Science & Health
Nasas Juno spacecraft will shed light on how all the planets in the Solar System formed.
Jun 10, 2016
SpaceX recorded a second successful at-sea rocket landing on 6 May, when its Falcon-9 booster touched down on a drone ship off the Florida coast. The rocket was used to launch a commercial communications satellite for SKY Perfect, a Japanese network.
May 6, 2016
Nasaâ€™s Hubble telescope has captured an unprecedented view of the galactic core, the rotational centre of the Milky Way galaxy. A new video released by the Hubble team on 3 May shows how the telescopeâ€™s infrared camera allowed scientists to peer into the heart of our Milky Way, revealing more than half a million stars.
May 5, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley paid tribute to Nasaâ€™s first female launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson in a video published on 4 May. Ridley described Nasaâ€™s female employees as â€œheroicâ€ and said they â€œcontinually inspire girls to enter the space programme.â€
May 5, 2016
The European Space Agency launched a satellite on 25 April to track the progress of global warming, as part of its Copernicus project. The Sentinel-1B joins its identical twin, Sentinel-1A, in orbit to deliver information for various services, from monitoring ice in polar seas to tracking land subsidence, the ESA said. It will also respond to disasters such as floods.
Apr 26, 2016
How does a weightless man run on the spot while hurtling through space at 17,150mph? As the countdown continues to the London Marathon â€“ taking place on 24 April â€“ ESA astronaut Tim Peake London Marathon will perhaps have more reason to be nervous, as he prepares to run his version on the International
Apr 22, 2016
- Will China's Chang'e-4 mission to dark side of moon encounter extraterrestrial aliens?
- Was California initially an island as shown in old Spanish, Japanese and English maps?
- Vietnam flood: 13 killed after heavy rains batter coastal regions
- NASA's Voyager 2 has left the Solar System! Second Earth-made object to reach Interstellar space
- NASA tweets out tips on how to rescue Tony Stark adrift in space