Space Exploration News
NASA scientists recorded the biggest explosion from a meteorite impact on the moon that they have seen in eight years of monitoring.
Fri 17 May 13 from Wired Science
While Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt visited Earth's moon for three days in December 1972, they drove their mission's Lunar Roving Vehicle 19.3 nautical miles (22.210 ...
Fri 17 May 13 from Phys.org
A three-man International Space Station crew headed by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth after five months in space.
Tue 14 May 13 from BBC News
One giant leap for Britain: UK's first official astronaut Tim Peake on tweeting like Chris Hadfield and missing his wife and sons
Britain's first astronaut in more than 20 years, a 41-year-old Apache helicopter pilot called Major Tim Peake, said today that his biggest anxiety about spending six months on the International ...
10 hours ago from The Independent
A Russian capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other small animals returned from a month's mission in orbit on Sunday with data scientists hope will pave the way for a manned ...
Sun 19 May 13 from Phys.org
NASA's first asteroid sample return mission took a step closer to reality on Wednesday, as the OSIRIS-REx project was cleared for development and testing. Scheduled to launch in 2016, the mission ...
Fri 17 May 13 from Gizmag
An asteroid nine times larger than the QE2 is due to sail past the Earth later this month.
Sat 18 May 13 from The Independent
NASA says an impromptu spacewalk seems to have fixed a big ammonia leak at the International Space Station.
Thu 16 May 13 from Phys.org
On Friday May 17, the US Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator took another historic step as it conducted its first touch-and-go landings on the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George ...
7 hours ago from Gizmag
After 144 days, 2,336 orbits of the Earth, and hundreds upon hundreds of posts to Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, Commander Chris Hadfield has returned from the International Space Station a ...
Tue 14 May 13 from Gizmag