Sebastien Clarke

August 22, 2013

NASA mothballed telescope gets new life as asteroid hunter

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. – NASA will reactivate a mothballed infrared space telescope for a three-year mission to search for potentially dangerous asteroids on a collision course with Earth, officials […]
August 21, 2013

Nasa sells shuttle launch platforms

Nasa is selling three huge mobile platforms used to launch the Apollo moon missions and the space shuttle – adding to the list of historic facilities and equipments it […]
August 21, 2013

Astronaut Tells Of Near-Drowning On Spacewalk

An Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk last month has shared details about the terrifying experience and how he devised a […]
August 20, 2013

This date in science: NASA launched Voyager 2 space probe

August 20, 1977. NASA launched the phenomenal Voyager 2 space probe to the outer solar system on this date in 1977. They launched it some weeks before […]
August 20, 2013

Universe may not be expanding after all, new research suggests

New research rewrites history from the Big Bang onwards, says Roger Highfield Every now and again, cosmologists decide that the universe needs a rethink. For example, […]
August 19, 2013

NASA Awards Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser Additional Milestone Funding

Sparks, Nev.,– August 19, 2013 – Last week NASA announced that it has added additional milestones to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser® Space Act Agreement (SAA) under the Commercial […]
August 19, 2013

NASA's Twin Astronauts Volunteer as Guinea Pigs for Space Science

NASA’s only set of identical twin astronauts will have scientists seeing double in 2015 … literally. As Scott Kelly flies in space on ayear-long mission aboard the […]
August 18, 2013

Has Voyager 1 left the solar system yet? A debate rages

Voyager 1, where are you? At a distance of more than 11 billion miles from Earth, there is little question that Voyager has traveled farther in […]
August 17, 2013

Cosmonauts prepare for new lab in record Russian spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday to set up power and ethernet cables for a new research laboratory scheduled to arrive […]