Two astronauts will expand envelope with one-year spaceflight
The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space.
Voyager 1 revealing regularity of interstellar shock waves
(Phys.org)—The "tsunami wave" that NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft began experiencing earlier this year is still propagating outward, according to new results. It is the longest-lasting shock wave that researchers ...
Rosetta comet-landing is Science's 2014 breakthrough
The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft's rendez-vous with a comet, the US journal Science said Thursday.
After Rosetta, Japanese mission aims for an asteroid in search of origins of Earth's water
The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission to land on comet 67P was one of the most audacious in space history. The idea of landing on a small chunk of icy rock 300m kilometres away from Earth and hurtli ...
Mars mission boost welcomed by scientists
University of Leicester scientists, who are closely involved in the European mission to Mars –ExoMars- have welcomed support from the Government for the project.