Major Tim Peake, an ESA astronaut is on his way to the ISS after a successful Soyuz rocket launch from Kazakhstan this morning. British astronaut, two others and a number of power cables will reach the ISS around noon EST […]
Space continues to throw up surprises and scientists have revealed that a mysterious object will come crashing down to Earth in a few weeks time. Some people consider Friday 13 to be an unlucky date, but this time around it […]
A new study shows that the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan dissolves, and the process could lead to the formation of its lakes. Scientists have found that the process is similar to that which creates sinkholes on Earth, and as […]
The solar flare was so large that it led to temporary radio blackouts across the Pacific Ocean.
Rhea is the second largest natural satellite of Saturn, and the images are the first time that it has been seen in full color.
NASA scientists claim that Mars could have supported life due to the fact that it used to be covered in water.
The European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta probe has jumped on the selfie trend, beaming back a picture of its shadow on Comet 67P.
Scientists have been monitoring ocean acidification using data from space satellites, and found that the problem is far graver than we thought. The climatologists claim that action is necessary before the levels of ocean acidification increase so much that marine […]
The Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) is designed to better inform European scientists on how space objects re-enter the atmosphere. The data collected by the wedge-shaped craft could help engineers in planning for re-usable rockets or even Mars landers. The IXV […]
Astronaut Steven Swanson and cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev, the crew of Expedition 40, have returned home after spending 169 days together aboard the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting the earth 2,700 times, reports Irene Klotz for SciTech. “We […]