Here's something you don't see every day ' the glint of freshly fallen rain on the surface of an alien world. Cassini discovered ' of liquid hydrocarbons on Titan's frigid surface during the probe's pioneering 13 years in the Saturn system.
The partial shutdown ' which is the nation's longest ever, at 24 days and counting ' has of course had a ' More than 95 percent of NASA employees have been furloughed,
The hardware and mission design are still in the early stages of development, but as of mid-2018, ' (supplied by ' rockets) that would hold four people.
South Africa's international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector.
WASHINGTON ' European launch provider Arianespace is planning to conduct a record number of Vega launches this year, and, if OneWeb is ready, a return to launching from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The US banned the space agency from working with China and its state-owned companies out of concerns ' 'As a result, China was locked out of the ' because NASA is one of the participating bodies.
As far as we know, Mars is the only planet populated entirely by robots! Due to the time taken for commands to travel to Mars (eight minutes each way), hand guided robots are limited to travelling only a few dozen metres a day.
Flush from the success of the world's first rover mission to the moon's far side, Chinese space officials said today that they're planning robotic trips to the lunar south pole to prepare the way for a crewed moon base.
NASA employees have endured three government shutdowns in the past year, each time halting their groundbreaking work as political skirmishes in Washington, D.C., are hashed out.
The ' , dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 AG3, made a so-called 'Earth Close Approach' today. NASA's scientists at the California-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have tracked the asteroid down to a 2.18am GMT (UTC) flyby.
MINOT, N.D. - The ongoing partial government shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history, is preventing a NASA scientist and Minot State University alumnus from speaking at her Alma mater later this month.
A stunning video released this week by the European Space Agency (ESA) reveals the red planet at its finest. The five-minute video clip showcases all the best features that Mars has to offer, providing a VIP tour of our planetary neighbor.
Earth is in constant danger of an cataclysmic event, with the existence of an estimated 1,000 near-Earth asteroids capable of causing devastation on a 'continental' scale.
According to ESA, the resulting migration, set to start in February 2019, will incorporate new elements into the world-spanning system and boost the robustness of Galileo services delivered from the 26 satellites in orbit.
A brief and unusual flash spotted in the night sky on June 16, 2018, puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe.
In a recap of its Mars Express imaging satellite's fifteen years orbiting the red planet, the European Space Agency, NASA's European equivalent, released a compilation video showcasing the most stunning photos captured by the craft.