Friday

October 27, 2014

Luxembourg and China Team Up on Private Mission to the Moon

Cold War competition between superpowers dominated the first decades of space travel and exploration. Individual governments took the lead, bankrolling most of the process in the […]
April 13, 2014

Nasa orders spacewalk to repair serious computer malfunction at ISS

Nasa orders spacewalk to repair serious computer malfunction at ISS Nasa has ordered spacewalking repairs to fix a serious computer outage at the International Space Station. […]
January 13, 2014

Stunning video shows Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo complete supersonic test flight

The company says the reusable space vehicle was carried by airplane to 46,000 feet (14,020 meters) on Friday and then released. The craft then used its […]
November 9, 2013

1-tonne GOCE satellite falls to Earth Sunday night

A one-tonne European satellite is expected to disintegrate in the atmosphere and fall to the Earth’s surface in pieces Sunday night. The European Space Agency’s Gravity […]
September 6, 2013

NASA LADEE Launch Live Stream

NASA LADEE Launch Live Stream: How To Watch Moon Probe Launch On Friday Night On Friday night, a private contractor will be launching NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere […]
August 8, 2013

NASA Seeks New Ideas for Ailing Planet-Hunting Spacecraft's Mission

NASA is asking scientists for ideas about new ways to use its Kepler space telescope, whose planet-hunting mission was stalled by a malfunction three months ago. […]
June 1, 2013

Asteroid 1998 QE2 flies past Earth

An asteroid that measures nearly 2.7km (1.7 miles) across has flown past the Earth. The space rock, which is called 1998 QE2, is so large that […]
May 30, 2013

Astronauts Face Radiation Threat on Long Mars Trip

LOS ANGELES — New research finds astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with a lot of cosmic radiation. Using the radiation sensor aboard the NASA […]
March 24, 2013

Lockheed Martin wants to use a quantum computer to develop radar, aircraft systems

Lockheed Martin is looking at several challenging applications for the quantum-computing hardware it has purchased from from D-Wave Systems, the New York Times reported Friday. The use of quantum […]