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June 5, 2015

NASA'S 'FLYING SAUCER' WILL TEST SUPERSONIC LANDING FROM THE EDGE OF SPACE

Update: Alas, another weather delay has pushed back the launch: A line of rain showers developed overnight moving towards the launch site, which result in unstable wind […]
June 3, 2015

Chinese Astronauts Hope to Come aboard International Space Station, and End US Ban

In the fifteen years since the International Space Station has been in operation, this multi-nation venture has steadily advanced our understanding of science, from astronomy, to […]
June 2, 2015

The mysterious blue lagoons of MARS

An image has emerged showing what looks like hints of blue, liquid water gathering on Mars’ surface. But according to the European Space Agency (Esa), these […]
June 1, 2015

Cassini to Get Final View of Saturn's Weird 'Spongy' Moon

As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft enters the final phase of its epic mission around Saturn, mission scientists are planning the probe’s final flyby of one of the […]
May 31, 2015

Can Mars One colonise the red planet?

When Nasa’s first rover set down on the surface of Mars in 1997, its streamed colour images caused an early internet sensation. After centuries of dreaming, here we were, […]
May 30, 2015

Free 'Pluto Safari' App Puts Dwarf Planet in the Palm of Your Hand

A new app lets you follow the progress of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which is in the home stretch of its historic mission to Pluto. New […]
May 29, 2015

Black hole glimpsed playing cosmic billiards

Astronomers have witnessed two big blobs of plasma, shot into space by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a dramatic cosmic billiard-shot. The supermassive […]
May 27, 2015

SpaceX cleared for US military launches

The US Air Force has certified the private company SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites. A joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing has had […]
May 26, 2015

Buzz Aldrin on why Mars is our future and why we should leave people there

TORONTO – Heading to Mars is a must for Buzz Aldrin. But don’t plan on coming back anytime soon. The former NASA astronaut and second man on […]