January 17, 2013

Europe and US agree details for Orion astronaut spacecraft

The US and Europe have cemented their plan to work together on the Americans’ next-generation capsule system to take humans beyond Earth. The Orion vehicle is […]
January 16, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact #1 – A Trip To The Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune)

From SciFi to SciFact – A Trip To The Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune) What inspired man to look the stars? Often named as the […]
January 15, 2013

NASA unveils last video by spacecraft that crashed into moon

A NASA probe recorded a spectacular flyover video of the moon’s far side shortly before intentionally slamming into a lunar mountain last month. NASA’s Ebb spacecraft […]
January 12, 2013

Doomed Spacecraft Captures Awesome Close-Up Video of the Moon

Three days before the moon-orbiting Ebb spacecraft collided with a lunar mountain, its on-board cameras captured some striking images of the pockmarked moon’s northern hemisphere — from […]
January 5, 2013

Lunar Triple Whammy

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been circling the Moon for years, taking amazing close-up pictures of our neighbor. While every shot is pretty cool, every now […]
December 31, 2012

2013 could be the best year for comet spotting in generations

A comet set to pass by the Earth could be the brightest in memory, and it’s not the only one coming for a visit next year. […]
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 […]
December 24, 2012

Contact: Fact or Fictional?

One of the questions astronomers always get from people is, “What movie depicts science the most accurately?” Most of us usually say, 2001: A Space Odyssey, which […]
December 18, 2012

Success! NASA crashed successful project on the moon

Two of Nasa’s spacecrafts are deliberately crash-landed onto the moon’s surface after completing their lunar mission. The spacecrafts, named Ebb and Flow, have been orbiting the […]