Archive: 10/8/2005

Ulysses, Fifteen Years And Going Strong

Fifteen years after its launch, the grand ESA/NASA Ulysses space mission is still going strong, orbiting the Sun and continuing to tell exciting stories about our nearest star. Carried into space on 6 October 1990 by the ...

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Bird flu ducks from Romania tested

Three domestic ducks that died of bird flu in Romania are being tested in Britain to see if they were infected with H5N1, the strain that makes humans ill.

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EPA cuts its own energy use

In response to the President Bush's directive to federal agencies to conserve energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is turning down its thermostat.

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CryoSat set for launch

It's all systems go for the CryoSat spacecraft launch from Russia, European Space Agency officials said Friday.

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