European Space Agency
STEVENAGE, England (AP) — It looks like a giant sandbox — except the sand has a reddish tint and the “toys” on display are very expensive prototypes designed to withstand the rigors of landing on […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest object in the asteroid belt just got more attractive: Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, one of the few bodies in the solar system […]
BERLIN (AP) — It’s been likened to a parachutist trying to land on a mountaintop. Or a person attempting to leap from one speeding car to another. The European Space Agency is planning to land […]
BERLIN (AP) — This time it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean — but what about next time? The European Space Agency says one of its research satellites re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere early Monday on […]
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that one of its research satellites that ran out of fuel will most likely crash to Earth into the ocean or polar regions. The agency said Sunday […]
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says its GOCE research satellite will crash to Earth on Sunday night or during the day on Monday, but debris is unlikely to cause any casualties. Scientists […]
PASADENA (CNS) – The JPL-managed Cassini spacecraft detected propylene – a common component of some plastic products — in a far-off place: the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, NASA announced today. The composite infrared […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Jet Propulsion Laboratory director Bruce C. Murray, who battled Washington and NASA over money, projects and policy, has died. He was 81. Murray died at his home in Oceanside at […]
MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz carrying an American, Russian and Italian blasted off Wednesday for a six-hour trip to the International Space Station, where the new crew will spend six months conducting a variety of […]
PARIS (AP) – New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought.
MOSCOW (AP) — With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city of 1 million.
MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.