Reuters)

Virgin Galactic delays test flight of SpaceShipTwo scheduled today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:35 PM IST
The test flight was to be crewed by two pilots with the opportunity to fly throughout February contingent on good weather and technical readiness.
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SPHEREx is a planned two-year astrophysics mission that aims to survey the sky in the near-infrared light to study the birth of the universe.(NASA)
SPHEREx is a planned two-year astrophysics mission that aims to survey the sky in the near-infrared light to study the birth of the universe.(NASA)

All you need to know about Nasa's SPHEREx mission, to be launched by SpaceX

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:41 PM IST
The space agency had announced the selection of SpaceX for launch services of the SPHEREx mission on Friday.
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In this image taken from NASA video, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins works outside the International Space Station’s European lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Hopkins and Victor Glover went spacewalking Wednesday to install a high-speed data link outside the International Space Station’s European lab and connect cables for an experiment platform awaiting activation for almost a year. (NASA via AP)(AP)
In this image taken from NASA video, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins works outside the International Space Station’s European lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Hopkins and Victor Glover went spacewalking Wednesday to install a high-speed data link outside the International Space Station’s European lab and connect cables for an experiment platform awaiting activation for almost a year. (NASA via AP)(AP)

Spacewalking astronauts venture out to improve European lab

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 06:05 PM IST
SpaceX delivered the platform named Bartolomeo to the space station last spring.
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The image shows retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin with rescue dogs Jake and Scout.(Twitter/@Astro_Flow)
The image shows retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin with rescue dogs Jake and Scout.(Twitter/@Astro_Flow)

Retired NASA astronaut’s portrait with rescue doggos melts hearts

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:09 PM IST
"You can see by the way they are looking at him how grateful they are to him and how much they love him,” wrote a Reddit user
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The image was shared on official Instagram account for NASA's Hubble Telescope.(Instagram/@nasahubble)
The image was shared on official Instagram account for NASA's Hubble Telescope.(Instagram/@nasahubble)

NASA shares pics of Jupiter’s northern and southern auroras. Seen them yet?

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:55 AM IST
“So wild to see auroras on other planets!” wrote an Instagram user while commenting on the post.
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The image shared by NASA has now created a stir among people.(Instagram/@nasa)
The image shared by NASA has now created a stir among people.(Instagram/@nasa)

NASA shares picture of ‘5 million years young and dazzling star cluster’

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:22 AM IST
“How blue-tiful!” reads a part of the caption shared alongside the picture.
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The image of merger of galaxies was captured by Hubble Telescope. (Twitter/@NASAHubble)
The image of merger of galaxies was captured by Hubble Telescope. (Twitter/@NASAHubble)

NASA shares magnificent images of galaxy mergers. ‘Eternal dance,’ say people

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 05:22 AM IST
“When galaxies collide, they go through dramatic changes in appearance and stellar content," reads a portion of the caption shared on Twitter alongside the images.
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People couldn’t stop appreciating NASA’s share.(Twitter/@NASAHubble)
People couldn’t stop appreciating NASA’s share.(Twitter/@NASAHubble)

‘Turn it up’: NASA’s melodious treat is here to brighten up your day. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:36 AM IST
The video showing the melody of space has gathered over 30,000 views, till now.
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The image was captured by an astronaut aboard ISS.(Instagram/@nasa)
The image was captured by an astronaut aboard ISS.(Instagram/@nasa)

NASA posts stunning pic of sunrise with inspirational caption. Seen it yet?

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:38 AM IST
“Sun in the sky, you know how I feel,” reads a portion of the caption shared by NASA.
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This image was shared on January 4.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray)
This image was shared on January 4.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray)

NASA shares pic of distant, lonely neutron star spotted outside Milky Way. Seen it yet?

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:06 PM IST
“Beautiful,” read one comment under NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory’s Instagram post.
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The ruling BJP will be contesting against the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Shiv Sena are fresh competitors to arrive in the panchayat polls.(PTI (Representative Image))
The ruling BJP will be contesting against the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Shiv Sena are fresh competitors to arrive in the panchayat polls.(PTI (Representative Image))

News updates from Hindustan Times: BJP to formulate Uttar Pradesh panchayat poll strategy and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:55 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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The image shows a super-massive star named Eta Carinae,(Instagram/@nasa)
The image shows a super-massive star named Eta Carinae,(Instagram/@nasa)

NASA shares pic of ‘slow motion firework’ that lasted over 150 years

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 10:22 AM IST
This image was shared on the official Instagram account of NASA.
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An image of the Earth taken from space shared by NASA.(Instagram/@NASA)
An image of the Earth taken from space shared by NASA.(Instagram/@NASA)

NASA shares pics that ‘unravel complexities of Earth from a cosmic vantage point’

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 08:45 AM IST
This post was shared on the official Instagram account of NASA.
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The image shows NGC 6302, also known as the Butterfly Nebula.(Instagram/@nasahubble)
The image shows NGC 6302, also known as the Butterfly Nebula.(Instagram/@nasahubble)

This picture of Butterfly Nebula is Instagram users’ fave 2020 Hubble image. Check it out

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 08:47 PM IST
This stunning photo of NGC 6302, also known as the Butterfly Nebula, was shared on the official Instagram account for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
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The image shows Elephant Island.(Instagram/@nasaearth)
The image shows Elephant Island.(Instagram/@nasaearth)

NASA shares rare cloud-free picture of Elephant Island. ‘Stunning,’ say netizens

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 12:31 AM IST
This photograph was shared on the official Instagram account of NASA Earth Observatory.
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