May 7, 2013

ESA's Vega Launch Successful

The second flight of ESA’s newest launch vehicle has been completed from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Two Earth observation satellites, ESA’s Proba-V and Vietnam’s […]
May 6, 2013

Mars Expedition Possible in 20 Years: Experts Say

NASA and private sector experts now agree that a man or woman could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, despite […]
May 5, 2013

Meteor Shower of Halley's Comet Peaks Tonight

A meteor shower made from the dusty leftovers of the famed Halley’s Comet will be at its best on Sunday (May 5) and NASA doesn’t want […]
May 5, 2013

NASA Chief Urges Congress to Fund Private Astronaut Taxis

American astronauts could be forced to fly on Russian spacecraft beyond 2017 if Congress continues to cut funding for private crewed vehicles, NASA chief Charles Bolden […]
May 5, 2013

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars

When NASA launches the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in November, it wants to pack onboard a DVD containing three poetic messages to everyone’s second-favorite planet. […]
May 4, 2013

Vega VV02 launch is postponed

The weather conditions being unfavourable over the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, the European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace have decided to postpone VV02. VV02 will […]
May 3, 2013

Nasa Wants Three-Line Poems For Mars Mission

Nasa is inviting the public to send in their name and a poem to be put on a DVD that will be carried aboard a Martian-bound […]
May 2, 2013

Mars Armada Resumes Contact with NASA

After taking a well deserved and unavoidable break during April’s solar conjunction with Mars that blocked two way communication with Earth, NASA’s powerful Martian fleet of orbiters and […]
May 1, 2013

Russia now charging NASA $70 million per seat to fly US astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  NASA is paying $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space, and the agency’s leader is blaming Congress for […]