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.

Commercial space station delivery faces more windy weather

2015-12-07 10:17

Nasa is hoping the weather finally cooperates for a space station delivery already running late.

US astronauts step out on spacewalk

2015-11-06 17:21

Two US astronauts have stepped out on a spacewalk to complete the repair of an ammonia cooling system at the International Space Station.


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.

Letter to Mars? Royal Mail turns to Nasa

2015-12-04 22:08

Britain's Royal Mail has turned to Nasa for help after a 5-year-old boy wrote in asking how much it would cost to post a letter to Mars.

Nasa is hiring astronauts

2015-11-04 21:31

Think you have the right stuff to be an astronaut? Nasa has issued a hiring call for space explorers.

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