Space

Photo Story: The Partial Lunar Eclipse

A multiple exposure image shows the phases of the partial lunar eclipse as seen from Mallorca, Spain, 16 July 2019.

The partial lunar eclipse on … Read more

EU’s satellite navigation system Galileo suffers service outage

Europe’s satellite-navigation system, Galileo, has suffered a major outage.

The network has been offline since Friday due to what has been described as a “technical … Read more

India space launch delayed by technical problem

 

The launch of India’s second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour before the scheduled blast-off, due to a technical problem.

The … Read more

France to create new space force

France will set up a new space defence command in September, President Emmanuel Macron has announced.

Speaking a day before the annual Bastille Day celebrations, … Read more

Photo Story: Lost in Space

A handout illustration made available by European Space Agency ESA shows a Vega rocket carrying Earth Explorer Aeolus from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, … Read more

Photo Story: The total solar eclipse

 

Total solar eclipse 2019

 The moon covers much of the sun during the total solar eclipse, in Merlo, San Luis, Argentina, 02 July 2019. A total solar eclipse … Read more

Photo Story: ISS passes in front of the Sun

The International Space Station (ISS) flies in front of the Sun as seen from the vicinity of Gyongyos, Hungary, on the 26th June 2019. The … Read more

Scientists find strange mass at moon’s south pole

Researchers have discovered something massive lurking underneath the far side of the moon: a mysterious blob with the mass akin to a pile of metal.… Read more

One can now watch NASA build Its next Mars Rover live

A newly installed webcam offers the public a live, bird’s-eye view of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover as it takes shape at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Read more

For $35,000 one can be a tourist on the ISS

NASA is to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, priced at $35,000 per night.

NASA said it would open the orbiting … Read more

Russian space tourism firm to make  first flight in returnable capsule

Russia’s CosmoCourse CEO Pavel Pushkin told Russian news agency TASS that the CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for … Read more

NASA warns the threat of an Earth-destroying asteroid is no joke

 

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA has warned that it is time to take the threat of an Earth-destroying asteroid seriously.

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First seismic event detected on Mars

 

NASA’s InSight lander detected its first seismic event on Mars.

The seismic event was a faint rumble that was picked up by the probe’s … Read more

First privately funded mission to the Moon crashes

The first privately funded mission to the Moon has crashed on the lunar surface after the apparent failure of its main engine.

The Israeli spacecraft … Read more

Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

The first image of a black hole has been captured by astronomers, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe’s most enigmatic objects.

The … Read more

India shoots down satellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India has shot down a satellite in space with an anti-satellite missile.

The Indian Prime Minister hailed the test … Read more

Huge meteor explosion was detected off Russia

 

The US military detected a huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in December but went largely unnoticed.

The explosion occurred over the Bering … Read more

The Return of the Dragon : SpaceX Dragon makes splashdown

America’s new commercial astronaut capsule completed its demonstration flight on Friday with a successful splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.

The SpaceX Dragon vehicle left the … Read more

Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

France 24 reported that NASA and SpaceX confirmed the successful docking of SpaceX’s new Dragon capsule on the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday.

The … Read more

The US closer to putting astronauts into orbit from home soil

CNN reports on the successful launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule.

This was a demonstration mission with no crew … Read more

NASA Space

“Houston we have a problem” – Astronaut forgets SD card for his Go Pro at home. He only realises while in space.

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You’re 400 kilometres away from home, namely in the space. You turn on your Go Pro to take once in a life time photo. You … Read more

Europe Space

ESA releases the most detailed Space Atlas to date

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The European Space Agency, thanks to GAIA, it spacecraft, whose mission is to produce a detailed three-dimensional map of the stars our galaxy, released the … Read more