U.S. Navy divers and other personnel in a rigid hull Zodiac boat have attached tether lines to a test version of the Orion crew module during Underway Recovery Test 5 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California on Oct. ...
Being an astrophysicist and father of two is no easy task. Just ask Dimitrios Psaltis.
New information on the effects of the 30 October earthquake that struck central Italy continues to emerge as scientists analyse radar scans from satellites.
China's plans for a permanent space station remain firmly on track with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket that will enable ambitious future missions, including a planned trip to Mars.
Clearing the air in space: Improving life support on International Space Station and for deep space exploration
For decades, NASA engineers have been key players in the design, fabrication and testing of the equipment that keeps astronauts safe in space—on Skylab, SpaceHab and the International Space Station. Teaming with industry, ...
China launched its most powerful rocket ever on Thursday, state media said, as the country presses on with a program which has seen it become a major space power.
Holy low-flying space rocks, Batman.
Everyone knows it was a large asteroid striking Earth that led to the demise of the dinosaurs. But how many near misses were there? Modern humans have been around for about 225,000 years, so we must have come close to death ...
Rocky asteroids were formed by collisions between giant, fairy floss-like dust clouds as our Solar System formed, according to planetary geologist Lucy Forman.
Sets of ridges and troughs some 1000 km north of the giant Olympus Mons volcano contain a record of the intense tectonic stresses and strains experienced in the Acheron Fossae region on Mars 3.7–3.9 billion years ago.