Image: Exploring the world's protected areas from space
A new book released this week highlights how the view from space with Earth-orbiting sensors is being used to protect some of the world's most interesting, changing, and threatened places. From space, Egmont ...
NASA Commercial Crew partners continue system advancements
NASA's industry partners continue to complete development milestones under agreements with the agency's Commercial Crew Program. The work performed by Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corporation and SpaceX during partnership ...
Images show Philae's historic comet bounce
The European Space Agency (ESA)on Sunday unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing on a comet last Wednesday.
Comet scientists take break after four straight days
The European Space Agency says that its scientists are taking a bit of a break after working for four days around the clock since the pioneering lander Philae touched down on a comet.
Space agency says Philae completes primary mission
The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batteries forced it to go silent, the European Space Agency said Saturday.
Comet probe sends back science treasure in final hours
Europe's science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday.
No signals heard from comet lander Saturday
The European Space Agency received no signals from the Philae lander Saturday morning during a scheduled effort to establish communication, the mission chief said.
Philae lander on comet may communicate again
European space scientists are hoping that they succeeded in maneuvering comet lander Philae into the sun and that it will resume communicating Saturday with recharged batteries.
Comet probe uploads last-minute data from 'alien world'
Robot probe Philae uploaded a slew of data to Earth Friday from a deep-space comet that it drilled into long after its onboard battery was feared to have died.
Space scientist apologizes for shirt called sexist
British physicist Matt Taylor brimmed with excitement as the European Space Agency's Philae lander successfully separated from the Rosetta spacecraft, showing off a colorful tattoo on his thigh of both, while ...
Comet lander starts drilling; batteries a worry (Update)
The good news: The spacecraft that landed on a comet has begun drilling beneath the surface to see what secrets the celestial body can reveal.
Rosetta: What happens next?
A University of Leicester planetary scientist has hailed the European Space Agency's mission to land a probe on a fast-moving comet as a success despite issues with the landing.
European probe plants thermometer on comet
Europe's Philae lander is doing well and has succeeded in planting a thermometer in the comet where it touched down this week, the European Space Agency said Friday.
Comet photos awaken wonder at space exploration
It took a set of retro-looking images to reawaken the world's sense of wonder about space exploration.