Sebastien Clarke

September 14, 2013

Japan launches 'new generation' Epsilon space rocket

Japan has launched the first in a new generation of space rockets, hoping the design will make missions more affordable. The Epsilon rocket is about half […]
September 13, 2013

Teaching Astronauts Underground For Living In Space

This week sees the start of ESA’s next underground training course for astronauts. Six new and experienced astronauts from all over the world will work together […]
September 12, 2013

Voyager probe 'leaves Solar System'

The Voyager-1 spacecraft has become the first manmade object to leave the Solar System. Scientists say the probe’s instruments indicate it has moved beyond the bubble […]
September 12, 2013

Frog Launches With LADEE

Oh my! We’re not sure to laugh or cry on this one (maybe both). This frog gives new meaning to “flying leap,” (or giant leap). This […]
September 11, 2013

Team Attempts to Restore Communications

Deep Impact Mission Status Report PASADENA, Calif. – Ground controllers have been unable to communicate with NASA’s long-lived Deep Impact spacecraft. Last communication with the spacecraft […]
September 11, 2013

Space Station Expedition Returns to Earth

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin waved goodbye to their crewmates as they left the International Space Station yesterday. […]
September 10, 2013

Kamikaze Moon mission on track as NASA grips its tumbling LADEE

NASA has confirmed that its LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) probe is back on track for lunar orbit after being temporarily left tumbling by […]
September 10, 2013

Mars One: The psychology of isolation, confinement and 24-hour Big Brother

Those sent to live and die on the red planet face untold risk of mental illness Since April, thousands of people have applied to take a one-way […]
September 9, 2013

NASA probe on its way to the moon after glitch resolved

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  – Engineers have resolved a minor glitch with a new NASA robotic lunar probe, which blasted off Friday night for the first leg […]