British astronaut Tim Peake said training was going well for his version of the London Marathon, which heâ€™ll run on a treadmill on the International Space Station (ISS). Peake made the comments in a question and answer session, which he showed off a harness that keeps him bolted to the treadmill on which he will run.
Apr 20, 2016
Science & Health
Astronauts on the International Space Station shared their view of the Auroras Borealis and Australis across the Earth in an ultra-high definition (UHD) 4K timelapse video published on 17 April. Nasa has partnered with technology company Harmonic since 2015 for a non-commercial UHD channel aimed at showing theâ€œbreathtaking beauty and grandeur of space.â€
Apr 19, 2016
Alpha Centauri mission: Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner plan to send tiny spacecrafts to the stars
Apr 13, 2016
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hailed the breakthrough landing of its rocket booster at sea on 8 April, during a post-launch news conference at the Kennedy Space Center. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on a cargo run for the International Space Station and its reusable main-stage booster landed itself on an ocean platform in a dramatic spaceflight first.
Apr 9, 2016
SpaceX landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean on 8 April, in the latest of entrepreneur Elon Muskâ€™s space exploration ventures. The Falcon 9 launch was successful and the Dragon cargo ship was propelled to the International Space Station, where it is expected to arrive in two days. Footage from the â€œchase planeâ€ shows the rocket safely landing on the â€˜Of Course I Still Love Youâ€™ drone pad.
Apr 9, 2016
SpaceXs Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to launch on 8 April, carrying a cargo ship that will take an experimental inflatable habitat to the International Space Station (ISS). The privately owned SpaceX, which is owned by Tesla entrepreneur Elon Musk, has partnered with Nasa to launch resupply missions to the ISS.
Apr 8, 2016
Video released by Nasa on 4 April, shows a spectacular view of the Earth as seen from the International Space Station (ISS). The video shows city lights and lightning flashes as the ISS circles the Earth.
Apr 5, 2016
A total solar eclipse was observed on Ternate Island in eastern Indonesia on 9 March. It enthralled many on the remote Indonesian island and many others around the world were able to see the phenomenon
Mar 9, 2016
A few lucky stargazers got to see a rare sight on 6 March: the Aurora Borealis graced the skies over the United Kingdom. Peter Irvine created a time-lapse showing the lights show over the Kinbane Castle in County Antrim in Northern Ireland.
Mar 8, 2016
A Soyuz capsule carrying Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov landed in Kazakhstan on 2 March. The landing took place in a steppe near the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan at 10.26am local time.
Mar 2, 2016
Scottish residents reported seeing a bright flash of light streaking across the night sky on 29 February. The phenomenon was captured on CCTV and dashcam, and images and video clips began circulating on social media. Many Scottish residents took to Twitter to report the sighting and speculate on what they had witnessed.
Mar 1, 2016
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