The 1 billion Euro space observatory has run out of coolant, forcing its optics offline -- It has, in effect, gone blind. Continue reading →
For the first time, the European Herschel space observatory has spied an old subgiant star sporting a dusty disk of debris -- a feature usually associated with young stars. ->
Astronomers have watched the sudden brightening of a galaxy and realized it can mean only one thing: a supermassive black hole has "woken up" and feasted after a long period of hibernation. ->
On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the Earth. In a spectacular video recreating this historic event, we can now see, for the first time, what Gagarin saw.
The Russian Mars mission Phobos-Grunt has made a surprise announcement: she's alive
Through a US-Europe rocket manufacturer partnership, could a launch vehicle with a strong likeness to the Ares I soon be carrying astronauts to the space station?
Will the ESA's Rosetta comet mission have a successful "blind date" with the asteroid named Lutetia? Or will the space rock be a "High-Maintenance Asteroid with Entitlement Issues"?
The simmering debate over the future direction of our nation's human space flight program hit even more air turbulence over the past couple weeks. On the cusp of the Augustine Report on NASA's future space flight plans (that was delivered to the White House last month to await a presidential decisi...
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