A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Where is the best place to simulate tomorrow's Philae landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko? On the space station, of course! Continue reading →
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Does space and alcohol mix? We already know that beer has a cozy relationship with space culture, but now it's time to raise an orbital dram. Continue reading →
It was shaping up to be the ultimate story of horny reptiles, space adventure and high drama. But sadly for the Russian 'gecko sex' space experiment, the story has a very definite anticlimax. Continue reading →
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
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