Japanese space scientists are set to trial a tether they hope will help pull junk out of orbit around Earth, clearing up tonnes of planetary clutter.
The European gravity satellite has finally succumbed to atmospheric drag and reentered Earth's atmosphere. Continue reading →
The mystery of GOCE's reentry has now been solved -- the one-ton satellite came down over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean -- and the sequence of events leading up to confirmation played out on social media. Continue reading →
The space station's trusty old Treadmill Vibration Isolation System will be dumped in July after being superseded by the recently installed Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (C.O.L.B.E.R.T.) Continue reading →
Who's the biggest space polluter on the planet? Why that would be China.
The United States will take a stab at joining Europe and other nations in hammering out a code of conduct for activities in space.
NASA has confirmed that its defunct Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) re-entered the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean early Saturday.
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