Rosetta, named for the inscribed stone that allowed 19th-century historians to unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt, is unlocking the secrets of a far more ancient comet. Rosetta team member Paul Weissman discusses the mission.
A multi-billion-dollar robot dispatched to Mars to search for life must steer clear of promising "hot spots" for fear of spreading microbes from Earth, NASA project scientists said Thursday.
Scientists from the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission are honoring their deceased colleague, Claudia Alexander of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, by naming a feature after her on the mission's ...
Europe sent two satellites into space Friday as it pushes to get its beleaguered Galileo satnav programme back on track.
Building a space telescope to see the light from the earliest stars of our universe is a pretty complex task. Although much of the attention goes to instruments and the giant mirrors on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, ...
Europe is poised for the launch on Friday of the next two satellites in its troubled multi-billion-euro Galileo satnav programme.
European experts have pulled off a major advance that might one day help build new worlds in space after an astronaut in the International Space Station remotely guided a robot on Earth by feel.
A composite day at ESTEC, the European space research and technology centre, as depicted in time-lapse format.
The first Dane in space arrived on Friday at the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a three-man team after an unusually long voyage from Earth, the Russian space agency said.
The first Dane in space accompanied by 26 custom-made figurines from Danish toymaker Lego blasted off from Kazakhstan on Wednesday as part of a three-man team on an unusually long two-day mission to the International Space ...