Messenger

July 26, 2016

VIBRATING BOOTS COULD HELP ASTRONAUTS STAY ON THEIR FEET

Walking on the surface of Mars, where the gravity is one-third of Earth’s, won’t be easy. If you dumped a wheelbarrow of rocks into a bounce-house, […]
May 1, 2015

Nasa Messenger spacecraft completes four-year mission to Mercury

A Nasa spacecraft crashed into the planet Mercury on Thursday, ending its four-year mission to explore the planet by creating a new crater on its surface. Out of […]
July 23, 2013

Earth photographed by Nasa Saturn probe

The image shows Earth as a very small, blue-tinged dot – paler and tinier than in other photos – overshadowed by the giant Saturn’s rings in […]
June 17, 2013

Nasa's Messenger Space Craft Produces Spinning Globe Video Of Mercury

We’re sorry to have to be the ones to tell you, but you’re never going to Mercury. The journey alone would involve hideous amounts of exposure to […]
December 30, 2012

How Nasa gave us the images that shine new light on Earth – and beyond

It’s 50 years since the first interplanetary probe, and this year’s stunning pictures from across the solar system show how far space technology has come This […]