"Apollo 11" - world-famous space mission, during which humans have visited for the first time in the history of the surface of Earth’s natural satellite - the Moon, taking with him a few samples of the lunar soil.
Analysis of one of the fragments of space rock that has recently shocked the world with his powerful explosion of the Southern Urals, Russia has allowed scientists to detect nano-crystals of the mineral olivine.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus (USA) claim that for the first time found irrefutable proof of the existence of other universes. This was reported by foreign media.
As representatives of the Russian Space Agency on Sunday, most of the animals died during their stay in space.
Specialists space agency NASA reported that on the night of June 1 of the current year will fly near Earth asteroid the size of about 2.7 km.
The first Russian satellite, designed and managed by a private company that will be launched in 2013 as the head of Dauria Aerospace, Michael Kokorich.
NASA astronomy satellite system "Kepler", designed to search for extrasolar planets, which account for a lot of high-profile discoveries failed.
Director of 27 radio telescopes, Very Large Array (VLA), located in New Mexico (USA) and working as a single complex antenna, Dale Frehley recently heard about a report that appeared last month in a scientific journal, which said the discovery of a long X-ray flare .
Detect distant planet - it’s quite a challenge for astronomers, because it represents a small dim facility, located near their parent stars.
Mysterious coolant leak at the International Space Station has forced two astronauts to unplanned spacewalk on Saturday, in order to find the source of ammonia "snowflakes", which appeared as early as Thursday.
In early February of this year, the rover Curiosity has experienced its first drilling tools, drilling a hole in the rock to a depth of about 7 inches.
In a dark, almost starless of intergalactic space, astronomers noticed ever unseen phenomenon - the accumulation of clouds, composed of neutral hydrogen, scattered between Andromeda (M31) and the Triangle (M33) - two located near each other galaxies.
Analysis of the isotopic composition of the samples brought to Earth "Apollo" from the deep lunar mantle, allowed planetary scientists to conclude that they contain water molecules and come from the same source as the water molecules that are in the matter of the Earth.
Astronomers working with the telescope "Chandra", managed to shoot X-ray radiation from cosmic clouds of gas that surrounds the two merging spiral galaxy NGC 6240.
NASA has concluded a contract with Russia for another $ 424 million to deliver American astronauts into space. The head of the U.S. space agency has laid the blame for the increased costs to the Congress.
Astronomers from Russia managed to hold the first observation of the brightest gamma-ray burst in the last five years.
In cool red supergiants discovered mysterious hot area.
Telescope "Hubble" to help the U.S.space agency specialists NASA make another startling discovery: Astronomers have discovered the largest double star in the universe, the mass of which, according to experts, the mass of Earth’s sun is about 300 times..
Meteor shower, which appears annually in the sky to reach this weekend its peak, but observe a bright show this year can not all amateur astronomers.
New data from the telescope "Kepler", allowed American astronomers detected in the constellation Lyra - a small constellation of the northern hemisphere - three extrasolar planets on which life can exist.
The team, consisting of geckos, mice, gerbils and other animals has been launched into orbit on Friday (April 19).
The Higgs boson, or so-called divine spark did not inspire confidence in scientists.
The energy source of the Sun and other active stars, nuclear fusion, the future can be used to take people to Mars and back in just 30 days, the researchers report.
The Americans plan to launch a satellite in 2017 to a potentially habitable planets. This statement was made by representatives of the U.S. space agency. In the creation of a new unit attended Google and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
On the day of noisy celebrations in honor of the Day of Cosmonautics, President Vladimir Putin announced a new multi-year plan for the development of the space sector of the country, which will last until 2020.
In connection with the passage of the Sun Mars rover Curiosity temporarily left without a connection to the Earth.
Scientists have found evidence that the atmosphere of Mars in the past was much denser than today.
Astronomers from the United States found oddities in the location of the famous volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io. Geological formations are not in the center of volcanic activity.
NASA plans to draw to a small asteroid moon, where it will be able to explore the astronauts.
Detector on the International Space Station for the study of cosmic rays, for the first time in history showed signs of dark matter, according to the information scientists from the European Centre for Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva.
Russia is developing a new program of unmanned exploration of the moon.
Celestial object that resembles a Magatama - Old Japanese charm - and formed an extremely rare superposition of two galaxies, was discovered by Japanese astrophysicists.
Three cosmonauts successfully arrived at the ISS, became the first people who have experienced the new "express" route, which cuts travel time from two days to just six hours.
A new type of supernova was discovered by American astronomers. Outbreaks of these stars are so weak that they could be called a "mini-supernova", according to officials of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
First Photo 2M0103 double planetary system has allowed the European astronomers to see the mysterious third object orbiting the two central stars.
Scientists from the Space Telescope "Plank", failed to make the most accurate map of the "echo" of the Big Bang, and to clarify the age of the universe, "wear" it on tens of millions of years, according to the website of the European Space Agency.
Transferred from NASA interplanetary probe "Voyager 1" data on sudden changes in the properties of cosmic rays do not allow experts to speak confidently about the output device of the solar system and its appearance in interstellar space, said Vladislav Izmodenov head of the laboratory of the Institute of Space Research..
Russian instrument DAN (Dynamic Albedo neutrons), mounted on the Mars rover Curiosity on Mars recorded a non-uniform distribution of groundwater. This was reported by the Institute of Space Research Institute (IKI), Russian Academy of Sciences.
It is believed that huge black holes are the only powerful and heavy objects with mass, reaching millions and even billions of solar masses, which are detected by researchers at the centers of many galaxies.
By combining the data obtained from several telescopes and advanced modeling, an international team of astronomers discovered a very rare triple quasar system - the second such object ever discovered.