The Late Heavy Bombardment: A Violent Assault on Young Earth
Debris from space bombarded Earth billions of years ago and may have delivered water to the hot, young planet.
SpaceX Breaks Up US Spy Satellite Launch Monopoly | Video
When the private spaceflight company launches the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) satellite, designated NROL-76, a 10-year stretch where every U.S. mili...
MUOS Satellite Now Supporting Troops with Ultra High Freq...
Sunnyvale, CA (SPX) Apr 26, 2017 The fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite is now delivering secure, beyond-line-of-sig...
Service Academies Swarm Challenge Live-Fly Competition Be...
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 26, 2017 Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other robots have become increasingly affordable, capable, and available to both t...
When Hollywood met neurosurgery
Baltimore MD (SPX) Apr 26, 2017 A team of computer engineers and neurosurgeons, with an assist from Hollywood special effects experts, reports successful ear...
NASA spacesuits over budget, tight on timeline: audit
Miami (AFP) April 26, 2017 The United States is in a hurry to send people to Mars by the 2030s, but a key question remains for these deep space explorers: wh...
New Russian Medium-Class Carrier Rocket Could Compete Wit...
Moscow (Sputnik) Apr 27, 2017 A new medium-class carrier rocket to be developed in Russia will be able to compete with the Falcon rocket manufactured by the ...
RSC Energia, Boeing Hammer Out a Deal on Sea Launch Project
Los Angeles (Sputnik) Apr 27, 2017 Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (RSC Energia) and Boeing have finally managed to reach a settlement over a sizeable $...
Commentary: Innovation drives China's space exploration
Beijing (XNA) Apr 26, 2017 China has always understood that only innovation can drive the country along the trajectory to becoming a space power. In the past...
China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket leaves for launch ...
Tianjin (XNA) Apr 26, 2017 China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket departed northern China's Tianjin Port for the launch base in southern Hainan Monday. Monda...
China courts international coalition set up to promote sp...
Xi'an (XNA) Apr 26, 2017 A coalition was established Sunday in northwest China's Shaanxi Province to promote innovation and cooperation on space exploration ...
Macao marks 2nd China Space Day with astronaut sharing sp...
Macao (XNA) Apr 26, 2017 Macao marked the second anniversary of China's Space Day Monday afternoon to popularize space science to young students in the speci...
US missile defence equipment reaches S.Korea site
Seoul (AFP) April 26, 2017 US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea Wednesday, amid ...
Russia's Brand-New S-500 Missile System to Have Unprecede...
Moscow (Sputnik) Apr 26, 2017 In an interview with Sputnik, Russian military expert Viktor Baranets specifically touted unprecedented the damage range of Rus...
'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year
Washington (AFP) April 24, 2017 A Silicon Valley "flying car" startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday...
Clarifying the mechanism for suppressing turbulence throu...
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Apr 26, 2017 Seeking to further improve plasma performance, from March 7, 2017, plasma experiments utilizing deuterium ions, which have tw...
Lunar, Martian Greenhouses Designed to Mimic Those on Earth
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Apr 25, 2017 While astronauts have successfully grown plants and vegetables aboard the International Space Station, NASA scient...
How Old are Martian Gullies
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 27, 2017 Gullies eroded into the steep inner slope of an impact crater at this location appear perfectly pristine in this image capture...
Engineers investigate simple, no-bake recipe to make bric...
San Diego CA (SPX) Apr 28, 2017 Explorers planning to settle on Mars might be able to turn the planet's red soil into bricks without needing to use an oven o...
Opportunity Nears 'Perseverance Valley'
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 27, 2017 Opportunity is continuing the drive south to 'Perseverance Valley' on the rim of Endeavour Crater. The rover drove on Sols 469...
SwRI-led team discovers lull in Mars' giant impact history
Boulder CO (SPX) Apr 26, 2017 From the earliest days of our solar system's history, collisions between astronomical objects have shaped the planets and chang...
Danish Martian Experts Get Their Hands on a Piece of 'Bla...
Copenhagen (Sputnik) Apr 24, 2017 Humans have yet to set foot on Mars, but meteorites have been, by far, the most frequent visitors from outer space on Earth...
New Look at 2004's Martian Hole-in-One Site
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 24, 2017 A new observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) captures the landing platform that the rover Opportunity left ...
Are human space babies conceivable?
Beijing (XNA) Apr 23, 2017 As astronauts continue to break records for time spent in space and manned Mars exploration is under discussion, scientists in Chi...
Researchers Produce Detailed Map of Potential Mars Rover ...
Providence RI (SPX) Apr 21, 2017 Brown University researchers have published the most detailed geological history to date for a region of Mars known as North...
Mars Rover Opportunity Leaves 'Tribulation'
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 20, 2017 NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is departing "Cape Tribulation," a crater-rim segment it has explored since late 2014, ...
Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says
Washington (AFP) April 14, 2017 NASA will probably delay the first two missions of its Orion deep-space capsule, being developed to send astronauts beyond ea...
New method for 3-D printing extraterrestrial materials
Chicago IL (SPX) Apr 13, 2017 When humans begin to colonize the moon and Mars, they will need to be able to make everything from small tools to large buildin...
NASA's MAVEN reveals Mars has metal in its atmosphere
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 12, 2017 Mars has electrically charged metal atoms (ions) high in its atmosphere, according to new results from NASA's MAVEN spacecra...
France, Japan aim to land probe on Mars moon
Paris (AFP) April 13, 2017 France and Japan want to recover pieces of a Martian Moon and bring them back to Earth, the head of France's National Centre for S...
Humans to Mars Official NASA Goal, But What About Radiation
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 12, 2017 Human exploration of Mars is now an official goal of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Last month, U...
Ripples in the cosmic web
Santa Barbara CA (SPX) Apr 28, 2017 The most barren regions known are the far-flung corners of intergalactic space. In these vast expanses between the galaxi...
Mathematical model of a TARDIS takes the 'fiction' out of...
Vancouver, Canada (SPX) Apr 28, 2017 After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine. B...
'Iceball' Planet Discovered Through Microlensing
Pasadena CA (SPX) Apr 27, 2017 Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun. ...
'On Verge of Most Profound Discovery Ever,' NASA Tells US...
Washington DC (Sputnik) Apr 28, 2017 The search for alien life is on the verge of a "profound discovery," as recent missions reveal that microbial life could...
NASA taking a fresh look at next generation space telesco...
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 28, 2017 NASA is initiating an independent, external review over the next several months on the scope of the Wide Field Infrared Surv...
James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Seen in Full Bloom
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Apr 27, 2017 It's springtime and the deployed primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope looks like a spring flower in full bloom...
First global simulation yields new insights into ring system
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Apr 28, 2017 A team of researchers in Japan modeled the two rings around Chariklo, the smallest body in the Solar System known to have rin...
Changing the game
Richland WA (SPX) Apr 24, 2017 When Shuaiwen Leon Song boots up Doom 3 and Half-life 2, he does so in the name of science. Song studies high performance comp...
Nanoimprinted hyperlens array: Paving the way for practic...
Pohang, South Korea (SPX) Apr 24, 2017 The concept of a perfect lens that can produce immaculate and flawless images has been the Holy Grail of lens makers f...
Live coverage: SpaceX’s first national security launch se...
A commercial Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch at 7 a.m. EDT (1100 GMT) Sunday with a classified payload designed, built and operated by the National Re...
Muse, Biffy Clyro announced for Vital festival
PanARMENIAN.Net - Muse and Biffy Clyro have been announced for Belfasts Vital festival, NME reports. Both acts will headline the bash at Boucher Road Playing...
Watch SpaceX Launch a Military Spy Satellite for 1st Time...
Breaking a 10-year monopoly by United Launch Alliance (ULA), SpaceX will launch a satellite into orbit on a classified mission this morning (April 28) from K...
Braille Guide Gives Users a Feel for 2017 Solar Eclipse
A new tactile guide lets everyone learn more about the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse — even people who won't be able see it.
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