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September 28, 2013

SpaceX to Launch Space Weather Satellite for Canada Sunday

A new space-weather satellite could help better protect Earth’s infrastructure from damaging solar storms, officials from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) say. The CSA’s Cascade Smallsat […]
September 27, 2013

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water in Martian soil

Water has been discovered in the fine-grained soil on the surface ofMars, which could be a useful resource for future human missions to the red planet, […]
September 26, 2013

Water Discovered in Surface Layer of Mars

There is water on Mars. Water, and several other elements that would be important for sustaining life on the red planet. The discovery comes from NASA’s […]
September 26, 2013

Soyuz docks at International Space Station

The Soyuz capsule launched from a Russian site in Kazakhstan before docking with the International Space Station. The three members of the crew, Michael Hopkins of the United Statesand […]
September 25, 2013

Soyuz Launches Expedition 37/38 to the International Space Station

The next crew of the International Space Station is on their way to orbit. Three members of the Expedition 37 crew members blasted off in a […]
September 25, 2013

Next Soyuz Rolls to Launchpad for Fast-Track Flight to the Space Station

A new Soyuz is now on the pad, ready to bring the next crew to the International Space Station. Launch is scheduled for at 20:58 UTC […]
September 25, 2013

NASA's Innovative Ion Space Thruster Sets Endurance World Record

A five-year test of NASA’s latest ion drive for future spacecraft has set a new world record for the longest single space engine test. The space […]
September 24, 2013

The Moon Just Got 100 Million Years Younger

The moon is quite a bit younger than scientists had previously believed, new research suggests. The leading theory of how the moon formed holds that it was created […]
September 23, 2013

Space station delivery mission delayed until weekend.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The new commercial spaceship will wait all week before aiming again for the International Space Station. Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Cygnus capsule was […]