NASA, NOAA to Announce 2017 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

12.01.2018 17:51, NASA Breaking News

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends of 2017 during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 18.

Idaho Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

12.01.2018 16:03, NASA Breaking News

Students from 10 schools in Idaho will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:25 a.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 17.

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2017 Annual Report

11.01.2018 23:04, NASA Breaking News

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2017 annual report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.

NASA Awards Engineering, Research Support Contract

10.01.2018 19:20, NASA Breaking News

NASA has selected HX5, LLC of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, to perform engineering, research and scientific support at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

Exploring alien worlds with lasers

10.01.2018 10:54, ESA Top News

In everyday life we look and touch things to find out what they are made of. A powerful scientific technique does the same using lasers – and in two years’ time it will fly in space for the first time. 

NASA, Partners Discuss Power for Future Space Exploration

09.01.2018 23:00, NASA Breaking News

NASA and its partners will host a news conference at noon EST (9 a.m. PST) Thursday, Jan. 18, at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, to discuss a recent experiment involving a new power source that could provide the safe, efficient and plentiful energy needed for future robotic and human space exploration missions.

NASA Invites Media to View Orion Test Capsule, Recovery Hardware

09.01.2018 19:00, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to see a test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft and the hardware that will be used to recover the spacecraft upon its return from space, and talk with team members involved in the recovery operations at 9 a.m. PST Thursday, Jan. 25, at U.S. Naval Base San Diego.

See-through metals

09.01.2018 17:04, ESA Top News

Astronauts on the International Space Station has begun running an experiment that could shine new light on how metal alloys are formed. How humanity has mastered metallurgy is synonymous with progress, with historians labelling periods such as the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. 

Columbus stripped

09.01.2018 16:30, ESA Top News

Human spaceflight and exploration image of the week: Europe’s Columbus laboratory before installing the research facilities

První segmenty primárního zrcadla dalekohledu ELT úspěšně odlity

09.01.2018 13:00, ESO Top News

Německá firma SCHOTT ve své továrně ve městě Mainz úspěšně odlila prvních šest segmentů primárního zrcadla pro dalekohled ELT. Hlavní zrcadlo dalekohledu ELT bude mít průměr 39 m a bude ho tvořit celkem 798 šestiúhelníkových segmentů. Po dokončení v roce 2024 by se dalekohled ELT měl stát největším optickým teleskopem na světě.

First ELT Main Mirror Segments Successfully Cast

09.01.2018 13:00, ESO Top News

The first six hexagonal segments for the main mirror of ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) have been successfully cast by the German company SCHOTT at their facility in Mainz. These segments will form parts of the ELT’s 39-metre main mirror, which will have 798 segments in total when completed. The ELT will be the largest optical telescope in the world when it sees first light in 2024.

U.S. Cargo Spacecraft Set for Departure from International Space Station

08.01.2018 22:15, NASA Breaking News

After delivering more than 4,800 pounds of science and supplies to the International Space Station, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart the orbiting laboratory on Saturday, Jan. 13. NASA will provide live coverage of Dragon's departure beginning at 4:30 a.m. EST.

NASA Invites Media to See NOAA Weather Spacecraft Before March Launch

08.01.2018 18:38, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to view the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S), the second in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) series of next-generation geostationary weather satellites, at 9:30 a.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 16.

A Sun a day

08.01.2018 08:52, ESA Top News

Space Science Image of the Week: The changing face of our Sun in 2017, as seen through the eyes of Proba-2

NASA Remembers Agency’s Most Experienced Astronaut

06.01.2018 18:17, NASA Breaking News

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of John Young, who died Friday night following complications from pneumonia at the age of 87. Young is the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs, and the first to fly into space six times:

Puerto Rico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

05.01.2018 19:54, NASA Breaking News

Several hundred students from 30 schools across Puerto Rico will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 12.

NASA Hosts Media to Discuss Testing on James Webb Space Telescope

05.01.2018 18:00, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 10, to hear about the results of recent cryogenic vacuum tests on the James Webb Space Telescope, and the next steps on the observatory path to space.

Indiana Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

04.01.2018 18:44, NASA Breaking News

Primary school students in Indianapolis will speak live with astronauts living and working on the International Space Station at 12:15 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 11.

NASA Briefing Previews Mission to Explore Nearest Reaches of Space

02.01.2018 22:38, NASA Breaking News

NASA will host a briefing at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 4, about the agency’s upcoming science mission to explore where Earth’s atmosphere meets space.

2018 preview

02.01.2018 10:15, ESA Top News

Take a look at what's coming up for the European Space Agency this year