Sebastien Clarke

July 7, 2013

NASA to attempt fix for stricken Kepler Observatory

NASA announced on Wednesday that it will attempt to revive the ailing Kepler Space Observatory by mid- to late July, but engineers warn that the recovery […]
July 5, 2013

How NASA steers the International Space Station around space junk

Orbiting about 250 miles (400-ish km) above our heads is one of the most complex and expensive engineering projects that the human race has ever put […]
July 4, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Write 'Guide to Life on Earth'

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who in May returned from the International Space Station as a veteran commander and social media star, has landed a two-book deal […]
July 4, 2013

Moon rovers could be engulfed in dust

Several robotic probes are set to be sent to the Moon over the next few years. Experiments suggest that the dust, which is abrasive, sticky and […]
July 3, 2013

Mars Rover Opportunity Passes Half-Way Point to Next Destination

PASADENA, Calif. – NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has driven more than half of the distance needed to get from a site where it spent 22 […]
July 3, 2013

Retiring astronaut Chris Hadfield about to launch lucrative speaking career

OTTAWA — As astronaut Chris Hadfield retires from the Canadian Space Agency, he can expect some hefty speaking fees — even more than the thousands of dollars […]
July 2, 2013

Russian Proton-M Rocket Explodes On Take-Off

Spectacular footage showed the Proton-M rocket veering off course seconds after its launch in the early hours, before erupting into a ball of flames and unleashing […]
July 2, 2013

IMAX 3D Film 'Hidden Universe' – Teaser Trailer

High-resolution time-lapses of state-of-the-art telescopes, celestial structures and a simulation of the evolution of the universe are the highlights of the film co-produced by the European […]
July 1, 2013

NASA begins testing drilling Mars rover in Chilean desert

NASA this month began testing a prototype robot in the Chilean desert, as part of the agency’s ongoing search for evidence of life on Mars. The prototype, known […]