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November 15, 2014

Philae comet lander sends more data before losing power

The Philae lander on the distant comet 67P has sent another stream of data back to Earth before losing power. The little probe delivered everything expected […]
November 14, 2014

Rosetta lander doing well on comet 67P, plants thermometer

Europe‘s Philae lander is doing well and has succeeded in planting a thermometer in the comet where it touched down this week, the European Space Agency […]
November 13, 2014

Rosetta: Comet lander Philae now stable

The robot probe Philae that made a historic comet landing is now stable after initially failing to attach to the surface, and is sending pictures. Efforts […]
November 12, 2014

Rosetta mission: Radio hook-up made to comet robot

A key milestone has been reached in the quest to land a spacecraft on a comet. Controllers say they have now made radio contact with the […]
November 11, 2014

Scientists Gear up for Dramatic Bid to Land Probe on Comet

DARMSTADT, Germany—In what promises to be a nail-biting event worthy of a Hollywood script, rocket scientists on Wednesday will attempt the challenging task of trying to […]
November 10, 2014

NASA Preparing to Launch Orion Next Month

NASA is getting ready to launch deep-space capsule Orion next month on its first space flight. A NASA administrator lately called this mission ‘our first step […]
November 9, 2014

NASA tests ‘revolutionary’ shapeshifting wings for nextgen aircraft

In a joint project with the US Air Force, NASA has for the first time tested in a real flight its new technological marvel – a […]
November 8, 2014

Mars bombarded by once-in-8-million-year meteor storm

WASHINGTON — A pristine distant comet created a once-in-8-million-year fireworks show above Mars last month. But no one got to see it live. New NASA data […]
November 6, 2014

Explore the International Space Station in 3D

It’s hard to compete with the stunning footage taken by astronauts orbiting Earth. Now, Nasa plans to make the videos even better by showing a series […]