President Trump Hails NASA's Space Exploration Spirit in Weekly Address

26.03.2017 15:11,

President Donald Trump used his weekly address Saturday (March 25) to praise NASA's legacy of exploration and discovery in a video that also marked Trump's signing of the 2017 NASA authorization bill earlier in the week.

Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope

26.03.2017 14:37,

Since first mentioned in 1783, black holes have captured the imagination of scientists, writers, filmmakers and other artists. Perhaps part of the allure is that these enigmatic objects have never actually been "seen."

Chris Hadfield Hosts 'Miniverse' On Curiosity Stream - Trailer

26.03.2017 14:35,

The former Canadian Space Agency astronaut and internet sensation is bringing space “down to Earth” in a new web series on Curiosity Stream.

Take a Solar System 'Road Trip' with Astronaut Chris Hadfield in 'Miniverse'

26.03.2017 14:26,

The solar system is shrunk down to the size of the continental United States in a new online movie hosted by retired astronaut Chris Hadfield. Joined by a few traveling companions, Hadfield makes his way from coast to coast, and planet to planet.

Planet or Dwarf Planet: All Worlds are Worth Investigating

25.03.2017 11:30,

Pluto's status as a "dwarf planet" is once again stirring debate. This comes as some planetary scientists are trying to have Pluto reclassified as a planet – a wish that's not likely to come true.

Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record

25.03.2017 11:30,

The current mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane is now the longest in the clandestine program's history.

Planet Again? Pluto, Most Moons Count Under Proposed Definition

25.03.2017 11:30,

A group of planetary scientists is making the case for a new definition of a planet; this one would include Pluto and most moons. Here's why these researchers think the new definition is better.

3 Cool Ways to Protect Your Eyes During the Total Solar Eclipse

25.03.2017 11:30,

Never look directly at the sun, even during a total solar eclipse, like the one that will occur on Aug. 21. Instead, use these tips for how to safely observe the cosmic event.

Crumbling Comet? The Great Debate About Whether Rosetta Rock 67P is Breaking Apart

25.03.2017 11:30,

It is almost six months since the Rosetta spacecraft completed its operations at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimanko. The landing may have marked the end of data collection from the comet – but not the end of news about 67P.

CryoSat reveals Antarctica in 3D

24.03.2017 22:43, ESA Top News

Around 250 million measurements taken by ESA’s CryoSat over the last six years have been used to create a unique 3D view of Antarctica, offering a snapshot of the undulating surface of this vast ice sheet.

NASA Selects Mission to Study Churning Chaos in our Milky Way and Beyond

24.03.2017 20:51, NASA Breaking News

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars.

NASA Selects Mission to Study the Churning Chaos in Our Milky Way and Beyond

24.03.2017 20:51, NASA Breaking News

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars.

Alien from 'Life' Invades! (And I Live to Talk About It)

24.03.2017 17:20,

The new science-fiction thriller "Life" focuses on the discovery of alien life from Mars that might not be so nice, so what's in this box the folks behind the movie sent

Rome From Space - Italy’s Capital Gets Orbital Look | Video

24.03.2017 16:04,

ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-2a satellite captured imagery of the area in January 2016. ’Earth from Space’ host Kelsea Brennan-Wessels explains.

Europe's Jupiter Explorer Mission Moves to Prototype Production

24.03.2017 16:04,

The European Space Agency completed the preliminary design review for the Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer, giving a go-ahead to prime contractor Airbus and its partners to start building a prototype spacecraft to test systems for the mission known as Juice.

Human-Caused Climate Change Made 2016 Way Too Hot

24.03.2017 15:58,

The year 2016 was one for the record books, at least when it comes to the weather. Last year had the highest global temperature in modern history and extremely high levels of carbon dioxide and sea level rise.

US Military's 'Gremlin' Program Lets Pilots Launch and Snag Drones in Midair

24.03.2017 15:53,

The fairy-tale-inspired "Gremlin" program aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair.

Dwarf Planet Ceres' Water-Ice Deposits Tied to Its Changing Tilt

24.03.2017 14:53,

The location of newfound water-ice deposits on Ceres are linked to wild swings in the dwarf planet's tilt over the eons, a new study suggests.

Plasma jets

24.03.2017 14:39, ESA Top News

New findings from ESA’s magnetic field Swarm mission were the highlight of ESA’s science conference in Canada

Week In Images

24.03.2017 14:30, ESA Top News

Our week through the lens: 20-24 March 2017