A team of Germans competing at the Google Lunar X-Prize has already laid out plans for their first mission. What exactly is it? They plan to send out two probes to the Moon, all in hopes of proving that the Apollo 17 mission was truly successful.
A new research has revealed that astronauts who stay for long periods of time in space suffer from a strange eye condition: deformed eyeballs. This mysterious condition could be detrimental to future space exploration.
Is the U.S. ready for a full-blown war in space? Experts say that the US Military considers the prospect and is gearing up for a potential space warfare by developing weapons that could only exist in science fiction dreams.
A new satellite, which will be set out to collect pertinent information regarding natural disasters all over Africa, will be launched within next year. It gains its popularity not only because it is the continent's first private space satellite, but it has also been conceptualized by a group of high school girls. Experts believe that now, more than ever, is the best time for Africa to finally join the space race.
The European Space Agency announced that Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station next year, through an official statement released on November 24. Nespoli will be launched on a Soyuz vehicle in May 2017 on a five-month mission, which is part of a barter agreement between NASA and Italy’s ASI space agency involving ESA astronauts, according to ESA.
After quitting the European Union, the British government has expressed its utmost support to the European Space Agency.
The future of space is looking brighter than ever for Europeans, as the European Space Agency (ESA) announces that nine of its missions will be extended until 2018 through an official statement.
Are humans doomed? Stephen Hawking, the renowned physicist, thinks so. Hawking said that humanity will only have 1,000 years left, with an impending asteroid collision possibly wiping out humans by 3016.
Dubbed as Cassini's Ring-Grazing Orbits, Cassini will dive through the outer edge of Saturn's rings 20 times, once every seven days, from November 30 to April 22 next year.
Pentagon expert calls for some form of rules and regulations to address the danger of collision among spacecraft and debris in orbit around space.
Vector Space Systems has successfully pooled $1.25 million additional funding for its 2017 small launch vehicle project, Vector-R. The investor the Space Angels Network.
NASA scientists discovered 19 heartbeat star systems with the use of the space agency’s Kepler Telescope.
The powerful asteroid that wiped off the dinosaurs on Earth 66 millions years ago caused the planet's surface to vaporize and act like a liquid, a new study reveals.
For years, humanity has been wondering if we're not alone in the whole universe. It's been a source of mystery and fascination for alien hunters, with hundreds of UFO sightings popping in different locations. But now, Ben Miller, TV host and a PhD holder in physics, says our first alien counter will happen soon.