ARTICLES RELATING TO NASA

Helmet leak ends spacewalk

2013-07-17 08:52

NASA aborts spacewalk after dangerous water leak in helmet drenches Italian astronaut.

Large ice deposits found on Mercury

2012-11-30 09:36

Scientists announced new evidence that Mercury, the planet orbiting nearest the Sun, hosts massive caches of ice.

SpaceX gets green light from Nasa

2012-01-22 16:30

Next month a private company will for the first time launch a space capsule and orbit the Earth – and a South African is the brains behind the project.

Dutch - 'moon rock' worthless

2009-08-28 21:32

A treasured piece of moon rock showcased in a key Amsterdam museum is nothing but petrified wood, museum authorities say.

Day off for astronauts

2009-07-25 19:07

The 13 astronauts in orbit are enjoying their first day off in more than a week, after a series of gruelling spacewalks.

Astronauts complete space walk

2009-07-19 13:26

Two astronauts from the US shuttle Endeavour have successfully completed the first of five scheduled spacewalks aimed at completing a Japanese laboratory at the International Space Station.

New launch date for Endeavour

2009-06-16 13:24

Nasa is on course to finish repairs for its new launch date for the shuttle Endeavour, after its scheduled space station mission was postponed because of a gas leak.

 

Nasa's budget inadequate for its goals

2012-12-06 09:34

Nasa suffers from a "mismatch" between its goals and the budget it has been given to achieve them, according to a panel.

Nasa monitors massive dust storm on mars

2012-11-27 14:18

The US space agency says it is monitoring a massive dust storm on Mars that has produced atmospheric changes.

Nasa set to launch observatory

2010-02-09 21:00

Nasa has made final preparations for the launch of its solar dynamics observatory that promises to give space scientists the most detailed glimpse ever of our sun.

Nasa patches purifying system

2009-07-26 19:02

Nasa has patched an air-purifying system aboard the international space station after a machine shut down.

40th celebrated with spacewalk

2009-07-20 12:50

The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex will celebrate the 40th anniversary of man's first moon landing with their own spacewalk.

No lightning damage to shuttle

2009-07-12 18:10

Experts have discovered no damage to the space shuttle Endeavour or its electrical systems after a lightning storm postponed the launch to Sunday, Nasa says.

 
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