Sebastien Clarke

July 19, 2013

NASA's Asteroid Plan Is Shot Down in House

The House Science Committee on Thursday voted to bar all spending on plans for a manned mission to an asteroid—rejecting the centerpiece of President Barack Obama‘s human-space-exploration […]
July 17, 2013

Dangerous Water Leak In Astronaut's Helmet

A spacewalk to carry out maintenance work is aborted after water drenched Luca Parmitano‘s eyes, nose and mouth. An astronaut has been forced to abort a […]
July 16, 2013

John Llewellyn, NASA Scientist-Astronaut Who Never Flew, Dies at 80

John Llewellyn, a chemist who in 1967 was selected to be a NASA astronaut but whose inability to pilot a jet led to him resigning from […]
July 16, 2013

Nasa's Hubble telescope discovers new Neptune moon

The Hubble space telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting Neptune, Nasa has confirmed. Designated S/2004 N 1, this is the 14th known moon to circle […]
July 15, 2013

NASA manufactures a 3D printed rocket part

3D printing isn’t only about creating trinkets and toys — it can also help send humans into space. In a watershed move, NASA has successfully tested a […]
July 15, 2013

Fly through a canyon on Mars

Glide through part of the largest canyon on Mars, Valles Marineris, in this stunning colour movie from ESA’s Mars Express. Loading… Valles Marineris is not just […]
July 14, 2013

Space Bacteria Grown Aboard NASA Shuttle Behave in Strange Ways, Scientists Say

Bacteria grown in a dish of fake urine in space behaves in ways never-before-seen in Earth microorganisms, scientists say. A team of scientists sent samples of […]
July 14, 2013

Russian Chelyabinsk meteorite pieces go under microscope

Scientists have released microscopic images of fragments of the meteorite that hit central Russia in February. A team from the Ural Federal University was able to […]
July 13, 2013

Speedy tsunami seen on Sun's surface

Two satellites have seen “tsunami” spreading on the surface of the Sun after a release of matter into space called a coronal mass ejection (CME). These […]