September 5, 2013

NASA studying four landing site options for 2016 Mars mission

NASA is weighing candidate landing sites for its next mission to the surface of Mars, a three-legged probe that will study the Red Planet‘s core in […]
September 3, 2013

New Moon Probe Raises Questions About What to Do Next in Space

The last moon mission on NASA’s current schedule — a small, unmanned spacecraft that will study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere — is scheduled to launch […]
September 2, 2013

Regrowing human body parts: The dream comes within reach

For centuries, humans have dreamt of the day when we could grow new body parts to replace the ones we lost, just like salamanders that can […]
September 1, 2013

Mars Rover Curiosity drives Solo For the first time

Washington: NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has used autonomous navigation for the first time, a capability that lets the rover decide for itself how to drive safely on […]
September 1, 2013

Ultracold Big Bang Experiment Successfully Simulates Evolution of Early Universe

Physicists have reproduced a pattern resembling the cosmic microwave background radiation in a laboratory simulation of the big bang, using ultracold cesium atoms in a vacuum […]
August 31, 2013

NASA Prepares for First Virginia Coast Launch to Moon

In an attempt to answer prevailing questions about our moon, NASA is making final preparations to launch a probe at 11:27 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 6, […]
August 29, 2013

China Aiming To Land Probe On Moon This Year

China will land its first unmanned probe on the moon by the end of the year, state media have reported. It’s the second phase of a […]
August 27, 2013

Japan aborts Epsilon rocket launch seconds before lift-off

Japan suspended the launch of its next-generation solid-fuel rocket just seconds before lift-off after engineers discovered a technical glitch, the space agency says. Japan Aerospace Exploration […]
August 27, 2013

Full details on manned ASTEROID SNATCH mission

NASA is pressing ahead with plans to capture an asteroid, pack it in an orbit around the Moon, and then send up a two-person crew to […]