Two Russian cosmonauts made a space walk outside the International Space Station on Feb. 16 to prepare our orbiting laboratory for the arrival of a new module in the following year.
Neat Swiss are going to spend spring cleaning in space. Swiss scientists announced on Wednesday that it plans to launch "orbital janitors," which were designed for the purpose of cleaning the debris in Earth orbit.
Scientists have discovered a galactic difference native and foreign matter
Launch unmanned cargo ship carrying on board, fuel, water, oxygen, air and dry cargo, scheduled for March 9. This has already become the third ship was named Edoardo Amaldi, in honor of the Italian nuclear physicist.
Leap from our universe to the other - it is theoretically possible, say physicists. And the technology to test the idea, are available today.
An international team of scientists has discovered a potentially habitable sverhzemlyu that revolves around a nearby star.
The head of the Russian space agency said Tuesday that cosmic radiation is the most likely cause of the problems that led to the collapse of the Phobos-Ground in January.
The Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) has begun negotiations with Europe and the United States to establish a manned lunar research base.
Russia announced the postponement of the next two manned launches to the International Space Station (ISS) for several weeks due to technical problems arising from the Soyuz spacecraft.
Replacement crew of the International Space Station (ISS), the launch of which was to take place March 30, 2012, seems to linger on earth for a while due to defects in the work, made when assembling the capsule spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-04M," as reported on the eve of Media representative of the space industry..
Sverhzemli - this planet, the more massive than the Earth, consisting of a stone rocks that may contain the continents, oceans, and atmosphere.
The first launch of a commercial cargo ship to the International Space Station has been delayed until spring.
On Earth, January 22-23, from the release of the Sun plasmoid magnetic storm will occur.
Scientists have confirmed that 7 pounds of material from Mars fell in Morocco last July.
Russia on Tuesday said the failure to Phobos-Grunt could be caused by radiation from U.S. radars.
The wreckage of the Russian spacecraft "Phobos-Grunt", not so long ago, the failed, fell into the Pacific Ocean, according to RIA Novosti on Sunday, Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin, who is the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to the troops ASD..
Scientists Sloan Digital Sky Survey (STSON) have created a new full-color map of the universe, which includes a quarter of the visible sky.
Based on the data obtained by the Kepler telescope, astronomers have discovered a new type of planetary systems with two stars.
In science, it so happens that the path becomes more interesting than the actual discoveries made along the way.
The human body is not designed for space travel, so the professor of animal ecology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Consequently, space exploration and colonization of other planets, most likely, the person will be available.
As soon as we explore more distant corners of our solar system, all the more acute becomes the question of colonization or settlement beyond Earth.
China has announced that the next generation of rockets will run on cleaner fuels. In addition, in their plans - space launch heavier loads, which would be another step towards the creation of a space station and a delivery man on the moon.
Astrophysicists have made a unique discovery, finding in the constellation of Taurus around protoplanetary stars warm water vapor. Previously, scientists had anything like this was not observed.
A large metal ball fell from the sky on remote farmland in the northern part of Namibia, and became a puzzle to many local experts. So they decided to seek help from the staff of NASA and the European Space Agency.
NASA scientists have discovered a molecule on the surface of Pluto organic origin, which may indicate the presence of living organisms on the planet.
Soyuz spacecraft safely delivered a Russian, American and Dutch astronauts on the International Space Station. Now a team at the station again consists of six people, as it was prior to September of this year.
A team of three researchers first demonstrated how our universe was formed three spatial dimensions of the ten, nine of which belonged to the space and one in time. The results were obtained by simulation on a supercomputer.
Astronomers were able to use a telescope "Kepler" to discover two planets scorched dying star out of their system. Star of burned gas shell planets and left only their charred stone core.
In Roscosmos faced with the problem of excess satellite navigation system GLONASS, which recently began to run too often. As a result, the question arises of how to use the extra space vehicles may have a system for this purpose to rebuild.
Flying robots are widely used in science fiction.However, the force of Earth’s gravity can not support heavy objects on the fly in the conditions of our planet.
Russian interplanetary station, stuck in Earth orbit will fall to Earth next month. As reported on Friday, the Russian Space Agency, the toxic fuel and radioactive material on board does not pose a threat of infection.
An international team of astronomers has identified a candidate for the title of the smallest black hole known to us.
Did not live up to quite a bit of the centenary, on the 99th, died a famous designer of rocket technology, academician, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Boris Chertok.
Around 3,700 years ago, people on Earth could see a new star in the sky.
Record bright comet C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy) should appear in the sky this week.
Gravity of space objects distort the space is so large that even a ray of light that is close to them, will be absorbed forever. Although the general theory of relativity, Einstein predicted their existence, the great physicist himself doubted it.
Recently, in the past 2011 superzatmenie Moon passed on Saturday evening. Superzatmeniem this phenomenon is called because the shadow of our land completely hide the lunar disk.
The demonstration flight under a program called Commercial Orbital Transportation (COTS) appointed by February 7, 2012. Currently underway are the final checks and tests to ensure the safety of the flight.
Mars rover Opportunity has found a pronounced mineral veins, as it turned out plaster, which were formed with the participation of water. Their analysis will deepen our understanding of the environmental history of Mars.
The video made by NASA probe internet users found in orbit of Mercury mysterious object of impressive dimensions. The outline of the object looked like a spaceship.