ISS astronaut uses ham radio to announce daughter’s birth

International Space Station astronaut Mike Fincke, KE5AIT, and his wife Renita became parents for the second…

Hubble sees star formation

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures the iridescent tapestry of star birth in a neighbouring galaxy…

Scientists confront challenges ice mission

Camping out, for anything up to two months, on vast ice sheets in the Arctic is…

AURA READY FOR JULY 10 LAUNCH

NASA’s Aura spacecraft, a next-generation Earth-observing satellite that will supply the most complete information to date…

Satellites map home of endangered gorillas

Conservation workers have had their first look at satellite-derived map products that show a remote habitat…

Amateur Astronomy Festival, July 9 to 11

Open to amateur astronomers and the public, this year’s festival promises to give visitors a new…

7th Student Parabolic Flight Campaign

This week 124 excited students will gather in Bordeaux for what will be the opportunity of…

STATUS REPORT: SS04-016

International Space Station (ISS) engineers are closing in on determining what caused a problem with Astronaut…

SHUTTLE PROCESSING STATUS REPORT: S04-17

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

SPACECRAFT MONITORS ACTIVE VOLCANO

Software on a NASA spacecraft recently made a scientific observation on its own without human interaction.…