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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk cancelled due to spacesuit size issue

All-female spacewalk cancelled

All-female spacewalk cancelled

NASA’s first ever all-female spacewalk will no longer go ahead as planned because of a late change to one of the astronaut’s spacesuit size requirements.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Two astronauts from the US and Russia have made an emergency landing after a booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station failed after launch.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

This image looks like the best '80s movie poster of all time (Nasa)

Nasa captured this incredible image during supersonic flight trials

Nasa captured this incredible image during supersonic flight trials

The image shows the plane going supersonic - and it's pretty incredible

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

The asteroid is thought to be roughly 10 to 30 metres in diameter

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

The Roscosmos space agency and Nasa will come together for the Deep Space Gateway project

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Nasa livestreaming as Cassini probe begins final descent onto Saturn

Cassini probe completes 'suicide dive' into Saturn

Cassini probe completes 'suicide dive' into Saturn

The probe has been sending data back from the planet for 13 years

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Huge asteroid to come within miles of Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid called Florence to narrowly miss Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid to narrowly miss Earth on Friday

Florence will be 4.4 million miles away, the largest asteroid to make a recent flyby of the planet

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Nasa to send the best tweet it finds to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

If you think you're a Twitter hit, you might want to try sending a tweet further than it's ever been before

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Do you fancy taking on the responsibility of protecting the planet from aliens?

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Asteroid in Earth flyby to be used by NASA to test 'planetary defence system'

Nasa to test 'planetary defence system' in asteroid fly-by

Nasa to test 'planetary defence system' in asteroid fly-by

The rock, called 2012 TC4, will pass the planet at a distance of 6,880 kilometres

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Former NASA engineer shows off amazing inventions on YouTube

Former Nasa engineer shows off amazing inventions on YouTube

Former Nasa engineer shows off amazing inventions on YouTube

Mark Rober has created a series of gadgets, from the world's largest Super Soaker to the nicest car horn ever

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Iceberg four times larger than London breaks away from Antarctic ice shelf

Iceberg 100 times heavier than monster which sunk the Titanic breaks off in Antarctica

Iceberg 100 times heavier than monster which sunk the Titanic breaks off

The chunk of ice is roughly 6,000 square kilometres in size - four times bigger than London

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Nasa confirms there are no humans on Mars, after conspiracy theories suggest children live there as slaves

Children being kept as slaves on Mars, claims conspiracy theorist praised by Donald Trump

Children being kept as slaves on Mars, claims activist praised by Trump

Robert David Steele said children are being sent to Mars by Nasa, Donald Trump has also previously praised his work

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Nasa launch rocket which will create artificial auroras

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

The rocket will be launched as part of a research mission to gain a better understanding of the ionosphere

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Nasa business partner says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Nasa contractor says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Nasa contractor says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Robert Bigelow claims he'll probably spend more than anyone in America looking at the presence of aliens

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on the International Space Station

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on International Space Station

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on International Space Station

The footage was taken by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet in March and posted to YouTube in May

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Footage released of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

WATCH Amazing footage of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

WATCH Amazing footage of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

The spacecraft completed its first five in April this year

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Nasa discovers landslide on Ceres which looks like Bart Simpson

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that 20-30% of craters which are wider than 10 kilometres on Ceres have some form of landslide

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims hackers will soon target space missions

The chief information officer for IT security at Nasa has said her focus for the next year is to improve Nasa's cyber security in preparation for attacks

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Nasa creates new system which could help reduce flight delays

Nasa creates new system which could help reduce flight delays

Nasa creates new system which could help reduce flight delays

Nasa has created a system called Flight deck Interval Management, which allows planes to automatically communicate with control towers

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's Enceladus moon

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's Enceladus moon

A new study has shown that the underground ocean on Enceladus could be closer to the surface than first thought

SpaceX set to launch rocket on Thursday, after delaying mission due to high winds

SpaceX faces further embarrassment as rocket mission delayed again

SpaceX faces further embarrassment as rocket mission delayed again

SpaceX was supposed to launch the Falcon 9 which would carry the EchoStar 23 satellite into geostationary-transfer orbit

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa have been able to discover India's spacecraft using an interplanetary radar, and have also found Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa has announced a plan to use a huge magnet to change the atmosphere on Mars to make it more suitable for humans to live there

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

A YouTuber has spotted a mysterious object on Nasa's feed from the International Space Station, with some conspiracy theorists claiming it's an alien megaship

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start moon delivery service for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has claimed he wants to create a delivery service to the moon in order to provide for 'future human settlement'

Astronauts radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

Astronaut radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

Astronaut radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

A vest which has been designed to protect astronauts from solar particles in deep space is to be tested on a mission to the moon

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are amazing'

Seven planets which are close to the size of earth have been discovered around a small star 39 light years away, three of them could possibly sustain life

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SpaceX cargo ship aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship has aborted its mission to the International Space Station, after a software glitch

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa has discovered that if a human colony was to live on Mars, the chances of being swiftly wiped out would very high, after more impact craters have been discovered on the planet's surface

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

SpaceX plan to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks despite safety concerns

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX is aiming to send a rocket to space every two to three weeks, after a new launch pad in Florida opens

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Saturn's outer B ring

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa has taken stunning images of Saturn's rings which reveal unprecedented details of the icy particles orbiting the planet

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Nasa researchers enter an isolated dome in Hawaii for eight months

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa researchers will enter an isolated dome at a Hawaii volcano today, and stay there for eight months in order to study human behaviour in space exploration

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan has died, aged 82, he was the last man to walk on the moon in December 1972

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Nasa release amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter megastorm that's even bigger than earth

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa have released an amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the megastorm which has been raging on the planet for centuries

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids before we can defend ourselves from them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about asteroids before we can defend ourselves against them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids to defend ourselves'

A Nasa scientist, Doctor Joseph Nuth, has warned that humans are unprepared for a surprise asteroid or comet that could hit earth

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Hubble telescope takes amazing image of active spiral galaxy

Hubble telescope takes amazing image of active spiral galaxy

Hubble telescope takes amazing image of active spiral galaxy

The Hubble Telescope has taken a colourful photo of an active spiral galaxy at the core of the Virgo Cluster

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

'Supermoon' to shine down on the UK this evening

'Supermoon' to shine down on the UK this evening

'Supermoon' to shine down on the UK this evening

The rare astronomical event occurred last in 1948

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

How to watch the ending of the Rosetta mission

Rosetta mission ends: How to watch ESA craft descend on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

How to watch the ending of the Rosetta mission

The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission will be ending tomorrow, and it will be available to watch

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Mercury is revealed to be a tectonically active planet

Thought earthquakes were unique to us? New images suggest Mercury could suffer them too

Thought earthquakes were unique to us? New images suggest otherwise

Planetary scientists believe Mercury is tectonically active and is still contracting, as images from Nasa's Messengers reveal small fault scarps

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

NASA confirms it hasn't found aliens on Jupiter's moon Europa

Nasa confirms it hasn't found aliens on Jupiter's moon Europa

Nasa confirms it hasn't found aliens on Jupiter's moon Europa

The space agency recently confirmed it had detected activity on one of Jupiter's largest moons

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

SpaceX explosion: 'This has failed on a ground test which is quite remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

SpaceX explosion: 'It failed on a ground test, which is remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

The UK Planetary Society says it's remarkable the SpaceX rocket launch failed

A Falcon 9 rocket exploded at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a prelaunch test, destroying an Amos-6 communications satellite

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Buildings miles away are said to have felt the blast, with multiple explosions continuing for several minutes