Libya Montes valley on Mars

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft,…

Dual-Payload Ariane 5 Mission

The next flight of Arianespace’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 ECA launcher has been set for May 26,…

The Dawn mission

NASA senior management announced a decision to reinstate the Dawn mission, a robotic exploration of two…

Ocean Surface Velocities

For more than a decade space-based radar instruments have been routinely observing ocean surface phenomena including…

General Relativity

Scientists funded by the European Space Agency have measured the gravitational equivalent of a magnetic field…

Mars Orbiter Test Images

The first test images of Mars from NASA’s newest spacecraft provide a tantalizing preview of what…

Cannibal Stars

ESA’s XMM-Newton has seen vast clouds of superheated gas, whirling around miniature stars and escaping from…

Space Technology 5 Sat launched

NASA’s Space Technology 5 successfully launched on March 22, 2006 at 9:04 a.m. EST, from Vandenberg…

SuitSat-1 still in orbit

SuitSat-1 still in orbit: Tossed into orbit three months ago from the International Space Station, SuitSat-1…

Space suit technology

The technology used in space suits to protect astronauts carrying out space walks in direct sunlight…