WATCH: Nasa launches satellite to study ice changes on Earth

2018-09-16 08:08

A Nasa satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched into polar orbit.

WATCH: 'Slavery is gone in SA, maybe I am just harsh on them' - man accused of racism

2018-09-12 21:04

The owner of Kings Hire in Wonderboom, Pretoria has come under fire after a new labour organisation claimed that black workers in the company earned less than white workers.

Russia to end US space station rides in April, pressuring NASA

2018-09-01 17:59

The expiration piles additional pressure on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to restore its own capability to shuttle US crew members back and forth to the orbiting lab.

WATCH: Top 3 world news videos today

2018-08-13 05:03

Watch our playlist of the top 3 most talked about videos today, August 13, 2018

NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

2018-08-08 16:02

NASA is poised to launch a $1.5bn spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun, offering scientists the closest-ever view of our strange and mysterious star.

SEE: Breathtaking images and footage of Earth from Nasa's 60-year history

2018-07-27 19:51

Founded in July 1958, NASA has sent people into space many times - and the images they've sent back are awe-inspiring.

WATCH: The African American women behind NASA's early launches

2018-07-20 20:20

Segregated bathrooms and rampant workplace sexism didn't stop three highly educated African American women from helping NASA reach the stars.

WATCH: NASA unveils programme aimed at preventing asteroid apocalypse

2018-06-22 21:08

The Trump Administration now wants to enhance those efforts to detect and track potential planet killers.

Martian dust storm silences NASA's rover, Opportunity

2018-06-14 09:27

A massive dust storm raging across Mars has overcome NASA's aging Opportunity rover, putting the unmanned, solar-powered vehicle into sleep mode and raising concerns about its survival, the US space agency says.

NASA's new chief now believes in climate change

2018-05-25 05:27

NASA's new administrator, a former lawmaker nominated by US President Donald Trump to lead the US space agency, admits he has changed his mind about climate change.


NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

2018-09-15 18:13

NASA's most advanced space laser satellite has blasted off on a mission to track ice loss around the world and improve forecasts of sea level rise as the climate warms.

WATCH: Nasa footage shows eruption on the Sun

2018-09-03 18:43

Footage from Nasa shows a minor eruption on the Sun surface. At its peak, the plasma rises to heights that are several times the diameter of Earth.

WATCH: SpaceX puts spacecraft and first crew on display

2018-08-14 21:27

Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX displays its spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, as well as the NASA astronauts that will serve as its first crew members.

WATCH: NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch Sun'

2018-08-12 09:43

NASA on Sunday blasted off a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.

WATCH: Nasa astronauts prepare for US flights to space

2018-08-04 11:07

Suni WIlliams and her fellow astronauts prepare for the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.

Watch: The top 10 biggest man-operated machines in the world

2018-07-27 12:03

A look at the top 10 biggest man-operated machines in the world.

The rockets that are pushing the boundaries of space travel

2018-06-27 13:45

A rocket owned by the US company SpaceX will blast off from Florida carrying two and a half tons of gear from NASA, only to dock three days later and 400km above Earth at the International Space Station.

How NASA ASRS technology can help curb road deaths

2018-06-20 12:19

The NASA ASRS system used in aviation can be adapted to any transportation system and be used as a way to reduce road deaths.

NASA robot finds 'building blocks for life' on Mars

2018-06-08 16:29

The data was collected through drilling into the lowest point of the red planet's gale crater.

NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet

2018-05-04 14:19

NASA is poised to launch its first lander to Mars since 2012, an unmanned spacecraft called InSight that aims to listen for quakes and unravel the mystery of how rocky planets like Earth form.

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