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Lindgren and Hines along with international crew members will join an expedition crew aboard the space station for a long stay.(Nasa)

Meet Kjell Lindgren, Bob Hines, selected for Nasa's SpaceX Crew-4 mission

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:52 AM IST
Additional crew members for the project will be assigned as mission specialists in the future by Nasa's international partners.
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
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.
This photo provided by NASA shows SpaceX's Dragon undocking from International Space Station on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.(AP)
This photo provided by NASA shows SpaceX's Dragon undocking from International Space Station on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.(AP)

SpaceX's Dragon Crew to break US record for most days in space on Sunday

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 02:34 PM IST
"They will surpass the record of 84 days set by the Skylab 4 crew on February 8, 1974," NASA said.
Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from space launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. (AFP Photo)
Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from space launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. (AFP Photo)

First private space crew paying $55M each to fly to station on a SpaceX rocket

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 11:01 PM IST
  • The first crew will spend eight days at the space station, and will take one or two days to get there aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule following liftoff from Cape Canaveral. Each of these first paying customers intends to perform science research in orbit.
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite was expected to deploy its solar panels and later make first contact with controllers.(Twitter/@esa (European Space Agency))
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite was expected to deploy its solar panels and later make first contact with controllers.(Twitter/@esa (European Space Agency))

US-European ocean monitoring satellite launches into orbit

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California | By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 12:01 AM IST
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellite blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:17 a.m. and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean. The Falcon’s first stage flew back to the launch site and landed for reuse.
Each Sentinel-6 probe carries a radar altimeter, which measures the time it takes for radar pulses to travel to earth’s surface and back again.(AFP Photo)
Each Sentinel-6 probe carries a radar altimeter, which measures the time it takes for radar pulses to travel to earth’s surface and back again.(AFP Photo)

Satellite to track rising seas as climate warms

Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 11:39 PM IST
The payload will be hoisted into a low-Earth 1,300-kilometre (800-mile) orbit by a Space X Falcon 9 rocket, with lift-off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
As soon as its orbit placed NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) over the landing site on April 22, LRO imaged Beresheet’s impact site, NASA said in a statement on late Wednesday.(Screengrab of video tweeted by NASA)
As soon as its orbit placed NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) over the landing site on April 22, LRO imaged Beresheet’s impact site, NASA said in a statement on late Wednesday.(Screengrab of video tweeted by NASA)

NASA spots Israeli spacecraft’s crash site on Moon

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 07:12 PM IST
SpaceIL, a non-profit organization, attempted to land its spacecraft on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the ancient volcanic field on the nearside of the Moon on April 11.
This NASA handout photograph shows NASA’s next planet-hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), successfully launching on a SpaceX Falcon 9 on April 18, 2018 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. TESS will use four unique wide-field cameras to map 26 sectors of the sky.(AFP)
This NASA handout photograph shows NASA’s next planet-hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), successfully launching on a SpaceX Falcon 9 on April 18, 2018 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. TESS will use four unique wide-field cameras to map 26 sectors of the sky.(AFP)

NASA’s planet hunting probe successfully launched on SpaceX rocket

Press Trust of India, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 12:45 PM IST
NASA blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a $337 million satellite that aims to scan 85% of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is shown in this conceptual illustration obtained by Reuters on March 28, 2018. NASA plans to send TESS into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set for blastoff sometime between April 16 and June on a two-year mission.(Reuters)
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is shown in this conceptual illustration obtained by Reuters on March 28, 2018. NASA plans to send TESS into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set for blastoff sometime between April 16 and June on a two-year mission.(Reuters)

NASA to ‘read light’ in search for planets orbiting stars beyond solar system

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 11:39 AM IST
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, will use a detection method called transit photometry, which looks for periodic, repetitive dips in the visible light from stars star caused by planets passing, or transiting, in front of them.
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