NASA SELECTS NEXT MEDIUM-CLASS EXPLORER MISSION

A swarm of spacecraft, designed to fly through the space storms that cause aurora, has been…

Rosetta mission, a status report

Following the failure of Ariane Flight 157 in December, with the loss of two spacecraft, ESA…

Another piece of Europe in your pocket

Health-care experts met in Barcelona last weekend to discuss what an EU press release describes as…

INCREASING SOLAR TRENDS CHANGE CLIMATE

Since the late 1970s, the amount of solar radiation the sun emits, during times of quiet…

Mars Express leaves for Baikonur

Mars Express, the first European spacecraft to visit the planet Mars, has completed its tests at…

GAMMA RAY BURST REVEALS GIGANTIC EXPLOSION, DEATH, & BIRTH

Scientists arriving on the scene of a gamma ray burst, just moments after the explosion, have…

Europe to the Moon, the Moon for Europe

The European Space Agency will present its SMART-1 lunar mission to the press on 3 April…

LIGHTNING HAS BIG EFFECT ON ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY

Scientists were surprised to learn summer lightning over the U.S. significantly increases regional ozone and other…

Artemis relays first images for Envisat

The first satellite-relayed images from Envisat have been received via the Artemis data-relay spacecraft in geostationary…

FUN SCIENCE EMPHASIZES SPACE BASED RESEARCH

Like most of us, the NASA Science Officer aboard the International Space Station looks forward to…