NASA attempts to discover why the red planet became dry and barren
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — NASA is headed back to Mars, this time with a robotic scout named Maven that will attempt to solve the mystery of the red planet’s radical climate change.
Maven is scheduled to blast off aboard an unmanned rocket at 1:28 p.m. Monday.
The journey to Mars will take 10 months, …
When Mars lost its atmosphere it also lost its water—and any chance of being a planetary contender. Now we may find out how that happened
NASA’s Cassini took a gorgeous photo of Saturn, with our own planet in the background
OK, this is not exactly a picture that cries out “impending space launch.” But that’s just what was about to happen, which is why Russian Orthodox Priest Father Sergei was in the Cosmonaut Hotel, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan on Nov.
Every 11 years, the Sun’s magnetic poles reverse themselves. That has big implications for satellites, global communications and even astronaut safety
A spectacular cosmic sky show could be coming in the form of a mountain-size comet. Hurtling toward us from billions of miles away, it will reach its fiery peak on Nov. 28, when it nears the sun. Here’s a tool that can tell you …
The scientific orbiter probably burned up while making its descent back to Earth
(BERLIN) — The European Space Agency says one of its research satellites that had run out of fuel caused no known damage after re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere.
(MOSCOW) — The Sochi Olympic torch has started its first spacewalk.
NASA Live TV showed Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazanskiy carrying the unlit Olympic torch, bobbing weightlessly at the end of a tether in a darkness dotted by stars, outside the International Space Station on Saturday.
The torch was launched into …