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May 16, 2013

ESA's Vage Launcher Scores New Success With Proba-V

7 May 2013PR N° 12–2013 – The second flight of ESA’s newest launch vehicle has been completed from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Two Earth observation […]
May 15, 2013

GOLDEN SPIKE WELCOMES JIM LOVELL

BOULDER, CO (May 15, 2013) – Golden Spike, the first company planning to undertake human lunar expeditions for countries and corporations around the wo rld,  announced today that […]
May 15, 2013

Skylab: Why don't we live in space yet?

The first US space station, Skylab, was launched forty years ago with a simple but far-reaching brief: expand man’s knowledge of the Sun and prove that […]
May 14, 2013

Welcome Back, Expedition 35!

Following the safe landing of their Soyuz spacecraft on the steppe of Kazakhstan near the town of Dzhezkazgan on May 14, local time, Expedition 35 Commander […]
May 13, 2013

Chinese Long March Rocket Launch

“A Chinese Long March rocket blasted off from a remote desert launch base Friday with a high-resolution Earth imaging payload and Ecuador’s first satellite. “The Long […]
May 13, 2013

Chris Hadfield says Nasa's job is not to 'titillate'

Space station commander Chris Hadfield has told BBC News that those calling for a quick return of manned missions to the Moon are seeking “titillation”. His […]
May 12, 2013

Chris Hadfield hands over command of ISS

Chris Hadfield handed over command of the International Space Station to a new leader today, one day before he is scheduled to return to Earth. The […]
May 12, 2013

Spacewalking repair halts station leak – for now

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  Astronauts making a rare, hastily planned spacewalk replaced a pump outside the International Space Station on Saturday in hopes of plugging […]
May 11, 2013

Spectacular Satellite Re-Entry Caught on Video

[frame type=”lifted” align=”none”][/frame] It’s with some relief I can say that’s not a fleet of alien spaceships bent on either enslaving the human race or possibly […]