China's homegrown satellite navigation system will bring untold economic, social and military benefits and other countries in Asia are welcome to use it, the director of China's satellite navigation agency said on Friday.
A pair of Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday to install two cameras that are part of a Canadian commercial project to stream high-definition video from space to subscribers over the Internet.
NASA has officially celebrated 50 years of its Deep Space Network. First existing as just a few small antennas as part of the Deep Space Instrumentation Facility, this network has come a long way since then.
This holiday season, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured some spectacular images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus.
On Christmas Eve 2013 two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station and successfully repaired a critical cooling system.
It turns out that there's a bright future for space communication. Scientists have completed a 30-day Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) mission and have found that the possibility of expanding broadband capabilities in space using laser communications is not only possible, but likely.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are planning a second and final spacewalk to fix the outpost's cooling system early on Tuesday, a NASA official said.
Solar activity was once thought to influence climate. In fact, some scientists have speculated that it might have helped impact current changing temperatures. Now, though, researchers have shown that this isn't the case; climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the ...
Two NASA astronauts, their spacesuits rigged with snorkels in case of a water leak, floated outside the International Space Station for 5-1/2 hours on Saturday, successfully completing the first steps to fix the outpost's cooling system.
Astronomers may have discovered exactly why some stars grow so large. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope, they've peered at the cores of some of the darkest, coldest and densest clouds in our galaxy.
A famous picture in the English edition of Newton’s “Principia” shows cannon balls being fired from the top of a mountain. If they go fast enough, their trajectory curves downward no more steeply than the Earth curves away underneath it – they go into orbit. This picture is still the neatest...