Sebastien Clarke

December 19, 2013

Snorkels Fitted In ISS Space Suits After Leak

Astronauts on board the International Space Station will be donning suits fitted with snorkels during three scheduled spacewalks. The emergency walks, due to take place on […]
December 19, 2013

Gaia: Huge Billion-Star Telescope Launched

The world’s most powerful satellite camera has been launched into space aboard a rocket. The £620m observatory lifted off from the Sinnamary launch complex in French Guiana […]
December 17, 2013

China’s Moon Rover Starts To Make Tracks

China’s Chang’e-3 spacecraft performed a  nerve-wracking 12 minute descent and touched down safely on the lunar surface on Saturday, December 14 at 8:11 am EST. Several hours […]
December 16, 2013

NASA plans for possible spacewalks to fix ISS cooling system

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for possible spacewalks this week to repair the outpost’s failed cooling system, NASA said on Sunday. One of […]
December 16, 2013

China to launch moon rock-collecting probe after successful landing of Chang'e 3

BEIJING — China said Monday it was on track to launch a fifth lunar probe with the aim of bringing back lunar soil and rock samples […]
December 15, 2013

China's Jade Rabbit rover rolls on to Moon's surface

China’s Jade Rabbit robot rover has driven off its landing module and on to the Moon‘s surface. The robotic vehicle rolled down a ramp lowered by […]
December 14, 2013

China lands 'Jade Rabbit' rover on the moon

BEIJING — China on Saturday successfully carried out the world’s first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades. State-run China […]
December 13, 2013

NASA suspects bad valve behind International Space Station trouble

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The astronauts aboard the International Space Station dimmed the lights, turned off unnecessary equipment and put off science work Thursday as NASA […]
December 11, 2013

Mars One: the dream of a reality-TV funded colony in space gets closer

Applications for the Mars One expedition – a one-way trip to the red planet scheduled for 2025 – have now closed, with the non-profit organization behind […]