Mars emerging from Ice Age - study

2016-05-27 06:45

The Red Planet is emerging from an Ice Age, according to radar images of Mars' polar regions that are shedding new light on our neighbour's climate cycle, researchers say.

Modi’s mini-shuttle blasts into Elon Musk’s race for space

2016-05-23 06:45

India has launched a scale model of a reusable spacecraft, a project that could pit it against Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in the race to make access to space cheaper.

Global warming is changing how Earth wobbles

2016-04-09 16:19

A new Nasa study shows global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles and says the shift is dramatic.

Mars robot launch for May 2018

2016-03-10 20:03

The launch of a robot that will delve deep beneath the surface of Mars has been rescheduled for May 2018.

US, Russian astronauts return to earth after a year in space

2016-03-02 10:07

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth after spending almost a year in space in a ground-breaking experiment foreshadowing a potential manned mission to Mars.

NASA releases strange 'music' heard by 1969 astronauts

2016-02-22 23:30

NASA has made public a recording of strange 'music' that astronauts reported hearing in 1969 while on the far side of the Moon.

Nasa has given a unique insight into the sun’s patterns and rotation with an online video.

Nasa has given a unique insight into the sun’s patterns and rotation with an online video.

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Spacewalkers toss flash drive to Mother Russia

2016-02-03 22:56

Two Russians on board the International Space Station have given a ceremonial send-off to a flash drive containing special messages for their motherland.

Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest 'by far'

2016-01-21 09:55

Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of climate change.

Water in astronaut's helmet cuts short spacewalk

2016-01-15 20:50

The discovery of water in the helmet of a US astronaut has brought an early end to a spacewalk at the International Space Station.


ISS experimental room overinflated

2016-05-26 17:09

NASA has overinflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station.

Nasa's Kepler telescope finds largest trove of exoplanets

2016-05-11 18:00

Nasa has found the largest trove of planets outside Earth's solar system, 1 284 in all, more than doubling the number of known exoplanets found with the agency's Kepler space telescope.

SpaceX successfully lands rocket on ocean platform

2016-04-09 15:01

After four failed bids SpaceX has finally stuck the landing, powering the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket onto an ocean platform where it touched down upright after launching cargo to space.

Yearlong spaceman takes the plunge

2016-03-04 18:15

Nasa's yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, has taken a long-anticipated plunge - jumping into his backyard pool, astronaut outfit and all!

NASA to simulate growing potatoes on Mars in Peru

2016-02-28 16:46

Do Peru's potatoes have the right stuff? That's the question scientists will be asking in Lima next month, when a selection of tubers will begin undergoing tests to determine whether they're fit to grow on Mars.

Pluto's largest moon likely fractured by sub-surface ocean

2016-02-21 21:15

Images from the New Horizons space probe suggest that Pluto's moon Charon once had a sub-surface ocean that has since frozen and expanded, causing the surface to stretch and fracture.

US space agency Nasa has made a 360-degree video of Mars, compiled by images gathered from its Curiosity Rover.

US space agency Nasa has made a 360-degree video of Mars, compiled by images gathered from its Curiosity Rover.

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Challenger space shuttle disaster marked 30 years on

2016-01-28 22:00

Three decades after the Challenger space shuttle exploded after lift-off, reusable technology is seen as key to space exploration.

First flower blooms on international space station

2016-01-19 18:48

A bright orange zinnia has blossomed aboard the International Space Station, marking a first in space.

Martian gullies likely contain no water - study

2015-12-22 07:40

Months after scientists announced "the strongest evidence yet" of liquid water on Mars, a study says there is none at least in the valleys carved into numerous Red Planet slopes.

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