European Space Agency

A meteorite contrail is seen from a a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Chelyabinsk region, Russia. (Photo credit: Nasha Gazeta Newspaper/AP)

Meteor explodes over Russia, nearly 1,000 injured

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.

02/15/2013

International Space Station

NASA, Europeans uniting to send spaceship to moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency to get astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit. Europe will provide the propulsion and power compartment for NASA’s new Orion crew capsule.

01/16/2013

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system

WASHINGTON (AP) – European astronomers say that just outside our solar system they’ve found a planet that’s the closest you can get to Earth in location and size. It is the type of planet they’ve […]

10/17/2012

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