SPACE

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Published 18/02/2018

Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry [more…]

Second asteroid in a week to pass close to Earth on Friday

Second asteroid in a week to pass close to Earth on Friday

Published 09/02/2018

(Reuters) - A recently discovered asteroid was due to zip within 39,000 thousand miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, marking the second space rock [more…]

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch from Florida

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch from Florida

Published 07/02/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies on its debut test flight [more…]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy poised for debut test launch, with Tesla Roadster

SpaceX Falcon Heavy poised for debut test launch, with Tesla Roadster

Published 06/02/2018

A red Tesla Roadster is seen during preparations to use it as a mock payload for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, in [more…]

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

Published 01/02/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday carrying into orbit a Luxembourg-made communications satellite designed in [more…]

Italy must think of partnership with France for space: minister

Italy must think of partnership with France for space: minister

Published 26/01/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy needs to start thinking of a partnership in the space industry with France after the two countries have joined forces over [more…]

U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

Published 18/01/2018

Mars fission power system concept in the Kilopower project is shown in this undated NASA handout photo released on January 9, 2018. Courtesy NASA/Handout via [more…]

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

Published 12/01/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost [more…]

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Published 11/01/2018

A cross-section of a thick sheet of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view of Mars [more…]

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Members of the International Space Station expedition 54/55, Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) during the send-off ceremony after checking [more…]