Ham radio-carrying rocket hopes to reach space

An amateur rocket team this month will attempt to send a 21-foot-tall rocket carrying a ham…

EVIDENCE OF METEOR IMPACT FOUND OFF AUSTRALIAN COAST

An impact crater believed to be associated with the “Great Dying,” the largest extinction event in…

XMM-Newton detects X-ray ‘solar cycle’ in distant star

For years, astronomers have wondered whether stars similar to the Sun go through periodic cycles of…

ISS STATUS REPORT: SS04-008

Members of the new crew of the International Space Station (ISS) are wrapping up their first…

Great Wall of China seen from space

ESA’s Proba satellite here shows a winding segment of the 7240-km long Great Wall of China…

SHUTTLE PROCESSING STATUS REPORT: S04-10

The Space Shuttle fleet is housed and processed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. The…

Images of Acheron Fossae Mars

Images taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express are of…

Launch Services Alliance orbits DIRECTV 7S

With the first mission of the Launch Services Alliance, Arianespace has demonstrated that mission assurance is…

Minature Earth observer put to many uses

Think of ESA’s Proba as the little satellite that does a lot. It is only the…

AIRBORNE POLLUTION “TRAIN”

NASA scientists discovered pollution could catch an airborne “express train,” or wind current, from Asia all…