The sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME) today, March 15, 2013, at 2:54 a.m. EDT. It is a regular solar phenomenon that sends billions of tons of solar particles into space and, if it is aimed at Earth and strong enough, can reach our planet within one to three days later a...
The result of tests carried out by NASA’s Curiosity rover on Martian rocks is suggesting that the red planet might have harbored not only the conditions for life, but life itself in the form of some microbes.
The freezing rain and fog whipping Central Asia on Thursday has prevented astronauts in space from landing on Earth, NASA announced.
Mars exploration and especially the search for past and current life on the Red Planet will be further escalated in the coming years. With ancient habitability now all but proven by the epochal results of the Curiosity rover revealed two days ago
Former planet Pluto may have more neighbors than previously imagined, according to new research.
Swiss Space Systems, or S-3, is another commercial space launch company that looks to become a leader in the niche for nano and small satellites with an airplane and shuttle based launch system.
Following the announcement by NASA that Mars did indeed have conditions sustainable for life, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum said Thursday they will be awarding the team responsible for the successful landing of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover.
A SpaceX experimental rocket, called the Grasshopper, made a record jump recently, reaching a height of 80.1 meters, the company announced.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) will officially open Wednesday, 13 March. The telescope is expected to give researchers vital information about the formation of stars.
According to a ministerial statement, Russia will complete a plan for a program to monitor threats from space, and possibly defend itself against them, by the end of this year.
The number of potentially habitable, earth-sized exoplanets is larger than the current estimate when extrapolating the total numbers using an updated habitability zone, instead of the old definition from 1993.
Mars One, the organization with the purpose to establish a human settlement on Mars in 2023, made a concrete step towards that goal by contracting its first aerospace supplier, Paragon Space Development Corporation(R), for a core component needed on the Red Planet.