Astronomers have used the space telescope "Hubble" at the limit of its capabilities to detect the most distant object in the universe that we have ever seen.
The result of three years of work aimed at preparing the panel and support tools for placing missiles "Delta" was its launch, which took place on January 21 in the morning.
Two thousand eleven years will be the "year of launchers", reported by the Director General of the European Space Agency Jean-Jacques Dordain.
Black hole neighboring galaxy M87 weighs 6.6 solar units, making it the heavyweight champion of black holes.
Recently it was announced that Russia would re-open access to the Soyuz spacecraft for tourists in 2013 after a break since 2009, reported on Wednesday one of the companies in the U.S.
Distant solar planets do not seem to come out of the shadows, showing its appearance during these days.
Advanced seismological technology allowed us to make the discovery on the basis of the information received in the days of the space program "Apollo" (January 1967 - December 1972). It was found that the core of the moon is like the Terrestrial.
Together with Russia, China will launch its first Mars probe in October after a two-year delay.
"Satellite-zombie", which in a few months spontaneously drifted in orbit sending signals to Earth, suddenly recovered their own inexplicable failure earlier this year.
This mosaic image is the best wide-angle view of the galaxy with strong star formation, Messier 82 (M82), resulting in the history of space exploration.
Asteroid (or comet), the trajectory of which pass close to the Earth’s orbit, called Near Earth Objects (NEOs).
A team of astronomers State of Qatar with a research team at Harvard Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and other agencies, has recently opened a new space world.
Scientists have discovered amino acids - the basic units of all living things in metiorit, where they should not be.
Researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU), watched the cyclone passing on Saturn for more than five years.
After a 33-year odyssey, NASA spacecraft Voyager 1 reached an area in which there is no outgoing solar wind.
In this video, filmed by NASA in the UV range, the phenomenon can be seen in the existence of which, until recently, scientists did not believe. It is seen an explosion of a hemisphere of the sun, one region after another. What does this discovery?
One of the brightest and most powerful meteor streams of the year could see in the sky in the evening on December 13 inhabitants of the planet.
First light was used to create aerodynamic lift.Used a technique based on the fact that light can be bent, or refracted, when ingested from one medium to another, will create a spacecraft with solar sails.
Astronomers say that the universe contains three times more stars than they expected. Their contention is based on the new observations, which show that the structure of many galaxies is significantly different from the device Milky Way.
NASA will hold a press conference in Moscow on 22-00 December 2.
The nearest to the Milky Way - Andromeda Galaxy - was born as a result of the collision of two smaller galaxies, astronomers have discovered. The international team conducted computer simulations of the time evolution of the Andromeda galaxy.
Space probe "Cassini" discovered oxygen in the atmosphere of Rhea - the first time that gas was found somewhere other than Earth.
Russia announced plans to spend about $ 2 billion for the program to clean up space for the purpose of cleaning the debris that fly in Earth orbit.
Current cosmological theory is that the universe began 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang. But a legendary physicist says he found the first evidence of an eternal, cyclical nature of the universe.
Astronomers have discovered a planet the size no smaller than Jupiter, which has come to us from another galaxy.
At the center of our galaxy there is something mysterious and mysterious - even astronomers can not yet explain it.
Sydney may soon be just 2 hours 30 minutes from New York City, compared with 21 hours of flying today, thanks to the development of NASA - ’ultrasound’ passenger jets that can fly at speeds up to five times the speed of sound.
The first operation in the history of mankind to develop extra-terrestrial deposits, will take place on the moon. Satellite earth is rich and relatively accessible reserves of water ice.
You may have heard reports that more than one quarter of all sun-like stars in the Milky Way may have planets like Earth.
Soft Martian soil, which stuck Mars rover Spirit, gave reason to believe that under its surface flowing streams of water. But this happy discovery, it may be the last for the rover.
You have decided to take part in a mission to Mars in the same direction, with the chance to watch the sunrise on the extinct volcano of Mars "Olympus" or walk through a valley Vastitas Borealis?
October 23, 2010, the International Space Station (ISS) broke the record for the Mir space station in a continuous stay of man in space. ISS on October 31 to celebrate 10 years in space.
Recent observations have allowed astronomers to detect the most distant galaxy ever seen by man. The light of this galaxy has traveled to 13.1 billion light years, which makes this galaxy one of the first formed after the Big Bang.
Supplies of water on the moon is much larger than previously thought. According to the analysis of NASA data, which was published on Friday, this discovery could be a decisive argument in favor of a manned base on the lunar surface.
Signature: A physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sam Waldman in the laser lab, where a holographic interferometer is constructed
Two German reconnaissance satellite launched into orbit in tight formation, and are preparing to make the most detailed 3D map of the entire surface of the Earth.
With the help of the South Pole Telescope, astronomers have discovered the most massive galaxy cluster ever discovered by man, at a distance of 7 billion light-years away from us.
Scientists have long known that the kitchen sink can create a white hole. And now, they have confirmed this experimentally.
Rocket company Virgin Galactic, called SpaceShipTwo, made its first solo glide on Sunday. The company plans to create a service for sending customers to space travel, the so-called space tourism.
The planet, located in the solar system parallel to ours, it can be inhabited.