NASA, NSF Plunge Into Ocean ‘Twilight Zone’ to Explore Ecosystem Carbon Flow

18.06.2018 19:08, NASA Breaking News

A large multidisciplinary team of scientists, equipped with advanced underwater robotics and an array of analytical instrumentation, will set sail for the northeastern Pacific Ocean this August.

Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

18.06.2018 17:34, NASA Breaking News

Students from Brooklyn, New York, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires

15.06.2018 16:38, NASA Breaking News

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, is retiring from the agency, effective Friday.

ESA celebrates Unispace+50

15.06.2018 16:35, ESA Top News

Next week, ESA will join the international community at UNISPACE+50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and highlight past and future Agency...

Week In Images

15.06.2018 15:46, ESA Top News

Our week through the lens: 11 - 15 June 2018

Goals to shape our world

15.06.2018 13:50, ESA Top News

From people to planet and peace to prosperity, ESA incorporates the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals into every aspect of space activity

Earth from Space

15.06.2018 10:05, ESA Top News

In this edition, explore Mount Makalu in the Himalayas with Sentinel-2

Restless Kilauea

14.06.2018 15:40, ESA Top News

New Copernicus Sentinel-2 images show the continuing outpouring of fiery lava from Kilauea in Hawaii

ESA Council decides on the completion of Ariane 6 and endorses start of transition from Ariane 5 to Ariane 6

14.06.2018 14:30, ESA Top News

The ESA Council met today in Paris to discuss the path towards the future exploitation of Ariane 6.

Antarctica hikes up sea level

13.06.2018 19:00, ESA Top News

In a major collaborative effort, scientists from around the world have used information from satellites to reveal that ice melting in Antarctica has not only raised sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, but, critically, almost half of this...

Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

13.06.2018 18:52, NASA Breaking News

Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded by NASA and ESA (European Space Agency).

ALMA nalezla trojici vznikajících planet u nově zrozené hvězdy

13.06.2018 16:00, ESO Top News

Dva nezávislé vědecké týmy využívající radioteleskop ALMA získaly s jeho pomocí přesvědčivé důkazy, že kolem velmi mladé hvězdy HD 163296 obíhá trojice planet. Díky novátorskému postupu se astronomům podařilo v na plyn bohatém protoplanetárním...

ALMA Discovers Trio of Infant Planets around Newborn Star

13.06.2018 16:00, ESO Top News

Two independent teams of astronomers have used ALMA to uncover convincing evidence that three young planets are in orbit around the infant star HD 163296. Using a novel planet-finding technique, the astronomers identified three disturbances in the...

Getting CubeSats moving

13.06.2018 10:05, ESA Top News

Technology image of the week: first firing of a micro-thruster for miniature CubeSat missions

NASA to Hold Media Teleconference on Martian Dust Storm, Mars Opportunity Rover

12.06.2018 22:06, NASA Breaking News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 13, to discuss a massive Martian dust storm affecting operations of the agency’s Opportunity rover and what scientists can learn from the various missions studying this...

NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

12.06.2018 21:41, NASA Breaking News

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic...

Gravity for the loss

12.06.2018 16:35, ESA Top News

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Three space agencies team up for a special parabolic flight campaign

First Astronaut of 2013 Class to Fly to Space Available for Media Interviews

11.06.2018 18:01, NASA Breaking News

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, along with his crewmate Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 18, at NASA’s Johnson...

Carving the cosmos

11.06.2018 09:40, ESA Top News

Space Science Image of the Week: This star-circling bubble was spotted throwing out X-rays by ESA’s XMM-Newton, earning it entry to a select group of stellar objects

Week In Images

08.06.2018 18:30, ESA Top News

Our week through the lens: 4 - 8 June 2018