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SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for station crew

A former NASA astronaut helped arrange the java delivery for the space station’s Serena Aunon-Chancellor.

30 Jun 2018 9:43 AM

New Cassini findings suggest Saturn moon could support life

The Cassini spacecraft first flew close to the ice-covered moon in 2005 as part of a mission to gather data on Saturn.

29 Jun 2018 8:35 AM

A robot with true AI is about to invade space

A German robot — named Cimon is a friendly guy and he has this hard power-off button.

29 Jun 2018 7:45 AM

More delay, a cost for NASA’s next-generation space telescope

For the third time in less than a year, the space agency announced a lengthy postponement for the James Webb Space Telescope.

28 Jun 2018 8:23 AM

The rockets that are pushing the boundaries of space travel

SpaceX has shaken up the satellite launch sector, with more than 55 launches of its Falcon 9 rocket since 2010.

27 Jun 2018 8:17 AM


Mars dust storm turns global

The weather conditions have prompted NASA's Opportunity rover to suspend science operations.

26 Jun 2018 5:32 PM

Evidence of rare black hole spotted

Researchers from the UNH in the US found the strongest evidence to date that such middle-of-the-road black holes exist.

19 Jun 2018 8:47 PM

Donald Trump orders US military to work for 'space dominance'

The United States is a member of the Outer Space Treaty, which bars the stationing of weapons of mass destruction in space.

19 Jun 2018 8:54 AM

Astronomers spot supermassive blackhole destroying a star

At the core of one of the galaxies, a black hole 20 million times more massive than the Sun shredded a star more than twice the Sun's mass.

17 Jun 2018 6:41 PM

NASA’s record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

"It’s safe to say my journey at NASA has been out of this world,” says Peggy Whitson

16 Jun 2018 1:59 PM


Distant moons may be habitable

Researchers identified around 100 giant planets that potentially host moons capable of supporting life.

16 Jun 2018 11:10 AM

NASA astronauts install high-def cameras during spacewalk

The new high-definition video cameras are designed to help to visit commercial spaceships dock there in the coming years.

15 Jun 2018 11:32 AM

NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

New findings released have marked some of the strongest evidence ever that Earth’s neighbour may have harboured life.

08 Jun 2018 12:50 PM

Man poses as scientist, sells fake rice-pullers

Instances of cheating related to the imaginary “rice puller” have been reported earlier too, in Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai.

08 Jun 2018 5:48 AM

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa

All three asteroids were discovered through the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona.

05 Jun 2018 2:45 PM


NASA's mini-satellites successfully steer towards Mars

Over the last week, two CubeSats called MarCO-A and MarCO-B have been firing their propulsion systems to guide themselves toward Mars.

04 Jun 2018 6:28 PM

Ailing weather satellite produces sharp snapshot of Earth

GOES-17's critical infrared sensors in the main instrument were not staying cold enough.

02 Jun 2018 9:55 AM

Wondrous dunes on Pluto are made of grains of frozen methane

The dunes cover about 775 square miles (2,000 square km), roughly the size of Tokyo.

01 Jun 2018 11:43 AM

This is why a NASA camera melted during SpaceX launch

During a SpaceX rocket launch on May 22, a high-end Canon camera suffered disastrously.

29 May 2018 5:27 PM

The fourth moonwalker, Alan Bean, dies at 86,

Bean was the lunar module pilot for the second moon landing mission in November 1969.

27 May 2018 8:08 AM